From the Editor's Desk Helping others is a good thing. But can it lead to professional success? The short answer is yes; because of the power of relationships, motivation and learning. Sales people who value customer success over their own sales targets tend to lose out in the short run, but win in the longer term because of deeper relationships. Clients tend to return to you when they trust your suggestions. Helping others is motivating and can in itself help you improve your productivity. Helping out when no one else was available helped Kat Cole learn new aspects of the job and move from hostess to waitress to manager, to president of Cinnabon, a company that touched $1 billion in revenues last year. So, the next time someone asks you for help at work... - Comment
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