Author / Olivia Maurer

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  • Selling

    Selling is something that sounds easy when you just think about the basics, but there’s a lot more that goes into it than what meets the eye. Salesmen have to know everything…

  • It Pays to be a Softie -Peter Binder

    I had never heard the term “soft skills” before this class, but I’ve always known what they are I just didn’t know the exact term. The definition of soft skills according to…

  • The Importance of Influence

    There’s a big difference between power and influence, and it’s important to understand what each one is and exactly how they differ. Power gives someone the authority to change the behavior of…

  • Presenting: An Art

    Presenting is something that unfortunately you will have to do basically all your life, or at least until you retire. Even when you get out of undergrad and you think you’re done…

  • Client Trust

    There are a lot of cheesy pictures and articles out there about how to gain trust from others in your life. Some of them have good content, and some are honestly just…

  • Clients and New Technology

    Changing anything in the way you do things typically scares clients because of the fear of the unknown. People hate change and not knowing how to do everything they want to do,…

  • Client Relations

    Working with clients is something that never gets easier, considering there are always tough people to work with. I haven’t worked with a ton of clients considering I’m still a student, but…

  • What Makes A Great Leader

    We’ve all had terrible leaders in our lives as well as great ones, but what separates them? What makes some great and some just the absolute worst? I read an article called…

  • Toxic Groups

    Toxic groups are way more common than I’d like for them to be. If I had a dollar for every time that I worked with a toxic person or a toxic group,…

  • Motivation

    Motivation is something tricky to figure out because it is different for every single person. It’s especially tricky to figure out what motivates geeks because they are different than a non-geek. I…