A couple of moments of inspiration

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Regardless of how old…or how young you are, your dreams can come true.   Never lose your dreams. Keep them in the front of your head and work a tiny bit each day at accomplishing them.  Check out these two videos about achieving your dreams.

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Listening Your Way To Sales

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Of all the essential skills of a professional sales person, this one is the most important if you want to sell more deals.  It may sound fundamental, but it is the most overlooked skill of all.

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Build Compelling Value

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Prospective buyers need to hear from you the facts of why they must buy now.  Even though the news of the economy and the housing market continue to improve a tiny bit at a time, don’t let your buyers get passed over and miss the opportunities in the market right now.

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How to Sell The News of Housing Starts Spiking Up

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“The light at the end of the tunnel is not a train.”

Dear Friend,

Yesterday, the NAHB reported a 4.7 percent gain in new home sales.  Read the entire story here for the details.

About a week ago, this graph came out showing a small spike up in housing starts.  Notice the slight up-tick in early 2009.

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Retaining Quality Employees

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Hire ’em and keep ’em

“It is so hard to find good help and to keep good people on staff.” This is the most common challenge I hear from contractors around the country. The unemployment rate is at the lowest levels in decades.  As a result, employees and sub-contractors move from one company to the next at gypsy-like pace and contractors remain in a search for quality employees to bring on board. Are their ways to attract quality employees and retain their services for years to come?

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