It’s 2016. There’s talk of recession. Still, nobody doubts that a career in sales is a good decision, because far and above most jobs, a career in sales can earn top dollar — if you’re good at it — and still give you the flexible life you’ve been searching for.
So here’s a practical way to improve your career prospects in 2016: online courses or MOOCs as they’re called. They’ll make you accountable; you can complete the longest ones in fewer than twelve weeks (most in under 10 hours), and the best part is they’re all free. Here are some we recommend you tackle to start the year off right.
You’re not going anywhere in life if you can’t read this blog post all the way through in one sitting. If you can’t it’s because you lack discipline, one of the reasons you underperformed last semester. And without discipline you’ll never succeed in your career. Ah, the searing rebuke of negative feedback. Thank me later.
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The leading bank in the country promoting theft? Not in a million years. But follow me here for a second. Have you noticed how the careers of the most creative and successful Trinidadians build on something that went before?
Most successful people agree that failure is inevitable. But that doesn’t make it easy. When you don’t get the results you want, it can be disappointing.
Seen for years as a ticket to business success, whether you’re looking to advance professionally or boost your salary, the MBA provides a competitive advantage in any number of work environments. Whether you’re working in manufacturing, technology, finance, healthcare, tourism or agriculture, it goes without saying that this specialist programme helps you develop intensive managerial and technical skills.
There’s an undeniable allure to being your own boss: the freedom to define your own goals, set your own hours and truly reap the rewards of your labour and talent.
If you want a successful career in sales there is no greater skill than knowing how to turn a “no” into a “yes.”
A big part of your career is skills development. You have to stay sharp while you’re on the job. Unfortunately, not all companies cover the costs of education. Or take responsibility for it. Especially if you’re not in a managerial or senior staff position.