Five principles for a better sales force

How to create a training program that builds relationships and increases sales

Five principles for a better sales forceSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Jan. 7, 2017/ Troy Media/ - There is a lot of on-the-job training required when it comes to creating an effective sales team. A massive amount of information, after all, is needed to learn the job if it is to be done well. But in addition to book knowledge, sales skills require…

Working out during the holidays

No need to wait until 2016 is over to get a little more pep in your step

Working out during the holidaysSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Dec. 14, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Losing weight and going to the gym is many people’s number one resolution every New Year. However, there’s no need for you to wait until 2016 is over to get a little more pep in your step. Getting a head start on getting back in shape…

The health concerns behind common beauty problems

Behind almost every beauty problem is a health issue that has to be addressed before it can be corrected

The health concerns behind common beauty problemsSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Dec. 8, 2016/ Troy Media/ - We’re all plagued by one or two “beauty” problems that we can’t seem to shake. It may seem small to everyone else, but to us it’s a blemish on our body. It’s that one thing that makes us self-conscious about our looks no matter what we…

Should you become a mortgage loan officer?

While there is a steep learning curve learning how to become a mortgage loan officer, once you get good at it, it can be highly rewarding

Should you become a mortgage loan officer?SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Nov. 23, 2016/ Troy Media/ - If you're looking for a lucrative new career you may want to consider becoming a mortgage loan officer. You will find this an interesting and rewarding career, particularly if you have some previous sales skills and a knack for analysis. You will also need to have…

Which energy source is the best option?

The pros and cons of various energy sources that power our electric grids

Which energy source is the best option?SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Oct. 22, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Electricity is a crucial part of everyday life in the U.S. It powers our homes, businesses, hospitals, government buildings and even plays a vital role in the transportation system. Since the first electric grid fired up in 1882, our options for generating energy have expanded dramatically.…

The future of energy is no longer science fiction

In labs all over the globe people are hard at work refining the technology many of us may still view as science fiction

The future of energy is no longer science fictionSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Sept. 27, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Think the day of the Jetsons or Star Trek is still far off into the future? Well, you’re wrong. In labs all over the globe people are hard at work creating the technology many of us may still view as science fiction, including renewable energy sources…

A few of the U.S.’s most controversial elections

Voting fraud, mudslinging, and Electoral College disputes have always existed in U.S. Presidential races

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Aug. 25, 2016/ Troy Media/ - The United States has had its fair share of contentious presidential elections. During the current campaign, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are in a perpetual battle over who can be more controversial and scandalous. Many Americans are likening this election season to “choosing the lesser of…

Do you qualify for American disability benefits?

Getting help dramatically increases your chances of getting through the system in one trip

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Aug. 23, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Disability benefits are very controversial. There are some who insist they are “entitlements” that need to be cut. On the other side of the issue are the people who are literally unable to survive without their disability payments. These people put themselves through the ringer just…

Punishing someone for who they are perverse

Religion implicated in homophobia that led to the killings in Orlando

Punishing someone for who they are perverseLEICESTER, England July 11, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Sexuality is not a matter of choice. One's sexual orientation is decided by nature. Punishing someone for something they have no control over is perverse. So why do so many hold homophobic views, and why do some, like the Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, act on those…

Keeping up with the latest technology in your own best interest

Developers are continually improving our devices to last longer, perform better, and be more secure, accessible and entertaining

Keeping up with the latest technology in your own best interestSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. May 21, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Nobody wants to be “that guy.” You know the one I’m talking about. The guy who brags about not having a television, or who pulls out a day planner when everyone is updating their calendars on a device. Or, worst of all, the person who can’t…