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Key Questions Within The Selling Process

  Early in the selling process the goal is to find out as much as you can about the decision maker as well as the business. Finding out about the decision maker involves establishing and building a relationship. What about the business? What key questions can I ask to uncover potential gaps or current issues? Here are five key questions...

Team Work. Team Development. Team Building.

  How do you ensure that you have a great corporate or business team? How do you foster more connection, communication, and development of the team as a department leader or business owner? Here are a few suggestions: Plan team retreats at least a couple of times a year. Two to four times a year take time to focus on...

Your Biggest Competitor: You!

  It is important to know and understand your competition. Many industries and markets may be flooded with competitors. With that said, I believe when starting a business we need to first understand our business and our business strengths. We also need a very good understanding of our weaknesses and opportunity areas. What I am saying is that our initial...

The Selling Process: Step Two (Establish a Need)

There is a process to selling a product or service. Within that process are some key steps. The first step has to do with building a relationship with a potential client or customer. The second step has to do with establishing a need for your product or service. This step creates the need or gap by asking key questions and...

The Relationship of Selling

When I talk to businesses and corporations about selling, I often hear “We already have a sales training program.” When I dig a little deeper, I find out that their sales training primarily consists of teaching the features and benefits of their products or services to their sales people. The training is designed to best position their product or service....

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

  It’s not hard to get business owners or managers to speak about their vision, hopes, or dreams for their business or career. Everyone has a reason they got into business (Financial Stability, Flexibility, Leadership/Management - You fill in the blank). We may have a fantastic product or service that we want to share with the community or the world....

Having a Successful Year Means Focusing on Your Commitments

January is tough. December is so busy with holiday festivities that, by the time you get to making those New Year’s Resolutions, what you really need is a BREAK. Maybe that’s why so many resolutions end up on the cutting room floor… So now that we’re into February, it’s time to take a step back and really think about the...

Drive Success by Driving Sales

Growth Coach Lisa Hudson Many entrepreneurs are leaders in ingenuity and innovation, but sometimes they forget about one crucial element of business – sales. Whether you’re a chief-everything-officer handling the entire business alone or a company leader looking to strengthen the numbers from within the ranks, sales is an essential component in businesses of all shapes and sizes. For this...

Business Owner Checklist: Your 2016 Goals

The stores are packed with Halloween decorations, some early shoppers are starting to check off that holiday list and the weather is turning colder… which means we’re into Q4! But don’t panic, we still have almost three months left in 2016, which means you still have time to work on your 2016 goals. We know, in January, many business owners...

Growth Coach Kim Ellet Takes On Leadership Role with Successful BNI Group & Discusses the Importance of Networks

Kim Ellet Kim Ellet has recognized the value of networks and working within groups for quite some time. As a member of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce and several smaller groups within that organization, Kim has grown her professional friendships and her business. Kim had visited a number of BNI groups over the years, too, but wasn’t sure BNI was...

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