You Need Insight Plus Rapport and Relationship Skills

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Is it insight? Is it relationships? What is that salespeople really need to succeed? [I am using rapport to mean relationship skills here] Low Insight, Low Rapport (Time Waster): Having low insight and low rapport and relationships skills makes you a time waster. Most people in … [Read more...]

How to Use Your Insight to Create Greater Value

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If you want to create a higher level of value for your clients, you need business acumen and situational knowledge. You need insight, and not just the insight that marketing built into your new slide deck. The real action in sales is not in selling your client your product, … [Read more...]

Take Action Now

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I really hope you didn’t miss yesterday’s newsletter. Yesterday’s newsletter was about how you can justify your higher price. I listed some of the primary points of leverage you can use to make your case effectively with your dream clients and buyers. It was only a few minutes … [Read more...]

You Are Teaching. But Are You Also Learning?

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One of the ways you create value for your clients is by having the business acumen and the situational knowledge to help them do better business. Having a teachable insight is all the rage, even though I don’t believe it’s easy to get real chops (and I don’t believe we’re doing … [Read more...]

Guess Who Else Has Insight?

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You have insights that you are dying to share with your dream clients. You know that these insights can make a difference for your clients. But guess who else has insights? That’s right; you’re clients have insights of their own. Many of your clients will not have been sitting … [Read more...]

Selling to All Three Brains

Selling to All Three Brains

The human brain is really made up of three brains. The oldest part of the brain (from an evolutionary perspective) is the archipallium, or reptile brain. It includes the brain stem, and the cerebellum. This part of your brain is responsible for all of the automatic functions of … [Read more...]

Play the Angel’s Advocate

Play the Angel's Advocate

Have you ever been faced with a problem and, in an attempt to solve it, shared ideas only to have your ideas shot down by everyone in the room? Have you ever left a meeting where nothing was decided because every idea presented was immediately dismissed as wrong, too difficult, … [Read more...]

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