• Build to Serve and Win

    Build to Serve and Win

    No CommentsBuilding blocks are not just for kids! Sales people need them now more than ever. Let me expand and explain. As sales people we are told to “just go sell”. Get more face time with our clients. Understand what they need and then deliver it. Simple, right? From that single perspective yes it is. And […]  Read More »

  • Show You Care

    Show You Care

    No CommentsNobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. – Theodore Roosevelt As sales people our past success over several decades has been driven by data – data in the form of what we KNEW. Our success in “selling” was once based on the information that we had in our heads, the […]  Read More »

  • Words Are Everything!

    Words Are Everything!

    No CommentsIrregular and irreverent rants and ravings from a SALES FANATIC. We have learned over years of working around the world in every country where commerce exists that the meaning of words often times have huge variations. What I think I am saying can sometimes most certainly NOT be what my listener hears.  And this does […]  Read More »

  • Simple, Not Simpler

    Simple, Not Simpler

    No CommentsEverything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.  Albert Einstein I believe that the selling environment of B2B sales is quickly becoming too complex. Multiple conversations about the myriad methodology changes in the B2B selling space are creating a background of noise that is only complicating the challenges faced by already busy […]  Read More »

  • The Journey Into Relevance

    The Journey Into Relevance

    No CommentsIn the beginning there were people who made stuff and people who needed stuff. Then there were the peddlers of stuff who helped the makers and the buyers find each other.   The peddlers of stuff were very successful for hundreds of years, because both the makers and the buyers needed them.  Stuff was bought and […]  Read More »