5 Things Sales People Do That CIOs Hate

Last week I spoke to the High Performance Technologies Sales Team… Delivering a Keynote on, The Secrets of High Priced Consultants…lessons I’ve learned from the Big Six and others, who know how to call on C-Level Executives. There are 5 major disciplines I see high-priced consultants mastering.  For instance, they sell one of 4 things […]

Common Question: What Questions Do I Ask Executives?

“What questions should I ask when meeting with an executive?” This question came up about three times last week during various marketing events, coaching calls, and emails with clients – “Can we put together a list of questions for the sales team to use when talking to executives?”  I usually get this question when talking […]

Bring Your Own Markers

Continuing on with the topic of white boarding – this is something someone should probably write a book on.  It’s one of the most used tools in the sales process, but often misused by ill-equipped sales people.  A few practical pointers: 1.     Always carry our own markers.  I started doing this about twelve years ago.  […]