21 Reasons Why I Can’t Make My Sales Numbers

Are you hearing any of these statements when you talk to a salesperson about their sales or lack thereof lately? Take a look. Oh, and feel free to add your own. The economy is down and the news said we are heading for a recession so everyone is scared to buy my products. The war […]

Know Your Customers

A famous (and telling) story: a number of years ago in the deep past when the fast food giants were having the great burger war and wanting to prove that size matters, both Burger King and McDonald’s were bragging about who had the biggest hamburger with a quarter pound of beef. Mc-D had the famous […]

No, Not The Price! Anything But That!

You have to believe in your product. You have to feel like you are doing your customer a favor by getting her to use your products and services. If you believe that you have the very best product that money can buy, then and only then will you be a great salesperson. I am always […]

How Much Would it Take?

Okay, you’re in sales. You have a decent base salary and a good but normal incentive and commission plan. You know, not Beverly Hills real estate commission money. Not Wall Street money, but the kind of money you make as a regular good salesperson. If you hit all your numbers, if you make your forecast, […]