Sales Mindset

How To Achieve A Healthy Sales Mindset

We often get salespeople on our programs discussing the most important aspect of sales, and many consider the sales processes that they follow as the most important aspects that will keep the sales and commissions rolling in. However, we always…

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How To Change The Way You Think About Failure In Sales

In sales, a lot can depend on the outcome and results of our efforts. If we succeed or progress with the sale, we tend to increase our motivation, improve our self-esteem and build our credibility. If we lose a sale…

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5 Components Of A Successful Salesperson’s Belief System

What is a belief system? Wiki would have it described as a mental representation of an attitude oriented toward the likelihood of something being true. I like that concept, because it identifies a model that supports the way someone likes…

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What To Do To Make Yourself OUTSTANDING!

We had a call from a company recently, trying to sell us business insurance. They had cold-called our support team and wanted to know if we already had business insurance for various aspects of our company. We said we had,…

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Why ‘Saying’ And ‘Being Believed’ Are Two Different Things

When I was growing up, my uncle had some ideas that, in this modern world, would seem laughable. Yet, in those days, we had no social media and a mobile phone was a brick attached to a 16lb battery! Yes,…

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3 Top Qualities Of The Modern-Day Sales Professional

I talk constantly about the modern-day buyer and how they have evolved from those of the past. However, the modern-day seller must evolve as well. Short and sweet, here are the three top qualities of the modern-day sales professional. Today’s Sales…

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How To Go From Salesperson To Sales Consultant

You will be aware of the changing nature of sales, driven by the ever-evolving requirements of businesses and their decision-makers. The old way of selling (cold-call, qualify, present, resolve, close) is being superseded by the consultative and insightful approach of…

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How To Turn Failure Into Success In Sales

Let me say something that, on the face of it, may sound puzzling. You learn more when things are going badly than when they are going well. Go on, admit it…that’s an interesting statement (even if you don’t agree with…

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How To Read Your Prospect’s Mind

Becoming a mind-reader is a dream for most salespeople. To know what your prospect is thinking, being able to react and guide the conversation in a way that builds rapport really quickly, is actually easier than you might think. Especially…

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The 2 Biggest Fears Of Selling

Do you know what the two main fears of selling are? Want me to tell you? Well, they are: 1) The Fear Of Rejection From You 2) The Fear Of Making A Mistake From Your Client Let’s look at these a…

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5 Ways To Create, Develop & Maintain Optimism As A Salesperson

Optimism has been described as a mental attitude reflecting a belief or hope that the outcome of some specific endeavour, or outcomes in general, will be positive, favourable, and desirable. It comes from the Latin ‘Optimum’ meaning ‘best’ and is…

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3 Techniques To Pick Yourself Up After Losing A Sale

No matter how good your sales technique, even the best of us will not get a 100% closing ratio. Be it a buyer who isn’t ready yet to make a decision, or a poor meeting where the sales person doesn’t…

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