Posts about Skills For Life

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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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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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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Congratulations! You’re Going to Love Your CUTCO

“I think it’s very important that whatever you’re trying to make or sell or teach has to be basically good. A bad product and you know what? You won’t be here in ten years.” - Martha Stewart My experiences with Vector Marketing and the CUTCO product are easily summed up in those words. Sales is ...

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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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Avoid the Gilded Cage!

Over Christmas, a friend of mine and I were talking about our families and got on the topic of her younger brother. He’s in his 20s, lives in New York City and just barely making ends meet as a free-lance writer. My friend, who is a well-compensated project manager at a pharmaceutical company in ...

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