Random Acts of Kindness Spur Small Business Growth

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Today is Valentine’s Day in which good emotions are shared through the sending of cards, gifts to even random acts of kindness. What would happen if sales professionals would embrace more random acts of kindness? Random acts of kindness are the transference of feelings.

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The Civil Rights Act Hasn’t Failed Us, We’re Failing the Civil Rights Act

A Sales Guy

It was the Civil Rights Act. None the less, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 forced the south and all other states to eradicate all systemic laws or policies that discriminated based on race, color or creed.

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Quickly Gain Confidence with this Simple Acting Tip

Performance Sales and Training

It’s called Acting as if. In other words, act as if you have great confidence. So go out there and show confidence, and if you can’t, act as if until the real deal kicks in. Acting tips Presentation tips Acting Tip confidence sales tips warm up

ACT 70

Sales Today Is Truly a Balancing Act

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This is why emails, direct mail, phone calls, face to face meetings as well as social media all become a balancing act to get the attention of the sales leads. This morning I received some sales research about customer trends in the financial industry.

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5 Proven Acting Tips for More Confident Presentations

Performance Sales and Training

The acting tips below are tactical and proven to work in a craft that knows what it takes to appear confident in front of an audience under all kinds of circumstances. 5 Proven Powerful Acting tips for more Confident Presentations: Sell yourself first. Act as if.

ACT 99

Smart Marketers Acting Stupidly

Partners in Excellence

Before I go any further, I know there are some detractors out there who will claim, “Smart Marketers,” is an oxymoron–something like military intelligence or sales professional (I tossed that in out of a sense of fair play.).

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Why and How Simple Storytelling compels Buyers to Act

Babette Ten Haken

Because the story’s insights act as a guide for their conversation and deliberation. The post Why and How Simple Storytelling compels Buyers to Act appeared first on Babette Ten Haken. Simple storytelling takes a lot of honesty: with ourselves, our employees and our clients.

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Weekly Roundup: The Balancing Act Of Sales Management + More

The Center for Sales Strategy

> The Balancing Act Of Sales Management: Person Vs Process — LinkedIn. - WHAT'S MOTIVATING US THIS WEEK -. When we tell people to do their jobs, we get workers. When we trust people to do their jobs, we get leaders.". SIMON SINEK. DON'T MISS THIS -. >

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Sales Tips: Sellers Shouldn't Act Like Waiters

Customer Centric Selling

Sales Tips: Salespeople Shouldn't Act Like Waiters. By John Holland, Chief Content Officer, CustomerCentric Selling®.

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The Pipeline ? Talking Long-Term ? Acting Short-Term ? Sales.

The Pipeline

Talking Long-Term – Acting Short-Term – Sales eXchange – 109. Specifically, the tendency to talk long-term, but act short-term; the effect of which is usually negative on results. Home About The Pipeline. Contest. Free Resources. Search. 0 Subscribers. Subscribe by Email.

ACT 261

Do Your Sales Reps Act Like Sales Snobs or Social Stalkers?

No More Cold Calling

The post Do Your Sales Reps Act Like Sales Snobs or Social Stalkers? Maximize your net worth via your referral network. Steve, a salesman with an enterprise company, invited me to connect on LinkedIn.

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Inside Scoop: Learning from Equifax – How Sales Can Act on (and Anticipate) a Data Breach

DiscoverOrg Sales

For a great example of using Scoops to act on security breaches, see “Chipotle’s Big Burrito Breach – Malware with a Side of Chips”. The post Inside Scoop: Learning from Equifax – How Sales Can Act on (and Anticipate) a Data Breach appeared first on DiscoverOrg. Equifax, one of the three major credit card reporting companies, has certainly been through the ringer since a major data hack occurred, leaving 143 million American’s personal data at risk.

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Audio Tip: Bring your Sales Script to Life with these Acting Techniques

Performance Sales and Training

Click on link below to listen to this week’s 5 Minute Tip: Audio Tip: Bring your Sales Script to Life with Acting Tips. The post Audio Tip: Bring your Sales Script to Life with these Acting Techniques appeared first on Julie Hansen | Performance Sales and Training. Acting tips Scripts 5 Minute Audio Tips

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Acting Beyond Ourselves, Having An Impact On Others

Partners in Excellence

We need to think and act beyond ourselves, contributing to others. Long time followers of this blog will recognize this is the time of year when I will make a full court press on my audience to take action. It’s the time when I am blatantly asking you for your money!

