No community can be successful — i.e. contribute to the growth of its sponsors — unless it’s a fun and interesting place to hang out. Some of the businesses listed below have created communities so valuable that people actually pay just to be a member. Others have utilized social media, old-school message boards and live events to grow their communities and, as a result, their businesses.
Saw this piece shared by Fred Wilson recently: fred-wilson: 48% of sales people never follow up with a prospect 25% of sales people make a second contact and stop 12% of sales people make more than three contacts 2% of sales are made on the first contact 3% of sales are made on the second contact 5% of sales are made on the third contact 10% of sales are made on the fourth contact 80% of sales are made on the fifth to twelfth contact” — Shocking Sales Statistics as It Relates to Follow Up | Follow Up Success I am…
The idea of rewarding yourself to build better behaviours isn’t new, even if the phrase “gamification” is. There are more tools out there to turn everything into a game than are worth trying, but the best can really get you motivated. Let’s take a look at the good ones, and when they can be most effective in your life.
[Video] Entrepreneurial DNA: Joe Abraham at TEDxBend
Joe Abraham makes some very interesting points about entrepreneurship in this TEDTalk.
The fact that one size doesn’t fit all is certainly one to remember for entrepreneurs and business owners, & just for more details on that topic this talk is worth listening to. Other interesting topics he covers includes Opportunist DNA, successful entrepreneurs and common traits, etc.
[Video] View From The Top: Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit
Citigroup’s CEO Vikrant Pandit shares some good tips and insights about running and growing a business, failure, finding your passion, a fair few tips that are applicable for entrepreneurs (new or veteran), job seekers, CEOs, etc.
[#ProductivityTip Video] 2 Techniques to Instantly Increase Your Team Productivity
Today’s video is about 2 useful team productivity tips, i.e. tips you can use to boost the productivity of your team.
The second tip was my fav…
More information (from youtube): During his visit to the Mindvalley HQ recently, we interviewed Gazelles Growth Institute CEO, Daniel Marcos on 2 techniques you can instantly apply to your company to improve team growth and productivity.