I love sports, and as a sales and leadership expert, I find there are a lot of lessons on the field that apply to sales. As a Yankees fan, one player in particular stands out to me, and it’s not Mickey Mantle —one of the Yankees’ most revered players of all time. I admit he had incredible raw power and skill, but because of his drinking and carousing, he didn’t use that raw talent to its full potential. I think Mickey Mantle probably only achieved 70 percent of what he could have in life. Not all of us are blessed with such raw talent, but we all have the potential to achieve greatness the way Don Mattingly did.
As a leader your job is to create the right environments that will motivate your team! In this video, you will see a powerful and unique example of how a major US Corporation is creating a motivated environment that is getting the most out of its employees.
As a sales and leadership expert, I have worked with sales executives that want to outsell their competition, but if you are still focusing on transactional conversations, you will never achieve this goal. It’s not about competing its about creating a better outcome. The only way to achieve this is to have an enterprise conversation versus a transactional conversation. Watch this video to learn how YOU can outsell your competition.
My driver of 15 years was taking me to the airport today and he asked me a question: “The place I was living in I have to move out of because they are selling the building. I really felt comfortable and I fear I won’t be as comfortable in a new place. I do not … Continue reading Driving Out Fear to Close More Business
In the movie The Blind Side, Sandra Bulllock plays the part of a wealthy woman who takes in a homeless young man (Michael Oher) who goes on to become an NFL Star. In the movie, Michael tries out for the high school football team and struggles a great deal. Michael is a young man in … Continue reading Using Your Blind Side to Grow Your Business
The fastest way to grow your business and sales is by providing your customers with great customer experiences. Great customer experiences occur when everyone in the company, not just the sales reps, accept the responsibility and accountability for the role they play in the process. This video shows one example of how people were not … Continue reading Growing Your Business And Sales Through Great Customer Experiences
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!
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.
The secret to you closing more business lies in your energy and thoughts! Last week I had to call back a senior executive of a client who hired me to speak to his team last September. The speaking engagement went very well and he wanted to talk to me about a bigger project. On the … Continue reading The Ultimate Secret on How to Close More Deals