ACT 90

Selling 101 – Act Like You Work There!

Adaptive Business Services

If you are going to act like you work there then the first question you have to ask yourself is pretty obvious …. And, to clarify … you are not “acting” as in pretending or putting on a show. The post Selling 101 – Act Like You Work There! While the concept is simple, putting it in writing will be more of a challenge. This technique has evolved over my 40 years of B2B selling.

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How to Get People to Open and Act on Your Emails

No More Cold Calling

Shift the focus of your emails to your prospect (it’s not about you) and watch your sales take off! In keeping with my theme of “Get Personal,” I’m sharing with you a blog by email marketing and copywriting guru, Ivan Levison. Ivan is king when it comes to content.

ACT 352

Reach, Now Available to Everyone, ACT NOW!

A Sales Guy

ACT NOW! The newsprint industy is dying because they aren’t making any money. The lack of advertising is a symptom of the bigger problem. The bigger problem is newspapers don’t have the reach they once had. Over hundred years ago, newspapers made millions and then eventually billions because of their reach. Papers were the only way to connect with the population. Then came radio, and then TV. Those mediums eventually reached the world and advertisers paid for that reach.

ACT 93

Think Like a Sales Rep. Act Like a Marketer. React Like Customer Service.

Sales Hacker

The new breed of salesperson will think like a rep, act like a marketer, and react like customer service. What needs to shift is how sales reps put those traits on display, which brings us to… Act Like a Marketer. Where marketers have their act down in comparison to lagging sales teams is with the human side of turning a prospect into a customer. Act Like a Marketer.

ACT 80

Sales Motivation Video: You’re Not a Victim. Don’t Act Like One.

The Sales Hunter

Too many salespeople have a victim mentality and focus negatively on their circumstances. Don’t let that be you! You are not a victim. No matter what you are facing, choose to use your challenges to motivate you toward greatness. Check out the video to see what I mean: Copyright 2015, Mark Hunter […]. Blog leadership Professional Selling Skills Sales Motivation sales leader sales leadership sales motivation

ACT 109

When Buyer and Seller Act as Partners, They are Building a Bridge to Profitability

Jonathan Farrington

As I have said on numerous occasions, sales success today demands a radical shift from the “peddler” mentality of merely demonstrating products and expanding on their features. It requires treating the customer as a participant. More often than not, a “flashy” sales presentation alone alienates rather than persuades. The best salespeople regard the sales call as a two-way conversation – not a one sided pitch.

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Why and How Simple Storytelling Compels Buyers to Act – by Babette Ten Haken

Selling Fearlessly

Simple storytelling takes a lot of honesty: with ourselves, our employees and our clients. In addition, crafting a simple story involves introspection as well as insight. Consequently, there’s a lot of work involved in determining the best – and most simple – way to tell your story to the world. And it is worth it. […]. Selling

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Rapport Building – Step 8: Act Relaxed

Tom Hopkins

It's important to appear relaxed in selling situations even when you are new and a little bit (or a lot) nervous. Practice strategies for putting yourself at ease so you can pass that along to your buyers. Related posts: Rapport Building – Step 6: Finding Common Ground. Rapport Building – Step 7: Giving Sincere Compliments. Rapport Building – Step 2: Remembering Names.

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Rapport Building – Step 8: Act Relaxed

Tom Hopkins

It's important to appear relaxed in selling situations even when you are new and a little bit (or a lot) nervous. Practice strategies for putting yourself at ease so you can pass that along to your buyers. Related posts: Rapport Building – Step 6: Finding Common Ground. Rapport Building – Step 7: Giving Sincere Compliments. Rapport Building – Step 2: Remembering Names.

ACT 44

When the Buyer and Seller Act as Partners, They are Building a Bridge to Profitability

Jonathan Farrington

As I have said on numerous occasions, sales success to-day demands a radical shift from the ‘peddler’ mentality of merely demonstrating products and expanding on their features. It requires treating the customer as a participant.

ACT 86

People don’t know what they have. It’s better than money.

Jeffrey Gitomer

My daily goal also includes one other element: performing a random act of kindness. Random acts of kindness are easily defined as proactive politeness, proactive helping, or proactive giving. I wonder if you ever think about random acts of kindness.

ACT 309

Sales Training Article about How Selling Is An Act of Love

Customer Centric Selling

Sales Training Article: Selling As An Act of Love. Truly successful salespeople think about selling more as an act of "love and caring" rather than one of aggression, according to my friend and mentor Gerhard Gschwandtner. And, no matter how you look at it, helping is an act of love.

