7 Surefire Ways to Boost Your Referrals and Sales

7 Surefire Ways to Boost Your Referrals and Sales

This content is for members onlyLynn WhitbeckLynn Whitbeck is the co-founder and President of Petite2Queen. She is focused on identifying and evaluating opportunities for women at work, helping them define their personal roadmap. She dedicates herself to delivering tools and insights, embracing visualization of the big picture, and identifying and implementing the minutiae of detail. Lynn aims to share lessons …

Why Defining and Segmenting Your Market is Crucial for Sales Success

Why Defining and Segmenting Your Market is Crucial for Sales Success

This content is for members onlyLynn WhitbeckLynn Whitbeck is the co-founder and President of Petite2Queen. She is focused on identifying and evaluating opportunities for women at work, helping them define their personal roadmap. She dedicates herself to delivering tools and insights, embracing visualization of the big picture, and identifying and implementing the minutiae of detail. Lynn aims to share lessons …

How You Leverage Podcasts to Turbocharge Business Growth

How You Leverage Podcasts to Turbocharge Business Growth

A proven effective sales strategy you need to be using is guest podcasting. It is an effective shortcut to attract new prospects, get more sales, receive valuable speaking invites, and gain more partnerships with influencers.  Being a guest on podcasts establishes your authority, improves your SEO, and provides the ability to garner more attention from your ideal clients. Why Podcasting? …

Why Client Thinking Should Be the Foundation of Your Sales Strategy

Why Client Thinking Should Be the Foundation of Your Sales Strategy

Adopting your client’s perspective will end sales chaos and allow you to develop a robust strategic plan. Client thinking is the foundation of your sales strategy. Sales is all about connecting with people to provide them a solution to their problems and concerns. Sales is all about making an impact on your client’s business, your own business, their personal life, …

How to Know Your Client’s Motivations and Emotional Desires (and Sell with Ease!)

How to Know Your Client’s Motivations and Emotional Desires (and Sell with Ease!)

No business is able to grow and thrive without a thorough understanding of their clients and their ideal customers. Developing your knowledge of what your customers want, their motivations, and their pain points will ensure that you can tailor your product or service to meet their needs. This will give you an increased chance at securing their business.  In our …

How to Think Like a Client to Maximize Sales Success

How to Think Like a Client to Maximize Sales Success

Why client thinking should be the foundation of your sales strategy Want to end sales chaos and allow yourself to develop a robust strategic plan? Adopt your client’s perspective and start to think like a paying client. Client thinking should be the foundation of your sales strategy, as sales is all about connecting with people to provide them a solution …

Winning Edge

What is the Winning Edge to Ensure Career Success?

Regardless of your role, your attitude and willingness to work with others is worth 50% of your position. These two attributes contribute more to the perception of your co-workers, supervisors, and management than any other skill. They give you a winning edge for promotions and leadership opportunities. Attitude is prevalent in your every action. A positive, enthusiastic attitude encourages and …

Effective Voicemail

What are the Top Tips for Truly Effective Voicemail?

Voicemails are an integral component of sales success. They can be a powerful tool to connect, provide information, and build relational capital. However, not all sales people utilize voicemail effectively. I assert that some use it so poorly that it produces a negative, rather than a positive, result. Pointless, rambling, static voicemails ending with the incredibly hasty phone number are …

How Phone Calls Energize

What is Sales’ Unsung, Powerful Tool? Consider: The Phone

As salespeople, we are on the phone with clients and prospects every day. The ubiquity of this form of communication can obscure the phone call’s true value. Don’t take this powerful tool for granted! Freshen up your phone etiquette to maximize your sales potential. The Basics Your voice immediately sets you apart. Your client or prospect needs to clearly hear …

Sleeping Sideways Long-Term Insomnia

Do You Suffer From Long-Term Insomnia? Try Sleeping Sideways

Sleep is incredibly important to your health. Getting enough of it improves your immune system, lifts your mood, and can help prevent heart disease, just to name a few benefits. Getting too little sleep, however, increases your chance of accident and injury, makes you irritable, and, if chronic, can lead to some serious health conditions. If sleep comes easy for …

get to know co-workers

Top 4 Tips to Get to Know Your Co-Workers

I’m having a hard time getting to know my co-workers. They all have known each other for a long time and it’s hard to feel included in casual conversations. How do I get to know them better? – Mona in Tuscaloosa, AL  Answer: Getting to know your co-workers follows the same path of forging any new relationship. You start with …

Follow-Up Calls

How Can You Create Energized and Relevant Follow-Up?

The first step in maximizing the impact of your prospect follow-up is to know your objective. Take the ubiquitous follow-up call or email: Your objective should be more than just checking in; it should be to move the sale forward in a meaningful way. And while it goes without saying, I’m going to say it: Follow up in a timely …

#MeToo - Companies Must do Better

“Time’s Up” – How Companies Must Do Better Right Now

The #MeToo movement is changing dynamics in the workplace as the staggering scope of the problem has come to light. Companies need to reexamine their internal policies, encourage change in corporate culture, and address sexual assault, harassment, and discrimination claims more directly. In short, companies must do better. How can they do this? Here are key lessons to take from …

How to Handle Sales Rejection with Your Self-Esteem Still Intact

Self-esteem reflects a person’s attitude towards themselves. This evaluation may come from career success, relationships, lifestyle, appearance – or a combination thereof. We tend to feel good about ourselves when we achieve certain goals, and typically appreciate acknowledgement of others when we reach milestones. When you work in sales, you may base your success on how many sales you make …