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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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7 days in 859 words| The Sales Life recap episodes 523-529

As much as I love to learn, it’s impossible for me to stay in stride with all of the podcasts and YouTube channels that I subscribe to. So if you’re behind on The Sales Life daily episodes, I’ll  quickly recap them for you so that you can pick which ones are the right ones to […]

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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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“It’s not where you’re from, it’s where you’re at…”

Every next level of your life demands a new version of you. ~ Inky Johnson Those were the words Inky Johnson said to his friend who’d just shot at someone. They’d grown up in a rough neighborhood and made it out thanks to football. Inky was playing at Tennessee and his friend was playing at […]

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First, be average…

…because average is the base of great. Right now you’re not even average… because all you talk about is how you once looked and lived. I don’t care about what you once were…I care about once more. Today is your chance to make things better, first by being average. But you’ve got to stop talking […]

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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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Be unmeasurable

You know, you can measure a man up pretty quickly if you know the point where he’ll quit… where when it gets hard, he quits & turns back. But what about the man who just keeps showing back up? Who keeps driving? Who keeps pulling himself back up? 🔥How do you measure the “unmeasurable?” You […]

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