How to Leave a Sales Voicemail That Actually Results in a Callback

First-time sales outreach response is plummeting. So it’s never been more important for salespeople to be good at leaving voicemails. Here's how to do it right (and convince the person to respond to you).

3 Ways Your Sales Call Can Go Off the Rails (and How to Regain Control)

We’ve all been on a sales call that goes from bad to worse in under five seconds. How do you handle someone who still doesn't understand your pitch, or is steamrolling your conversation? These tips can help you keep things on track—and land the deal.

The Stupid Simple Reason Why You Don’t Take More Risks

Chances are, you look at your phone when you have downtime. But by looking down, you're missing all the opportunities to take risks—here's why.

Study: Drivers Use Their Phones During 88 Percent of Trips

The study, by analytics firm Zendrive, found that 'Americans use their phones nearly every single time they get behind the wheel.'

Here’s What Happened When I Stopped Checking My Phone as Soon as I Woke Up

Why not try this easy morning routine (of not checking social media!) to really help your day get started on the right foot. Take back some of your morning.

How to Make Your Phone Feel New Again in 15 Minutes or Less

Take just 5, 10, or 15 minutes to clean out old messages, voicemails, apps, and more to give your phone the spring cleaning it probably more than needs.

7 Signs Your Phone Runs Your Life (and Not the Other Way Around)

Are you addicted to your phone? If you're shaking your head, I bet you don't notice these seven signs (Hint: You probably are).

Here’s What Happened When I Took Work Email Off My Phone

Taking your work email off your phone is scary—but the benefits are well worth it: lower stress levels and more meaningful interactions.

This Tiny $100 Bed Charges Your Phone — and Helped Me Get My Best Night’s Sleep in Weeks

The Phone Bed is exactly what you'd expect: A tiny wooden bed with silk sheets, for your phone.

5 Phone Answering Mistakes That Drive Away Customers

Make sure your automated system is simple and your live attendants are friendly.