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Lets face it, the world of the hospitality salesperson is not what it used to be. Glad handing folks in the parking lot is nothing like it once was. It’s…

There has been a tremendous amount of excitement buzzing around recently about Facebook, Twitter, and other online social platforms. Many vendors, professi…

I was sifting through my mail today organizing the junk from the important. I got to thinking about all this mail. Who sends it? What does it mean? Did t…

What is it that you are communicating? If your language and delivery suggest that you are eager, hungry, or even desperate to “Get them in this car t…

Many sales people think they know what somebody is inquiring about before speaking with them. When you receive an internet lead or a telephone call, do y…

In a meeting with my partner the other day, we were discussing our industry  and where it may be headed, where it’s likely to change and how m…

Nobody can say when the economy started tanking, there are lots of opinions. But, it seems to me that Fall 08 was the start of our current situation. Let…

This post will make all the professional sales-reps sick, just sick. It all started when I took a little trip North a few hours to watch my best friends …

Many of us work hard to develop a good reputation and overlooking what others think or say about us could be costly.  Fancy terms like Online Reputati…

About 10 years ago I attended a "Sales Training Camp" and came home with piles and piles of paperwork, examples, scripts, and other goodies. I …

  I was reading a blog post the other day about some new business trends. It got me thinking about the good-ole-days. The days when customers …

  So here's the thing, we’ve been working on a project with a large organization recently and hope to close the deal soon. But, suddenly, witho…

My wife (Lynn) and I took the kids (Paige, Austin) to New York City for a family vacation this summer. We did all the typical stuff. Statues, Museums, Ball…

A dozen or so years ago most folks had no idea what CRM was. Today, most folks still have no idea. If you think it is software - you are wrong. If you thin…

Dealers promote step-by-step sales processes in nearly every store we visit. Processes help us by allowing us to stay focussed, track and measure results (…

This post is in-your-face but the harsh reality is, if you can't answer each of these 10 questions with an astounding yes, you shouldn't be in sales. If yo…

  I was in the grocery store the other day digging through some apples, looking for some without all the dents and such. I hate shopping but my wife …

I thought I would share some thoughts on what the heck social networking is. Believe it or not, some folks have zero idea. I'm attempting to shed some ligh…

The other day, the board-leader at one of our clients stores remarked: "I haven't had a fresh up in days, all I get lately are internet customers visi…

My kids played hooky from school today, it was going to be a big day. After tons and tons of anticipation, we watched the historic inaugurat…

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