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Drop the excuses and discover the reasons why you’re underperforming in your sales career.

Most books make you read 75% of the book before they drop the main points on you, but not Mike Weinberg in his brilliant book, “New Sales. Simplified. The Essential Handbook for Prospecting and New Business Development.” Mike lets you have in in Chapter 2 titled, “The not so ‘Sweet 16’ reasons why salespeople fail […]

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Price & Cost ain’t the same

We tend to use the words price and cost synonymously. “What’s the price?” “How much does it cost?” It sounds the same, but it ain’t the same. Where you are and where you’re heading in life is dependent on if you’re lured by the price or factor in the cost(s). you have price or cost […]

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Perfect now. Inferior later.

“The version of you is perfect for right now, but it’s inferior for next year.” ~Ed Mylett Those words seared into my soul last night. Mylett went on to say, “I am in a constant crises to get to the next version of me.” Recapping a previous episode, I made an offhand comment recently, “If your life were […]

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Live “with” vs Live “for”

Notice how your mind and body physically and psychologically shift when you say, “I gotta live with (it)…” When you say those words, do you feel energized and empowered or do you feel drained and helpless? When you couple “with” to your hardship, you shift from power to acceptance. You hit the shrugs and say, […]

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Are you following their pace or setting your own?

What’s your pace? Is it yours or do you rise and fall to someone else’s A pacer is one who progressively sets the expectations of others to follow. You’ll see this in a race where other runners will adjust to the rhythm and cadence of the pacer. And if you’re not careful in life, you’ll […]

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Don’t let your customers leave the same way they came

Make sure your customers don’t leave the same way they came in…meaning if they leave with the same thoughts, objections, and concerns that they came in with, then you haven’t done your job as a salesperson. You know those Russian Babushka Dolls that are several dolls in one? When you open the bigger doll, there’s […]

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“You have to know form in order to break form…”

You have to know form in order to break form…you have to know structure in order to break structure. Otherwise you’re just shortcutting. ~ Michael Gervais You want the quick results so you ask yourself the question, “How fast can I get there & what can I get away with not doing AND still get […]

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Square the Circle…don’t Circle the Square

When I’m pressed for time, I’ll run a quick 2 miles around the road that circles my house. (4 laps = 1 mile) Because I had to force myself to hit the road, I try to hurry & get it over with by cutting the corners instead of fully rounding them off. At the time, […]

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Quit reading

Evan Carmichael said, “Reading doesn’t have to be your top priority, but learning should be…” So maybe reading’s not your bag, but just because you don’t like to read doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t learn. You’ve just got to find the way that works better for you. I get it… Reading may feel like a […]

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Oooh you’ve got a big ole but

“I love you…but” “I want hire you…but” “I want to buy from you…but” 🔥The buts negate everything. & you only hear what comes after but. Your skin color, neighborhood, family, your past, present circumstances, nor the fact that you didn’t graduate high school nor go to college… They’re not holding you back… It’s your “buts.” […]

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