It is easy to become discouraged when you constantly hear the word “no” in your profession. If rejection is an ongoing part of your job, you have to come up with solutions, rather than excuses.
It’s your first week, and your manager says to the ten new-hires, “Look around the room, only one out of every ten people will be here in the next 36 months.” Will you be the one?
While sales without salespeople is possible, salespeople, you included, have the power to make a sale that will lead to long-term, reoccurring or multiple sales, if you master the art of emotionally-connected selling.
I had every reason to be mad. There I was, standing in the middle of Manhattan, struggling to hold my laptop, projector, handbag, and books. I was about to give a huge presentation, and I’d arrived 45 minutes early.
Let’s use Valentine’s Day as a lesson. What’s love and emotion got to do with sales, success, career, and life?
Don’t convince anyone to buy something that doesn’t work for them, and always help them find the BEST solution for themselves, so when they leave they can’t wait to tell all of their friends.
Get ready. Get set. Go! The hardest part is “get ready.” In sales, it’s known as “preparati
As a child you were taught to fit in. In school. In family. In fashion. And of course, fit in socially.
I was working with a sales team when a couple of the salespeople were complaining they were in a rut. In a rut, is another way of saying, “I’m not making enough sales,” with some other excuse attached to it. A rut, I said, is all in your head.
I’m getting my stroke back. This week I am in South Carolina on a self-imposed writing retreat. While most of my day is spent writing, I decided to take this time away to get back to my favorite sport…tennis.