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5 Sales Closing Tactics To Avoid

5 Sales Closing Tactics To Avoid

Have you seen the film “Glengarry Glen Ross? In it, Alec Baldwin plays Blake, a belligerent trainer sent to shake up a tired, underperforming sales team. Blake storms into a room of unsuspecting sales reps and starts screaming about prospects. “Only one thing...
Practical Business To Business Selling

Practical Business To Business Selling

I had the pleasure of making a guest appearance on the Heelan Hub Podcast this week when Dan Heelan and I walked through some practical tips that B2B business owners and sales team can use to learn new sales skills or polish their existing skills. You can listen to...
The 6 Essential Components of a Successful Sales Call

The 6 Essential Components of a Successful Sales Call

“Errr.” As a salesperson, that’s the last thing a prospect needs to hear on a sales call. If they’re going to take time out of their day to speak with you, you’d better have something better than that. “Errr.” That can tell a prospect you’re lost. That can tell them...
Why Your Sales Opportunity Might Not Actually Be Dead

Why Your Sales Opportunity Might Not Actually Be Dead

When a sales opportunity stalls, it’s tempting for us to think the worst. We’ve all been guilty of it at one time or another. You might try repeating your close technique, offer an expiring discount, or roll several requests into one conversation. These...