Disappearing Act

One of a Kind Sales

The post Disappearing Act appeared first on One of a Kind Sales. What do you do when you have a qualified prospect that gives every indication that they want your solution but they suddenly disappear? It seems like they’ve fallen off the face of the earth. They don’t respond to calls, texts, or emails. I’m sure many of us salespeople have experienced this at some point. This […]. Best Sales Practices Sales Tips Sales Training

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Why I Got into Acting

Grant Cardone

In this video, I dive into the reason I started acting and how I got my first big gig. In this video, I dive into the reason I started acting and how I got my first big gig. The post Why I Got into Acting appeared first on GCTV.

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Only You Can Decide and Act

The Pipeline

Only you can decide to act, to pick up the phone, make the call, and set a deal into motion. The post Only You Can Decide and Act appeared first on TiborShanto.com. By Tibor Shanto. Salespeople spend a lot of time looking for people to make decisions.

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Acting On Purpose

Partners in Excellence

Without a purpose, we have no basis or context within which to act/respond. “Purpose” is a foundational principle for success, yet we pay little attention to it. In times of crisis, purpose and purposefulness is how we navigate risk and uncertainty.

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New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

Be More Confident On-Camera with These 6 Proven Acting Tips

Julie Hanson

Just act confident!”. … acting tips are tactical and proven to work in an art form that really knows what it takes to appear and, more importantly, feel confident on-camera. Act as if. In those moments, I recommend “acting as if” to jump-start you into a confident state.

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Be a Video Sales Superstar with These 3 Acting Secrets

Julie Hanson

Speaking to a camera is an unnatural act. 3 Acting Secrets to Overcome Your Fear and Become a Video Sales Superstar! Theater acting is an operation with a scalpel, movie acting is an operation with a laser.” The post Be a Video Sales Superstar with These 3 Acting Secrets appeared first on Julie Hansen | Performance Sales and Training. Acting tipsVideo is fast becoming a salesperson’s secret weapon in the battle for attention of today’s busy buyers.

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Top 2022 eCommerce Trends to Act On

Atlatl Software

Insights: Augmented Reality Visual Configuration Commerce Product Visualization

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Believe, Act and Win!


The post Believe, Act and Win! One of my favorite quotes comes from the famous religious leader, Buddha – “What consumes your mind controls your life”. While it’s universally applicable, I’d like to focus on how it relates to selling.

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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. That’s two generations and unfortunately we (the black community) have not truly capitalized on the opportunity afforded us by the 1964 Civil Rights Act and. This powerful act freed us from institutional racism and gave us the ability to pursue happiness.

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How to Transform Training with Conversation Intelligence Technology

Speaker: Jonathan Carlson, Senior Director of Marketing, Allego & Jake Miller, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Allego

Join our live webinar on July 27th as Allego’s learning and enablement power duo, Jonathan Carlson and Jake Miller, guide you through the rapidly evolving world of Conversation Intelligence.

5 Proven Acting Tips for More Confident Presentations

Julie Hanson

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. Acting as if” is a powerful acting technique you can use for those times when you’re not feeling it (i.e., Acting as If” works like this: Identify what confident behavior looks and sounds like for you.

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Dramarama: Coach Your Customer Experience Team From Surface Acting to Deep Acting

Miller Heiman Group

There are two types of emotional effort: surface acting and deep acting. With surface acting, employees pretend to feel an expected emotion. Customers on the receiving end may feel that a rep who is surface acting is delivering responses that are “scripted” or “canned.”.

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CARES Act Stimulus Package – What Businesses Should Be Doing Now


It is my sole assessment and opinion based on my read of the CARES Act, recently signed into law. Trillion stimulus package known as the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) , which was signed into law Friday, March 27, 2020.

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Quickly Gain Confidence with this Simple Acting Tip

Julie Hanson

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. The post <Video Tip> Quickly Gain Confidence with this Simple Acting Tip appeared first on Julie Hansen | Performance Sales and Training. Acting tips Presentation tips Acting Tip confidence sales tips warm upConfidence in sales can be elusive.

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How to Make the Slow Fast and the Hard Easy

Speaker: Dean Z. Myers, Principal at Dean Z. Myers Consulting LLC

Whether you're in supply chain or sales, we all want the same things: speed, efficiency, and a high ROI. But how can you go faster? And how can you get more results with less resources? The answer is deceptively simple: with new approaches! Join Dean Z Myers of Dean Z Myers Consulting, who has 34 years of executive experience working at The Coca Cola Company, as he shares his expert insights into creating better results - even in an environment that seems to be working against you.

The 5 Acts Of Winning Sales Demo Scripts + Examples


These are the 5 “acts” that winning sales demo scripts follow PLUS 5 examples to follow as you build out your script. Act 1: The Contextual Overview. Act 2: The “Upside-Down” Demo. Once again, here’s the soundbyte: Act 3: Social Proof.

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Five Acts Of Defiance To Take In This Crisis

Anthony Iannarino

Here are acts of defiance to cure your attitude and empower you to act. It is an act of defiance to turn off the non-stop negative, sensationalized, and fear-mongering news channels. Act for Others. Then start committing acts of defiance, empowering other people.

