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 …

Virtual Meetings in sales

How to Build Quality Relationships with Virtual Meetings

Virtual meetings are today’s touchstone; I myself partake in multiple virtual meetings each day. It’s undeniable that virtual meetings are far safer with COVID-19, and more convenient without the travel time and associated vicissitudes. They are an excellent method of building our relationships with prospects, clients, and our internal team. Therefore, our sales success requires us to take advantage of …

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 …

Donation Requests

How Should I Address Donation Requests with My Manager?

We have a tight sales budget, but there are times when a client requests we donate our products for a cause they are supporting. How do I approach management for approval of these donation requests? – Patty in Bethesda, MD  Answer: Every business has a responsibility to be a good partner in the community. This responsibility is demonstrated by actions, …

Relationship Between Sales And Marketing

How Do Sales and Marketing Work Together to Win?

Whether you work in sales or marketing, you probably recognize that these two pillars within any organization rely on each other. You can’t have one without the other, and it takes both to create and maintain a successful company. So you how can you ensure that sales and marketing are working together? In our new webinar, Lynn Whitbeck and Tina …

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.” …

Event Invites

How Should I Handle Event Invites I do Not Want?

I am constantly invited to client events or ballgames after work and on weekends. How do I gracefully decline these event invites? – Tara in Denver, CO  Answer: Building rapport with clients requires time, attention, and genuine interest. Receiving an invitation from a customer is a compliment, and it speaks to the relationship you have fostered. It’s important to view …

Attending Conferences

Top 10 Tips for Sales Traction When Attending a Conference

How do you get the most out of conference attendance? Along with making genuine connections, what actionable commitments will build momentum? What are the key takeaways to gain traction and move the sales process forward? To accomplish all of these things, you need a strategy and planned tactics before you attend the conference. The following tips will lay the foundation …

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 …

Always Right - Customer's Point of View

Always Right: Sales Tips from a Customer’s Point of View

You can’t have sales without customers. That statement may seem obvious to the point of simplicity, but it highlights an often-forgotten part of the business world: You can’t sell anything if no one wants to buy. What do customers want? How can your interactions with these important people make you into the best salesperson you can be? While every customer …

Developing Relationships

How to Develop Sales Relationships That Will Last

Developing strong relationships is key to any successful sales career. They provide long-term foundations that will benefit your sales career for years to come, and they will make for much smoother sailing. But how can you develop sincere and reciprocal sales relationships without it feeling forced or transactional? Sales experts Lynn and Tina share their tips in this installment of …

4 Rules to Knock Your Presentation Out of the Park

4 Rules to Knock Your Presentation Out of the Park

Presentations are an everyday occurrence in any position. They run the gamut of simple one-offs in the hallway at work to conference sessions with hundreds in the audience. Regardless of whether you are catching your manager on the run or making a formal sales presentation to a group, there are four rules you must follow to deliver a powerful communication and …

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 …