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College Drop-Out Becomes Owner Of A Fastest Growing Company - With Daniel Blue - EP0007

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Release Date: 09/09/2018

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Daniel Blue is the owner of Quest Education, which is ranked #296 within INC. Magazine's Top 5000 fastest growing companies. Daniel shares how a process-driven system, along with excellence in communication skills, has resulted in his business success. He attributes much of his success to using traditional phone sales skills, which have almost become a hidden art due to emerging technology.

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