You may think that servant leadership has nothing to do with sales for people who aren’t in management positions. If you think that, you’re misinformed.
From Alexa to self-driving vehicles, technology advances are impacting many industries. But, should sales reps be afraid of being replaced?
You’ve heard the advice that sales is about helping the client and not about making money. But are you actively putting that advice into practice? A solid foundation to build effective sales on are your listening skills.
It’s not completely your fault. But, it is something you should take care of.
It’s amazing how much you can learn by just keeping quiet. People think you’re smarter if you’re quiet. When you keep quiet, people will often ask if everything’s okay.
One of the vital parts of the sales process is understanding your prospect or customer. Several things will help you become better at understanding other people and their situations.
It’s no secret: the more you understand your client and customers, the more you can solve their challenges, frustrations, and problems.
First impressions are everything in sales. Your prospects have very little free time to spare for discovery calls, so you need to make yours count. Here’s how.
If you ask most salespeople, they would admit that listening is their weakest quality. In part, due to impatience, but mostly because they don’t know how. Or even deeper, they don’t know the components or factors that make up the “why” of listening.
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.