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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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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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A simple way to win people over

Pay-off: shift your focus to this and you’ll become more persuasive Investment: 3 minutes Sign up to monthly posts here As with most of the ideas on this blog, this one applies to anyone – that’s you – not just people in sales. This tip applies when you’re interacting with other people and you need …

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10 short tips to communicate, learn, think and sell better

Pay-off: 10 quick and actionable ideas to help you communicate, learn, think and sell better Investment: read whichever you like (5 mins to read the lot) Sign up to monthly posts here   There should be something for everyone in this post. Most of these short tips apply to most people. Usually, in my posts I …

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10 conversations to have before sales training

Pay-off: 10 things to discuss with your colleagues before paying for sales training Investment: 7 minutes Sign up to monthly posts here This article is also on Linkedin here. And if you wish to print and share with colleagues you can download it as a PDF article here. You’re somewhere between the hoping and planning stage …

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How leadership can help their consultants to sell

Pay-off: help your consultants to improve at sales Investment: 3.5 minutes Sign up to weekly posts here A question I’m often asked is, “how can I get my non-sales consultants to sell?” The answer? By first eliminating any thinking that you’ll get them to do anything they didn’t sign up to do. After all, would …

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Want to know how to persuade in just one question?

Pay-off: equip yourself to convince others with just one question Investment: 7 minutes Sign up to weekly posts here Soon you will face a conversation where you need to convince someone to do something that you believe will create a win:win for you both. In that conversation, every single thing you say or do will either …

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Solving the problem of “too busy to sell”

Pay-off: if you or your team do this, you’ll no longer be ‘too busy to sell’ Investment: 3 minutes Sign up to weekly posts here We’re all busy. But the busiest of all of us; those who are expected to sell who find it really uncomfortable. These people take ‘busy’ to new levels. After all, …

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