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5 Audition Secrets for a Great First Impression in Sales

Performance Sales and Training

Acting tipsI try not to make snap judgments. But I do. And apparently so do a lot of other people. Research studies have found that we make several major decisions about another person in those first few seconds. Decisions like: Is this person trustworthy? Successful? Competent?

ACT 102

The One Question You Must Ask Yourself Before Your Presentation

Performance Sales and Training

In acting it’s called the subtext. Acting tipsGood salespeople ask themselves what they want their prospect to do at the end of their presentation. In other words, what’s the next step to move this sale forward? That could be a signed contract, a meeting, or a recommendation.

Raising the Bar: DiscoverOrg Q1 Recap

DiscoverOrg Sales

So far this year, we have added Act-On and Pardot® to our Marketing Automation integrations , allowing users to build lists and identify contacts from within DiscoverOrg and push that data directly to these systems.

Too Busy To Be Grateful?

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What random acts of kindness and gratitude are being left in the dust under this excuse of “I’m too busy.” Business Ethics Be the Red Jacket grateful random acts of kindness sending thank you notes small business thank you notesCredit www.wikipedia.com.

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The Obamacare Sales Incentive Cliff: Why the Affordable Care Act Could Destroy Your Sales Compensation Plan

SalesGravy

Perhaps the most challenging aspect of dealing with the Obamacare Sales Incentive Cliff is coming to grips with the perversity of the situation. It can be difficult to wrap your mind around the insanity of a law that would motivate salespeople to ear

ACT 40

Holiday Gift To PBR Customers If You Act By Jan 5

Paul Cherry's Top Sales Techniques

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ACT 55

The Problem of Health Insurance for Employees May Just Be An Opportunity in Disguise

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The Affordable Care Act aka Obama Care is top of mind awareness for small business owners according to the US Chamber of Commerce. small business Affordble Care Act business growth business growth strategy health insurance for employees small business owners top of mind awareness Beyond all the compliance issues within this behemoth bill, affordable health insurance for employees is becoming a growing concern.

What’s Your Sales X Factor? 5 Questions to Find Out!

Performance Sales and Training

Acting tips presentation skills X FactorYes, it’s the name of a popular television show, but it’s also an extremely important quality that salespeople need to have in today’s competitive marketplace. X Factor, def: “A variable in a given situation that could have the most significant impact on the outcome.” ” What is the Sales X Factor? Your Sales X factor is that variable that gives you a significant advantage over the competition.

ACT 90

Emotional Intelligence in Sales, Empathy and the Actor’s Magic “If”

Performance Sales and Training

That’s the essence of my acting. Using this same technique, you can develop greater emotional intelligence in sales and discover how you— and in turn our prospect—might think, feel, and act within their particular circumstances. “I’m curious about other people.

Video Tip: 4 Audition Secrets for a Memorable First Impression

Performance Sales and Training

First Impressions Matter in Sales…and Acting. Acting tips[link]. People make several major decisions about another person in the first few seconds. Decisions like: Is this person trustworthy? Successful? Competent? So how do you make sure your first impression with your prospect or audience is helping you – and not hurting you? Casting directors know a lot about what makes a good first impression.

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The Hollywood Secret to Winning Larger Deals

Performance Sales and Training

Acting tipsIt can be disappointing to receive a small part of a customer’s business when you are hoping for the lead role. Winning larger deals gets a lot of focus in sales, but sometimes large deals are hidden in small packages.

ACT 66

Reduce Presentation Nerves and Self-Doubt with these Actor’s Backstage Tips

Performance Sales and Training

Acting tips Presentation tipsYou finally get that presentation or meeting set with your dream account. You arrive at their office pumped up and ready to knock your presentation out of the park! But of course you have to wait…and wait….And

Beware the Sales Zombie: Lessons from The Walking Dead

Performance Sales and Training

Acting tips Presentation tipsFor most audiences, it’s hard to distinguish one zombie from the next. While the on-screen zombies may exhibit varying degrees of decay or gore, the dead eyes and extended arms as they lumber towards their prey is replicated over and over.

Gen Y's Top 5 List for How We Think and Act at Work

SalesGravy

Employers always seem to be asking me, "What in the world is Gen Y thinking when they do some of the things they do at work?" " As a researcher and member of Gen Y, which I define as being born from 1977 to 1995, I think it&apos;s important to shine a spotl

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