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TALKING SALES 183: “The managers role on a sales call”

TALKING SALES 183: “The managers role on a sales call”

              “First agree your role before riding shotgun” – Interview by John Smibert.     One…

TALKING SALES 182: “Stop paying salespeople commission”

TALKING SALES 182: “Stop paying salespeople commission”

              “Does traditional salesperson incentives drive the wrong behaviour?” – Interview by John Smibert…

TALKING SALES 181: “Referral Strategy” – John Dougan

TALKING SALES 181: “Referral Strategy” – John Dougan

              “Is it wrong to simply to ask for a referral?” – an interview by John Smibert.  …

TALKING SALES 178: The basics of sales prospecting

TALKING SALES 178: The basics of sales prospecting

                “Get the basics right and the rest will follow“ –  Interview by John Smibert…

TALKING SALES 176:   “Implementing Referral Selling for competitive advantage”

TALKING SALES 176: “Implementing Referral Selling for competitive advantage”

       “Effective referral programs require skill and behavioural change” – Interview by John Smibert.   In my last…

TALKING SALES 175: Is your forecasting inaccuracy frustrating you?

TALKING SALES 175: Is your forecasting inaccuracy frustrating you?

“Forecasting! The greatest cause of chagrin for most sales leaders and CEO’s” – A discussion by John Smibert.     In sales what…

TALKING SALES 174:   “We buy with our heart”

TALKING SALES 174: “We buy with our heart”

             “Why do we buy with our hearts but sell with our heads?”  – Discussion…

TALKING SALES 171: “Dress sense for great first impressions”

TALKING SALES 171: “Dress sense for great first impressions”

             “Your clothes are the first thing your customer sees” – Interview by John Smibert…

TALKING SALES 169: “Using visuals to enhance your customer conversation” – Dean Kelly

TALKING SALES 169: “Using visuals to enhance your customer conversation” – Dean Kelly

          “Supporting a conversation that’s fundamentally about the client” –   interview by John Smibert.    In a recent video Dean Kelly…

“Why are 60% of your salespeople failing?” discussion with Tony J. Hughes

“Why are 60% of your salespeople failing?” discussion with Tony J. Hughes

About 60% of B2B salespeople are not achieving their numbers. There are a number of reasons for this yet one of…

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Strategic B2B Social Selling – A brief for the CEO
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Sales Tools

5 sales management questions for insight and value
  In a recent interview with Dean Kelly “How to conduct the Internal... More
Bubble Chart – creating value in client conversations
  In a recent article titled “How to challenge your customer”... More
Death of A Sales Lead, or: What’s the Problem with Marketing’s Sales Leads ?
My firm specialises in working with Sales and Marketing teams in medium and larg... More
Rethinking CRM and Business Engagement
How sales engagement is changing and what we need to do to stay ahead of the wav... More
TALKING SALES 117: “Social media technology madness – how to choose”
              “Forget about the shiny new toy; think about your bus... More