How One Provocative LinkedIn Post Can Transform Your Career

Your opinion could be your most powerful tool.

7 Ways to Bolster the Confidence of Your Sales Reps

Even the best salesperson who ever lived was told "no" much more often than "yes."

The Recap Shelf: “How to Win Friends and Influence People”

Here’s the deal: The Muse is reading some classic and influential career books for you. We’ll pull out some of the highlights so you can put the advice into action right away and help you pick which titles to read in full. First up is Dale Carnegie's "How to Win Friends and Influence People."

Understanding the Consumer Sales Cycle

The "Attention, Interest, Desire, and Action" funnel could be key to your marketing success. Find out how it works.

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.

5 Things You Can Do Today to Set Yourself Up for a Promotion in Sales

If you want to become a sales manager or just move up as a sales associate at your company, here is the exact blueprint you need to follow every single day to get there (that won't take up too much of your time). We promise it will be worth it.

5 Things You Can Do Today to Set Yourself Up for a Promotion in Sales

If you want to become a sales manager or just move up as a sales associate at your company, here is the exact blueprint you need to follow every single day to get there (that won't take up too much of your time). We promise it will be worth it.

You’re Thinking About Sales All Wrong

Selling is impossible if you don't understand the value you bring to the table.

The downside of sales hustle and automation

Are your sales reps hitting the phones and sending more cold emails? To drive growth, the mandate for sales organizations is to make more calls, send more emails. Sales reps are hustling and using automated tools to move faster. But sales hustle and automation have a downside: they can hurt customer experience and push people […]

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