How to Move Forward and Increase Sales During Uncertain Times

Anthony Cole Training

In this blog post, we pray for the health and safety of those at risk or sick during this time in human history.

4 Steps to Create Loyal Client Advocates

Anthony Cole Training

In today's blog, we discuss how your organization can go above and beyond to create loyal client advocates for your business.

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28 Sales Traits to Identify When Hiring Better Salespeople

Anthony Cole Training

In this blog post, we ask the question, "Are you looking to hire better salespeople or are you looking to hire salespeople that will simply replace your former employees?".

Meeting Objections When Selling Insurance

The Science and Art of Selling

The average insurance agent can remark that he or she can never launch forth into a presentation without fear of encountering some opposition, and that no sale is made without meeting objections.

Make the Business-to-People Sale

Anthony Cole Training

Most Sales Managers would agree that completing prospecting activities and hitting sales goals are critical to success.

How to Sell in Any Market

Anthony Cole Training

There is always something going on in the market that makes selling difficult. However, you can choose to develop strategies and utilize virtual technologies to get in front of your prospects and clients.

The causes of objections when selling insurance

The Science and Art of Selling

A prospect may flatly refuse to consider life insurance, as such, because the idea does not fit in with his existing fund of experiences. The prospect may actually see no need for insurance or feel that he or she can’t afford it.

Why Are My Salespeople Not Perfoming as Expected?

Anthony Cole Training

In our corporate sales training experience, we've seen that evaluating underperforming salespeople in the pre-hire sales assessment is crucial for success in your business. Why do so many of my salespeople fail to perform as expected? It's a loaded question. Or, is it?

Develop Your Sales Pipeline to Increase Sales

Anthony Cole Training

Sales pipelines are similar to the story of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears. This one is too fat, this one is too skinny, and the rarest one of all; this one's just right.

Go For The "No" Early in the Sales Process

Anthony Cole Training

In today's blog post, we discuss the technique of going for the "No" early in the sales process. It may seem counterintuitive, but countless studies have shown that humans desire what they can't have.

11 Concepts For Managing Yourself and Your Employees During Change

Anthony Cole Training

In today's blog, we discuss the notion that effective sales leadership requires leaders to meet the challenge during times of major change.

10 Things to Start & 3 Things to Stop When Hiring Better Salespeople

Anthony Cole Training

Recruiting new sales talent and hiring better salespeople are complicated and time-consuming processes. Especially, when you're not prepared to fill a vacancy, don't have a pipeline of candidates, or have an idea of what "better" means for your business.

The Best Advice Sales Managers Can Give to Help Increase Sales

Anthony Cole Training

In this blog article, we discuss the best advice sales managers can give their salespeople, and that is to "keep moving." If you want to increase sales within your organization, you must keep moving throughout the ups and downs, the missed opportunities, the clients who "ghost" you, and more.

5 Keys to Successful Sales Coaching & Growth

Anthony Cole Training

In this blog post, we dive into the 5 Keys to Successful Sales Coaching & Growth and the idea that data can help you discover real-time information about your salespeople. This data allows everyone in your organization to make real-time decisions and real-time and intentional coaching decisions.

How a Pickup Truck Relates to Driving Sales Growth in 2020

Anthony Cole Training

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"Gone Fishing" for Sales Prospects

Anthony Cole Training

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Increasing Sales in 2020 | Ask Your Prospects Better Questions

Anthony Cole Training

In this blog, we discuss why prospects object when it comes down to buying time, and why we can't always blame the prospects in these situations.

I Would Sell More and Increase Sales If Only I Would.

Anthony Cole Training

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Using Old School Sales Tools in New Ways

Anthony Cole Training

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Is Your Sales Growth Stuck in the Chimney with Kris Kringle?

Anthony Cole Training

In this blog, we discuss the concepts behind real, tangible sales growth and ask the question, "Is Your Sales Growth Stuck in the Chimney with Kris Kringle?".

Sell Better. Coach Better. Hire Better.

Anthony Cole Training

In today's blog or "vlog", we bring you our newest Anthony Cole Training Group's brand video.

A Pre-Call Checklist is Your 7th Must-Have Sales Productivity Tool

Anthony Cole Training

In our 7th installment of Football & 9 Sales Productivity Tools That Will Change Your Results, we bring you the pivotal and "must-have" Pre-Call Checklist. Going into a sales call without a plan is similar to going into a football game without a game plan; it's a recipe for disaster!

