Four Tips For Matching Your Sales Style With A Prospect’s Personality

Lydia is a key contributor to brands’ ongoing success as VP of Global Strategic Accounts at ChicExecs.

While sales is a discipline all on its own, success in sales comes down to communication. It’s about understanding the person on the receiving end and flexing your approach to fit their needs or expectations. Salespeople with a high emotional quotient (EQ) are better at reading prospects and fine-tuning their approach – which is key to boosting conversions. 

For example, if you’re normally very gregarious but find yourself on a call with a soft-spoken, mellow prospect, you would instinctively lower your

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Houseplant care: Tips for plant shopping

Shopping for houseplants now can be like playing the lottery: There’s no guarantee you will be rewarded with the jackpot. As houseplant sales have skyrocketed and more plant stores have opened, the demand for plants has become increasingly competitive for small businesses.

“I love that there are so many people who love plants,” said Potted co-owner Annette Gutierrez. “But the demand is astronomical right now, and there isn’t enough supply.” She added that the Suez Canal blockage resulted in a shortage of garden supplies.

As more people get vaccinated and return to shopping in person, expectations might not always match

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10 fashion tips for summer 2021

With summer just around the corner and the idea of leaving our houses becoming more and more possible, it is time to think about non-pajama outfits. While we all already know that the hottest accessory for summer 2021 will be a vaccination, you will soon need to find the perfect look to accompany it. Let’s talk about the trend line-up for the upcoming season. 

Sweater vests

What we all thought was going to be a short-lived trend is coming back with a vengeance for summer 2021 but with a twist. Add a funky pattern or bright neon, like those from

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Spring fashion tips set to suit all

by Charlie Gstalder and Griffin Brammer, Opinions & Editorials Editor and Staff Writer

Welcome back to this semester’s iteration of fashion tips, brought to you by Griffin Brammer and Charlie Gstalder. As a brief note before we begin, we are proponents of the belief that fashion should not be gendered. 

Wear what you want as long as you wear it with confidence and “it” isn’t plaid shorts. 


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While the emergence of workwear within mainstream fashion circles has been largely derided by blue collar workers, workwear isn’t clocking out anytime soon. The combination of boxy cuts,

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Kathleen Talbot Shares her Sustainable Fashion Tips

Sustainability has always been high on Reformation’s agenda, but by 2025, the brand aims to become climate positive. Upping the ante on its supply chain traceability efforts, a new collection takes on one of the industry’s dirtiest materials: denim. It’s made from Good Earth Cotton, sourced from the world’s first climate positive farm in Australia, and features FibreTrace technology, which embeds scannable pigments into the fabric, which allows customers to follow the denim’s lifecycle “from farm to butt”.

“As a sustainable fashion brand, it’s on us to drive supply chain solutions that lead to better impacts for people and the

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Alexis Quintero Shares Her Biggest eBay Shopping Tips

When it comes to searching for rare finds, your first destination on the internet is likely none other than eBay. As one of the world’s largest marketplaces, it’s home to hundreds of millions of items waiting to be discovered — from vintage sneakers to the latest fashion trends, and everything in between.

To get a better sense of how to navigate eBay’s vast trove of hidden gems, Highsnobiety spoke to a range of tastemakers in our world who reveal their biggest shopping tips for scoring authentic kicks and other hard-to-find items. In the first part of our eBay Market Mentor

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