Six Sales Hacks for Outside Sales

The first three years of my sales job I focused on efficiency. I figured that I couldn’t add more time to my day, so I started finding hacks to help me sell more. It worked, I became the top sales rep with the most amount of sales in company history… until last year.

A new guy joined the company and dethroned me. I was angry and spent the next few months grinding against him, but he kept beating me. I finally sucked up my pride and approached him. I was so impressed with the conversation that I canceled my day and decided to shadow him. Everyone thought I was crazy. This guy swooned every person he talked to, and this is how:

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Halo Top Creamery, America’s Best-Selling Pint, Unveils Seven New Flavors

LOS ANGELES -- Halo Top Creamery announced seven brand new flavors, giving ice cream lovers, even more ways to enjoy this low-calorie treat. The seven latest additions rolling out in grocery retailers nationwide later this month include Pancakes & Waffles, Cinnamon Roll, Green Tea Mochi, Rainbow Swirl, Candy Bar, Chocolate Covered Banana and Caramel Macchiato.

“Our fans wanted more flavors – and we did too. We made a list of which flavors they wanted the most and figured out how we could ...

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Quiksilver Inc. Changes Name to Boardriders Inc.

Huntington Beach, CA -- Quiksilver Inc. in Huntington Beach changed its corporate name to Boardriders Inc. today.

The move comes about a year after the action sports apparel manufacturer and retailer emerged from bankruptcy under the ownership of Los Angeles-based private equity firm Oaktree Capital Management LP.

The company’s three main brands—Quiksilver, ROXY and DC Shoes—will ...

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Billions of Dollars to Combat Homelessness in L.A. -- Measure H

A quarter-cent sales tax increase in Los Angeles County to fund anti-homelessness measures pulled out to a narrow victory early Wednesday as the nearly complete tally showed the measure polling just above the two-thirds majority needed for passage.

Around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, with 100% of precincts reporting, the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder reported that the yes vote stood at 67.44%, up from less than 63% early Tuesday night in vote-by-mail balloting. With only about 123,000 vote-by-mail ballots that had not yet been counted, supporters considered ...

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$25 Million Los Angeles Mansion With Over-The-Top Amenities Hits The Market

LOS ANGELES -- A minimalist dream compound with a $60,000 bathtub hit the market for nearly $25 million on Monday in the exclusive Los Angeles suburb of Holmby Hills.

The 12,600-square-foot new build is a white, geometric castle built into the hillside of Bel Air Road, where massive, wall-sized windows overlooking Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean are the focal points of otherwise...

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