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When to Mix Work and Play on a Business Trip

BY BRUCE SCHOENFELD

I didn’t work during my honeymoon, but I came close. We were headed to Rome and the Amalfi Coast when I learned that a magazine for which I frequently contributed was planning a special issue on Italy.

I almost volunteered to write a piece on some of the Michelin-starred restaurants I was longing to visit, or on one of the enchanting neighborhoods we’d be wandering through in the Eternal City. The benefits were obvious: We’d get part of our hotel bill covered, and some meals I otherwise couldn’t afford. That was how I’d explain it to my bride.

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12 Commandments for Closing a Sale

BY GRANT CARDONE

Like any game there are rules to selling, especially when it comes to closing a sale. To ensure sales success in your business, whether you’re a startup or an established entrepreneur, here are a dozen of my best commandments for sealing the deal.

Remain seated. The saying goes, present the product, service or idea on your feet, but always negotiate from your seat. Even if your prospect stands up, remain seated. Going from a seating position to standing up suggests something has changed and allows your prospect to exit and end the negotiations.

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How to Increase Gender Equality in Entrepreneurship

Like any game there are rules to selling, especially when it comes to closing a sale. To ensure sales success in your business, whether you’re a startup or an established entrepreneur, here are a dozen of my best commandments for sealing the deal.

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