Sales isn't about pushing. It's about persuasion. Here's how to be better at it. Jason Harris Published 8:00 am CDT, Thursday, August 29, 2019 Photo: G-stockstudio | Getty Images Photo: G-stockstudio | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: G-stockstudio | Getty Images Want to Make a Deal? Stop Selling and Start Connecting. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery ABC. Always be closing.” Everyone in sales has heard that line. The rest of the world probably knows it from the 1992 film Glengarry Glen Ross, where Alec Baldwin’s character treats it as gospel. It’s taken as truth in the sales world. But here’s the thing: It’s completely wrong. In fact, … [Read more...] about Want to Make a Deal? Stop Selling and Start Connecting.
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AT&T and T-Mobile, No. 2 and 3, respectively, in number of customers, said in letters to Wyden that they allow authorized third parties to access customer location data only if the affected customers have given consent or if it is required by law — for instance, a court order. Verizon said the same. … [Read more...] about Verizon and AT&T vow to stop selling cellphone location data to brokers
By Washington Post PUBLISHED: February 15, 2019 at 4:49 am | UPDATED: February 15, 2019 at 4:50 am By Jacob Bogage | The Washington Post Stephen Martin heard all the arguments defending NFL players who protested against social injustice and police brutality. He even understood them, to an extent “There is social injustice in the criminal justice system,” Martin said. “Oh my God, Trayvon [Martin], Rodney King. These things are documented and filmed.” But Martin, who owns a sports merchandise store in Colorado Springs called Prime Time Sports, couldn’t wrap his head around players kneeling during the national anthem. So he threw himself into the debate. Three years ago, he canceled an autograph signing with Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall after Marshall joined the ranks of protesting players. Around the same time, he asked customers and Facebook friends and friends of Facebook friends to send photographs of active duty members of the military or … [Read more...] about He stopped selling Nike products because of Colin Kaepernick. Now his store is closing.
Amazon shareholders with shares worth $US1.32 billion have filed a resolution aimed at stopping the company selling its controversial facial recognition technology to government agencies. The five investors want Amazon’s board to investigate the technology and conclude it “does not cause or contribute to actual or potential violations of civil and human rights.” It is the first time an investor proposal has been put forward on the Rekognition software, and could be the first of its kind at any US company. Civil liberties organisations, academics, and Amazon employees have all protested against the technology. Amazon shareholders are upping the pressure on CEO Jeff Bezos to stop selling the company’s facial recognition technology to government agencies – unless it can provide assurances it does not pose a human rights risk. A group of five investors, with $US1.32 billion of Amazon shares under management, have filed a resolution calling for Amazon … [Read more...] about Amazon investors are cranking up the pressure on Jeff Bezos to stop selling facial recognition tech to government agencies
By Hamza Shaban And Brian Fung | Washington Post PUBLISHED: January 11, 2019 at 6:39 am | UPDATED: January 11, 2019 at 6:39 am AT&T said Thursday that it will stop selling its customers’ location data to third-party service providers after a report this week said the information was winding up in the wrong hands. The announcement follows sharp demands by federal lawmakers for an investigation into the alleged misuse of data, which came to light when Motherboard revealed a complex chain of unauthorized information sharing that ended with a bounty hunter successfully tracking down a reporter’s device. AT&T had already suspended its data-sharing agreements with a number of so-called “location aggregators” last year in light of a congressional probe finding that some of Verizon’s location data was being misused by prison officials to spy on innocent Americans. AT&T also said at the time that it would be maintaining those of its agreements that … [Read more...] about AT&T says it’ll stop selling location data amid calls for a federal investigation