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Why Your Sales Cycle is So Long (Hint: It’s Not About Your Solution)
Saturday, 1 Jun, 2013
Why Your Sales Cycle is So Long (Hint: It’s Not About Your Solution)

Do you know why it takes so long for a buyer to buy? If the buyer knows they have a need, and they like you and your solution, shouldn’t it be easy?

Yes. It is easy. But not with the sales model alone.

THE JOB OF THE SALES MODEL: LIMITING THE PURCHASE CHOICE AND BUYING DECISIONS

Sellers can’t understand the buyer’s decision process
Monday, 13 Sep, 2010
Sellers can’t understand the buyer’s decision process

How do you and your spouse/partner figure out where to vacation?
When you have a need for a new car, how do you and your family choose it?
When your work unit (team, company) wants a new training program, how do you go about choosing if/when/why to have one, and with whom you’ll study?
AT THE START, NO ONE […]

Adding Buying Facilitation® to Consultative Sales: Friends
Tuesday, 4 Dec, 2007
Adding Buying Facilitation® to Consultative Sales: Friends

As per my realization that the Buying Facilitation Method needn’t be juxtaposed with consultative sales, and is indeed an add-on skill, yesterday I introduced you to 3 of my consultative selling friends, Tony Parinello, Jacques Werth, and Jerry Acuff. Today I’m going to introduce you to 3 more folks – very different, and equally wonderful, […]

Influencing Change – A Guide For Sellers, Coaches, And Supervisors
Wednesday, 9 Feb, 2005
Influencing Change – A Guide For Sellers, Coaches, And Supervisors

When people or groups make a decision to purchase something, they go through the same decision cycle that an individual goes through to decide upon a personal change, or an employee goes through to change behaviors at a boss’s insistence.
Until now, our communication rules have assumed that when we kindly or persuasively offer others good […]