“Are You Having any Fun”? A Speech about the serious role humour plays in supporting individual mental health at work, at home and in the face of adversity. Inspired by real life experiences and the British Armed Forces WW2 song “Hitler Has Only got One Ball”. One of the greatest

When was the last time you asked a trade customer for a testimonial? Seeking testimonials and using them should be in every field sales persons (AND their managers) DNA. Genuine testimonials make powerful sales tools when used effectively. Plus they are free. During a long B2B sales career it amazed

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You probably know the old sales acronym “ABC” which means “Always Be Closing”. I firmly believe in asking for an order in the B2B sales environment and have provided a few of my favourite and more importantly proven ways of asking for the business below, but always closing, (in all

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Sales people are as diverse as the rest of the population. There is no one personality type that guarantees an individual will be a successful sales person. Though it is rare to see someone move in to B2B sales after several years in the actuarial profession. In a busy, demanding,

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“Sell me this pen”. It’s a well-established sales exercise. Often used at interviews
If you are ever asked the same question. There are 4 key sales skills an interviewer is looking for when you answer. I.E. how you:-
Gather information
Respond to information
Provide information
Ask for an order