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From Ignorance to Performing – How to Improve Your Skills

One of the things that separates successful people from the ‘also ran not-so-successful’ people is their determination and persistence to improve their skills. The model below illustrates 4 levels of skill; ignorance, awareness, acting and performing. There is forwards progression … Continue reading

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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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There’s Always Something to Learn in Selling

No matter how long I’ve been training and coaching salespeople, it really frustrates me when people feel they know all there is to know and they believe there is nothing they can learn which will improve them. Often, the longer … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Our Crest – The Banner We Ride Into Modern Day Selling Battles With

Ever since I was a child I have been fascinated by heraldry; castles and coats of arms have always done it for me. As such when I decided to start my own business our logo was always going to have … Continue reading

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How To Sell Your Way Through Tough Times (Part 1 of 2)

Doom and gloom!   It’s often the message given regarding the economy in the newspapers and on the television and when it is, if you are not careful it may be what you’ll end up thinking too.  Before you go into … Continue reading

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Of Course I’m Gonna Win … I’m Rocky (freekin’) Balboa!

When I was growing up my father took me to the cinema to watch Rocky III. I sat mesmerised watching Rocky Balboa go from being world heavyweight champion, to learning that his fights as champion had been handpicked and then … Continue reading

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I Am One Of The Selling Greats – That’s Why I’m In The Selling Hall Of Fame!

Something I always advise salespeople to do is compile a list of their achievements in selling. On it should be the things they are proud of achieving in their selling careers; inevitably it will contain the biggest sales they have … Continue reading

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