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Creating A Conversation Starting Message

 Those who started in sales are well familiar with what an “elevator pitch” is. If you happen to wait and ride an elevator car with a CEO, you got less than 30 seconds to sell yourself and your business to convince them to meet with you. It’s a popular concept then, and it still is now; however, it has significantly evolved as time passed.

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May 17, 2019 / Kim Orlesky

Give and Take Negotiations

At one point or another, a prospect or a client will ask more from you to close the deal. It happens, which is why there are some positions in companies built for this job role. The fact is, some people loves to negotiate, often asking for more. In your career as an entrepreneur or a sales person, this will happen.

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May 03, 2019 / Kim Orlesky

What If They're Mean?

Doing cold calls can be daunting at first. Apart from the fear of stumbling over your words, there’s that fear of rejection that sits on the back of your head. Well, let me ask you something: have you ever answered a call and started yelling or swearing before the person on the other line even got to speak? I highly doubt it.

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Apr 26, 2019 / Kim Orlesky

How To Build Powerful Network Using LinkedIn and Other Social Media

Social media networks are more than just platforms for connecting with loved ones and updating your friends or followers with what’s going on with your life. Social media also plays an important role in growing your business. It can help you generate quality leads and build a relationship with potential and existing clients based on trust.

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Apr 19, 2019 / Kim Orlesky

Understanding Buyer's Journey: Awareness

There are five stages of a relationship: attraction, dating, disappointment, stability, and ultimately, commitment.

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Apr 12, 2019 / Kim Orlesky

Rewrite The Stories You Tell Yourself

What type of stories do you tell yourself?

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Apr 08, 2019 / Kim Orlesky

Understand Your Value Before You Communicate It To Others

When you’re engaged in sales conversations, have you ever experienced letting a client unconsciously lead the meeting? Need I remind you: it’s you who should be in the power position.

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Apr 05, 2019 / Kim Orlesky

Goal-Based Selling

Let’s take a step back from the big picture and focus on two angles for now: the client’s goals and aspirations.

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Mar 29, 2019 / Kim Orlesky

Know Where You Are

When meeting with prospects, are you the type of salesperson who gets in control of the conversation? Or is it the prospects that lead the meeting? Early on in the process, you have to establish your role to avert the classic case of the “blind leading the blind.”

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Mar 22, 2019 / Kim Orlesky

Connecting With Your Prospects

When you make the first move to approach a client, to raise awareness and present solutions to their problems, know that you’re on the right track.

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Mar 15, 2019 / Kim Orlesky
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