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Where and When to Establish Buyer Confidence

The prospect won’t buy if he/she lacks confidence in you or your product. Obviously the faster you establish confidence in the selling process, the easier it will be to get to the next phase of the sale.

When you answer a prospect’s question, avoid two words – Yes and No

When a prospect asks me a yes or no question, I never answer yes or no. When a prospect asks me any question, I always answer in the form of a question.

No Soliciting Signs… How to Get Around and Through Them

No Soliciting is actually more of a game than a rule. If you have a legitimate, established business, making a cold call will not be offensive to most businesses IF YOU DO IT RIGHT.

If You Would Do It Later – Why Wouldn’t You Do It Now?

Are you in the field or do you lead the field? Your innovative proactive actions will determine your fate. And your field position. Be first.

Have the Greatest Sales Year of Your Life with Tips from Jeffrey Gitomer

“How many are experiencing a good economy at the moment?” Jeffrey Gitomer, author and speaker, asked the crowd. Half the room raised its hands at the recent Leadership+Talent Development Summit in San Diego. “You’re going to have the greatest year of your life if you work your ass off.”

To Bid or Not to Bid? That is the Question

Many companies have become smart buyers, but many have become too smart. They’ve refined the buying process so far that they have precluded the words “quality” and “value” from the buying process AND they have taken the words productivity, ease of use, and morale out of the delivery process.

This is Not a Resolution, It’s an ALL OUT Resolve!

Whatever your age, you’ve made resolutions, you’ve made goals, and often fall short of the stated objective and/or desire. Drop resolutions, they’re always painful. Drop goals, they’re often unmet.

Santa Claus and Google. The Same or Just a Coincidence?

After nearly 60 years of a wavering belief in Santa Claus, I have come to a major AHA! Santa Claus is actually Google.

Fear of Rejection is Bogus

I am finally calling BS on the biggest myth in selling. Salespeople quit or fail because they “fear rejection.” Give me a break. “Fear of rejection” is totally bogus.

What Do You Do EVERY DAY to Build Attraction and Brand?

PERSONAL REALITY: You wake up, shower, shave (M), put on makeup (F), brush your teeth, and comb/fix your hair (if you have any). Every day like clockwork. Those are personal habits. Rarely (if ever) missed. What about business habits?

Percentage of sales success. How low can you go?

The cold call is THE lowest percentage sales call, it’s an interruption, it’s a fight, it’s often a lie, it’s maximum sales manipulation, it’s a rare appointment, and a rarer sale. Wanna go from low to lower? Cold calls are made by people who are new to the job and have limited capabilities.

It’s not WHAT are you investing in, it’s WHO are you investing in.

When I say “investing” what one word comes to mind? Stocks? Day-trading? Hot tip? Jim Cramer? Booyah? Well, those are not the words I’m thinking of.

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