For this podcast, John Asher covers the first of five factors for success in sales, Product Knowledge, that gives salespeople power and confidence. The faster they attain deep product knowledge the more confident they become and they are accepted by their prospects as knowledgeable salespeople that can answer their questions. Salespeople that try to BS their way past product questions are immediately detected and dismissed by the prospect.
It’s estimated there are about 25 million people in the US who have sales or business development attached to their titles and job responsibilities. Some are great at their profession and some are not. What does it take to become an elite salesperson? Are you just born to it or does it come with a lot of sweat equity? What factors determine your success? Why do some salespeople make a sale seem almost effortless?
This program is an extract from the March 5th Asher Sales Sense Podcast is “Five Factors for Success in Sales: The Secrets to Becoming an Elite Salesperson” with John Asher.
The full program can be heard here: Five Factors for Success in Sales: The Secrets to Becoming an Elite Salesperson
Asher discusses his explanation of the Asher Method he’s developed to help salespeople close deals faster. John is the CEO of Asher Strategies, a Washington DC-based business providing sales advisory services to clients from startups to Fortune 500 companies. In his US Navy career, John was a submarine commander and manager of a $2 billion combat systems program. In his second career, he co-founded an engineering services company that grew at a compound rate of 42% for 14 straight years. John and his current enterprise provide sales aptitude assessments, sales training, and sales process improvement workshops globally. John is the author of Close Deals Faster and The Neuroscience of Selling, available through Amazon.
This Asher Sales Sense session covers how John Asher uncovered the five essential factors to success in sales. What are they? Do you have any control over them? Which ones are most important? How do they relate to each other? Are there any tools that can help you achieve the kind of sales success that can make you the sales team hero? Tune in on March 5th and find out how you, too, can unlock secrets to closing deals faster.
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