The Launchpad

6 Moments of Truth

Control the moment in every stage of the buying and selling process

Posted by Leslie Dunn on March 12, 2020
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Have you ever been in a situation when it starts to go in a different direction (the wrong direction), and you suddenly see the scene playing out in slow motion? And the worst part; you see mistakes or errors that you could have prevented? Yes, it’s feeling like you’re watching a terrible movie scene play out before your eyes and all the while you’re screaming, “Nooooooooooooo!” in slow motion too?

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Topics: Sales, Clients, Networking, hospitality, optimization, Sales Training, Sales Tips, SalesBoost, Prospecting, Moments of Truth

Performance Driven Prospecting Tips

Innovative tips to achieve the greatest possible results

Posted by Andrea Christopherson on February 27, 2020
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Topics: Productivity, Sales, Clients, Practice, meetings, follow-up, scheduled calls, business, optimization, workplace, Progress, job retention, Sales Tips, SalesBoost, Innovative, Prospecting

Tradeshow Effectiveness

Six tips to ensure a solid follow up plan

Posted by Carley Crose on February 12, 2020
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Finding Inspiration Through Adversity

Posted by Gretta Brooks on September 29, 2019
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Gretta is a proven leader in the hospitality industry with 30+ years’ experience running three global sales organizations, leading award-winning hotel sales teams and earning numerous sales and service awards. In 2015, she founded SalesBoost, an online training solution that is revolutionizing learning and professional development. Based on The Science of Learning, SalesBoost improves the human capital of an organization using innovative technology and active learning principles. SalesBoost makes learning interactive and provides a practice environment allowing individuals to build muscle memory, which in turn, forms new skills. And, skills are the new global currency. 

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Topics: Sales, Networking, Practice, relationship building, time, Positive Environment, Progress

Nailing Networking Events

Posted by Carley Crose on July 30, 2019
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As a hospitality industry professional, we find ourselves at networking events…a lot! They are a great way to get to know your industry colleagues, clients and market and they are typically a great time. But don’t let the fun overshadow your reason for attending.

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Upselling: Let's Go Wild!

5 Ways to "Untame" Your Upsell Game

Posted by Carley Crose on July 22, 2019
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Lions, tigers, monkeys, elephants…the zoo is a magical place! From exotic animals to the sights and sounds of the jungle, to the Sahara and the Great Barrier Reef, kids young and old stand in awe of these majestic creatures and more. Until this past weekend, it had probably been 15 years since I’ve been to the zoo. And I can promise you, back then, I was not thinking from a business perspective. But you know what’s funny…the zoo is a BIG business! And you know what the zoo really excels at? Upselling!

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Controlling the Moments of Truth

Be proactive and anticipate needs.

Posted by Kirsten Olson on June 11, 2019
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We can never  place too much emphasis on our guests and customers. They are the foundation of any business' success. One of our primary goals should be to Control the Moments of Truth. To do this, we must be proactive and learn how to anticipate our guest's needs to ensure greater satisfaction and increase the goal of repeat business. The question is, how do you proactively anticipate what our guests need? There are three practices to keep in mind in order to be proactive and exceed your guests’ expectations:
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New Job Anxiety?

Learn how to kick those new job jitters!

Posted by Casey Edwards on May 28, 2019
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Congratulations! You’re hired!  Your new job provides an opportunity for you to start something new and it can be exhilarating, especially when you are doing something that excites you. However, transitioning to a new job takes some adjustment, can be stressful and can take away from some of the excitement. You’re not only starting with a new company, but you are meeting new people, taking on a new role with new responsibilities, and possibly working in a different environment than what you are accustomed to.  Any new job comes with a lot of uncertainty so feeling a bit anxious is normal! 

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Topics: optimization, Positive Environment, workplace, human resources

Appreciate Those That Make You Look Good!

Happy Admin Day!

Posted by Leslie Dunn on April 23, 2019
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 I have served as an administrative assistant. Often time I felt overwhelmed with tasks and responsibilities. However, to keep me going, all it took was a little encouragement from my boss and coworkers acknowledging that they saw the work I was doing and appreciated my commitment. This simple action fueled me and gave me the motivation to keep doing my best every day.

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Topics: Teamwork, relationship building

Stress Mini Blog: Physically Focused

Zap Stress and Be Your Best Self

Posted by Kendall Hannon on April 18, 2019
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Company Culture is one of the main reasons SalesBoost is such a fantastic place to work. One thing that is a huge part of our culture is to always be your best self. Earlier this week, we posted a blog with the Top 10 Tips to Manage Stress Successfully, including great tips from all of our team members. But why only focus on managing stress for one day? Well, we aren’t! We have more tips and tricks coming your way.   

 

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