If you’ve been selling for a while, you probably think you’ve got your pitch and technique nailed. That may be true, but have you suddenly noticed you’re having trouble making quota?
If you are a fan of The Moth or This American Life, you know the power of storytelling. We humans seem hardwired to root for the underdogs and cheer them on as they achieve victory over their antagonists.
We all know some businesses possess a secret sauce that fuels their success. Why do other businesses, with seemingly talented leadership and a great product ideas, fail to thrive?
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.
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.
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.
Chanin Ballance discusses the importance of curiosity in her post for Selling Power. To learn exactly how this trait can help you, read on.
“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.
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.”