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Members of NASC can purchase shipping supplies at discounted prices normally reserved for large companies thanks to the PartnerShip shipping supply ordering service. This service allows customers to buy basic shipping supplies, including boxes, mailers, packaging tape, and tape guns – all with small order sizes and reduced prices on the easy-to-use PartnerShip.com website.
PartnerShip stocks the most commonly-used shipping materials, including:
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You’ve been tasked to generate more revenue by management, think you’ve done everything possible to get more business and you just don’t know what else to do. The solution is based in common sense … you can improvise your way to more money. Yes, it’s that simple. We all have the innate abilities to improvise – to think quickly in the moment, to actively listen, to keenly observe and mirror people and to make others look good by solving their problems. These are the same skills that improv actors use on stage for entertainment purposes to create comedy without a script based on audience suggestions.
When it comes to improv comedy, many people say “I could never do that. I’m not that fast on my feet.” And the reality is that everyone CAN do (improvise) it. Just like improv comedy, life doesn’t come with a script and that includes life in the business world. EVERYBODY can get on the “stage” of business and perform. Improvising requires exercising a strong muscle – the brain. When we exercise the brain muscle we improve our skills to think quickly, listen better and be more creative. It takes practice (yes, practice) and is attainable to all.
One of the most important outcomes of having strong improv skills is the ability to create relationships. If you want to generate more revenue you need to create, nurture and maintain authentic relationships. Bluntly, every business relationship in your life is worth money and when you switch your mindset from “selling” to “making friends”, everything related to selling gets so much easier. Ultimately you’ll begin to hear more “yes” than “no” from prospects and clients because people like to do business with people they like and trust as experts. And typically we trust our “friends” the most.
The quickest way to authentically build profitable relationships is to tap into your innate improv skills. “Practicing” improv (and exercising your brain) will result in five key requirements to building relationships that C.L.O.S.E™ sales:
You can learn more about how to C.L.O.S.E.™ more sales by attending Gina Trimarco Cligrow’s session Building Relationships to C.L.O.S.E.™ Sales
By Gina Trimarco Cligrow
Carolina Improv Company
Gina & Company Coaching & Consulting
Gina Trimarco Cligrow is owner and founder of Carolina Improv Company and Gina & Company Coaching & Consulting, with 20+ years of experience in sales, marketing, tourism, entertainment, training and operations. http://www.GinaAndCompany.com