Category: Sales

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Incoming business feels great. Having people who want to buy from you does, too. But when our profits surge, do we keep our measurements in check? I am struck more than ever by the old line, “Volume covers up a lot of sins.” Certa ...
Email is a great tool for prospecting, when used correctly. It can be your foot in the door, or your foot in your mouth. Do your prospecting emails need some fine-tuning? Or perhaps it’s time to start from scratch. Welcome to my 4-part series ...
­When changes happen, big or small, how do you react? In light of the pandemic we’ve all experienced for the past year and a half, someone recently asked me, “So, do you miss traveling?” I had to laugh. I said, “ “Well, it’s kin ...
You don’t have to live by the peaks and valleys most salespeople experience in their sales pipeline. Are you looking to see more progress in your own workflow–from prospecting, to closing the sale and creating a customer? Check out these ...
­How many times do we get caught up in something very short-term, so much so that it begins to shape our thinking long-term?  Recently, I was stuck in a major rainstorm in Dallas. I pulled into a parking lot at a Barnes and Noble. Yeah, I’m a ...
Do you dread making prospecting calls?Great salespeople have to practice good judgment for what they say, and how they listen.  I have ten tips for you to improve your ability to complete calls like a pro by giving and getting the right informa ...
What are the apps and tools that you’ve got in your life? Imagine this: I just pulled into a parking lot, and I had to back up a little bit. Of course, I have a back-up camera. In fact, I’ve got the self-driving features on my car also. I ...
What are the secrets to being a pro prospector? You might think that being a prospecting expert means being a born salesperson–as if you’ve got it, or you don’t. I don’t think that’s the case at all.  In my book, A Mind For Sales, you&#82 ...
I’m out traveling today, and I’ve been pondering how old becomes new. How the impossible can become possible. For almost a year, I really wasn’t on many planes. Sure, I took a few flights, but not many. In contrast, now airports are ...
If you want to be great at sales, prospecting must be a part of your daily work life. Prospecting is a muscle, and if you want to do it well, you have to exercise it. Are your prospecting muscles weak?Let’s dive into 10 ways you can overco ...
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