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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…

TALKING SALES 167:   “What the better sales managers do”

TALKING SALES 167: “What the better sales managers do”

         “Good sales managers lead and coach their people to success” – Interview by John Smibert   I…

TALKING SALES 165:   “Social selling – the silver bullet that can kill your sales?”

TALKING SALES 165: “Social selling – the silver bullet that can kill your sales?”

“When it comes to prospecting use all the eggs in your basket“ –  Interview by John Smibert   Social and…

TALKING SALES 163: “The secret to achieving a one call meeting”

TALKING SALES 163: “The secret to achieving a one call meeting”

             “How to achieve a meeting with your dream prospect in one call” – Interview…

TALKING SALES 162: Identifying the Mobilizer”

TALKING SALES 162: Identifying the Mobilizer”

“How salespeople can avoid the dreaded ‘no decision’” – A discussion by John Smibert.   How often has your proposal gone…

TALKING SALES 160:   “How Role Charters help create a High Performance Sales Culture”

TALKING SALES 160: “How Role Charters help create a High Performance Sales Culture”

 “Clarity on how our job roles interact will help sales teams achieve success” – Interview by John Smibert   More than ever before,…

To help you sell, ask don’t tell

To help you sell, ask don’t tell

My brain is bursting! (This article originally appeared in LinkedIn here) I’m currently half way through “Pre-suasion“, the brilliant new…

TALKING SALES 155: “Reciprocity: The forgotten Sales Strategy”

TALKING SALES 155: “Reciprocity: The forgotten Sales Strategy”

“Reciprocity is what you get back in return for giving help” – an interview by John Smibert.     Some…

White Papers

Strategic B2B Social Selling – A brief for the CEO
                                      By Tony...... More

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