Posts about Skills For Life

Does Public Speaking Scare You? Get some practice in before fall.

While working with Vector Marketing Canada my managers have always encouraged and inspired me to grow personally. Since working with Vector Marketing Canada I have taken on many personal challenges including health and fitness challenges. I ran my first half marathon, and plan to run my first ...

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Have We Forgotten How to Connect?

I started with Vector Marketing Canada back in May of this year. In the four short months that I have been with Vector I have met so many influential people, learned incredible amounts about myself and the world of sales, and had more fun than I ever would have imagined doing a summer job. ...

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Making an Impression On Your Professor

Going to university or college for the first time can be a little nerve racking. A lot of campuses are massive, with many hallways that resemble a labyrinth, with lecture halls large enough to engulf about 400 students. You start to think to yourself “wow… I am REALLY not in high school ...

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Sales and Sushi: Are They Really That Different?

Why is “sales” such a scary word for so many? When we think of sales, it often conjures up a stereotype of a pushy, aggressive used car salesman. The salesperson is slick, and the customer is always on the losing end of the relationship, right? I think selling is like sushi for many people. ...

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Yes, It’s The Knife Thing!

So, you’re home for the summer. You see family and friends and they ask what you’re doing. You tell them. And they say – with a nose wrinkle or eyebrow crunch – “Is that the knife thing?” Or even better, 20 years later in my case, “Are you STILL doing the knife thing?” Yes I AM!! If you are too, ...

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Think Only Students Sell CUTCO? Think Again.

Think only college students sell CUTCO? Think again. There are professionals selling CUTCO as their career – paying the mortgage and sending kids to college all on a Vector income. I am one of them. Here’s my story: It was 1992, I was 45 and out of work after quitting my family restaurant ...

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How to Manage Your Time as a College Student

With everyone going back to school – or already there – we posted a request on our Facebook page of our college students for their best tips on how they manage their time. Here is some great advice for anyone who wants to get better at time management: “Do your schoolwork during normal school ...

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Congratulations! You’re Going to Love Your CUTCO

“I think it’s very important that whatever you’re trying to make or sell or teach has to be basically good. A bad product and you know what? You won’t be here in ten years.” - Martha Stewart My experiences with Vector Marketing and the CUTCO product are easily summed up in those words. Sales is ...

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3 Back Pocket Lessons I Learned From Vector Marketing

I stole from Vector. Big time. Every day, I walk around with a handful of lessons in my back pocket, which I call on regularly. I picked up these life lessons as a young college student. They were disguised as advice for success as a Vector sales representative. Little did I know they’d pay ...

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