Managing Sales Process

Sharing Control (Issue 733)

In which we are reminded that “collaborative conversation” with clients is frequently better than “we keep control.” Read more »

Take What The Defense Gives You (Issue 732)

In which we are reminded to pursue issues in which our  clients are interested rather than issues we PLANNED to talk about. Read more »

Floor Everywhere (Issue 731)

In which we are reminded, from the “How bad do you want it?” department…No matter how busy we are, we can make time to do just one or two more small tasks that move us forward. Read more »

Four Years! (Issue 730)

In which we are reminded that, when we lose clients, the warning signs have been there for a while. We could have done something about it. Read more »

Look Back! (Issue 729)

In which we are reminded to look back at our client relationships to make sure nothing has changed while we were looking in a different direction. Read more »

Change from the Periphery (Issue 728)

In which we are urged to meet many people in our primary accounts to understand their ideas and intentions well before they turn into action and an RFP. Read more »

Take What The Defense Gives You (Issue 732)

In which we are reminded to pursue issues in which our prospects / clients are interested rather than the issues in which WE are interested. Read more »

Five Fast Ones (Issue 724)

In which we are reminded to prepare for five predictable sales objections. Read more »

Five Second Memory (Issue 720)

In which we are reminded to learn quickly and move on after mistakes. No brooding! Read more »

Find Ways to Say “Yes”! (Issue 718)

In which we are reminded that part of our roles as sales professionals is to find ways to say “yes” when the “by the book” answer is, ‘no, we don’t do it that way.” Read more »