Strategic Planning for Salespeople

In a misguided attempt to stay busy and see as many people as possible, too many salespeople subscribe to the theory that any activity is good activity. Sales people now must confront an overwhelming number of potential “things to do,” and that requires...
Joint Sales Calls

Joint Sales Calls

One of the fundamental principles that I’ve held to for my career in sales is this: One of the best things a sales manager can do is make joint sales calls with his/her sales people. While I continue to believe that, I received an email from an Ezine subscriber some...
5 Sales Strategies to Develop Accounts

5 Sales Strategies to Develop Accounts

Salespeople are most successful when they use proven sales strategies to develop accounts. It makes sense. Rarely will you make one sales call on someone and then never see them again. More likely, you will come to know these customers. You can’t expect to sell...

Planning for Your Sales Success

 Here’s one of the foundational principles for sales success: You’ll always be more effective if you think about what you do before you do it.  In this podcast, I unpack that statement, and provide you with a step-by-step planning process you can...

Motivating Yourself

Sales is an emotional roller coaster, and unless you figure out how to manage those emotions and keep yourself motivated, you’ll have a difficult time succeeding. Unpack this issue and gain specific ideas and techniques to keep yourself motivated.   Check...