Revelations On Main Stage Speaking

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Experiential Selling is What Leads to Buyer “Aha Revelations” – An SSTools Classic

Smart Selling Tools

I think of these as “Aha Revelations.” revelations. revelation as a result of an emotional engagement triggered by firsthand experience and investigation. revelations represent the inspirational flash when the customer “gets it.” revelations?

Sales Heroics Are Actually Sales Failures!

Partners in Excellence

All of us revel in stories of the deal where we took dramatic actions and ultimately won–hopefully not by discounting. We get an Adrenalin rush in talking about this things that we did to pull the opportunity from the ashes and into the victory column.

Happy 5th Anniversary, Top Sales Experts!

No More Cold Calling

I love to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries (after all, we work so hard, and it feels great to revel in the good things in life).

The Labour Of Sales

The Pipeline

A simple but important point for those not in sales to understand, and those in sales to revel in. By Tibor Shanto - tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca .

Leveraging Your Information Advantage

Partners in Excellence

In the “good old days” of selling (if there ever were any), a lot of sales people reveled in their “information advantage.” ” Prospects and customers relied on sales people to educate them on products and solutions. Those days are long gone, customers are self educating on the web. They no longer have to rely on sales people for that information. Unfortunately, too many sales people are stuck in the past.

Father’s Day Advice from a Dad and CEO: Your Baby WILL Sleep & Your Outbound Sales Efforts WILL Work

DiscoverOrg Sales

It was a revelation. I celebrated my first Father’s Day as a dad two years ago. My wife and I had our first baby, a beautiful girl – Grace. At that same time in 2016, DiscoverOrg was going through a growth spurt.

Einstein Selling – The Most Popular Form Of B2B Selling Today

The Pipeline

I enjoyed the presentation, very credible, and in expected fashion, it started out with a big bold revelation to engage the audience. Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca.

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Why the Strategic Planning Process Needs to Be Changed for Sustainable Business Growth – Part 1

Increase Sales

This revelation hit me when I realized that the majority of my clients cannot answer these 3 questions: Do you know how the company makes money with 100% clarity and certainty? Having engaged in strategic planning processes with many clients, there were always gaps.

How Authenticity in Sales Training Is Lost

Increase Sales

This revelation only reaffirmed what I learned from my own personal experiences. Are you a consultative salesperson? Maybe you are a SPIN or Sandler spelling person? Sales training today covers a plethora of sales styles or models.

Missing Your Quota? These 3 Sales Process Tips Will Make You Unstoppable

Sales Hacker

Arguably the most crucial revelation from our data was that simplification is absolutely paramount, no matter what the industry or the geography. Being a good salesperson , or good at selling, is difficult to quantify.

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Stop Heroic Sales Efforts!

Partners in Excellence

They’re something to behold and, for a few moments, to revel in. You and your colleagues, often, revel in stories about the “one that didn’t get away,” for some time. We’ve each seen Heroic Sales Efforts.

Why some users fear the iPad. And other lessons in app design.

Ingage

It was a freak, million-dollar revelation. Sometimes insight comes from weird places. My co-founder Josh Koppel likes to tell the story of how, back in the day, Scrollmotion had a mega-client, a Big Pharma beast, that used our iPad software to make sales pitches to doctors.

Give Up The Snooze Button of Sales – Sales eXchange 228

The Pipeline

Successful people attack their tasks, devouring those they don’t like, and reveling in the ones they do, but key is they do, and do to the max. By Tibor Shanto - tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca.

Top Sales Performers Is What Is New, Really Old?

Increase Sales

Some of the larger accounting to sales training coaching firms conduct extensive behavior research into what makes top sales performers.

What Does #MeToo Have to Do with You?

Carew International

Recent revelations of widespread sexual harassment in the workplace and groundswell of the #MeToo movement have moved this highly charged topic to center stage.

GDPR: The Good, the Bad, and the Grey

Sales Hacker

With the Equifax disaster in the news and the ongoing revelations of the breadth of the leak, we may even see similar regulations in the US. The General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) was a key component that was highlighted in Sales Hacker’s sales trends and predictions for 2018.

Soccer and Messi, Basketball and LeBron, How One is Like Sales and The Other Isn’t

A Sales Guy

One of the surprising revelations of this book was the weak link, strong link theory. There is a book called The Numbers Game; Why Everything You Know About Soccer is Wrong. It was written by Chris Anderson and David Sally. Think Moneyball for soccer. If you’re a soccer fan, you may have heard of it. If you’re Malcolm Gladwell fan and have been listening to his new podcast, it may ring a bell, because he references it in the My Hundred Million episode.

Are You Doing The Work?

Partners in Excellence

We complain about it, we look harried, we feel time pressured, yet we revel in the busyness. We’re all busy. Look at anyone’s calendar, they are filled with meetings.

GDPR: The Good, the Bad, and the Grey

Sales Hacker

With the Equifax disaster in the news and the ongoing revelations of the breadth of the leak, we may even see similar regulations in the US. The General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) was a key component that was highlighted in Sales Hacker’s sales trends and predictions for 2018.

How does your app work in the real world? Are you sure?

Ingage

At the time, this was major revelation: Instead of having to go find the Gold Board and look for my name, my space number, and then hump around the Hertz garage, hunting for my ride, I already knew where my car was. Photo by Omer Rana on Unsplash. It was 2012.

