Crush Those Rose Colored Glasses To explain the phenomenon of rose colored glasses, you need to truly understand that belief is stronger than anything you are told. Anything, There is a glass sitting on a table, and it has water in it that reaches halfway up the glass. Is the glass half full or half
Ted Talks 30 day challenge If you are anything like me, I am obsessed with Ted Talks! Ok Not all of them but a lot. This Ted Talk with Matt Cutts on the 30 day challenge is so spot on! Sign up for Ted Talks wherever you get podcast or go right to YouTube.
Top 6 Changes Salespeople Must Make now! As much as the world of business has changed, some of the same mistakes are still being made by business development professionals. These 6 things are simple yet a must in creating business today. Searching for Customers is Different Today. Prospecting is the true key to finding and
5 Things every CEO Needs to know Today CEO’s are in a quagmire. They are finding themselves running their business’s, making CEO decisions yet having to either manage a sales department or wear the sales hat themselves. What’s a CEO to do today? There are 5 things I think are imperative to do if you
Are Hiring Millennial’s in Sales the Right Move? “I can’t find any good salespeople out there. I even tried to hire some young college kids and that was a mistake,” said Matt, the sales director of a ___ Business. “I hired a few of them and they just aren’t engaged, they just seem board.”
I am surprised how often I get a question about accountability. The feeling that you are “babysitting” and not wanting to ‘micro-manage’ your salespeople is bogus! Holding your people accountable for results creates urgency, focus, and positive pressure to perform. Human nature shows us that having a clear picture or vision gives us a more
You have a salesperson that everyone loves! The clients, the prospects even your staff. Great right? Well yes except for the fact that they can’t actually close business. How can this be? Often times, sales people are in sales because someone along the way told them, “you’re such a ‘people-person’ you should be in
Are your salespeople engaging buyers before “pitching’ a solution? Are they asking enough questions before recommending?
The worst seems to be over but our economy is, inevitably, cyclical. Like the rest of us, it has its ups and downs. Yet, when we are in a down cycle, do you get nervous about the economy? And do other factors external to your industry, including world events (such as elections for example) cause
Selling and Dating, It’s Not That Different Selling and Dating aren’t that different. Selling through communication is key. What does that mean? well, let me ask you this. What would you say to a friend who said he met a great girl and after 2 dates he was going to ask her to marry him.