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Belief Builders and Credibility Creators

There is a four step process everyone goes through as they make a purchase.

  1. Consider – Before anyone makes a decision, they must consider this opportunity. Most salespeople skip this step to their detriment.
  2. Decision – This is when the ‘sale’ takes place. However, most ineffective salespeople skip the consideration stage and try to force the decision that was never even considered.
  3. Commit – Without a commitment, a sale is not a sale. As many as 20 to 40% of sales are lost due to a lack of commitment requested of the purchaser.
  4. Resolve – Making sure the commitment is followed up and followed through to its conclusion to ensure the sales is completed. Up to 10% of sales are left unattended and therefore lost.

Consider – or lack thereof is the number one source of lost sales, by a long shot. Anecdotally, as many as 4 out 5 sales are lost because the prospects never considered the offer being presented in the first place. Without it, there is no decision to be made.

So how does one go about having people consider their offer or proposal? Continue reading ‘Belief Builders and Credibility Creators’

What will your legacy be?

Regardless of what you thought of Michael Jackson’s ‘lifestyle’ and peculiarities, his passing leaves us all with the awe of his talent, expression and  ability to entertain across boundaries of colour, race and generations. That brings up the question – what will your legacy be? What are you creating that will be left behind when you depart this world/existence/reality?

What will YOUR legacy be?

What will YOUR legacy be?

The reason this is important to think about now is because the NEW YEAR is upon us in a few days…

When would NOW be a good time to start planning to make 2010 You Best Year Ever? Hmmm

When you’re in business, you can create an on-going legacy, one that survives you – most don’t achieve that goal – but you can, if you PLAN FOR IT.

Start by THINKING ABOUT IT…