Business Basics

14
Nov

Sales Targets for 2018

  So it is nearly that time of the year again. Not only do you need to think about putting the loft ladder up to get the Christmas decorations down (yes I know it only seemed like yesterday) but its also about now when we all start to think about next year. How has this year turned out for you?

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23
Oct

MAKING CHANGE STICK

In my first article for this blog, I set out some thoughts from my experience on how to prepare for making change within your business. I used the example of implementing a new sales process and focused on providing clarity and support to people, explaining why is change happening, what exactly is changing, and how it will impact them. As

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6
Oct

Simon Says You’re Not Hitting Sales Numbers

I received a phone call from a great guy I met recently called Simon. It went like this…..   Simon     ‘I am not hitting the sales numbers that I have set for myself James, are you able to help me as I have seen some of your videos and I like how you approach things’ James   ‘Hi Simon, great

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20
Sep

5 Reasons Why You’re Failing At Sales

As you get to the end of another month, the sales targets are closing in! You know, those targets which you set for yourself at the start of the month and which you said you would complete. You know, those targets which you said were crucial for your business to bring in to pay people, pay suppliers or even pay

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17
Sep

What stops your prospects from making a decision? The final 2 P’s of Prospect Delay

We all have experienced the frustration of a prospect delaying a deal! Come on be honest, who hasn’t marked a lead in your CRM at 75% and started to think about how to spend the money or commission coming in before having our plans turned upside down by a delay of some sorts! As Neil Young once said ‘the devil

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28
Jul

TRACKFARE Explained – Number Two on the list, Reliable

Consistent sales success is a must for any business. Making the statement is easy – putting that plan into action is the hard part. That’s where TRACKFARE comes into play. Over the coming weeks we’ll discuss how optimising and improving your business with our fine-tuned method gives you the foundations you need to give you profit, productive sales techniques and

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21
Jul

TRACKFARE Explained – Number One on the list, Trustworthy

Consistent sales success is a must for any business. Making the statement is easy – putting that plan into action is the hard part. That’s where TRACKFARE comes into play. Over the coming weeks we’ll discuss how optimising and improving your business with our fine-tuned method gives you the foundations you need to give you profit, productive sales techniques and

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11
Jul

Converting more Prospects to Customers – How and What to do

It’s a well-known fact that a looked-after customer is a happy customer. This theory doesn’t just have to extend to after sales or technical support. It’s a fantastic way to get your prospects from A to B – leads to transactions – by putting in the time and energy into working your lead generation cleverly.   If there’s one thing

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