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Salespeople are a waste of money

Yep, that’s what I was told. Let me tell you the story. I was speaking with a potential client recently and they told me with a great deal of emotion that salespeople are a waste of f&*#king money. Of course, I was intrigued and asked what he meant and he went on to tell me that they have employed a few in the past, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars for no result. My next … Read More

How To Free Your Business From Recruiting The Wrong Salespeople

Most us know that recruiting the wrong salespeople can have a devastatingly negative impact on your business. Carrying the costs involved with hiring the individuals – advertising, recruiting and induction – can be problematic. Especially if you have to provide for these costs again if the new hire does not work out. An employee that’s the wrong fit may also come with hidden costs. Think about the hours of wasted time and loss of productivity … Read More

Unlocking Your Salespeople’s Potential

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Are you frustrated that your sales team are under performing or your business is not growing as quickly as you would like? I want to tell you the story of how David (not his real name) seemed to hit a ceiling relating to the number of effective salespeople he could have in his business, causing sales to flatten and frustration to take over. David was frustrated that he was not able to continue to grow … Read More

The 4 Words Salespeople Don’t Want to Hear

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There you are, you’ve got a client and you feel that they’re a good fit. You’ve done all your work; you’ve answered every question they possibly could have asked. You think you’ve done a good presentation, and at the end of it, the client says: “I’ll think it over.” So what happened? What does that really mean? Has a client ever really said to their wife in the evening, “Hey darling, dim the lights, take … Read More