Category: Connecting with the Heart

What Role Should You Take When Selling?

Do you know all of the different positions that a rep can take during the sales process? While relationship selling is widely touted, it’s not the only way a rep should engage with a prospect.

How to Calm A Worried Prospect

It’s natural to be nervous before a big purchase, especially when buying a solution for an entire company. If you find that a prospect seems worried, it’s up to you to put him or her at ease and soothe any concerns.

Are You a Salesperson or a Sales Leader?

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.

How to Be A Great Salesperson in 2019

How are you feeling at the beginning of this new year? Do you feel like you’re the best at what you do? If not, it’s time to change that.

Do These 5 Things During Every First Sales Meeting

If you think about it, a first sales conversation is a lot like a first date. You don’t know the other person that well, there’s some anxiety involved, and you hope to make a connection. And, just like during a first date, the conversation is vital.

A Little Empathy Can Go A Long Way In Sales

From Alexa to self-driving vehicles, technology advances are impacting many industries. But, should sales reps be afraid of being replaced?

Trade Show Tips to Drive Traffic in 2019

Do you have any trade shows scheduled in 2019? Likely, you will be attending and hosting a booth in at least one show next year. With so many other sellers vying for attendees’ attention, you need new ideas to make your booth stand out from the others.

Research Reveals Not All Prospects Are What They Seem

Have you heard of the term “happy ears?” It’s sales-industry jargon referring to sales reps who tend to hear only what they want to hear. Research reveals that this is actually a real phenomenon, and reps can be blindsided when a seeming eager prospect bails on a deal.

Sales Tips for Introverts

Think you need to be an extrovert to be a successful salesperson? Think again. Various research has shown a weak correlation between extrovert personalities and sales success.

The Right Mix: How to Make A Sale

While every sale is different, there are a few vital characteristics that all typically include. And, according to SalesPop’sClaudia Kimla-Stern, successful sales are a unique “formula,” made up of varying levels of each factor (or as Kimla-Stern calls them, “ingredients”).

You Messed Up: How to Make Things Right

You aren’t always going to be right. That’s a tough pill to swallow, especially for salespeople, who typically have a lot of pride and confidence. But, it’s going to happen.

How to Be Welcomed by Your Customers

One way to be welcomed by your customers is to be in the right frame of mind. Prepare yourself mentally for selling. What does that mean to you?

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