The secret to sales is simple. What’s the secret? Well it is just that ... there is no secret. We must add value to every encounter and person we interact with ... or we are not going to be successful.
Ryan T. Sauers
What can you do to improve your sales skills? Find out in this short two-minute video by PI blogger Ryan Sauers.
In this latest video, Ryan T. Sauers discusses the importance of both leadership and followership.
In this video, PI blogger Ryan Sauers discusses the importance of BOTH/AND instead of EITHER/OR Marketing. This 2-minute video explains why all types of marketing are important, and what traditional and digital marketing means to you, your prospects, and customers in 2017 and beyond.
In this post we focus on the importance of truly understanding another person. This is the key to life as well as in our sales efforts. So, how do we do this? First, we must understand the "multidimensional worldview or WHY" of another person. This is how they see the world. And, it influences everything they do, say, and yes ... buy.
PI blogger Ryan Sauers in this video, explains the stages that leaders, marketers, salespeople and communicators MUST embrace to reach the highest communications success possible. This video (less than 2 minutes) has #RyansRemarks on successfully communicating in a rapidly changing and short attention span world.
Our world is noisy, has a short attention span, and moves rapidly in nature. In consulting/speaking with people across the country, I ask them what level of “competence” their communication is in? And, then ask how effective and efficient they are? So, today, I am asking you the same thing. Let’s look at four common stages of communication development.
There is a difference in truly living life and simply existing in life. All of this goes deeper than our job title, responsibilities, or industry sector we work in. If you think about it, every day we add something to our life story. Each moment is precious. I challenge you, as I have done to myself, to make your story count.
Let’s face it, we live in a new world. It is comprised of new ways (see: snaps and live videos) to communicate, a variety of generations meshed together, and one that’s overloaded with info and moving at warp speed. I know this title may raise some eyebrows as to what I am getting at. But the fact is simple. We must learn to fail. Now let me explain.
There is no better time than heading into a new year to become passionate in all that you say and do. Passion that is channeled in a positive direction is an incredibly powerful force. Many of the greatest visionaries possessed great passion as part of their leadership strategy. This is one of the many reasons why people were so motivated by these leaders and so willing to follow them.
If you are focusing purely (consciously or unconsciously) on saving money for clients, you are missing part of the bigger picture. You need to find ways to save them money, yes, but this should come under the value you offer. If you offer a ton of value ... it may "cost more" but be a more viable overall option for someone ... making price a non-issue or minor issue.
There are certain business principles that are timeless in nature. This week's post overviews a few of them with a short video. They help remind us of some key concepts to remember when we are trying to grow our business the right way.
As I have been giving speeches in recent weeks, I have opened my remarks with the following statement. I ask the audience to reflect upon two words that are not that different in appearance, but quite different in meaning. The two words are UNTIE and UNITE. The printing/related industries epitomize what the word UNITE is all about. We are diverse and we embrace it.
A fast food chain offers something that all of us can do a better job of in our organization.
Imagine a blank sheet of paper. It is fresh, clean, and crisp. We can do whatever we want with it. We can ball it up. We can scribble all over it. We can take notes. We can tear it in half. We can make a paper airplane. The possibilities are endless. The only limit is your imagination. Okay, so here we go.