I Found a Sales Answer I’ve Been Looking at for YEARS

“Hi. How are you today?”  I hate that line. When salespeople call up and say, How are you today? it’s a warning sign line. They’re saying, “I don’t really care what or how you’re doing today, I need to start my sales pitch. And this is the way I’m going to start it.” I’ve had a revelation that has been …

 

The Secret Formula for Personal Achievement is Yours.

“Going for the gold” is wrong. Being the best you can be in order to earn the gold, or get the gold is a surer path to success. What path are you on? Are you the best at what you do? Everyone wants success, but very few achieve the success they dream about. I’m on my journey just like you. …

 

This Little Piggy Got in the Door!

I hate cold calls. I think they're a waste of time (but that's another issue). For those of you that are still stuck doing them, here's a refreshing look at the process. There are three steps (objectives) to (face-to-face) cold calling: Getting in to see the decider. Gaining the decider's interest. Making the sale (or closing the next step in ...

 

I Have No Reservations About Friendly Service

I was calling to check on reservations for my one night (city un-named) stay. Our office was closed for the holidays, and I couldn't find the information I needed (if you've ever seen my office you'd understand). I knew it was one of two places -- either the Radisson or the Marriott Courtyard. I called directory assistance for the city, ...

 

Decide to Make Every Day the First of Year.

Well it’s a new year again. More resolutions, more goals, more plans. If the new year only ran until February, we would be fine. Most people can only keep their resolutions and goals going for about a month. Don’t take my word for it ask any fitness center. Crammed in January, empty in February. Hey, wait a minute. Didn’t someone …