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Why Prospects are Like Fruit and Why You Need to Pick the Right Ones

Anthony Cole Training

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2 Ways to Understand Your Buyer’s Needs: Why Insurance Agents Should Understand Demand & Non-Demand Sales Cycles

Hyper-Connected Selling

In coaching hundreds of insurance agents over the years, I’ve become aware of a challenge that has arisen for many of them. They don’t sell a few straightforward insurance products anymore. The two most common products in this category are auto and home/fire insurance.

Two Types of Objections When Selling Insurance

The Science and Art of Selling

He may, on the other hand, wish the insurance, but raise the objection because of a mortgage on his home which must be lifted, not realizing the important part insurance would play in covering the mortgage if anything happened to him.

The Truth About These 10 Sales Training Myths

Anthony Iannarino

As a leader, if you want better sales results, you will need to train , develop, and coach your salespeople. Training is one of the ways to improve your skills and develop the character traits necessary for success. It’s Too Expensive to Train. Training Doesn’t Work.

Develop Your Sales Talent to Increase Sales in 2020 and Beyond

Anthony Cole Training

If you are not in the acquisition business, then you must develop your talent in order to increase sales in 2020 and beyond. One of the keys to doing that is to understand how to drive sales improvement.

3 Ways to Put Potential Clients at Ease

Tom Hopkins

I’ve seen some salespeople in financial services so intent on controlling the sales process that they act like demanding choreographers training young dancers for a Broadway show. To grow a successful business, it’s important to learn to put potential clients at ease.

Sales Training and Self Training for Success

Anthony Cole Training

Read Tonys article.recently published in Bank Insurance & Securities Marketing Magazine! Leadership Training (2). sales management training (4). Sales Training (5). training sales (25). Tony Cole, Founder and CEO of Anthony Cole Training Group.

Personalized Sales Training : A Modern Learning Advantage

Allego

Once upon a time, “personalized training” meant printing the names of workshop participants on their handout folders. Today, this key component of modern learning means exactly what it says – sales training that is genuinely personalized , genuinely “just for me.”.

The Pipeline ? The REAL Problem with Sales Training

The Pipeline

The REAL Problem with Sales Training. Stored in Guest Post , Productivity , Sales Leadership , Sales Success , Sales Training , e-book , execution. The REAL Problem with Sales Training – The Pipeline Guest Post – Jonathan Farrington It seems that every week… [link].

Pharma – new challenge, new sales strategy, new sales training

Sales Training Connection

Pharma - new challenge, new sales strategy, new sales training. We’ve been in the consultative sales training business for more than 30 years. Over the last dozen or so years, we specialized in sales training for the health care market. Sales training.

The Square Peg in the Round Hold Sales Training Dilemma

Increase Sales

Can we have a forthright conversation that the business world has changed and specifically the most pressing sales training dilemma? ” Sales Training Coaching Tip: People buy on emotions (feel) first then justified their buying decision with logic.

Why the Company Culture of Your Sales Training Provider Matters

The Brooks Group

Businesses spend over $70 billion annually on sales training in the United States, representing an average of $1,459 per salesperson. That’s more than 20% more than training spend for all other workers combined. And it matters even more when choosing a sales training organization.

Sales CRM for Small Businesses with BIG Ambition

Velocify

A simple three-step set-up wizard makes getting started a breeze, short self-service training videos have users up and running quickly and in app tips give answers to common questions as the user interacts with the solution.

Why Presentation Training Needs To Be More Than Simply Managing Nerves And A Clicker

Eyeful Presentations

Yet despite this, we still see training budgets being spent on old-fashioned, “What the book says”, type engagements such as how to manage nerves, where to stand, what to do with your hands and how to manage that oh so complex tool, the clicker.

The Foundation of a Financial Services Career

Tom Hopkins

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Sales Tips: 7 Reasons Why Sales Training Fails

Customer Centric Selling

Sales Tips: 7 Reasons Sales Training Fails. By Frank Visgatis, President & Chief Operating Officer, CustomerCentric Selling® - The Sales Training Company. Many times I’m contacted by someone whose house is already on fire and they are looking to buy insurance. Namely, I find that there are seven (7) fundamental reasons that sales training initiatives fail: 1. It’s education, not training. The training is generic – “you connect the dots.”.

Are Salespeople Still Using the Hard Sell?

Understanding the Sales Force

Insurance? Most salespeople have been trained to handle these objections and put-offs and therein lies the problem. When you hear a phrase like the hard sell , do you instantly think of car salespeople? Replacement windows?

Trouble Growing Sales? Solution #2: No More Bad Prospects

Anthony Cole Training

First with Nautilus Exercise Equipment, then in the insurance business and for the last 23 years with Anthony Cole Training Group. I’ve been working on growing sales for over 30 years.