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Know Your Why

High-Performing Sales Teams Always Know Their Prospects’ Needs   I’ve done all types of real-time phone coaching with a variety of inside sales teams. Getting the gatekeeper to put a decision maker on the line is easy. Listening to the decision maker chew you out for a useless interruption with no value is a lot …

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Sell Them a Hole

Encourage Sales Talent to Think Through The Prospect’s Mind When you are doing a little do-it-yourself project on the weekend and you find you need to make a quarter-inch hole in the wall, you go to the hardware store. Why? Are you buying a quarter-inch drill bit, or are you really buying a quarter-inch hole? …

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Use sales starters for a strong sales opening

Have Them at Hello

Encourage Sales Starters to Build a Strong Sales Team Getting a two-way conversation going is crucial to increase sales effectiveness, and questions are a great way to do it. Let’s talk about Sales Starters. One time I was with one of my new hires, Ellen Valudes, at a meeting with a