Skill #6 - Being Resourceful is Proven to Easily Advance Your Career

Skill #6 – Being Resourceful is Proven to Easily Advance Your Career

All this year, sales leader Patrick Carter and our CEO Lynn Whitbeck have been working through their 12-part series highlighting the top sales power skills, illustrated by their “PERFORMANCE” acronym. We’ve already explored the first five letters – “Problem Solving,” “Engagement,” “Resilience,” “Flexibility,” and “Originality” – and now the duo are back to discuss the second R, this time standing …

Skill #5 - How to Find Courage to Seek and Leverage Originality

Skill #5 – How to Find Courage to Seek and Leverage Originality

Our CEO Lynn Whitbeck and sales leader Patrick Carter and have been working through their new 12-part series highlighting the top sales power skills, illustrated by their “PERFORMANCE” acronym. Following discussions of the first four letters – “Problem Solving,” “Engagement,” “Resilience,” and “Flexibility” – the duo have reunited for letter #5: “Originality.” We’ve all heard how valuable it is to …

Skill #4 Bonus- How to Demonstrate Genuine Respect Using Flexibility Power Skill

Skill #4 Bonus: How to Demonstrate Genuine Respect Using Flexibility Power Skill

For the past few months, sales leader Patrick Carter and our CEO Lynn Whitbeck have been working through their new 12-part series all about sales power skills, as explained through their “PERFORMANCE” acronym. We’ve learned all about the first four letters – “Problem Solving,” “Engagement,” “Resilience,” and “Flexibility” – and this week, the duo are offering a bonus episode. Flexibility …

Skill #4 - How to Boost Connectivity With Flexibility -- Patrick Carter

Skill #4 – How to Boost Connectivity Through Flexibility

Sales leader Patrick Carter and our CEO Lynn Whitbeck have been working through their new 12-part series all about sales power skills, explained through their “PERFORMANCE” acronym. Following discussions of the first three letters – “Problem Solving,” “Engagement,” and “Resilience” – the duo are now back to discuss the fourth letter: “Flexibility.” Why is flexibility so important as a professional? …

Skill #3 Bonus- 10 Ways Resilience is an Advantage in Harsh Circumstances -- Patrick Carter

10 Ways Resilience is an Advantage in Harsh Circumstances

Three weeks ago, sales leader Patrick Carter and Petite2Queen’s own Lynn Whitbeck shared a podcast all about “Resilience,” and how it is a skill you need to thrive in your sales career. It’s part of their “PERFORMANCE” in Sales power skills series. Before they continue on to the fourth letter in that acronym, Lynn and Patrick decided to offer a …

Skill #3 - How Resilience Inspires Breakthrough Opportunities - Patrick Carter

Skill #3 – How Resilience Inspires Breakthrough Opportunities

In February, sales leader Patrick Carter joined our CEO Lynn Whitbeck to introduce their new 12-part series. In that first episode, Patrick and Lynn revealed their acronym, “PERFORMANCE,” highlighting the top 11 power skills you need to boost your sales career. Following discussions of the first two letters – “Problem Solving” and “Engagement” – the duo are now back to …

Skill #2 – How Engagement Expands Your Prosperity - with Patrick Carter

Skill #2 – How Engagement Expands Your Prosperity

Last month, sales leader Patrick Carter joined our CEO Lynn Whitbeck to introduce their new 12-part series. In that first episode, Patrick and Lynn revealed their acronym, “PERFORMANCE,” highlighting the top 11 power skills you need to boost your sales career. Following a discussion of “Problem Solving” earlier this month, the duo are back to discuss the second letter, “Engagement.” …

Skill #1 - Problem Solving Your Way to Success

Skill #1 – Problem Solving Your Way to Success

In our last sales podcast, sales leader Patrick Carter joined our CEO Lynn Whitbeck for the first installment of a new 12-part series. That episode introduced their acronym, “PERFORMANCE,” highlighting the top 11 power skills you need to boost your sales career. Today, Patrick and Lynn dive into that first P in PERFORMANCE: Problem Solving. What do you do when …

How to Laser Focus Significant Tools to Achieve Your Goals

How to Laser Focus Significant Tools to Achieve Your Goals

How can you achieve sales success this 2020? It starts with laser focus and the right tools. Lynn spoke with sales expert Gresham W. Harkless Jr. on how entrepreneurs, business owners, and people with a side hustle can find new opportunities and sales leads for their organizations. Ring in the new year with these unmissable tips. Gresh manages a community …

10 Big Ways to Unlock Innovative Tech Sales - Dennis Sullivan

10 Big Ways to Unlock Innovative Tech Sales

How do you obtain customers and effectively manage relationships with them in the tech industry? We spoke with Dennis Sullivan, a sales expert and relationship ninja who leads from the heart to build strong, lasting connections. Although the sales profession has changed a lot over the years, Dennis’s unique approach in the tech field has helped him secure continued success. …

4 Communication Fundamentals that Unlock Sales Success

4 Communication Fundamentals that Unlock Sales Success

Sales isn’t just the art of convincing people to buy the product or service you’re selling. In fact, the foundation of sales lies in quality communication: You must learn to actively listen so you understand what your customer wants and needs. But this is easier said than done. Luckily, we got some key tips to improve your communication fundamentals. In …

What is the Retail Sales Apocalypse & Why is it Overrated?

What is the Retail Sales Apocalypse & Why is it Overrated?

Lately, you can’t escape discussions about how artificial intelligence – AI – will inevitably disrupt and even end retail sales. We’re already seeing the rise of self-checkout stands at grocery stores, and chatbots are an increasingly common part of online purchasing experiences. Are we on the verge of a retail sales apocalypse? We spoke to Patrick Carter, a sales leader …

The Secrets for Successful Job Sharing in Sales

The Secrets for Successful Job Sharing in Sales

Depending on your career and personal needs, job sharing may be an ideal option for you. Even in sales, job sharing is possible! But how can you pursue this option in your sales position? In a new interview, Lynn spoke to two sales women who successfully job shared for over a decade. After all that time, Liz Pearl and Tari …

How to Create Lasting Value for Client-Vendor Relationships

How to Create Lasting Value for Client-Vendor Relationships

Whether you work in sales directly or work with sales, you may wonder how you can work more effectively with procurement and provide long-term value in your client-vendor relationships. Kendall Cowdrey, a senior procurement facilitator at a Fortune 500 organization, knows a thing or two about developing lasting relationships. She offers expert advice in our new podcast interview. Kendall explains …

Should You Flirt in Order to Make a Sale?

Should You Flirt in Order to Make a Sale?

In our dog-eat-dog world, many people feel that they must use every tool possible to get ahead. This as true in sales as anywhere else. When a study suggests that saleswomen are 20% more successful when they flirt with clients, you can understand why some saleswomen would follow that path. But is being a flirt as lucrative as it seems? …

How to Develop a Style & Brand for Career Success

How to Develop a Style & Brand for Career Success

We’ve all heard of branding, but have you thought about why it’s so important? How do you develop your style and brand so that you’ll succeed in your career? Special guest Melissa Forziat joins us for an illuminating interview all about crafting your branding. With Melissa’s experience as a small business marketing coach and event manager, she has all the …