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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…

TALKING SALES 152: “How to change up the sales conversation”

TALKING SALES 152: “How to change up the sales conversation”

          “The skills and techniques used to effectively converse with the customer” –   interview by John Smibert.      Recently Dean…

TALKING SALES 150: “Start with why”

TALKING SALES 150: “Start with why”

  The brilliant Simon Sinek did a TED talk that I love titled “How great leaders inspire action“. The essence…

A groundbreaking sales book – “The science of selling”

A groundbreaking sales book – “The science of selling”

Of the thousands of sales books that are published each year only a few are groundbreaking. ‘The science of selling’…

TALKING SALES 145:   “Buyers are transitioning from commodity to value”

TALKING SALES 145: “Buyers are transitioning from commodity to value”

          “Grow profitability by only selecting clients that recognise value” – Interview by John Smibert     Have your…

TALKING SALES 144:  “The best advice for new salespeople”

TALKING SALES 144: “The best advice for new salespeople”

   “Number 1 tip for new salespeople – develop commercial conversation skills” – Discussion with John Smibert. Most people new to sales assume…

TALKING SALES 143:  “Burning your brand”

TALKING SALES 143: “Burning your brand”

“The way most of us generate demand results in us burning our brand – is there is a better way?“ – A…

TALKING SALES 140: “Why measuring your pipeline is erroneous”

TALKING SALES 140: “Why measuring your pipeline is erroneous”

       “Are you misleading yourself when you measure your pipeline” – Interview by John Smibert   For years we…

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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