Do You Have What it Takes?

I remember my first sales job out of college. It was working for a company that sold investments – limited and general partnerships – to high net worth individuals around the country. My job was to make 150 cold calls a day, identify prospects, and then send out a brochure that I would follow up […]

5 Ways to Get Better at Handling Objections

Want to make 2018 your best year ever? Want to instantly improve your ability to handle the objections you get, day in and day out? (And, by the way, that you’re going to get all year long.) I guarantee you that if you just take the time to follow the step by step advice you’ll […]

From Hero to Zero

Being in sales is kind of like being a professional football player… In football, each result can either be celebrated (or not) for a very short time. If you win the game, you get about a day to enjoy the victory, and then it’s on to the next game where you need to win and […]

Avoid this “Ghost” of Christmas Future

When was the last time you read the classic book: “A Christmas Carol,” by Charles Dickens? If it’s been a while, I highly recommend it. Dickens is a superb story teller, and there is a reason this is a “classic.” While reading this, it reminded me of an encounter I had that was a chilling […]

How to Get into the Holiday Spirit

Not feeling it this year yet? Regardless of what’s going on, I’ve got a sure way to help you get into the holiday spirit. I call it:  “Get into Gratitude.” This is a sure way to get into the holiday mood in just ten minutes! All you have to do is take just a few […]

Best Motivational Book Recommendation

Thanksgiving is in two days, and the holidays are right around the corner. As we work to close the year strong, many of us begin thinking about our goals for 2018. And, more importantly, we begin thinking about what we can do differently next year to achieve them. I want to share with you one […]

5 Quick Secrets to Compelling Emails

Want to get your emails returned? Who doesn’t… Many of us would settle for just getting our emails read! Let’s face it: prospects get hundreds of emails per week and there is a slim chance they are going to read – let alone respond to – an email from a sales rep. Luckily, there are […]