Posts in The Voice

Sales and Sushi: Are They Really That Different?

Why is “sales” such a scary word for so many? When we think of sales, it often conjures up a stereotype of a pushy, aggressive used car salesman. The salesperson is slick, and the customer is always on the losing end of the relationship, right? I think selling is like sushi for many people. ...

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How To Select a Great Mentor Coach

For over 30 years, I’ve been blessed to have been both informally and formally mentored; I have informally mentored others for over 18 years and formally coached dozens for the past 7 years. When mentoring is executed well, there’s nothing better; once you’ve experienced it, you’ll never want to ...

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Do What I Say, Not What I Do

One day I was sitting in my office, waiting for my assistant manager to come in for a meeting with me steaming. I was upset because he was 10 minutes late to a half hour meeting, and this was not the first time. When he finally arrived, I had to have yet another talk with him about arriving on ...

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Canada’s National Management Conference

I just spent the most incredible 4 days with the best of the best in Vector Canada! From last Thursday to Sunday, we had our current managers & future managers all together to kick off the summer of 2012! We had incredible special guests like DVM Drew Frank, Trent Booth, Mike Monroe, Jake Koon, ...

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How Green is Your Grass?

The new generation entering the workforce is not afraid to move on to something that could be better. They aren’t afraid to change majors three times before finally graduating; they aren’t afraid of moving from one job to another; or even switching careers. That is ok. In fact, it can be good ...

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Take a Leap!

It’s Leap Day! What are you doing with your “extra” day today? Ok, so obviously you can’t really get an extra day in your life but why not use the extra day in February to really impact the world and make a difference for yourself or someone else. There’s still time – don’t let today be just ...

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Think Only Students Sell CUTCO? Think Again.

Think only college students sell CUTCO? Think again. There are professionals selling CUTCO as their career – paying the mortgage and sending kids to college all on a Vector income. I am one of them. Here’s my story: It was 1992, I was 45 and out of work after quitting my family restaurant ...

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Smile! It’s Free.

I ran out during my lunch today to take care of a few errands. The roads are clogged, stores packed and parking lots so full that you even have to stalk someone for a spot at Wawa. It’s that time of year when many of us are busy buying holiday gifts for loved ones and friends. People are always ...

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How to Manage Your Time as a College Student

With everyone going back to school – or already there – we posted a request on our Facebook page of our college students for their best tips on how they manage their time. Here is some great advice for anyone who wants to get better at time management: “Do your schoolwork during normal school ...

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