Two women are at the bar catching up, and a cheesy looking guy swaggers up. Without introducing himself or asking their names, he immediately says, “Did you just fall from heaven? ‘Cause you must be an angel.” As readers, we’re pretty sure what happens next… discomfort, dismissal, and disappointment- probably some laughter. For those of [...]
Sales Trends 2012 December Newsletter Getting Past the Gatekeeper – Instead of fighting to get past the front desk person, build a relationship with them. Often highly motivated and under-valued, these office “gatekeepers” are going places, and if you play your cards right, they’ll take you along for the ride. Here are the action steps to [...]
A returned call is one of the hardest things to get today in 2012. Why? Our recent polling of clients and friends shows that only 1 person in 10 likes or wants to receive a voicemail! Does that extend to getting calls too? YES. People just don’t like phone calls. Telemarketers and overzealous sales people [...]
After weeks of toiling away at codes and photoshopping our team into perfection, we’re proud to reveal a new SalesBy5.com! We scrubbed the parts of our site that make it hard to understand what we do and created new bits to highlight our strengths as sales consultants. Our expert marketing and sales consultants empower your [...]
Ideals for Growth: Jim Stengel, author of “Grow: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the World’s Greatest Companies,” explains to Verne Harnish how it is important to build your message around a simple ideal. Filmed by Nan Palmero, CIO Salesby5.
Check out our winning sales habits prescription to see our new high touch customer service and social media training offerings.
Check out our training offerings! These sessions help teams stop unselling, listen, and start asking the right questions, which dramatically increases sales. See the complete prescription here.
Watch Erik talk about his changed perspective on his best business decision, and the culture at Sales by 5. Taped by Nan Palmero, CIO Salesby5.
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”- Maya Angelow How do you make your employees, coworkers, spouse, kids, neighbor or pets feel? In the last month, I have been shopping (often we secret shop at Salesby5 to [...]
Member Spotlight: Erik Darmstetter What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur? Sales! You are selling employees, vendors, banks, customers, your spouse or family and yourself. All of the others can be handled by CPAs, COOs or people better than you are. How do you generate new ideas? [...]