Do People Really Buy from those they Know, Like, and Trust?

by: Kim Shivler, M.Ed. One of the most common platitudes thrown around when it comes to selling is: “People buy from those they Know, Like, and Trust.” This is possibly the most misunderstood selling mantra touted by business coaches and floating around networking circles. Successful business development Read More …

The Cash is in the Connections

by, Kim Shiver, M.Ed, Speaker, Communications Strategist & instructional Design Consultant Hey, small business owners. I mean anyone from a solopreneur consultant to a hair dresser, someone running a small team or anyone selling a network marketing product like Young Living, Mary Kay, or Doterra. Read More …

Using Gratitude as a Communication Tool

by, Kim Shiver, M.Ed, Speaker, Communications Strategist & instructional Design Consultant As we pass Thanksgiving in November and move into the December holidays, it’s a time where gratitude and giving thanks for those around us becomes present in our minds. The reality is that if Read More …

How to Find Legitimate Work at Home Opportunities

As a communications strategist, trainer and business consultant, I am often asked if there are legitimate opportunities to work from home. People tell me, “Everything I look into is a scam.” Sadly, many advertised opportunities are scams. It’s easy to find the modern-day equivalent of Read More …