4 Buyer Trends That Will Shake Marketing in 2013

Sales Benchmark Index

If you have not performed such an audit before, I can guarantee you it will be a revelation to you. If you believe buyer behavior would stand pat for a short while, you better let go of this belief. Technology interruption, good and bad, continues to alter buyer behavior and disrupt marketing.

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Do You Have Voices in Your Head?

The Sales Hunter

” This revelation was coming from a veteran! Over lunch recently, the topic turned to the voices we have in our head and how sometimes the voices are telling us negative things. What made this discussion interesting was who I was having lunch with.

Aligning Customer Objections to the Buying Process

Sales Benchmark Index

Don’t get me wrong, I revel in an easy solution. Fix your sales problem in 5 easy steps – sounds great, doesn’t it? Formulaic approaches such as this are very tempting. Furthermore, they align with our fast food, quick fix mentality. Seem too good to be true? That’s because it is.

Your Greatest Sales Tool (It’s Not What You Think…)

SalesProInsider

Ho hum, you might be thinking…this is not a big revelation. What do you need to accomplish in your sales efforts? What about in your home? Office? Whatever you want to “get done” will be easier if you have the right tools.

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Cold Calling, Alive And Kicking!

Partners in Excellence

We revel in cold calling because it produces results. Cold calling is alive—at least when you look at the number of posts proclaiming its death. Also, judging by the number of “cold calls” I get every day.

Of Course Sales Is About Relationships!

Partners in Excellence

Let’s stop reveling in the past as a way to sell what we have now. I am fuming at one of the most amazingly naive posts about “the Death Of Sales.” ” Ironically it’s written by a sales leader at one of the leading Marketing and Sales Automation company.

Complexity Is Just An Excuse

Partners in Excellence

Sometimes, I think we revel in complexity, “Real men (and women) do complex stuff! If you are spending more time in internal discussion, rather than with the customer, solving their problems, then maybe you are, unconsciously reveling in complexity or using it as an excuse.

The Truth About Sales People #4 - They Don't Prospect Very Well

Anthony Cole Training

I know this is not a great revelation, and you are probably wondering why I would even add this to the list of truths about sales people. Sales people have to prospect!

Avoiding Simple

Partners in Excellence

Simultaneously, we complain about complexity and what it does to our businesses and lives, yet we also revel in it. We revel in complexity because we can escape ownership and accountability.

Reading is Fundamental to Attitude Self-Awareness

Jeffrey Gitomer

Revel” and “lament” are choices. Tweet. You can start by reading and studying these four books: Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie. How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie.

Salesperson As Entrepreneur

Partners in Excellence

Being an entrepreneur gives one a great source of freedom, great accountability (which great entrepreneurs revel in), and responsibility. When you think about it, sales people have an awesome amount of freedom–but also a huge amount of personal responsibility.

2 Ways to Dominate 2014 on Your Current Budget

Sales Benchmark Index

Revelations and epiphanies that seem so promising to start. We’ve all had moments where we get great business ideas. You see visions of making your 2013 and 2014 sales number. These are ideas that will change the course of the organization. They’ll undoubtedly yield success. Then reality hits.

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Understanding Customer Needs

Partners in Excellence

” We all want those conversations, we revel in them. I was listening to a “discovery call.” ” It wasn’t much different than any other discovery call I’ve listened to. The sales person was asking the customer about their needs.

“Just the facts, Ma’am…”

Partners in Excellence

Many marketers, sellers, content advocates revel in letting customers self educate on the web, thinking buying is just about getting the facts, evaluating the alternatives, and making a rational decision. The phrase, “Just the facts, Ma’am, ” is attributed to Detective Sergeant Joe Friday (played by Jack Webb) in the series, Dragnet. Search YouTube or some of the TV Classics channels for episodes.

“….Must Have Previous SaaS Sales Experience”

Partners in Excellence

Yet the principles of ABM/ABS/ABE have existed for years, yet the SaaS world seem to be reveling in their discovery. I was speaking to a colleague the other day, he was looking for a job. He was a very successful salesperson, unhappy in his current role. He commented, “What’s all of this stuff about ‘SaaS?’ ’ All the jobs require SaaS sales experience.”

Our Success Is Based On The Misery Of Our Customers!

Partners in Excellence

So crass as it seems, revel in your customers’ misery and pain. OK, maybe misery is too dramatic, but at its core, unless our customers are “miserable” we will never be successful in selling them.

Beware Of “Experts” Sharing Data….

Partners in Excellence

“Experts” that want you to drink the “Social Selling Kool Aid” will revel in this example. I guess part of being perceived as being an expert is sharing data and research—all of which supports the conclusions you want people to reach. Don’t get me wrong, we share data on the results we’ve produced, we share data on research we have conducted. But we are careful to position the context of that data and how it might be interpreted.

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Email Etiquette and Emotional Intelligence Are Essential

Increase Sales

What prompted this revelation was politely asking to be removed from a private email list. Emailing etiquette is essential regardless if you are the sender or the receiver. This past week I had the opportunity to witness first hand how one in particular small business professional is all about: Himself. Confusing marketing or networking with selling. Being unprofessional. Somewhat clueless when it comes to emotional intelligence. Poor business ethics.

Doing More By Doing Less

Partners in Excellence

We revel in getting fractions of percentages of those people who actually have a need to buy, qualifying them and loading our pipelines. It’s awfully crowded in the digital marketing/social selling world. Getting “heard” is increasingly difficult.