Category Archives: Effective Time Management

Muhammad Ali’s Wisdom For Salespeople and Others Seeking Greatness

Until his retirement, the king of the television chat show in the UK was Michael Parkinson.  For the best part of 4 decades ‘Parky’ interviewed sports stars, celebrities from television and film and business people.  His shows were watched by … Continue reading

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How You Can Increase Your Worth And Earnings Potential Without Spending Any More Time Working

In carrying out the work of an external sales person there is always an amount of travelling time that can be used to enhance our prospects of success.  For many salespeople this is often considered as dead time; getting from … Continue reading

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The Only Reason Why a Sales Contact Should Occur

Why should we carry out a sales activity?  The only reason a sales contact activity should take place (whether it be via a face-to-face visit, phone call, email, etc…) is to effect progress.  Progress that is in terms of: Creating … Continue reading

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The Importance of Goal Setting to Ensure You Succeed

Many surveys have been conducted into goal setting and is widely cited that less than 5% of the human race know how to set goals.  It is also claimed that less than 5% of us actually have goals and whilst … Continue reading

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“A Hunting We Will Go … A Hunting We Will Go”

A hunting we will go! A hunting we will go! Oooh … errrmmm … I don’t know (where) A hunting we will go!   Hunting for additional business can often be daunting for salespeople. The thought of trying to get … Continue reading

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I Want To Be Like Mike

One of the experiences that always sticks in my mind from being a younger, impressionable salesperson was the first time I accompanied the most successful salesperson in the company I had recently joined. Mike had worked there for more than … Continue reading

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If Your Salespeople Are Driving 50,000 Miles Per Year They’re Not Working Hard Enough!

Some time ago I attended a networking event for salespeople and overheard a Sales Director discussing his new company car. So often a key benefit for an employed salesperson the company car says a lot about them; how important they … Continue reading

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