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Whatever It Takes To Succeed!

I’m a competitive person.  I love winning and so I suppose a career in selling is something that befits my D.N.A. Don’t get me wrong though, I can take losing so long as I lose to someone better than me … 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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How to Get Information When a Prospect Doesn’t Necessarily Want to Give it to You or Says They Can’t

A challenge that exists for many salespeople is how to ask for and get information when a prospect doesn’t necessarily want to give it to you or says they can’t. For example when selling a product / service against an … Continue reading

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“Impossible is Nothing!”

According to numerous human behaviourists we are all told “No” and that we can’t do things far more than we are ever encouraged to believe that we can.  Whether the reason for the “No” is concern for our safety, denial … 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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“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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