Someone Needs To Hear From You

What I am selling is too common! Nobody will buy from me because they can already get what I have anywhere else! Have you ever found yourself thinking this in your sales? This limiting belief is the idea that your market is saturated – so why bother? I want to challenge this limiting belief! Because…

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Magical Manifestations in Miami

So, I quickly checked all of my rewards cards and was thrilled to find out that I had another free week available through Hyatt. However, it was spring break, so my belief immediately went to, “That’s not possible”. In this moment, I caught myself. I recognized this thought as a fleeting limiting belief – and I knew what to…

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Should You Sell To Your Friends?

Salespeople: Let me ask you a question. Have you ever told your friends that you “will not impose” yourself and your sales career on them? Does saying that to them make you feel altruistic, like you’re protecting them from something? Or that you are taking care of them by not selling to them? Today I…

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The One Thing Every Salesperson Needs To Stop

Is this scenario familiar to anyone? On your way to a sales presentation, a miniscule doubt flashes through your mind. Almost immediately, the thought arises asking, “Do they even want what I have to offer?” A little anxiety creeps in. Before you know it, you’ve convinced yourself that they aren’t going to like you. Up…

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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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DO THE IMPOSSIBLE

Are you ever inspired by the person who says “It simply cannot be done?” Or are you stirred and motivated by the person who accomplishes what is “impossible?” I think the answer is obvious! We love to hear all about overcoming, conquering, and breaking the boundaries. We love to see what is possible, not dwell…

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