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Blind Outreach

Blind Outreach

Recently, I had someone ask me what my prospecting success rate was for blind outreach. To which I responded, “what do you mean by blind outreach?” Answer = calling someone without something scheduled. I have been thinking about it ever since, the rest of the conversation is actually less important than the apparent feelings behind the question. That calling someone without an appointment is an interruption – imposition – intrusion. Immediately I got thinking about Emotional Intelligence for Sales Success (both the concept AND book by Collen Stanley), so I pulled out my well-loved, highlighted, and tabbed copy.  As I flipped through, there are so…

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Prospecting Haiku

Prospecting Haiku

In honor of April being National Poetry Month here is my Prospecting Haiku Prospecting is FUN if counting conversations yields…

Transparency in Leadership

Transparency in Leadership

A few years ago, I found myself standing on the northeastern shore of Ireland, gazing across the Irish Sea toward…

Lighten up your workdays!

Lighten up your workdays!

When pondering the question, “What are you doing to light up every day at work?”, it’s crucial to dive into…

Learning is only the first step!

Learning is only the first step!

Back in January, I challenged you to Elevate Your Inside Sales Game with The 15-Minute Daily Challenge. Since then I’ve had…

Action + Expertise = Success

Action + Expertise = Success

Action & Expertise combine to create Success… be sure you’re taking one, building the second, and defining the third for…

An EXTRA day to be extraordinary!

An EXTRA day to be extraordinary!

Every four years we get an extra day. A gift from the earth’s rotation around the sun. Do you think…

Carefully Consider Ideas vs. Dismissing Them

Carefully Consider Ideas vs. Dismissing Them

I’ve been thinking about this line from Adam Grant’s book Hidden Potential (Chapter 8 Mining for Gold Unearthing Collective Intelligence…

You Can’t Manage via Email!

You Can’t Manage via Email!

This may come as no surprise but you can’t manage via email! Now I need you to stop for a moment and…

Managers can be Mentor Coaches – can’t they?

Managers can be Mentor Coaches – can’t they?

The best Sales Managers I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with had a skill that is tough to master…

Trust the Process, Reap the Rewards

Trust the Process, Reap the Rewards

Over the last three weeks, we’ve tackled some big questions that begin with – what do I need to: KEEP doing for…

Elevate Your Inside Sales Game: The 15-Minute Daily Challenge

Elevate Your Inside Sales Game: The 15-Minute Daily Challenge

Now that you’ve made a little space in your day by STOPPING this week, let’s focus on a simple yet powerful…

STOP… just STOP

STOP… just STOP

As important as it is to choose to KEEP going with the things that are working – you have to…

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