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Snow Shovels

One day there was heavy snowfall in an area and a man realises his drive will be blocked and inaccessible for his car.  He remembers seeing snow shovels being sold at a store local to him and when he gets … Continue reading

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Do You See An Opportunity For What It Really Is?

Success in selling often comes down to how observant you are as an individual.  Do you see what is in front of you or rather what you think is in front of you?  Let me explain why this is important. … Continue reading

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Hey Good Looking … Fancy a Sale?!?

Here’s a controversial start to a blog post for you … the better you look, the more sales you’ll make! Politically correct or not … in my experience it’s true.  It all boils down to human nature; we prefer to … 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 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 Issue With Budget Quotes and Why Most Salespeople Are Only Fooling Themselves by Issuing Them!

I was recently working with a capital equipment company whose salesperson had told them they had lost an order against a lesser quality competitor as the company’s quote had been “too expensive” and “too long a delivery”. On looking into … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality – The Art of Pitching and Presenting So Your customer Gets It

I’ve just been reading an article about Microsoft’s HoloLens hologram headset technology that permits users to see virtual reality and I found myself thinking about how many salespeople could do with something similar to help them present and demonstrate their … Continue reading

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