How to Handle the Objection, “We’re all set”

Let’s face it — prospecting by phone is hard. It doesn’t matter if you’ve done your social media homework on LinkedIn and found a distant cousin in Utah, if you’re making, fill in the blank here (“unexpected calls”, “prospecting calls”, “discovery calls”, “cold calls”, etc.), you’re going to get resistance. And if you want to […]

Your Comfort Zone and Your Success

“Everything you want in the world is just right outside your comfort zone. Everything you could possibly want!” – Jennifer Aniston, actress I once heard a joke that goes like this: “The only reason there are matinee movies in large metropolitan cities is for commission sales reps who have hit their comfort zone income early […]

The Importance of Following Up

Let me ask you this: If you just met with a really hot prospect, how long would you wait before you followed up? A day? A couple of days? A week? Here’s my experience with a couple of real estate agents a while ago: My wife and I were selling our home and interviewed some […]

Whatever You’re Thinking, Think Bigger

Whatever You’re Thinking, Think Bigger. –Tony Hsieh, entrepreneur You’ve probably heard the expression that “Life is a self-fulfilling prophesy.” Nowhere is that more immediately apparent than in the world of commission sales. As you look around the company or industry you work in, I’ll bet it’s true that some reps, the top producers, are making […]

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General Patton on Singleness of Focus

“You must be single-minded. Drive for the one thing on which you have decided.” –George S. Patton Jr. U.S. Army General I don’t know about you, but I’m a big multi-tasker. This is especially true at work. When I get in each morning, I look at my calendar of to do’s, and as soon as […]