Blaine’s guest on this episode of Soul of Business with Blaine Bartlett is C. Lee Smith who was named a Leading Sales Consultant in 2018 by Selling Power which also designated him as one of the country's foremost leaders on developing high performing sales teams, sales coaching, and hiring for sales cultures. Lee's approach to the universal activity of selling moves it into the realm of true service and our conversation explores how “selling” is a key component of the soul of any business.
Tag: sales success
Yeah, you may have spent a considerable amount of time researching your next prospect on LinkedIn and a slew of other sites, but there may be one reference you forgot to check: your fellow salespeople. Brian Birkett writing for SellingPower points out that overlooking what your coworkers are doing can lead to multiple problems.
Have you been having trouble increasing your sales lately? Have you tried a number of new techniques and it still seems like nothing is helping? SellingPower’s Jeff Cochran has developed a systematic approach that only takes three steps to see a difference.
Are you having trouble keeping the sales goals you set for yourself at the beginning of this year? You’re not alone. It’s not just exercising goals that tend to fall to the wayside as the year goes on; many goal setters often leave their intentions in the dust as well.
If asked, most salespeople would say they want to be irresistible to buyers. But being irresistible, according to sales pro Marc Wayshak, doesn’t necessarily come naturally.
“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.
After you’ve found what works in the majority of sales situations, you tend to stick with it. Why mess with a tactic the works a good amount of the time? Because it will get old, that’s why; to both your clients AND you.
Kelsey Billings (Baker) recognized when she started her new role as an Account Executive for Florida Today that she had to utilize all the sales tools available to succeed in her new role. Luckily, the recent college graduate had done her homework and enlisted the help of AdMall.