Persuasion

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 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…

TALKING SALES 136: “Change the conversation”

TALKING SALES 136: “Change the conversation”

          “Lead the customer to a realization” –   interview by John Smibert.      According to Dean Kelly salespeople need…

TALKING SALES 127: How to present to a diverse group of decision makers

TALKING SALES 127: How to present to a diverse group of decision makers

          “Presenting to a diverse group requires skill, preparation and practice” – Discussion with John Smibert. Selling…

TALKING SALES 95: “Guiding the buyer’s thinking journey” –

TALKING SALES 95: “Guiding the buyer’s thinking journey” –

            “Create value by guiding the buyer to new enlightenment” – Interview by John Smibert….

TALKING SALES 11: “Secrets of Selling Exposed” – John (JD) Dean

TALKING SALES 11: “Secrets of Selling Exposed” – John (JD) Dean

In this 4 minute discussion with John Smibert,  John (JD) Dean dares salespeople not to talk about their product or company.  …

Thinking is the Key to Challenge Thinking

Thinking is the Key to Challenge Thinking

To be able to challenge your own thinking, and as a result challenge other people’s thinking, is what our buyers…

TALKING SALES 1: “History of Sales Practices: Why some work and some don’t”

TALKING SALES 1: “History of Sales Practices: Why some work and some don’t”

Sue Barrett, talks with John Smibert about the history of sales methods and how they have changed for the better. This video is a ‘must…

Sales Paradox: Strong rapport can damage relationship.

Sales Paradox: Strong rapport can damage relationship.

Author Susan Donovan Can a salesperson really have too much rapport?         Sure! Rapport is built (or broken) in…

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5 sales management questions for insight and value
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Bubble Chart – creating value in client conversations
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Rethinking CRM and Business Engagement
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TALKING SALES 117: “Social media technology madness – how to choose”
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