Today I received a little box from a company who wants my attention. Inside the box was a small toy, and a link to a website, and nothing else. The sender wants my attention, and the offer is a serious offer, even though I didn’t watch more than…Continue Reading
Right now, you might be reading a few self-loathing sales prognosticators suggesting that sales is dead. The narrative they have chosen to believe—and compiled enough “data” points around which to confirm their bias—is that salespeople no…Continue Reading
Some of the companies you call on want to be on the very bleeding edge of change. They will want first mover advantage, and their default position will be to explore what is new, discover whether they believe it will work for them, and then deploy…Continue Reading
The reason sales has a negative connotation is specifically driven by a few historical behaviors. The first is a self orientation. The second follows the first closely, and that is a lack of influence and persuasiveness.
It's all about you.