Run Away from the “Face Palm” Sales Candidate20170404144710

Run Away from the “Face Palm” Sales Candidate

xPotential SellingApril 4, 2017, , , , 0 comments
In this series, I’m identifying a group of sales candidates who, when hired, fail to meet expectations. But they all have one thing in common: they in...
Watch Out for This Tricky Sales Candidate20170327162604

Watch Out for This Tricky Sales Candidate

In this series of articles, I identify types of salespeople who fail to meet expectations. But they all have one thing in common: they interview well....
The 10 Books I Recommend the Most20170321143236

The 10 Books I Recommend the Most

xPotential SellingMarch 21, 2017, , , , , , 0 comments
I am a sales trainer. I’ve invested the last two decades of my life helping salespeople and sales leaders become more successful working with companie...
10 Things You Can Do to Become a Better Salesperson Right Now20170314174712

10 Things You Can Do to Become a Better Salesperson Right Now

We all want to improve as sales professionals and skill development is a lifelong process. Here are ten things you can do right now to become a better...
5 Behaviors of Stellar Salespeople You Should Replicate Now20170308154304

5 Behaviors of Stellar Salespeople You Should Replicate Now

We desire to be stellar salespeople. But what are the common characteristics of superstars? Some traits deal with internal factors such as personality...
4 Simple Steps for Upselling Your Customers20170201180421

4 Simple Steps for Upselling Your Customers

What is your strategy for leveraging more sales with your existing customers? Apart from simply asking for more business, the goal is to develop or re...
Why Bad Salespeople Get Hired20170113141605

Why Bad Salespeople Get Hired

Bad salespeople get hired everyday. They can devastate a sales team and a company’s reputation. Recently, a friend told me over lunch about a sa...
4 Smart Ways to Coach Your Sales Reps on a Sales Call20161214010749

4 Smart Ways to Coach Your Sales Reps on a Sales Call

How often should you step in and save a sale when you’re out in the field with one of your sales reps? You need the revenue, so why not? As a sales co...
The One Interview Question You Must Ask Every Candidate20161116153153

The One Interview Question You Must Ask Every Candidate

xPotential SellingNovember 16, 2016, , , , , 0 comments
There is one interview question I have my clients ask every candidate: Why do you want to leave your job? That question may be a very common one to as...
Hire Better Sales Reps By Adding This20161102132324

Hire Better Sales Reps By Adding This

It’s a little unnerving to look back on a salesperson’s first six months and realize that the interview was that employee’s career highlight.  Too oft...