Are You A True Salesperson?

The “It” Factor As this year ends, and the new year is almost upon us, we should all do a little soul searching, a little self-evaluation, to make sure we still have “it”. A “tune up” if you will, to make sure that we still have “it”. “It” being the thing that makes us great […]

Your PCB Customers And Respect

Times may have changed, but some things never do. The old adage that the customer is always right still stands. No matter how hard it is to accept, you have to live with that law if you want to stay in business. We all know that it is harder to respect the customer now than […]

Santa’s Leadership Secrets

Leadership advice from the big guy. Last week we talked about the bad guys. This week, we are going to talk about the leadership secrets of the big guy himself, since it is after all the season to be jolly, Santa Claus. These leadership tips come from a neat little book I just read by […]

3 Goals For Your Annual Sales Meeting

This is truly, the most important meeting your company will hold every year. It is the one time during the entire year where the team comes together and intentionally talks about business for the coming year. Besides the sales people presenting their slate of account plans, and their customer-by-customer month- by-month sales forecast, operations will […]

Customer Service Starts At The Top

All customer service starts at the top. It’s a cultural thing. To have great customer service you have to have respect for your customers, everyone in the company has to respect the customer not just the customer service people. Look, it’s pretty easy to pass everything along to the customer service people (by the way […]