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-Malala Yousafza

Women in Sales

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Why Selling Ethically is the Key to Your Success as a Sales Rep – Lessons from the Real Wolf of Wall Street

In sales you will have some really high highs and well, if we are being honest…some really low, lows. In sales you will make money, not make money, be successful and not be successful. The one key to selling and doing a good job at selling is that you should do things the right way and do things ethically to achieve high rates of ...

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Monthly Sales Quota Means that there is always a Next Month as a Fresh Start

Monthly Sales Quota Means that there is always a Next Month as a Fresh Start

I was talking with my colleague at a get together the other night about the feeling we have when we hit quota. We started talking about monthly quotas, quarterly quotas and yearly quotas and what people outside of sales really thought about sales reps and quotas. We had a discussion with sales people, marketing people and operational people about what it ...

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Have Bad, Unhelpful Sales Reps Killed Prospecting Responses for the Good, Helpful Sales Reps?

Have Bad, Unhelpful Sales Reps Killed Prospecting Responses for the Good, Helpful Sales Reps?

Lately I have been thinking a lot about how I can take the skills that I have learned by being a sales rep in a fast growing market to help other sales reps sell better and smarter at the right times. The one thing that has always ringed true to me is that sales must be helpful. The leading indicator ...

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Women in Tech

Women Who Work Together, Stay in the WorkForce Together: How to Create More Confident Women through Acceptance.

Women Who Work Together, Stay in the WorkForce Together: How to Create More Confident Women through Acceptance.

I read articles about women in business and women in tech all the time. Over time I have grown to have my own opinions on the matter.  I have read online about how we as a country need to work on keeping women staying in the workforce. The answer to staying in the workforce as well as getting more women ...

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Women in Tech: You Can Start Speaking Up and Say What You Want to Say, Be Brave.

Women in Tech: You Can Start Speaking Up and Say What You Want to Say, Be Brave.

You can be amazing.  You are a pretty cool person. Talk about what you are doing in your job so other women and people can learn about it. Lots of people out there don’t know that certain types of jobs exist and they don’t know what you really do. Some women and girls are scared of the word “tech” because ...

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Women in Tech Get Ready to Get Paid by Google to Learn to Code

Women in Tech Get Ready to Get Paid by Google to Learn to Code

Google announced the other day that they are going to put their money where their mouth is by paying for women to learn to code. HOORAY! Instead of a company just talking about getting more women involved in tech they are actually going to help make this a reality. Now is our time as women entrepreneurs and women in tech ...

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Startup Marketing

Tips to Help Your Employees to Grow With Your Startup as Your Startup Grows Too

Tips to Help Your Employees to Grow With Your Startup as Your Startup Grows Too

As your company grows your employees need to learn to grow too. Startups become big companies when they start to do well. That is a good thing. But some employees will see the growth as a challenge. These types of employees will say things like: “Remember when we were 50 people and…”  “Remember when everyone knew each other”  “Remember when”…  With ...

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Startup Marketing: Building out a Sustainable Marketing Funnel From the Start

Startup Marketing: Building out a Sustainable Marketing Funnel From the Start

Startups are busy. The people who work at an early stage startup and even a later stage “startup” have a couple things in common. Startups care about building out marketing processes to help them “automate” their marketing. They usually don’t have a ton of marketers on staff to run a highly complex product so they are looking for “easy” ways ...

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Startup Marketing: A Guide to Figuring out Your Marketing and Sales Plans for Growth

Startup Marketing: A Guide to Figuring out Your Marketing and Sales Plans for Growth

At HubSpot I have carved out a little business inside of our business. Overtime in sales here I have learned what makes a good fit for HubSpot (our product) as well as our methodology of inbound marketing and sales. I have found that I enjoy working with startups – early and later stage. The thing startups all have in common ...

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