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I can't help it. I read some bad sales advice today and I gotta say something. I'll try to keep it positive, but my tongue is already bleeding from biting it. The title read: When sales calls stall. Every salesperson has … more
Your business is fascinating. So fascinating that thousands of people are trying to learn everything about your organization on a daily basis. The problem is, you don't want these people knowing your business' information. Even worse, they are using … more
While I was perusing the business section in a bookstore recently, I was immediately attracted to one with "shark" in the title. I am referring to Robert Herjavec's new book, "You Don't Have to Be a Shark: Creating Your Own Success." Herjavec is one … more
Got a company mission statement? "Yes, Jeffrey. We do." Really? Can you recite two words of it? "Uh, no." How come? It's your MISSION. It's what is supposed to drive you into the sale – and create an atmosphere of success. It's … more
Ask Americans what first comes to mind when you mention Cuba and you'll usually get a simple answer. If you were born in 1950 or before you were probably glued to the news reports during those 13 days in October of 1962 and the anticipation of … more
If you've ever had anything custom-made, you know how satisfying the experience can be. Whether it's a new house, a bespoke shirt or even a special sandwich, getting exactly what you ordered is gratifying. That's why I think we should … more
Beginning a relationship is easy. Exploration is predominantly on the surface. Nothing too deep. Nothing too wide. Nothing too revealing. In the beginning, all is well. Friendships blossom. Feelings emerge. And life is good. It's like fast … more
All it takes is one bad slogan to bring hundreds of aspiring marketing gurus out of their shells. Yes, I'm referring to the perplexing "cooler & warmer" campaign for Rhode Island tourism. This episode would be humorous if it were not for … more
I am convinced that "trust" is the most important five-letter word in business – not "sales" or "money." Trust can be fragile, especially in the workplace. Once it's broken, few companies, managers or employees ever win it back. At every … more
Is there a one-word answer to making more sales happen? Yes! Probing? Listening? Presenting? Talking? Assessing? Pain? Objections? Closing? Manipulating? The key to selling is not probing, listening, presenting, talking, assessing, … more
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