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Sales Tip #1: Transformational Vocabulary

This is the first of a series of posts on sales strategies to get you to SELL MORE with LESS EFFORT. Disarmingly simple and straight to the point, each one is designed to help you get your 1 percent improvement from your sales activities and conversations. Let’s get started shall we?

Transformational Vocabulary Sales Tip #1

Don’t replay bad sales calls in your mind or repeat them to others other than when you are analysing them for improvement. Too often, salespeople – especially telemarketers will get off a call than went wrong (the sale did not get made) and repeat it to their colleagues – this is disastrous for morale as well as a time killer that serves NO purpose other than to suck you deeper into the Vortex Of Mediocrity.

Once a call is over, make the mental and physical notes of what went wrong and what was done right and MOVE ON TO THE NEXT ONE.

Any dilly-dallying is an indulgence that you can’t afford to do.

Even if you are not repeating this verbally – STOP your negative self-talk immediately and see what happens.

This is MUCH harder than it first appears.

Sales is all about attitude – you cannot afford to indulge in this ‘popular’ habit – it’s a profit killer – like second-hand smoke – it kills the smoker as much as it does innocent by-standers.

Sticking with the smoking analogy, whenever someone around you starts blowing ‘smoke’ your way – stop them immediately – nicely letting them know you’re not interested.