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The vulnerability of sales

The Vulnerability of Sales

There’s so much that we do in business that makes us feel vulnerable. Of course we want clients to notice us and to be attracted to us, but putting ourselves out there can feel scary, because we’re opening ourselves up for potential criticism and rejection. Watch the video below or scroll down for the blog. Some marketers say that if…

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My Clients Can’t Afford Me

This is a story about me and my business. But it is also a story about you. You see, my clients can’t afford to work with me. Let me tell you more: There is a particular type of person who I feel most strongly called to work with and with whom I do my best work and get the best…

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Are you Funny About Money?

When I run the Get More Clients Saying Yes course for authentic sales conversations I always start out by exploring our relationship with sales and money because our beliefs and attitudes in these areas can really hold us back in business. After all, if you believe that it’s wrong to charge money for your gifts or talents, that earning money…

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The Importance of Handling Rejection Gracefully

[Podcast] Heart-Led Sales – A paradigm for people who don’t like to sell

Earlier this year I was a guest on Allyson Scammell’s podcast “Soul Guide Radio” and it was such a brilliant interview that I thought I’d share it with you too.   In fact, I joked at the end that she had somehow managed to get me to squeeze everything I know about sales into just 50 minutes of conversation! The title…

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Are you Confusing your Potential Clients?

What do you say when you meet someone for the first time and they ask what you do?  Do you say “I’m a coach” or “I’m an accountant” or “I’m a therapist” making you sound bland and just like everyone else?  Or do you confuse people by talking about things that the average person who needs your help simply doesn’t…

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“You’re just too expensive”

Todays article is about what happens when you get to the end of the sales conversation, things are going beautifully and you are feeling excited because you can just see what a difference working with you is going to make to this client.  But then instead of an excited “Yes please!” what you hear instead is: “You’re just too expensive”…

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Why Timing is Everything!

Today I want to talk to you about timing in your sales conversation and why getting it wrong can cost you the sale – even if the client actually wants and needs what you have to offer. The video today was inspired by a sales conversation I had back in 2019 where I was the potential customer. I’d been to California for a…

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Staying Inside the Sales Bubble

Staying Inside the Sales Bubble

Today I’m talking about something that we used to talk about a lot back in the days of my corporate sales career – the importance of keeping your potential client inside your “sales bubble.” Watch the video below or scroll down to read the blog. What is “staying in the sales bubble”? Here’s how to think about this:   When your…

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Give them what they want, not what they need

I’m sure you’ve heard this phrase plenty of times before: Give them what they want, not what they need. And I’m sure you’ve always felt a bit suspicious of it too.   After all, it just has that ring of the manipulative about it doesn’t it?   Surely the authentic thing to do would be to be honest with your client…

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[Podcast] Selling from Webinars – without the Sleaze

I’m a real fan of launching having been launching my own course and now membership regularly for the past decade! So I was thrilled to be invited to ‘The Launch Lab’ Podcast hosted by Liz Meville, and even more excited by the theme of this particular episode – how to sell from webinars without the sleaze. Listen to it here!…

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Why Sleazy Sales Tricks Don’t Work

Way back in the dark days, when I was a corporate cubicle dweller there was a common trick used by salespeople.  One that I was taught as a rookie recruitment consultant, and it served me well – up to a point. I was trained to cold call potential clients and tell them that my company was conducting an industry survey…

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When you Wobble your Client Wobbles

Today I wanted to give you a quick reminder of how important it is to bring a solid, confident foundation to your sales interactions because… When You Wobble Your Client Wobbles What I mean by this is that in your interactions with potential clients you radiate a certain energy, and it’s an energy that your client picks up on, often…

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