Posts about Professional Growth

Leadership Lessons: 3 Keys to Cultivate a Passion for Growth

I always wanted to be successful in school, work and everything in which I was engaged. I can also say that I understand that to be successful I would need to commit to hard work and be willing to sacrifice. But this thought process left me frustrated and unclear as to why I wasn't experiencing ...

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Financial service professional excels; recalls experience selling knives

SYRACUSE, NY – The only thing Darren Grahame was thinking about that one day in the drive‐through window at the local McDonald’s was whether the next customer wanted to “Super Size” an order. Little did the junior at the State University of New York/Binghamton know that the next customer would ...

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Vector alumnus, Nathan Langley, fights prescription drug abuse among youth

Story originally by Joanna Jullien of Examiner.com. Read the full article here. San Diego, CA - In today's economic environment, it's more important than ever that we are developing skills that make us relevant in the workplace. Job related skills as they pertain to specific tasks are ...

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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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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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Living on Purpose

At no other time of year do you see people with a similar focus than now – the start of a new year. The distractions of the holidays are left behind, and we turn the page on a new chapter in our lives. It is a time of introspection and reflection about what we want for ourselves in the upcoming ...

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3 Back Pocket Lessons I Learned From Vector Marketing

I stole from Vector. Big time. Every day, I walk around with a handful of lessons in my back pocket, which I call on regularly. I picked up these life lessons as a young college student. They were disguised as advice for success as a Vector sales representative. Little did I know they’d pay ...

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