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How to Increase Price, Win Business and Boost Profits – 3 Case Studies

Pricing is a language. It delivers a series of subtle and not so subtle indicators about your business, your product, your service and maybe even you.

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How to REALLY Make a Positive Difference to Sales Results

Business leaders do all sorts of things to prop up a failing sales and business development team. All sorts of things. Many of them costly. Some of them risky. Sometimes both. A new CRM system with higher level of functionality, a bigger suite of reports and a more intuitive interface won’t improve your sales team….but… Continue reading How to REALLY Make a Positive Difference to Sales Results

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Change is Inevitable…

And that’s when the penny dropped…so we packed up and all went out for Chinese food and a few beers. A good night was had by all. The day didn’t start like that though. A client I’d worked with before had called me up a few weeks before to say they wanted to increase their… Continue reading Change is Inevitable…

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Will You Meet My Brother for Coffee?

My brother’s new in town and he wants to meet new people, would you mind having a coffee/beer with him…he doesn’t know anyone, he’s been away from people for a while and he’s desperate to share his stories, and he’s kind of still to find his feet…you’d be doing me such an enormous favour…please? I owe… Continue reading Will You Meet My Brother for Coffee?

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Do you Still Think Sales is a Zero Sum Game?

Conventional thinking in sales growth is this: If you want a bigger market share for your business then you have to take away sales from someone else…your competitors. Ok, that’s one way. That way leads to reduced pricing, highly competitive and costly marketing/positioning and aggressive selling…it’s a race to the bottom. You’ll have seen it… Continue reading Do you Still Think Sales is a Zero Sum Game?

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Changing the Rules of Engagement – Will You?

Why do some people continue to play a game when they know the chances of winning are stacked against them? Well, I guess, it could be because they want to improve their game, for example. I love swimming but I’m never going to win any kind of medal for it. I have friends who love… Continue reading Changing the Rules of Engagement – Will You?