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Why do we get pushback – and can it be avoided?
Friday, 18 Mar, 2011
Why do we get pushback – and can it be avoided?

People in our organizations don’t object to change because they don’t like those of us who introduce it, or the solutions we propose, or because they don’t trust us. They object—push back—because they are protecting themselves from the fallout that would happen if something new entered their environment before they made the necessary systemic shifts to adopt […]

Making Change Work 3 & 4: The Problems of Change Management & Managing Resistance
Sunday, 26 Dec, 2010
Making Change Work 3 & 4: The Problems of Change Management & Managing Resistance

In the literature of change management, there is no discernable use of the term ‘buy-in.’ In fact, in a search I did for the term I found one useage of it in the last 50 years of change management articles and papers. One. I’m sure there are more outside of my reach, but if you […]

Price Objections Aren’t Price Objections
Monday, 3 Aug, 2009
Price Objections Aren’t Price Objections

Recently, a CEO of a smallish company – a man familiar with my books – called me to do some work. Given the difficult market, he wanted to use Buying Facilitation™ to differentiate from his competition, and have his existing customers buy more product.
As with everyone, I led him down the buying decision funnel and he figured out 1. how he needed to go about […]

Money Objections: It Is Never About The Money
Friday, 29 Feb, 2008
Money Objections: It Is Never About The Money

After having several conversations with a new prospect and his team, we all decided to move forward and get them trained in Buying Facilitation™. As per our agreement, I wrote up a contract and sent it out to “Joe”. Then I got an email from him saying he needed to put the program on hold […]