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The Traps We Spring Upon Ourselves

Sooner or later we all face a business or personal situation in which we are so deeply invested that we cannot fathom failure. So we try again, try harder, push further, convinced we know what is true and what is … Continue reading

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My Two Voices

One day it hit me… the day I called myself and listened to my own message. That’s the day I realized I have two voices – my real voice, used in conversation, and my phone voice. The real voice is … Continue reading

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It’s Not About the Elevator

What generally happens after your give your elevator pitch/60-second commercial? How often do people say, “Tell Me More”? How often do their eyes wander or glaze over before they say something like, “Uh-Hu…. excuse me, I have to…” and take … Continue reading

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Rejection vs Objection

You’re on the phone with a prospect who is giving you one reason after another as to why he can’t make an appointment or buy your product/service. It’s the wrong time. His current vendor is just fine. Your price is … Continue reading

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Put it into Practice

Michael Jordan did it. So did Wayne Gretzky and Michael Phelps. And you know the Williams sister still do it, every day. The “greats” in every sport – and sales is a sport, on one level – all do it. … Continue reading

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I Have So Much More to Tell You…

So there you are, face to face with a stranger at a networking event, and you say, “So, what do you do?” And he launches into it: “I do this, and I do that, and oh! I also do this … Continue reading

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