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For Revenue Sake, Act Now to Engage Buyers and Influencers During Career Transitions!

SBI Growth

Tis the season – we’re past the holidays – tis the season for career transitions. End of year bonuses have been paid, budgets have been set, and resource decisions have been made. Your first thought may be “oh no, there.

Act Fast – Get the Win | Sales Strategies

Engage Selling

??????Last month, I was working with a client who told me that a core group of their targeted market was interested in speed because whoever gets there the fastest will win the business, regardless of price. Earlier in the year, … Read More » Sales Tips closing sales Colleen Francis Engage Selling Solutions optimizing sales sales Sales Goals sales speed Sales Strategies sales success time management time-compressed marketplace

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10 Sales Leaders Share their Strategies for Writing Winning Proposals

PandaDoc interviewed 10 CROs and Sales leaders from companies like G2 Crowd, Sales Hacker, and Zendesk about their strategies for winning sales proposals. This eBook contains their insights and actionable takeaways that will give your team a leg up on the competition.

Sales people need to act like personal trainers, not bartenders


In a recent article for the CEB, Andrew Kent posed the question “Are your reps bartenders or personal trainers?” It’s a great question, a wonderful analogy, and a concept that deserves a broader exposure. Sales Management

ACT 90

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.). But, for the most part, I meet a lot of very smart, well intended marketing people who, somehow do terribly stupid things.

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6 Levers Proven To Move Your Prospects To Act

Anthony Iannarino

The post 6 Levers Proven To Move Your Prospects To Act appeared first on The Sales Blog. Some people avoid change. They wait too long to decide to change and suffer the consequences or pretend to change without any meaningful difference in what they do day-to-day. For any number of reasons, be it apathy, complacency, negligence, or not wanting to deal with the work required of real change, they maintain the status quo for too long.

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Emotion + Risk in Getting Buyers to React and Act! (#video)

The Pipeline

Today we look at the roles played risk and emotion in getting buyers to not only react, but act. But while it is true that buyers buy on emotion and the rationalize that decision, it is also true that there are other factors such as risk, stories, sounds, and other factors a seller can leverage to get a buyer to react and more importantly to act. It is easy to get a ready buyer to react and act, but you need to use many things to get a complacent buyer to engage, react and act.

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Best Practices for Engaging Your Go-To-Market Sales Teams

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

Join Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy, for her webinar all about the key strategies for post-lead marketing, from reaching the entire buying group, and delivering a steady stream of personalized content and messaging to help them make a purchase decision, keep buying from you, buy more, and provide you with glowing recommendations and referrals.

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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ESIGN Act: everything you need to know


And if you live in the United States, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with the ESIGN Act. Before we get into talking about what the ESIGN Act is, let’s look at why electronic signature laws are so important. passed the UETA and ESIGN Act. ESIGN Act vs. UETA.

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Random Acts of Kindness Spur Small Business Growth

Increase Sales

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 from sending articles to mailing notes of appreciation to even buying lunch do spur small business growth and more importantly keep the positive core values (business ethics) front and center.

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

Julie Hanson

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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Bold Leaders Required to Succeed

Steven Rosen

BOLD leaders not only develop new strategies and tactics, but they act on making them happen without hesitation

ACT 528

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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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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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. I accepted his standard invitation, thinking he might be a good connection, and sent a personal message inviting him to contact me with any questions about referral selling. His response: “What is referral selling?”. Obviously, he had no clue who I was when he invited me.

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Crisis management in sales: How to act before, during & after a crisis


How to act when then the crisis is coming. The post Crisis management in sales: How to act before, during & after a crisis appeared first on Salesmate. When it comes to pinpointing who “owns” the crisis, it’s complicated. Interestingly, everyone from board members and CEOs to Legal to Risk to IT claims responsibility for a variety of crisis roles — preparedness, response, recovery, ERM, communications.

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6 Levers Proven To Move Your Prospects To Act

Anthony Iannarino

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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.

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Eliminate “Random Acts of Prospecting” with Activation Cycle – SLA


When you walk the sales floor, or you conduct your 1-on-1’s with your sales team this week, did you think “wow, do we ever have ‘random acts of prospecting’? Seller A is so different than Seller B, and Seller C has no plan, and Seller D is so objective with their process”. You’re not alone! These are very common things I see inside sales organizations around the world. Sales professionals are given so much latitude, that there is absolutely no real prospecting process.

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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 -. > > How Inbound Can Turbo Charge Your Outbound Sales Efforts — LEADG2. Outbound sales tactics are alive and well. The key is that your sales organization can't survive relying solely on this alone. That's where inbound comes in.

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Energize Your Virtual Presentation with This Proven Acting Technique

Julie Hanson

Let’s take things up a notch with this larger-than-life acting technique. The post Energize Your Virtual Presentation with This Proven Acting Technique appeared first on Julie Hansen | Performance Sales and Training. It’s time to energize your virtual presentation!

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