Closing The Sale

The One Belief You Need To Change To Get Started NOW

I once heard a successful businessman call it sharpening pencils: Getting ready to get ready to get ready to succeed. In other words, an otherwise capable business person who is stuck in “preparation mode” – usually because they think everything needs to be perfectly set before they can pursue success. In reality, rather than spending…

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5 Steps To Have A Breakthrough NOW

It never ceases to amaze me how simple it is to be successful. I’ve met hundreds of successful people over the years. And though their journeys are unique to them, their stories are all profoundly similar. They all include doubts, risks, limiting beliefs, overcoming, humility, and continued growth. They also all include a period in…

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How Masterminding Can Help You Double Your Sales THIS YEAR

According to the Law of Attraction, you are a lot like your five closest friends. Think about it. Examine the five closest relationships in your life. I’m willing to bet you all enjoy the same things, make about the same amount of money, and live in similar homes. Interesting, huh?   Why is that important?…

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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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Your Story Matters with Ursula Mentjes

When you hear someone share their story of success, what do you find to be the most encouraging or inspiring? Have you ever been motivated by someone who gave the impression that everything was easy and the trip to the top was a jaunt? Or… Are you encouraged by learning of someone’s struggles, the challenges,…

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Can Introverts Succeed in Sales?

When you picture a successful salesperson, do you automatically picture an outgoing personality? That salespeople need to be charismatic, outgoing, and… extroverted? Surely an introvert would struggle in sales – right? I have some good news for the introverts: They make some of the best salespeople! The reality is that introvert qualities have a lot…

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