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Tips for salespeople: straight from my garden

This post is Part lI of a two-week series about garden tips that can help salespeople, leaders, and business owners. 

What leaders can learn from my garden

This post is Part I of a two-week series about what my garden can teach sales leaders and business owners. 

Do surveys help your buyer feel valued?

Tonya Bjurstrom and I had a fun chat about surveys because I love Tonya's latest newsletter, where she said, "When's the last time you took an online survey and thought, Wow! This is great! I feel so valued!"? 

Nobody cares about your product, now what?

At the end of the day, nobody cares about your product. What they care about is what your product can do for them. During my last #BuyerFirst Ask Me Anything, Brent Keltner shared a few sales playbook tactics anyone could test out for themselves...

Do buyers really wanna talk with sellers?

Janice asked, “The research shows that buyers now have a preference for self-service. Is #buyerfirst giving them what they want?” Love this question. 

How do you hold your team accountable?

You know, accountability is kind of a dirty word sometimes and it's often associated with micromanaging.

Why sales managers must protect their calendars

Well, for first-time sales managers, this applies to whether you're adjusting to the pandemic. Because now, you might feel like a first-time sales manager. Again, like, a lot of sellers are feeling like first-time sellers, because everything's...

Competitive Differentiation: What you need to know

Trying to keep up with competitive differentiation is becoming far more extremely complex in today's market.

Who doesn’t have excellent customer service? Or an all-in-one solution? Or an AI-enabled widget? 

When Your Confidence Is Shaken...Do This.

One of the things that I love about my work is that I get to work with every level of the sales organization-  from the frontline BDR to the president of the company. And not only sales organizations, but also self-employed and small business owners...

Go 100% Digital...or Develop Better Sellers?

Can you really afford to not be buyer first in your sales process? Not anymore, you can't. Technology must enhance the human experience to further advance your buyer toward deciding whether they will buy your product.