Weekly Sales Thoughts

You Eat Like A Bird!

In which we are encouraged to understand context before we pitch recommendations. Read more »

The Monarch’s Path

In which we are reminded that, since few buyers really like to be “sold” anything, we can’t look like we’re selling. Read more »

Make Them (Our Mistakes) Playable (Issue 825)

In which we are reminded that good call “mechanics” will save us when we make mistakes. Read more »

Brief Moment Branding (Issue 824)

In which we are reminded that, fair or not, clients and prospects judge us, often, based on brief moments of experience.  Read more »

Home Remedies (Issue 823)

In which we are reminded that it’s useful to know multiple ways to configure our products (or even other companies’ products) to solve clients’ problems so that we add value and keep the relationships Read more »

No Fiddling (Issue 822)

In which we are reminded, sales is a tough instrument. Keep practicing, regardless of how good the numbers are. Read more »

Tracking, Schmacking (Why Bother?) (Issue 821)

In which we are reminded of the glorious sustaining benefits of activity tracking. Read more »

They Don’t Care About Our Products (Issue 820)

In which we are reminded that dollarizing our value is an INCREASINGLY essential sales discipline. Read more »

Unambiguous (Issue 819)

In which we are reminded that immediate, specific feedback is extraordinarily valuable when changing behaviors or routines. Read more »

Dealing with Distraction (Issue 818)

In which we are reminded that, sometimes, we have to help clients settle issues that have little to do with us in order for them to give us their full attention. Read more »