I think a lot of people confuse activity vs achievement. I have a client whose whole sales management philosophy is focused on sales activity. I totally agree that without sales activities, there isn’t going to be an achievement. But there is also another way to look at it, I’ve often asked my clients, why isn’t… Continue reading Activity VS Achievement!
I bumped into a not too close friend a few days back at a restaurant. He gave me a call today and it went something like this. Me: Hi Gary, what’s up? Gary: Oh, just wanted to call up and see if you have time to meet up for a drink? Me: A little tough.… Continue reading Meet Up For A Drink?
Was in a mall and saw a lot of sales staff in the retails were sitting down staring at blank space. I guess traffic is slow and they have nothing to do. And that I believe is the biggest mistake businesses make – waiting for business. They sit and hope that money will come in.… Continue reading Biggest Mistake Businesses Make!
I just bought a new Toshiba notebook about one month ago: The funny thing is, after playing badminton last Sunday, had a little chat with Calvin. He’s apparently going to China to manufacturer his own products. Now, all this while I’ve known him to be a distributor of computer peripherals. I was talking to him… Continue reading Didn’t Know He Sell Notebooks!
Here are a few multiple strategies to get your name out there. How many are you currently utilizing? E-mails, newsletters, blogs, forums, search engine optimization, cold-calling, networking, joint-ventures, paid-per-clicks, direct mails, referrals, articles, press releases, book, speeches & seminars, telemarketing, up-sell, cross-sell, social networking sites, etc. The more channels you have, the more your visibility, the… Continue reading Have Multiple Attacks!
In front of me was a $2 Million semi-d house. I registered myself at the show house and the guard entered some code and the door opened. I pushed the door to enter the house. To my surprise… My former group sales manager was walking in my direction! It’s been like 10 years since I… Continue reading My Former Manager Put To Shame!