I just returned back from Israel having gone over for a big family wedding. Only problem was the wedding party was cancelled at the last minute due to a critical illness in the bride’s family. Still, close friends and family of the bride and groom got together with the newlyweds to watch two videos prepared … Continue reading Why Scripts Don’t Sell
Today, June 1st, is my daughter Amanda’s 18th birthday. I vividly remember 18 years ago at 10:10am holding my daughter for the first time seconds after she came out of the womb and the doctors handed her to me before she was cleaned up. I looked into her precious eyes and wondered how she would … Continue reading Leveraging Milestones to Build Your Success
There is a psychological process on how to sell. If you use it properly, your sales will skyrocket. If not, it will take you longer to close the deal. That’s if you even close the deal to begin with. Want to know the secret? Here it goes! Every sale, whether it is selling an idea, … Continue reading Emotion Sells, Logic Justifies
Many people mistake being a good manager for being a good leader. Managing is only one of three core responsibilities a leader needs to have in order to succeed. They are: Critical Thinker- ability to remove emotion and think of all alternatives and options on how to move a department, organization, project … Continue reading A Good Manager is Not Necessarily a Good Leader
The secret to doubling your sales is what I call the simple truth of selling. Selling is not about show and tell, where you regurgitate all of your features and benefits hoping that one of your points will motivate a customer to buy. Rather, the simple truth is simply asking the customer about the results … Continue reading Simple Truth On How to Double Your Sales Now
If you want to make a lot of money, you need to create vs. compete. No matter what services or products you are selling, if you continue to compete against others your ability to make a lot of money is greatly diminished. In competition, the conversation usually turns to money and everyone gets commoditized. Pressures … Continue reading To Make a Lot of Money, You Need to…..
The other day I came home and my 17 year old daughter said she can not get me out of her head. I asked her what she was talking about. She said “every time I procrastinate or think about a task I either don’t want to do or find it hard to do, your words … Continue reading How Leaders and Sales People Make Lasting Impacts
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
Six years ago I was in a Cheesecake factory with my daughter having dinner. I was so impressed with the service I asked the manager for her card and told her I would send a signed copy of a book I wrote, The Complete Idiots Guide To Great Customer Service. Last year, five years since … Continue reading Minor Details Produce Great Results
When I was a top producer for Simplex’s Time Recorder Computer Systems division, I remember one day coming back to the office on a Monday afternoon after closing a huge order. Feeling full of myself, I walked into my manager’s office to gloat and she immediately put me into my place by asking what deal … Continue reading When You Are on Fire- Keep Going!!!