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Dare to Do Things Differently

The saying, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results” is widely attributed to Albert Einstein. Those of us in Sales and Sales Leadership have related to that quote at one point…
Bill Wallace
July 10, 2019
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Less Is More

The number of new social media networks seems to be growing exponentially! It’s hard to keep up and determine which ones to join. After you decide, you have to figure out who to follow, add,…
Lavon Koerner
June 11, 2019
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The New Playing Field

Those of us who have been in business-to-business sales for a long time can easily recall being asked by our manager or coach about the ever-elusive decision maker.  “Are you the decision maker?” We were…
Kevin Doddrell
April 8, 2019
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3 Secrets to Sales Success

There are three secrets to selling that can immediately affect your performance if you embrace them, study them, and apply them. The secrets to selling are: Understand the political environment Be human and explore emotions…
Bill Wallace
April 25, 2018
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Selecting Your Go-to-Market Strategy

Every wise business person wants to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.  How can we set ourselves apart?  By having a very smart, clear, well executed and fully aligned Go-to-Market Strategy! A Go-to-Market Strategy…
Revenue Storm
March 19, 2018
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The Elevator Pitch Reimagined

With attention spans falling, and the competition for our limited attention rising, the demands on what it takes to deliver a successful elevator pitch have gone up big time. A salesperson can no longer reasonably…
Lavon Koerner
December 4, 2017
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Don’t Be a Sore Loser

I could never be in sales, I am too sensitive, I can’t take rejection, good sales people are heartless. One of the sweeping generalities of sales people is that they do not have feelings of…
Lavon Koerner
September 8, 2017
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The Seven Great Lies of Selling

It seems that the “Seven Great Lies” stories are expanding year after year to apply to all sorts of criteria, whether it be from politicians to parenting, or from success to sex! We, as salespeople,…
Kevin Doddrell
June 9, 2017
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Become a Sales Shark

The sales culture is ever-evolving, yet the aggressive approach has declined dramatically, creating issues central to accomplishing revenue plans. It is true, sales is more demanding with challenging complexity and reliance on technology, but many…
Bill Wallace
May 5, 2017
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Do You Need to Kill Your Deal?

The average solutions salesperson wins 2.5 out of every 10 deals. A big reason for that performance stems from chasing unqualified opportunities. That is the blunt truth. Every funnel yields a large number of opportunities…
Bill Wallace
March 13, 2017
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Strong Openers Make Great Closers!

There is an old saying in the world of Sales—“ABC”—which is better known as “Always Be Closing.”  It was commonly used by sales managers in the days of typewriters and photocopier selling. So let us…
Lavon Koerner
May 3, 2016
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