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Hope is not a plan.

Top 3 ways to achieve your goals.

Posted by Gretta Brooks on May 2, 2018 10:10:00 AM
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Topics: Productivity, Goal Centric Plan, Train like a Champion, Shalane Flanagan, Win, SMART Plan

Can you hack it?

Here's some critical productivity hacks.

Posted by Gretta Brooks on Apr 27, 2018 10:31:32 AM
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So many times, we allow our day to get away from us. We start our day fresh and energized and at the end of the day wonder what we accomplished.

There are ways to keep yourself on track. These productivity tips will help keep you in control of your day and accomplish what you want and need to do.

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Topics: Productivity

Achieve Zen-like Concentration in the Office

It's okay to be unavailable for chit-chat.

Posted by Gretta Brooks on Apr 23, 2018 10:45:57 AM
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As sales managers, it is financially beneficial to maximize our daytime productivity to achieve our greatest bonus potential, and that means avoiding interruptions.

As important as it is to build rapport with your coworkers, we must also protect our peak sales time. Ask those who stop by if the conversation can resume after peak selling times. Very often, we can deflect the interruption with a cordial,

“You know, I’m really busy right now. I have so many high-priority items on my plate that will affect my numbers today. Can we get together at 5:30?”

When one of your sales peers or someone from another department says, “Hey, can you help me with this,” our inclination is to say yes. Although being a team player is an important value, we want to ensure we are not missing out on potential revenue.  So ask your coworker if you can assist them after you close your business for the day. It may take a few times, but your coworkers will start to understand that you are focused on bringing in revenue which will ultimately benefit the entire company.

Remaining focused on maximizing your peak sales time will result in higher sales and revenue for you and your coworkers.  If you need to find a quiet spot, see if you can utilize an out of order guest room to make your sales calls.  This will allow you to remain on task without getting distracted by competing demands.

Managing your peak sales time is a skill that will result in peak revenue. 

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Topics: Focus, Productivity, optimization, time

SalesBoost In The News

Learn how you can access our On-Demand, Simulated Role-Playing Technology

Posted by Salesboost on Dec 18, 2017 5:20:58 PM
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DALLAS--()--Gretta Brooks, founder and chief executive officer of SalesBoost, LLC, has developed a SaaS-based sales training technology solution that will improve performance and increase sales for the hotel and hospitality industry. The technology solution includes Ms. Brooks’ innovative and patent pending voice analysis training system software.

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Topics: Productivity, Goal Centric Plan, Train like a Champion, Shalane Flanagan, Win, SMART Plan

3 Steps to Creating a Goal-Centric Plan

Posted by Gretta Brooks on Nov 6, 2017 3:20:30 PM
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"Be patient and practice. Alot of work went into this one moment." - Shalane Flanagan

"My coaches told me that it was possible. The training that I put into it was the best I ever had..." - Shalane Flanagan

Shalane Flanagan achieved an amazing, history-making, record-breaking accomplishment by being the first American woman to win the NYC Marathon since 1977 with an unofficial time of 2:26:53. She did so because she had a Goal-Centric Plan. Meaning, she knew exactly what her goal was and she put the appropriate training and practice against it. 

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Topics: Productivity, Goal Centric Plan, Train like a Champion, Shalane Flanagan, Win, SMART Plan

Workflow Productivity Hacks

Daily tips to make your day more productive

Posted by Gretta Brooks on May 16, 2017 9:54:06 AM
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So many times, we allow our day to get away from us. We start our day fresh and energized and at the end of the day wonder what we accomplished.

There are ways to keep yourself on track. These productivity tips will help keep you in control of your day and accomplish what you want and need to do.

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Topics: Productivity

How to Achieve Zen-like Concentration at Work

Tips to help you stay focused during the day

Posted by Gretta Brooks on May 4, 2017 1:30:00 PM
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As sales managers, we have to maximize our daytime productivity, and that means avoiding interruptions.

As much as you want to engage in chitchat with coworkers, you absolutely must train people who drop by that these interruptions need to be emergencies if they occur during peak selling times.

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Topics: Focus, Productivity