How to unseat the incumbent

How to muscle in, and boot the competition out

Pay-off: A paint by numbers approach to unseat the incumbent / competition and win the client you wantInvestment: 8 mins Sign up to monthly posts here Hi there! You shouldn’t be clicking on titles like that! I don’t write these sorts of tips! I’m all about good honest, ethical, high-value selling. Having said that, I …

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14 simple ideas you might find useful today

Pay-off: 14 actionable ideas to help you get your job done faster during lockdown (or any time for that matter)Investment: Seconds, if you pick what you need, and run! Sign up to monthly posts here Chaotic times. And chaos breeds more chaos. So maybe this post can help you regain some order. Rather than going …

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Quickly cut through fear

Quickly cut through fear

Pay-off: Eliminate fear, and do the right thingsInvestment: 2.5 mins Sign up to monthly posts here What are you scared of? It’s an interesting thing, fear. We deal with it first. To attempt to survive. The amygdala in your brain takes on that job. And what a job! Quite the responsibility. Since it leads your …

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How to sell to smart people

How to sell to smart people

Pay-off: Pick someone smart you need a ‘yes’ from. Follow the advice below and you’ll increase your chancesInvestment: 5 mins. Sign up to monthly posts here You’re reading this because you sometimes have to persuade or sell to smart people. And you’re reading this because you’re smart enough to care about getting it right. Right? …

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The top mistake people make when learning to sell

Pay-off: avoid wasting hours trying to learn the wrong thing Investment: 4 mins Sign up to monthly posts here The shortcut to results The shortcut to improving your performance in just about anything is knowing the single ‘right thing’ that you, personally, should learn next. This is the one skill, item of knowledge, or behaviour …

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A simple way to make better decisions

Pay-off: Plenty of ideas to make better decisions Investment: 3 minutes Sign up to monthly posts here Of course, you could use the ideas below to help other people make decisions too. Including buying and selling decisions. OK, let’s learn by doing: Pick a decision you’re currently trying to make. Now, stop trying to make …

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When customers and colleagues are in denial

Pay-off: you might just crack that tough nut who’s in denial Investment: 7 minutes Sign up to weekly posts here Ooh, this is a tricky one isn’t it? Now, let’s be clear, I’m no expert in dealing with ‘denial’ as such. Having said that, the nature of my work means that I work with people …

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