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Steps Along the Buying Decision Path
Monday, 27 Mar, 2017
Steps Along the Buying Decision Path

As sellers we are taught to find prospects with a need that matches our solution and then find creative, professional ways to pitch, present, entice, push, market, or somehow introduce our solution to enable them to understand how our solutions will fix their problem.
Unfortunately, we fail to close over 90% of the time (from first contact) regardless of how well their need matches our solution. And it’s not because of our solutions, our presentations/pitches, or our professionalism. It’s because the…

Write Content That Facilitates Buying Decisions
Tuesday, 8 Nov, 2016
Write Content That Facilitates Buying Decisions

Because of your sophisticated tracking and targeting, you know who’s reading your content. But do you know why…

Asperger’s put to work: an essay on coding choice and decision making
Monday, 12 Sep, 2016
Asperger’s put to work: an essay on coding choice and decision making

I wasn’t diagnosed with Nonverbal Learning Disorder – NLD, similar to Asperger’s – until I was 61.

12 Dirty Little Secrets: why buyers don’t buy
Monday, 8 Aug, 2016
12 Dirty Little Secrets: why buyers don’t buy

Do you sit and wait for your buyer’s to close? They need your solution. They like you. They are OK with the price.

Collaborative Decision Making for Successful Implementations
Monday, 8 Feb, 2016
Collaborative Decision Making for Successful Implementations

I’ve read that there are leaders and project managers who prefer not to collaborate, when engaging in an…

The Heart of Sales
Monday, 21 Dec, 2015
The Heart of Sales

Sales could easily become a spiritual practice, bring in far more revenue, and make sellers Servant Leaders.
For decades, I have been a proponent of, and keynoter in the field of, Spirituality in the Workplace. In my work life, I have focused on the sales profession, as I believe (as the very foundation of business), it offers the capability of making each person, each interaction, and each company, based on true service.
Unfortunately, with the focus on profit, solution placement, timelines, and commissions, the potential for true servant-leadership has been overlooked.