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Somewhere between the kid’s games, the weekend projects and getting caught up with those people who mean the most to you . . .
Make sure you carve out some time for Y.O.U.!
Whether it’s a quiet walk
Some thinking time
Exercise
Cracking open that book you’ve been meaning to read or . . .
If you’re like me, stringing up […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).


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One of the best compliments I get on this website comes in the form of one of my readers recommending my training services to their boss!
In an ideal world, I’d get a thumbs up every time but you and I know life doesn’t work that way.
One of the most troubling rejections I get from time to […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).


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One of the best compliments I get on this website comes in the form of one of my readers recommending my training services to their boss!
In an ideal world, I’d get a thumbs up every time but you and I know life doesn’t work that way.
One of the most troubling rejections I get from time to […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).


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I can’t even begin to tell you how many people I have worked with who are slowly burning themselves out at work because they think somewhere its written that they’re supposed to.
I kid you not!
I know of people who are sticking around the office after 5:00 not because there’s important stuff to do but because […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).


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I can’t even begin to tell you how many people I have worked with who are slowly burning themselves out at work because they think somewhere its written that they’re supposed to.
I kid you not!
I know of people who are sticking around the office after 5:00 not because there’s important stuff to do but because […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).


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Browser Statistics
Browser Statistics – August 2012

The web browser statistics have been released through August 2012. The stats are published monthly at W3CSchools.com.

Below are the web browser stats for August 2012.

2012 IE9 IE8 IE7 IE6
January 5.3% 10.5% 3.1% 1.1%
February 5.7% 10.2% 2.6% 1.0%
March 6.1% 9.4% 2.5% 0.9%
April 6.4% 8.8% 2.3% 0.7%
May 6.5% 8.8% 2.1% 0.6%
June 6.1% 8.0% 1.9% 0.6%
July 5.9% 7.7% 2.0% 0.6%
August 6.1% 7.8% 1.8% 0.5%
2012 Firefox Chrome Safari Opera
January 37.1% 35.3% 4.3% 2.4%
February 36.6% 36.3% 4.5% 2.3%
March 36.3% 37.3% 4.4% 2.3%
April 35.8% 38.3% 4.5% 2.3%
May 35.2% 39.3% 4.3% 2.2%
June 34.4% 41.7% 4.1% 2.2%
July 33.7% 42.9% 3.9% 2.1%
August 32.8% 43.7% 4.0% 2.2%

This past month, it looks like browser users are switching things up a little. Internet Explorer users are upgrading to IE9 and IE8 as both of those percentages have increased slightly while respectively, the numbers for IE7 and IE6 are down. This is basically the opposite of what happened last month.

Firefox users are declining slightly quicker than they have been all year, dropping .9% in one month. Opera has recovered the .1% it lost last month, and likewise, Safari is back up by .1% as well. Chrome is still rising steadily and is clearly the most popular browser.


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About 2 months ago I was approached by the folks at Success Magazine to be included in an article featuring  21 sales experts.
I can’t begin to tell you what this means to me to be acknowledged in this way. Success Magazine is a huge part of my own personal development so to be included in […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).


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About 2 months ago I was approached by the folks at Success Magazine to be included in an article featuring  21 sales experts.
I can’t begin to tell you what this means to me to be acknowledged in this way. Success Magazine is a huge part of my own personal development so to be included in […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).


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The other day a sales author made a political remark on Twitter and was promptly greeted with a response inviting them to stick with sales tips.
I’m seeing this more and more and I’m not just talking about authors, I’m talking about people in my network getting really vocal in their status updates about their politics […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).


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Sooner or later someone is going to ask you a question that might make you feel uncomfortable and at the very least . . . awkward!
Why own that “awkward” when you can mark that envelope “return to sender”
The next time someone asks you a question that makes you feel a tad uncomfortable, send it back […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).


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