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It Only Takes 30 Minutes a Day to Create a Powerful Network
December 19, 2014

Wealthy, successful people are very particular about who they associate with. Their goal is to develop relationships with other success-minded individuals. When they stumble onto someone who fits the bill, they then devote an enormous amount of their time and energy into building a strong relationship. Their objective is to grow the relationship from a sapling into a redwood. Relationships lay the foundation for long-term success.

7 Ways to Stop Annoying Your Sales Prospects
December 19, 2014

Most salespeople are pretty good at selling. But as any salesperson knows, the odds of someone picking up a phone, answering your email just as soon as you hit send, or signing a contract at a networking event are virtually nonexistent.

That’s where selling becomes following up, something that salespeople are less good at. They might try to include their pitch in a check-in message. They might follow up with the exact same message over and over. Or they might just not follow up at all.

HanesBrands Sues Gildan for Trademark Infringement
December 18, 2014

Hanesbrands Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., filed a lawsuit against Gildan Activewear, Montreal, Canada, alleging its competitor infringed on the trademarked X-TEMP moisture-wicking name and logo.

USPS Board of Governors to Maintain Powers Despite Lack of Quorum
December 18, 2014

Last week the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) saw its chairman Mickey Barnett coming to the end of his first term as a USPS governor, leaving only three independent governors plus the postmaster general and deputy postmaster general on the board.

Barnett is up for reappointment, along with four other candidates to fill vacant seats on the board, which is supposed to have nine members. So far the U.S. Senate has not been able to confirm candidates put forward.