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Tim Hagen

Tim Hagen

Tim Hagen founded Progress Coaching, a Training Reinforcement Partner Company, in 1997. His entrepreneurial career began in college leading to positions in sales, sales management, and sales training for small and large corporations, and eventually ownership of several training companies. Tim is often a keynote speaker at companies teaching the value of coaching and conversations in the workplace. He possesses a unique combination of hands-on experience, academics, and innovative insight to solve the industry’s most common challenges specific to workplace performance. Tim holds a bachelor’s degree in Adult Education and Training from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
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Networking Getting too Expensive? MeetUp!

Wed,Aug 19,2009 @ 10:51 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

In a down economy networking becomes a bit of a catch 22. Money is tight so many hesitate to pay registration fees for events they otherwise would have benefited from attending. On the other hand, these are the times when we should be working even harder to connect, meet, and network, that next hand you shake may mean the difference between your next big deal, and unemployment.
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Search Engine Optimize your LinkedIn

Wed,Aug 12,2009 @ 01:21 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

Search engine optimization is everywhere, we all know we should employ SEO on our websites, landing pages, blog entries, etc but what about our social media sites? Do they not provide just as much information about our company and qualifications as our websites do? With tons of content being added to online profiles they are quickly moving up in search engine results. Will your next customer be..

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How to Make an Unsuccessful Sale a Good Learning Experience

Wed,Aug 12,2009 @ 01:21 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

Everyone has experienced the sales blues, when everything seems perfect and you are confident the sale is going to close until you hear the words, "sorry, we're going ahead with someone else." It is important that we take the emotion out of the sales loss and learn something from it, in order to learn from our mistakes and create more successful closes in the future. Always remember that you..

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