If you are involved in field sales, here are some guidelines when preparing your day, your week, your month and your year.
Remember – Its How Hard You Work, How Smart You Work, You Dedicated You are, Combined with your Self Belief that will determine your ultimate success.
When approaching a customer for the first time:
Do research on t [...]
A manager complained to me recently that the team she was responsible for were not doing what they were asked and they were all useless.
“interesting” I immediately thought and asked her how long they had all worked for the organisation. It turns out that they all had at least 10 years experience.
It turned out that the team were [...]
Very few businesses achieve the level of success that they aspire to. This is a shame. Sometimes the business they have chosen may not have sufficient market to enable it to grow, some may not have the knowledge, some may not have the money and some may not have the poeple. Others just get caught in a RUT and struggle for survival every week [...]
We are so like children in our behaviour. We want everything now and we whinge we we do not get what we want. And it’s always someone else’s fault why your business is not working the way it should.
I’m always reminded of the parable from Luke 8:5 where the farmer goes out to sow some seeds in his field as follows:
“A farmer [...]
In a recent discussion between 12 business owners, we were all asked to produce our marketing plans for the year. We were required to outline what marketing strategies we would be using, what type of client we would focus on, why we would focus on them and how we would convert them to customers.
We were also asked to outline our strategies fo [...]
The biggest mistake that small business owners make from the outset in their business is that they do not keep score. And I do not just mean the money side of things.
Activity leads to Results which leads to turnover, but not necessarily profit.
I met a young entrepreneur of 21 last week. He had been in business for about 6 months and was now [...]
It is said that the only constant in life is CHANGE. Yet most people avoid it, shun it, deny that it is necessary in the first place.
Every team meeting is full of ideas on what the business needs to do to grow and prosper. HOWEVER, the instant that the change affects the individual team member, we get resistance, push back, obstinate behavio [...]
How many times have you failed to do the most important things?
Take 1 minute to look at this video – then define what your frog is today.
If you want to use this to accelerate your business success, get in touch today.
To your success, Derek