Change Your Attitude with These Sayings

How often do you feed yourself empowering statements? Getting positive and staying optimistic takes constant feeding, constant reinforcement. Consume these sayings; pass them around the office; print out your favorite ones and get in the habit of cultivating a “Can Do” mindset: “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” George […]

Getting Buy-In Before Discussing Price

If your sales process involves giving a presentation (virtual or otherwise), and at the end of it you provide pricing options and then close, then this article is for you. There are certain steps you must follow to ensure that when you do get to the pricing/budget part of your close, you’ll be able to […]

Use This Email for Missed Sales

You pitch, you wait, then you get the email that says: “We’re not in the position to do this at this time…” OR “We’re going to pass on this right now…” What do you do? First of all, realize that you can’t win them all—at least not now. But that doesn’t mean you can’t win […]

A Reminder to Isolate the Objection

Want to make dealing with objections easier? Then remember to always use the powerful technique of isolating the objection instead of answering it… I can’t tell you how many recordings I listen to each week where sales reps are still struggling to deal with objections because they insist on trying to overcome them. It’s a […]

New Email Messaging for Covid-19

One of the ways you stay ahead of your competition is to stop sounding like them. I don’t know about you, but all my LinkedIn requests and emails from vendors now begin the same way: “I hope you and your family are staying safe…” This was an appropriate sentiment three months ago, when we were […]

Prospecting—3 Mistakes You Need to Avoid Now

What’s the biggest mistake sales reps make with prospecting or cold calling? They call with what a client of mine once called, “commission breath.” You know, that desperation sales people have when they finally get someone on the phone. It’s the same kind of attitude that you feel and don’t like when a salesperson gets […]