30 Questions To Inform Your Sales Plan

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Do you want to know how you might improve your sales game? Here are thirty questions you can use to inform your sales plan. What you are missing might just be what’s missing. Do you have dream client targets? Do you have a plan to engage them? Is this plan a … [Read more...]

Do It Right the First Time

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It's easier to do things right the first time, even if it takes a little longer. It takes more time and energy to do rework, and it when it comes to sales, rework can cost you opportunities. If you don't prepare for the sales call that took you months to book, you might miss … [Read more...]

On the Usefulness of Recurring Themes

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The themes that reoccur over and over again provide you with strong evidence. The reoccurrence of the same problem or challenge is strong evidence that you need to change. The recurring successes provide evidence that you should do more of what is working. Recurring … [Read more...]

Make This Go Faster

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The fastest way to improve your number is to help your clients and prospects make the improvements that they need to make. The fastest way to help them do that is by developing yourself, especially your business acumen and situational knowledge, so that you know how to make a … [Read more...]

The Professional and the Amateur

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The professional never stops studying their craft. They never stop training, and they never stop trying to make the distinctions that allow them to improve their performance. The amateur stops learning as soon as they achieve some basic level of competence. They stop training , … [Read more...]

More Is Not Better. Better Is.

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More clients. More sales. More profit. And how do we get there? More calls. More email blasts from marketing. More clients. More prospects. More transactions. More faster, too. “More” is not “better.” “Better” is better. But more seems easier, doesn’t it? Want more clients, … [Read more...]

What You Should Expect

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Expected Expectations Your dream client should expect you to pursue them over time. They should come to expect your calls, your emails, your invitations, and all of the efforts you put into nurturing a relationship. They should expect you to be unrelenting. They should not learn … [Read more...]

The Heart of Your Results

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Why aren’t you getting the results you want? What has to change for you to improve the outcomes you're getting? Your Beliefs: There isn’t any factor that has a greater impact on your results than your beliefs. Your beliefs are your values. What you believe drives your actions, … [Read more...]

Why Your Operations Team Struggles and What To Do About It

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There are three reasons your operations team struggle to give your clients what they want. The biggest reason your operations team struggles to give your clients what they want is because your clients can't have what they want the way they want it. Your people can get them … [Read more...]

In the Right Dosage

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When you are sick, medicine can help. But first it has to be the right medicine. And second, you have to take the medicine in the right dosage. Advice on how to sell better is the same. You hear a lot of advice about the value of social media. Personally, I’ve benefited … [Read more...]

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