Two Powerful Rules to Closing the Sale

Whenever I ask salespeople to rate themselves on their competence at all the different parts of the sales process, they invariably rate themselves low at closing the sale.  Unfortunately, salespeople who don’t close consistently waste a lot of their time,...

What should I read to improve as a salesperson?

This is a response to a salesperson who asked my recommendation for what to read and listen to in order to improve his/her performance.  Way beyond that, you’ll gain a greater understanding of how to improve as a salesperson, and acquire one question that...

Are Your Relationships a Help or a Hindrance?

Positive customer relationships are the basis of much B2B business, right?  Positive business relationships ensure us an audience with the customer, make every step of the selling process go easier, and even provide us with a competitive edge.  It’s...