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Barbara Corcoran

November 29, 2013 by Speakers' Spotlight

High Performance Sales Success

At 23 years old, Barbara Corcoran quit waitressing ―just one job of over 20 she had already held―and borrowed $1,000 from her boyfriend to start a tiny real estate company in New York City. Over the next 25 years, she would parlay that loan into a five-billion-dollar real estate business and the largest brand in the business. Best known for her role as a “Shark” on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, Corcoran’s amazing story, professional expertise, and tell-it-like-it-is attitude is a refreshing approach to success for audiences everywhere. Here, she explains the difference between salespeople making $40,000 a year and those making $8 million a year: