Archive for March 2018

You ARE The Expert

There’s an old saying that goes like this: To teach, you only need to be one lesson ahead of the student. Think about that. If you know something that someone else doesn’t, you have some level of expertise – however small – in that area! You have something of value to share with someone else!…

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Getting Ready To Get Ready

I can’t start doubling my sales yet because I don’t have _________ ready. Fill in the blank. My website needs all the loose ends tied up. My business cards need to be altered a bit. I can’t expand until I find a new location. I need a new bookkeeping system already in place. Sound familiar?…

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Solve Problems, Serve Prospects, Sell More

“I just don’t want to sound pushy.” I hear this limiting belief from sales campers all the time. And you know what? I get it. Our society’s image of “salespeople” is not exactly an endearing one. The “used car salesman” portrayed in media is the walking definition of greed and exploitation:doing anything, saying anything, to make a sale at the expense…

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How Silence Can Help You Double Your Sales

Back in the 1930’s, a book about “people skills” became an instant success when it hit the shelves. It was simply called, “How To Win Friends And Influence People” by Dale Carnegie. You might have heard of it! In it, Dale describes in very simple terms how to improve one’s relationships. He says things like,…

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Social Media and Sales

The way that we do sales business has changed more in the last ten years than the entire last century. Think about it. Smart phones became popular only eleven years ago. Eleven! Today, we use them for nearly everything from banking to entertainment. Facebook was invented only fourteen years ago – and now one sixth…

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