Want a sure fire way to stay motivated and moving forward? Choose optimism! Even though most of us think optimism is a characteristic we're born with, the truth is it's a choice we make every minute of every day. Read More
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This is Day 2 of the 28 Days to Better Selling with Shane Gibson. Today's focus is on developing a set of criteria and aggregating your referral sources and centers of influence to help you maximize and prioritize your referral generating opportunities. Today's assignment is: 1) Brainstorm all possible criteria for CIO and referral sources Read More
A conversation with my 3-year old causes me to reflect on my ability to get people to listen to me. I've discovered the need to earn listenable status. Read More
A great article about what it's like to negotiate with Donal Trump and how you can apply this guy's lessons when negotiating with others. Read More
The following is the rough transcript of a recent call I had with a Sales Director of a large Irish Company. Mr X: Hi Niall, This is _________ __________, I am the Sales Director with ___________ ___________ What I'm looking for a two day sales training course to brush up on our selling skills. What would that cost? Me: Hi __________, thanks Read More
Technology has come a long way in the modern sales force, but there are still those who would rather do it "their own way". The truth is, technology is designed to help you do your job, you just need to get on board. Read More
Today is Day 1 of the 28 days to Better Selling. Over the next 28 days you will work on 28 small shifts that will add up to a significant improvement in the way you sell. Today's topic is on “The ABC's of Targeting.” Watch the video ( or direct download) here, and complete the 5 steps outlined below: 1. Make a list of all possible criteri Read More
Any salesman starting in a new business has 2 jars: - The Jar of Luck - The Jar of Experience At the start the Jar of Luck is full, whereas the Jar of Experience is empty. Then he starts using ... Read More

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