Standing up more is scientifically proven to have huge health benefits, but in our digital world it's not as simple as it sounds. Here's how to make the switch to an upright workday.By now you know you probably know that sitting down all day is terrible for you. Who needs scientists to tell you that sitting for even one hour causes the production of fat-burning enzymes to decline a whopping 90%, or that more than four hours of desk time each day raises your risk of a heart attack by more than 100%?You can feel exactly how crappy sitting all day makes you feel at the end of each workday.
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Are you making these six common selling errors? Find out what they are and how to easily avoid them.Why does one sales campaign end in success and another in abject failure? In almost every case, it's because the seller neglected an essential step in the selling process. Here are the most common errors, along with some advice on how to avoid them.1. Failure to Research the CustomerIn today's information-rich business world, customers expect you to know the following before you contact them:Who they areWhom they work forWhom they work withWhat their company doesWho their customers areWhy they might need your offeringWhenever you ask a customer a question that could be answered by spending 30 seconds on the Web, you're telling that customer that either you're stupid or you don't really give a damn.
Why were so many Inc. 500 companies founded during the recession? Because a good idea is more powerful than a bad environment.The self-help prophet Napoleon Hill was a particularly fecund source of inspirational aphorisms. Entrepreneurs take many of his maxims as gospel, including this one: "Don't wait.