Category: Curiosity/Creativity

Magic Words to Overcome Sales Objections

While there’s no magic wand that will instantly get a prospect to say “yes,” one industry professional believes there are magic words that will do the trick.

Are You Using Your Curiosity to Fuel Your Sales?

Curiosity may have killed the cat, but this trait will make you a successful sales rep. Mike Renahan wrote about how curiosity benefits sales reps. Take a look at the connections he makes.

Two Tips to Help You Top Your B2B Sales Quota

Are you among the 47% of sales reps who are struggling to make this year’s numbers? You might be able to close the gap by understanding what your B2B buyers really want.

The New Breed of Salesperson. A Non-Salesperson.

There’s a new type of salesperson emerging. They’re steeped in product knowledge and practical problem solving capability.

The “art” of selling – the permanent TO DO

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.

How Curiosity Can Boost Your Sales

Chanin Ballance discusses the importance of curiosity in her post for Selling Power. To learn exactly how this trait can help you, read on.

5 Personality Traits that Make Better Salespeople

There are personality traits you may already have that can help you succeed in sales. Here’s a list of ones you should hone to up your sales game.

How To Sell To Clients in Disrupted Markets

In a fast-moving market, the best way to retain and sell more to existing clients is to make them an unbeatable offer. If you’re selling a product or service that’s being disrupted by a competitor with new technology, don’t start thinking all is lost.

Are You Using These Famous Quotes for Inspiration?

“A customer objection is merely a request for more information.” Have you ever considered objections from this perspective? Likely not. This quote repositions objections as opportunities.

How Long Does It Take? Am I There Yet?

People are ALWAYS asking me how long it takes to become a great salesman (salesperson). I tell them, “59 years and I’m still working at it.”

Do Your Sales Stories Reveal Strength of Character?

Have you received a review from a known industry professional or authority figure? Make sure to include it in your sales story; you’ll enjoy the transfer of power and influence.

Writing is Not a Mystery. It’s Your Best Chance to Achieve Mastery

My secret to writing is not complex: I write like I talk.

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