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Free Resources

At Advantage, we celebrate dedicated business leaders —and especially learning and development professionals— for their tireless efforts to educate and elevate. We'd like to present them, and you, with these virtual cupcakes (they make us happy) and access to some of our favorite free tools and resources from our thought leader partners (which we hope will make you happy!).

While we don't actually have free cupcakes here, our complimentary (and calorie-free) tools can help your leaders lead, sellers sell, and business flourish. If you'd like to know more, we're ready to help.

Cupcake photo by Brooke Lark via, which is our favorite resource for beautiful, high-resolution photos that are free to use however you'd like.

30 days of free learning

(Re)Introducing KTB -  mobile, connected and improved!

Leveraging best-in-class, just-in-time learning, Advantage thought leader partner BTS has brought one of its flagship solutions – Know the Business – into the modern era while retaining the heart of the original program.

Designed to drive financial understanding by combining finance-related topics and engaging multimedia elements with patented BTS expertise, Know the Business enables all users to make sound business decisions that drive bottom line results.

Sign up for free 30-day demo account with access to 6 learning modules on financial reporting.

10 Daily Habits of Highly Effective Managers

Do you want great managers? Get this exclusive PDF and handy checklist from Jhana to help build the habits, and start developing your managers today!

Financial formulas cheat sheet

We've got a new resource from Brent Snow at 10,000 Feet, creators of the popular simulation Interplay, the interactive game-based workshop that's been called a "mini MBA-in-a-Day."

Interplay builds a broad understanding of the critical factors that influence success or failure in any organization. Besides having a lot of fun, participants compete as executive leaders of a growing enterprise and finish the workshop with the kind of knowledge that's built from experience.

This handy reference of key financial ratios all business leaders must know is a great resource to have at your fingertips.

How healthy is your strategy?

There's nothing like a brand new year to inspire greater accomplishment. While some strategies will succeed this year, far more will fail.

At Advantage, we're rooting for you!

We invite you to take a complimentary Strategy Deployment Health Check created by Root Inc., our thought leader partner who literally wrote the book on strategy execution, and get tips on how to make sure your strategy rolls out smoothly.

Take a talent assessment

Do you know the strengths of your sales team? Do you know your strengths?

Whether you sell products or ideas, you can't make the most of your strengths until you're clear on what they are.  Get a free Predictive Strengths Indicator report based on your responses and find out what you're good at. There is no charge or obligation to participate. Get your entire team to participate.

The power of storytelling

Say goodbye to bullets and lengthy, boring text!
Take your audience on a memorable journey instead.

Make your slide presentations more memorable with these tips from Scott Hodin, Sr. Learning Developer, Sales Practice at BTS, an Advantage thought leader partner.

Spend 20 minutes to advance your career and your life

BlueEQ™ is among the most accurate, comprehensive, and powerful emotional intelligence self-assessments available. An Advantage thought leader partner, BlueEQ has a free edition especially for us. Designed by a team of industry experts, social and behavioral scientists, instructional psychologists, and psychometricians, the BlueEQ self-assessment consists of 150 rapid response questions and takes about 20 minutes to complete.

Our free trial provides your overall BlueEQ score and a heat map indicating your competencies in 5 skills and 25 dimensions. The color-coded heat map helps you identify skills or dimensions to focus on developing, and offers suggestions on how to improve in those areas. There is no cost or obligation.

The Strategy Deployment Toolkit

Take the first step toward successfully deploying your company strategy

Since strategy is a foundation for success, we’ve put together some resources with our thought leader partner Root, Inc., that are jam-packed with information to get you well on your way to successful strategy execution.

Beyond the High Cost of Turnover

Access the webinar replay

Not all turnover carries a high cost.  This one-hour webinar, presented with Advantage thought leader partner Chally Group, a GrowthPlay company, explores why. This is a replay of our webinar held Dec. 9, 2015.

Check your sales funnel health

It's time to rethink the most valuable tool in your bag to sell more and exceed plan. Free white paper, diagnostic tool and tips for improving.

Along with your diagnostic results, we'll provide you with 3 valuable tip sheets:

  • 9 Tips for Salespeople
    Unleash the Performance of Your Sales Funnel
  • 9 Coaching Tips for Sales Managers
    Drive Better Sales Funnel Results
  • 9 Tips for the VP of Sales
    Leverage the Sales Funnel to Achieve Plan

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