If you and I were sitting at a table together and I asked you to guess how much money I had in my wallet, what would you say? I’ve done this exercise thousands of times. Nearly 90% of salespeople start naming a number trying to guess. That approach is a long shot at best. A guess of any amount … [Read more...] about Relationship Selling- The Importance of the Qualifying Step in the Sales Process
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You sat by the pool over the weekend after an exhausting six week run in the business. You finally got a couple of days off. For your reasons, you’ve decided that you are ready to sell your business. Now what? The First Decision Drives the Rest Before you embark on making sure your business is … [Read more...] about I Decided to Sell My Business, Now What?
In teaching telephone techniques to salespeople and sales managers, I'm always amazed at how many misunderstand the value of incoming calls to the business. Salespeople many times don't treat them as a true lead. This misjudgment is costing the salesperson and the business thousands of dollars … [Read more...] about How to Handle Incoming Sales Calls
The radio newspaper was invented in 1939. The idea was that a radio transmission would transfer the newspaper to the device in your home, which would then print it out on a nine-foot role of paper, which could then be cut or folded. Each page would take 15 minutes to transmit, which seems slow in … [Read more...] about Relationship Selling- 9 Tips & Strategies on Handling Incoming Sales Calls