This month's round-up features content about creating the right buying experience, why demos don't always matter, and the number one skill you need in 2021
Tomorrow morning when you wake up, you probably won’t feel like prospecting, returning customer calls, or strategizing your schedule, and if you do, you probably won’t feel like doing it the next day.
Whether this past year brought you, pain, joy, or, likely, a mixture of both, remember, we must get our minds and our hearts right before we can get our sales right. It starts with positivity and avoiding the victim mindset.
In his book Character, David Brooks discusses the difference between resume virtues and eulogy virtues. “Resume virtues,” Brooks reminds us, “are those skills you bring to the marketplace—qualities like drive, competition, and gregariousness. Eulogy virtues, on the other hand
Last year, I had the good fortune to see the premiere of producer Jeff Orlowski's documentary, The Social Dilemma, in person at the Sundance Film Festival. The documentary shows how technology companies encourage us to spend more time on their platforms by creating algorithms
Too many sellers look for new business in the wrong places. They’re in the dark when it comes to engaging with today’s information rich, time starved consumer. They fail to adapt to new methods of prospecting, discovering information, creating value, and holding the customer’s attention.
Your junk drawer provide a perfect metaphor for your sales process. Your junk drawer, like your sales process, undergoes a natural sort of entropy. We litter them with ideas, metrics, and white papers; we pile on more information and clutter our slide decks. We assume