Sales Mentor
In today’s world there are thousands of sales training seminars and workshops that promise to catapult you to super stardom. The problem with nearly all of these training sessions is this: They, like a can of red bull give you short term results and often do more damage in the long run. The techniques and motivation are often way too general and quickly forgotten. As a matter of fact, research says that 87% of information Read More
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Sales Tug of War
Don’t Make This Common Mistake! “Do you have any questions?”…….. This is the standard and terrible way that a lot of sales conversations start. The retail equivalent is “Hi, Can I help you?” We, as buyers have been programmed by every sales interaction and salesperson we have ever encountered to fend of these feeble attempts at engaging us in such a pre-programmed way that even when we do need help, or do actually have questions, Read More
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I am sure you have heard that the sales profession is a dog eat dog world and only the tough survive. This is only partially true. It’s the sales person and their attitude to the challenges that are presented on a day to day basis that will win the day. But how does your attitude affect your success? To understand how your attitude determines your altitude and overall success, you must understand the definition of Read More
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You don’t get a second chance at a first impression Making a good first impression is vital if you wish to develop a good long term relationship with your clients. Recent studies have shown that you only have one tenth of a second to form a positive impression based on body language and only three minutes to develop this first impression based on conversation. New evidence suggests that the rise of social media has made Read More
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  Over the last 20 years I have been a sales person, business owner and entrepreneur. During that time, I have seen companies languish and others soar.  I was recently asked what the difference was between the two. Was it the product? Was it the marketing? Was it the market or the economy? All of these are in the mix but the most important success factor that separated the successes and the failures was that Read More
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You may remember that I interviewed Bob Urichuck, Founder of Velocity Selling and Globally Ranked Sales Guru for My Sales Podcast that I was starting. I then published a couple of more Blogs and then went silent.  I can now reveal why….. Bob and I have had dozens of conversations in the last few months and he has asked me to become the new CEO of Velocity Selling. Velocity Selling is a non traditional sales system that Read More
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lessons from a salesman
Let me walk you through a day in the life of a Kirby vacuum salesman Read More
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sales mentoring, value, sales coaching, sales techniques
23 September

YOU ARE BEING LIED TO!

There is a big lie being perpetrated on the market currently. Its all over the internet. There are entire schools on the subject, People get paid extraordinary amounts of money to teach it. What is it? Lean in, I will tell you. Read More
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It is reported by Forbes that Robert Downey Jr got paid close to $75 Million dollars last year. Do you think he winged it? ( Iron Man pun) Of course he had a script. I have always developed scripts for me and my sales teams because it is the perfect way to capture and leverage the best sales conversations. We make sure there are parts of the script that allow for free flow conversation but Read More
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Voicemail is dead!  No One returns calls. I have heard this from a number of sales people in businesses that I work with and in my own sales rooms over the years. Voicemail is not dead, you just suck at it! Do your voicemails motivate people to call you back? Or do you imagine them diving behind the couch and hiding from the phone when they see it’s you calling? Let’s talk about your voicemails Read More
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