Impossible Goals, Inevitable Successes
Why are you struggling to grow your business when everyone else seems to be crushing their goals? If you needed to triple revenue within the next three years, would you know exactly how to do it? Doubling the size of your business, tripling it, even growing ten times larger isn’t about magic. It’s not about privileges, luck, or working harder. There’s a template that the world’s fastest growing companies follow to achieve and sustain much, much faster growth.
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A silent revolution in sales
In The Machine, Justin Roff-Marsh shows readers how to follow the intrepid executives on three continents who have implemented his ideas over the last 15 years, building ridiculously efficient sales functions–and market-dominating enterprises–as a consequence.
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Stories sell. Great SALES STORIES sell even more. "If you're serious about increasing your effectiveness as a communicator and looking to transform your sales results, Sell with a Story is for you. This book empowered and energized me, and I know it will do the same for you." — Mike Weinberg, consultant, speaker, and author of New Sales. Simplified. and Sales Management. Simplified. Despite all the high-tech tools available to salespeople, the most personal method still works best. Storytelling packs the emotional punch to turn routine presentations into productive relationships. It explains products or services in ways that resonate; it connects people and creates momentum. Stories speak to the part of the brain where decisions are made. Paul Smith, author of the acclaimed Lead with a Story, shifts his best-selling formula to the sales arena. In Sell with a Story, he identifies the ingredients of the most effective sales stories and reveals how to: Select the right story – Craft a compelling and memorable narrative – Incorporate challenge, conflict, and resolution – Use stories to introduce yourself, build rapport, address objections, add value, bring data to life, create a sense of urgency, and more Complete with model stories, skill-building exercises, and enlightening examples from Microsoft, Costco, Xerox, Abercrombie & Fitch, Hewlett Packard, and other top companies, this powerful and practical guide gives you the tools you need to turn your experiences into stories that sell.
As phobias go, asking for money ranks right up there with public speaking. Yet if we hope to raise funds for a worthy cause, it's critical. Author Jerold Panas understands the art of asking like no one in America. As a staff person, board member, and volunteer, he's secured gifts ranging from $50 to $50 million. Panas has harnessed all of his knowledge and experience and produced what is the bestselling fundraising book of all time. This one-hour-to-read classic will embolden you, your board members, and volunteers to ask with skill, finesse, and tangible results. Companion book to Fundraising Realities Every Board Member Must Face, by David Lansdowne.
Sales training doesn’t develop sales champions. Managers do.
The secret to developing a team of high performers isn’t more training but better coaching. When managers effectively coach their people around best practices, core competencies and the inner game of coaching that develops the champion attitude, it makes your training stick. With Keith Rosen’s coaching methodology and proven L.E.A.D.S. Coaching Framework™ used by the world’s top organizations, you’ll get your sales and management teams to perform better – fast.
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