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  • Prospecting is the one task despised by most salespeople. In fact, it would be fair to say it would be the weakest link in the career.   Unfortunately, prospecting is the one skill most sales managers and business owners pump into their sales teams as a necessary task. No matter what great argument the boss outlines to his team, prospecting is generally hated by salespeople. They are genuinely fearful of cold calling; door knocking and they don't much care for spending hours in the boiling sun dropping leaflets into non-inviting letterboxes.   And you know what? I hate prospecting as well. If I had to rely on getting real estate lead providers for my business by cold calling or door knocking, then I would give up and pack groceries at the local supermarket.   There must be a better way than prostituting ourselves in order to get people to buy our products or services. Most salespeople dream of the perfect customer coming through their door or...
  • If you think about it, modern healthcare would not be possible without the several different medical plastic products used daily in hospitals, by doctors or by nurses. From plastic specimen jars to small tubing, plastic products have made certain healthcare practices and procedures far simpler. It is one of the few materials that have continued to adapt as the industry has adapted. Without the necessary medical plastic products, there are numerous procedures that wouldn’t be able to commence. For starters, where would we be without blood bags, prosthetics, specimen jars, med glasses, etc.? Regardless of plastic’s bad reputation, it has made several people’s lives and jobs far easier. Since majority of these products are disposable, there are several benefits and advantages that come along with utilising said products. If you’re still not convinced that medical plastic products have been the greatest innovation for the medical industry, that has completely...
  • If you’re bored of your straight hair, or your hair tends to fall flat throughout the day, why not give soft waves, curls or extra volume a try? There are several different hair curling tools in South Africa that can help you completely transform your look without having to commit to any one style! The two most popular are either making use of a curling iron or using rollers. Now, out of the two hair curling tools mentioned above, the one that would best suit you depends entirely on the type of hair you have, as well as your desired outcome. If you have already been blessed with bouncy, curly hair, then the rollers may not be the right fit for you. However, you would benefit greatly from the curling iron, as you can create loose, effortless looking waves. Then, if you have thinner, straight hair, you may lean more towards the curlers side, as they provide your hair with volume. However, in saying that, either product can be used, no matter what your hair type. The hair...
  • It seems that in the tough and competitive global market place, those organizations that have a focused and productive workforce have the edge over businesses without a united team pulling together towards a shared goal. The role of the HRO Solutions these days is to ensure this cohesion is present, and ensure the staff is happy and keen to help the organization as a whole. There is a whole manner of strategies and tools that can be implemented to ensure a team of employees are productive and focused on the job at hand. The days of preparing procedures and working with company policy are long gone. Here to stay is strategy and planning so that an organization can benefit long term from a team of employees who are working hard to ensure the company is successful.   There are many different aspects of the role of human resources. This is the general organization and management of the employees, viewing them as individuals with their own strengths and weaknesses as opposed to...
  • There are many factors that come into play when looking through available daycare centers  for your child. The education plan may be the first thing many parents look at whereas other parents look towards the teacher-child ratio.   But many poor childcare centers are chosen based on these criteria without noticing the smaller signs. It may look clean and all the paperwork may be in order, but the center could have deeper flaws not always immediately seen.   All such facilities should operate under one philosophy. That philosophy should be to protect child welfare and interests, as well as to provide education. Yes, it is true that some child care centers do not adhere to these values, but thankfully, those are few and far between. There are ways to go about seeing what a top notch daycare facility really should be and you might be surprised to learn that they are always right under your nose.     It is remarkably easy for the subtle...
  • Every household and business establishment encounters different problems with their plumbing. Plumbers come to their rescue and solve their troubles unclogging the pipes, installing new pipes and checking for leaks to name a few. Plumbing involves different kinds of services for every plumbing necessity.   Definition of Plumbing   Plumbing refers to the dispensation of safe drinking water, proper disposal of wastes spread by water and for heating and washing as well by the installation of several types of drains, pipes, fixtures, valves, and fittings.   It was derived from the Latin word "plum-bum" meaning lead since the first pipes used were lead pipes during the Roman Empire.   Residential Plumbing Services   Residential plumbing services include replacement of pipes that cracked or burst due to its age or caused by natural disasters, drain blockage, defective sewer lines and low pressure of water in faucets. It deals...
  • In your quest to to put on muscle, all exercises are not created equally. If you want to make the most efficient use of your time in the gym and get your dream body as soon as naturally possible, you need to perform free-range, compound exercises and the best of the best for each muscle group are listed below. So forget the "machines", man up, and hit the REAL weights. Calves - Standing Calf Raises You can use your body weight for these or if you have a machine at your gym, that will work too. This movement is easy, lift up and down on your toes to emphasize the calf muscles. Quads - Barbell Squats For squats, deadlifts, and stiff-legged deads, you should search for a video on YouTube for the proper form. It's better to see them than to read about these three. Hamstrings - Stiff-Legged Deadlifts Lower Back - Deadlifts Back - Dumbbell Rows With your left knee/leg on a flat bench, and the other on the floor behind you, grab...
  • The maintenance of hearing health is essential to maintain good personal and social life. Hearing loss is a condition that affects your daily life with a reduced ability of hearing. Such a condition makes it difficult to hear speech and some other sounds. Multiple factors may have an impact on your hearing ability. When you experience the common symptoms of hearing loss, it becomes necessary to see a doctor. Besides, you should get a hearing test every few years, after a certain age. It will help you diagnose the condition before developing severe hearing loss. Hearing loss involves a number of signs and symptoms that include- Difficulty in understanding words, especially in the crowd Muffling of speech Trouble in hearing consonants The problem of hearing the standard volume of the television Asking people to speak louder Withdrawal tendency from the conversation If you experience these signs, it means that you need a hearing practitioner or specialist. The...
  • For some, managing and settling debt seems like too much of a chore. While it can be frustrating to try to meet all your financial obligations, it’s significantly important to remain on top of your debt before they increase exponentially due to high interest rates. Strong determination is required when working to pay off debt, especially when you need to discipline yourself to curb any spending habits. Not only this, but one requires extensive patience when researching what one needs to do when attempting to begin paying off debt. If this all seems too confusing or time consuming, you could always source the help of debt management companies.   While debt management companies will require that you pay some fees, it’s better to get professional help than attempt to tackle mounting debts on your own. In most cases, debt management companies work with your creditors to negotiate your monthly payment and create a debt management plan for you. If you are struggling...
  • Termites are among the most dangerous pests because they can destroy a house in only a few years. They feed themselves on wood, therefore causing a building to collapse under its own weight. Because termites can go undetected for a long period of time, it is important to know and to be able to recognize the early signs of a termite infection, in order to take all necessary measures to get rid of termites before the damage gets too advanced. There are a few methods to get rid of termites which you can try before asking for specialized help. For instance, boric acid is one of the most effective and inexpensive way to eliminate pests such as termites and ants. Boric acid is an appealing food for termites, but its ingestion will cause their nervous system to shut down and dehydrate. The next step for a termite who ingested boric acid is death. If you suspect a termite infection, spray your wood furniture or house elements with boric acid, then wait to see if you find any carcasses...

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