Eliminating Self Doubt

Anne Hathaway in her acceptance speech for the Golden Globe Award she won for her role in Les Miserables said;  “Thank you for this blunt object which I will forever use as a weapon against self doubt”.               What a quote!   It just goes to show you that … Continue reading Eliminating Self Doubt

Mindsets That Close Deals…

Getting people to accept your point of view or proposals depends on how well you portray confidence to the person that you are trying to influence. To close more deals and get people to do what you are asking, learn the mindsets from which you need to operate!

Catch Phrases That Kill Deals

Want to Increase Your Level of Influence in All Areas of Your Life? Watch this video and avoid common catch phrases that will demotivate people from acting on your ideas. Please leave comments on the phrases you hear that just irritate you.

Tweeting for Sales

In April of 2008, Steve Keating, Manager of Selling Skills at the Toro Company, heard me speak about using social media to build one’s sales. Already involved with Twitter, Steve had at the time a few hundred followers. After hearing the presentation, he decided to make it a key strategy in building both his personal … Continue reading Tweeting for Sales

Customization the Key to Extraordinary Sales Results

Retailers like Sam’s Club and CVS have figured out that huge profits come from customization. Using discounts to track results, Sam’s Club achieved a 1-2 percent acceptance of generic discounted offers. Realizing it had a trove of information regarding buying habits and the purchasing history of each customer, it developed a new program called eValues. … Continue reading Customization the Key to Extraordinary Sales Results