I’m not usually giddy about meeting people, but if you had asked me sixteen months ago if I could meet anyone, dead or alive, who it would be, I’d have said Michelle Obama, Stephen King, and Jill Konrath. We met at the National Speakers
Effective communication extends well beyond the spoken word and how it's interpreted. Learning how to recognize nonverbal signals—in both yourself and in others—can mean the difference between winning and losing a sale.
This week on the Heart and Sell Podcast Series, Shari Levitin, author of Heart
It’s not often that someone who is dying counts their blessings. With only six months left to live, neuroscientist and author, Oliver Sacks did just that. Sacks, diagnosed with terminal cancer, wrote a series of inspiring essays just before he died titled Gratitude.
Thank you to Peak Sales Recruiting for featuring me as an expert on how to be a female that succeeds in sales. This article originally appeared on the Peak Sales Recruiting blog here and has been reprinted with permission below.
When you focus solely on the positive virtues of your product, you cease to be a reliable resource. One of the biggest complaints of customers today is that salespeople make the product sound “too good to be true.”
One of the most important jobs of a salesperson is to manage the emotional state of the client. If the prospect seems scared, tell a story or ask a question that will help them relive a positive memory. If your prospect is bored, speed things
Are you paralyzed by fear? Good. Top salespeople know that the more fear they feel, the more important it is to tackle the fear. What you’re afraid to do, you must do. The question you’re afraid to ask, you must ask. Get out on the
Your prospect loves it and tells you you’re terrific. Furthermore, this is the exact product they’re looking for. Then out of nowhere they tell you the dreaded, “I need to think about it, we’ll get back to you, “or “I need to run it by
Asking the right questions in the right way and at the right time is a powerful combination. Questions transform your relationships and allow you to uncover customers’ deep, often hidden emotional needs.