Learn by Sales Challenge
Each sales challenge listed below is covered inside The Sales Vault. Recorded workshops and courses, articles, blogs, and sales tips provide ideas and solutions. Click on the sales challenge you are facing and follow the path laid out for you.
Overall, understanding different personality types as a salesperson allows you to adapt your communication style, build rapport, identify buying triggers, address objections, and strengthen customer relationships. These skills can significantly enhance your effectiveness in sales and contribute to your overall success in the field.
Are you battling “CSR Disease?” Definition: CSR Disease is the name given to sales people who spend an inordinate amount of time mothering their jobs through the plant. They either can’t or won’t pass the baton to production. Is this you?
Presentations are hard. And so are sales calls. As a public speaker by trade and inspired by many so-so speakers and their less than engaging performances, Bill has compiled a list of what it takes to deliver a good presentation. The same rules apply when it comes to making a good sales call.
One of Bill’s mantras as a sales trainer is to never leave today without having tomorrow planned. You get to leave for home and leave work behind. Tomorrow is all planned. Go be present to your family. In the morning, you will walk in the door and already have your day planned out. Here are a few strategies to get organized.
You get to a plateau and you stay there, seemingly unable to break through to the next level. You want to end up with a plan but in order to get there, you are going to need to evaluate several aspects of your business. Bill has outlined a few tips and actionable resources in the form of Sales Vault content that will help you see a path to the next level.
This is a classic example of someone who’s not in charge of their own calendar. Everything seems urgent. The day is already already out of control, and it hasn’t even started yet. These tips and resources Bill has outline will help you lay some ground rules to regain control and bring the raging fire down to embers.
When business stops growing organically, and event starts to recede, there is a way out. It’s time to start selling. Here you’ll find Sales Vault resources to get you focused on the fundamentals to recharge your sales engine.
One of the big mistakes people make in hiring is they think this is a short term task. Not only is it ongoing, it doesn’t stop when you hire someone. You need to stay engaged in the onboarding, training, and early activities of a sales rep despite your other job duties.
Do you need one? Absolutely! The only way to avoid hiring a sales rep is if you, the owner, are the sales rep and in that role 100%. Otherwise, your growth has a ceiling. But there are ways to set yourself (and them) up for success or failure. Here’s what Bill has to say on the topic and Sales Vault resources to consult for a deeper dive.
Yeah. This is a tough one. Whether its laziness or procrastination or fear or something else, if you are not actively selling, you will—at best—maintain your existing sales level and—at worst—see a slow decline. Use these resources to inspire that desired growth.
“Crazy busy” is a temporary problem. If for some reason this feeling doesn’t go away, chances are you are suffering from some bad time management. In this post, Bill has outlined specific Sales Vault resources (Workshop Replays, Video Courses, Sales Tips & Blogs) to help you get from chaos to control.
With customer contact more rare and difficult than ever, knowing how to harness the marketing power of online tools like LinkedIn will grease the skids for your selling efforts and get the phone ringing. Find actionable strategies to leverage the power of LinkedIn using these Sales Vault Resources.
Time management is a HUGE subject, especially as it relates to sales. I could write on the subject all day, but here I’ve outlined specific Sales Vault resources (Workshop Replays, Video Courses, Sales Tips & Blogs) to get you thinking differently about how you manage your time as it relates to sales success.