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Building Best Practice Product Knowledge Training

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Being Vice President of Sales is a tough job. You’ve climbed your way up in the organization not only through your innate talent as a salesperson but also through your organizational skills. Now’s the hard part: building a sales team that’s as good or better than you at bringing in new clients. You’ve hired the best people you could find, evaluating their natural aptitude, past performance, and fit into your company’s culture. Now what? Send them right out to the field? Maybe that’s rushing it a bit. More likely than not, it’s best to first spend time preparing your hunters to hunt.

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How to Hire a Natural Born Salesperson - Karen Caplan

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Is it possible to find a “natural-born” salesperson? Of course, says Karen Caplan, President, and CEO of Frieda’s Specialty Produce in Los Alamitos, California.  It’s often been said that the hardest thing for business leaders and owners to do is hire good salespeople.   

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How to Build a Rejection-Proof Sales Mindset

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What’s a key difference between elite salespeople, the ones getting the lion’s share of contracts, and average salespeople? Natural aptitude? Certainly. Training? Of course. But then why do so many gifted and experienced salespeople miss their sales goals? The same way gifted and experienced professional athletes fail to win. Their heads get in the way. What if you could get “unstuck” from good and achieve greatness?

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Mastering the Three Weakest Selling Skills

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The Asher Method’s Top Ten Selling Skills have helped thousands of salespeople achieve their sales and professional goals. Like any process, however, some steps can be more challenging than others. What are the three weakest – most difficult – sales skills that salespeople struggle with? If you listened closely to a sales expert give you tips on how could master these, could it make a difference in your sales performance, bonuses, and overall happiness with life? You bet it would.

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How Elite Salespeople Present and Appeal to the Customer’s Needs

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Last August on the Asher Sales Sense Podcast we heard from John Asher when he spoke about “How Neuroscience Disrupts the Sales Process.”  The current program is a 9-minute extract from that show and it covers:

  • Sales Disruptors
  • The science behind sales
  • New understandings about the sales disruptors
  • Why the average sales representative’s presentations kill the sale
  • How the elite salesperson presents
  • Why the customer’s needs, not yours is the opening gambit for closing the deal

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Two Things CEOs Should Look for in Hiring Top-Performing Salespeople

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It’s often been said that the hardest thing for business leaders and owners to do is get good help. Hiring goes on all the time, but too often it goes south. Dream candidates can turn into nightmares and they are expensive and complicated to separate once they’re in the system. What’s most important in hiring salespeople? Experience? Aptitude? Culture? What does one experienced CEO of a highly successful business value most?

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The Absolute Digital Marketing Basics Your Company Needs - Hube Hopkins 9 Minute Podcast

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How much should you be investing in digital marketing? What kind of ROI should you expect to receive and how can you measure it? If you’re not sure of the answers, listen to this episode of Asher Sales Sense.

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8 Minute Wake Up Call to Sales and Marketing: You are no longer in control.

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This is an excerpt from an episode in October. Here's the punchline: What's the cost of doing nothing? Is it something that I can just ignore? Probably more specifically, the question that should be asked is, what if I don't do anything about this but my competitors are doing it? Well, you're all competing for the same buyers.

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Build Brand Invincibility by Being Crisis Ready

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Your employees are working hard, your customers are delighted, and all’s well. Or is it? Are you and your management staff just a moment away from a crisis? Are you prepared for what can come at you in the blink of an eye and wipe out the value you’ve worked so hard to build? Or do you have a roadmap to business invincibility?

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How Italian Studies Opened the Door to the US Post Office - 8 minute podcast

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This short episode is part of the complete episode:

From Bagels to Boardrooms: My Personal Journey in Business Development

In this selection, Kyla and Wendy discuss the way Italian Studies paid off to position Taradel as the solution for the US Post Office and other postal services around the globe.

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