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Sell Smarter 17: Smarter Decision-Maker Identification

According to King of Sales Jeffrey Gitomer, one of the biggest sales barriers is identifying the real decision-maker. Deb Calvert, President of People First Productivity Solutions, agrees. These sales pros share two questions to help find who you should be making your sales pitches to without damaging your potential sale.

How to Boost Your Sales Using Decision Intelligence

“When you talk to customers, what are you fundamentally trying to do?” That is the question SellingPower recommends asking yourself when reflecting on your sales strategy.

How To Make the Gatekeeper Your Ally

The gatekeeper. That elusive figure who wields so much control over who gets to reach the decision-maker. Anyone can be a gatekeeper, from the secretary answering the phone to the assistant who sets appointments.

Finding the elusive decision maker. Then what?

Jeffrey, I speak with many people in organizations that want you to think they are the decision maker when in fact they are not. I have wasted too many emails and follow up on people that can’t help. How do you ask without hurting the relationship you may have built?