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The Myth about Legendary Closers

Trust Your High-Performing Sales Team To Close Legendary closers are like Bigfoot, like leprechauns. They just don’t exist. But if you look at the classifieds under sales jobs, companies are always looking to hire skilled closers. Somehow, closing has become some kind of mythical skillset only a handful of enlightened beings have mastered.

Land the Plane Already!

Increasing Sales Performance Means Asking the Question to Close There was a famous sales study from the 1970s done by Mutual of Omaha that you may have heard about. The set-up was this: they went to their home market in Omaha and targeted some folks who would be good customers for them. They picked about …

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How to Close Business in a Complex World: Bring It in for a Landing

This article on how to close business was originally posted on September 9, 2019 by Lance Tyson in SellingPower For sales professionals, there is perhaps no single word more enshrouded in mystery than “closing.” If you check out the descriptions for sales jobs, you’ll find that companies are always looking to hire closers. There’s a …

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How to Master Away-game Selling to Win More Sales

This article was originally posted on March 25, 2019 by Lance Tyson in SellingPower I’m addicted to my Fitbit. It keeps my diet on track, helps me work out longer and more frequently, and basically keeps me on my game regardless of whether I’m at home or on the road.