Reflections on my 500th column

This is it Column 500! Representing 10 years and nearly half a million words opinions, comments, complaints and aggravations I have reached this milestone which to be honest I am not sure all of you are going to think is good thing. In fact some of you probably think it’s been a less than rewarding […]

Book Recommendation: Conversations That Sell: Collaborate with Buyers and Make Every Conversation Count

A book recommendation from Dan Beaulieu: Conversations That Sell: Collaborate with Buyer sand Make Every Conversation Count By Nancy Bleeke Copyright 2013Amacom Price $17.95 Pages: 222 and Index Changing the game of sales Yes customers are people too. They are not merely targets, or prospects, or leads to be pitched to be poked and prodded […]

Bring On The Kids!

This new generation is not only interested but actually eager to join our ranks! Yes the time is right. The kids finally are interested in being part of this old industry of ours. For the first time in years I am seeing some interest and curiosity from people under thirty about our industry. Now I […]

Winning That Perfect Prospect

Stay in touch; you have what they need, they just don’t know it yet. And interesting question: when do you stop calling a prospect. Well it depends on the prospect. If for example you have done your homework and you know for sure that you have exactly what he wants then never. Of you might […]