I recently had a birthday (certainly I ‘m not admitting which one…). I reflected a bit about my personal and business life. Being a trainer, I’m amazed that as much as the world of business has changed, business-development professionals are still making some of the same mistakes. Searching for customers is different. Networking is
People will pay more if it is “their” idea to do so. This means asking enough good questions to understand not only what they need or even what they want but what affect if will have on them, their business etc if they buy your product or service. It is all about the whys.
Well it’s the love season! Valentines day is around the corner and love is in the air. What would you say to a friend who said he met a great girl and after 2 dates he was going to ask her to marry him. Though I don’t actually know your answer I am guessing most of
The worst seems to be over but our economy is, inevitably, cyclical. Like the rest of us, it has its ups and downs. Yet, when we are in a down cycle, do you get nervous about the economy? And do other factors external to your industry, including world events (such as elections for example) cause
It’s about the process Ryan, a software sales rep, had been having a rough day. He’d been bombarded with questions from several customers and gotten behind on work that he needed to finish before the end of the day. He then got a call from Wayne, a prospect who introduced himself by saying: “I’ve
Are salespeople born or are they made? I hear this question a lot. Surprisingly, the answer is “made.” Believe it or not, there are learned characteristics that help catapult success in sales. And they aren’t what you think. First and foremost, when it comes to sales success, the two most important things you have