A powerful, unassuming, simple to implement, and essential tool to have in your sales and leadership toolbox. Let’s Pretend Conversations are a firm mutually agreed agenda and the bridge between your discovery conversation and presentation. When I work one on one with clients and sales teams, they typically aren’t allowed to do any form of […]
People hate being sold, yet love to buy. Downloadable Training Topic From the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey, we learned, if we were lucky, his 5th Habit: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood. Why is it then that many “Old School” salespeople and the image of a salesperson is […]
How’s Your Sleep and How Does Sleep Affect Performance?Training Topic Worksheet [Note: I am NOT giving medical advice nor suggesting you do any of the following without the advice of a physician. I am sharing a few things I’ve figured out about my own sleep challenges, habits, apnea, and how they have dramatically affected my […]
Why People Actually Buy. Downloadable Training Topic People make the initial decision to buy or not emotionally from their Child Ego State, nearly 100% of the time. Then their Adult and Parent Ego states fight out the details. You can take a much deeper dive into Transactional Analysis at ChangingMinds.org. If you’ll pretend I’m even […]
Mutually Agreed Agendas with possible Outcomes (MAAOs) turbo charge the sales process, get rid of ambiguity, shorten sales cycles, enhance bonding and rapport, and take the pressure off both the prospect and sales person.
Effectively Setting Up and Growing Your LinkedIn Network | 6-Week Strategy Training Worksheet Download A lot of people I talk to tell me that they are confused about what LinkedIn does or doesn’t do, may be overwhelmed with setting up a new social media channel, may be lost and unsure of where to start, and most […]
Prospecting Message 10, 30, and 60-second Commercials The Bold Networking Prospecting Message is quite possibly one of the Top three most critical elements of the entire sales process and capstone for both marketing and prospecting. Mastery of your 30-second commercial (aka 60-Second Presentation) is absolutely critical to your sales (and marketing) success! Prospecting and the […]
The Law of Influence (Sales & Leadership) Over the last few weeks, we discussed the first two Laws of Stratospheric Success from the Go-Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann: The Law of Value and The Law of Compensation. In this week’s training topic, we dive into the third law, The Law of Influence. The […]
DOWNLOADABLE PDF WORKSHEET Ultimately, the activities that lead to achieving your goals are called Leading Activities. When we measure and track these activities or keep score we call them performance indicators. When they are critical to our success, we call them Key Performance Indicators or KPIs. For sales, when you think of leading activities, you […]
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