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“Just Tell Me the Price,” – Now What?

“Just Tell Me the Price,” – Now What?

As a salesperson, you’re bound to be confronted with what is arguably the most dangerous question a prospect can raise. “Just tell me the price.” Or “How much does it cost?” It’s a question that can put some of the best sales people in an...
Is Cold Calling Really Dead?

Is Cold Calling Really Dead?

I see lots of articles and posts suggesting that cold calling is dead…. But is it really? Has it joined the techniques of sending faxes and advertising in printed trade directories in the graveyard of long expired marketing techniques? When the vast majority of...
How To Plan For A Sales Call

How To Plan For A Sales Call

For many people in business, the sales call can fill them with dread. Running a good sales meeting or call can be tricky, not least because you can’t script it. You don’t want to appear nervous but you can’t run it by the seat of your pants, so it’s important to...
How Vulnerability in Sales Can Help You Close More Deals

How Vulnerability in Sales Can Help You Close More Deals

Salespeople need a particular set of skills to be successful and one of those skills is vulnerability, despite many people’s view that sales people need to be confident and outgoing. The Importance of Vulnerability in Sales In sales, it’s important to take stock...
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...