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Insider Secrets that win Corporate Pitches!

Here’s my Lesson #2 in Building Trust and Winning Business as a Result. #3 follows next week.

A recent but valuable lesson to be learned from what’s been happening behind the scenes when a Corporate evaluates you or your company as a potential supplier is this:

Perfect Pitches don’t win bids!

But what does that mean exactly? It means that if you only show your ‘brilliance’ and none of your ‘resilience’ they won’t be impressed and probably won’t hire you! Read the rest of this entry

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Listen like this and they will love you

After food, shelter, protection from predators, and procreation, getting people to like you is one of the primary motivations for humans. Everyone is born with primary needs and the motivation to meet those needs is so strong that we would rather die than experience life with none of our needs met.

The need for Connection is one of the four needs that we must fulfil to survive Read the rest of this entry

Speak to Sell: like Tony Robbins does

Tony Robbins’ success is down to one overiding factor: his ability to speak and sell – at the same time!

Whenever you open your mouth, stuff comes out – it’s a fact!

But is it the stuff of a master communicator or is it – as Alan Sugar so eloquently put it – ‘a danger to global warning: a lot of hot air’?

The truth is, that more than at any other time in human history, your opportunity to reach people through what you say and how you say it has never been greater. Read the rest of this entry

How to qualify your sales target

This article is about how to identify potential Customers, Clients or Consumers – QUICKLY. Whichever ‘C’ word you are using, you might consider using the ‘F’ word instead, because in this world where everything – even in business – has become ‘social’, what we are really trying to identify is Read the rest of this entry