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Strategy or Tragedy

It’s really a pretty simple statement. If you do not have a sales strategy for your business, you will experience great tragedy in your business. Yup, tragedy. This tragedy may include ineffective marketing, horrible prospecting, pitiful conversion rates, sub-par profit margins, and non-existent repeat business. Any combination of these negatives will produce red numbers on […]

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Stick To It

I was speaking with a colleague a few days back and we were talking about this other company that has had a really successful niche. He mentioned to me that said company is beginning to diversify and I immediately cringed. I am sure you are asking yourself why. Well, let me share a few things […]

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Need Revenue? Add Sales!

I recently read this wonderful piece written on generating revenue, especially in tough times. This writer’s audience in this piece are subcontractors but this goes for each and every business. RJM Professional can help you achieve these goals with practical tools and effective process.   If you are a contractor you know that leads are […]

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Do You See What I See – Client A

Over the course of my day/week/month, I have experiences with men and women from businesses of all shapes and sizes. They may be clients, colleagues, prospects, or strangers. More often than not, there is a good takeaway from every one of these experiences. Sometimes, it is something I can do to improve myself and other […]

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What’s The Point

Networking can be a double edged sword in any sales person’s career. Many times, the negatives can actually outweigh the positives. It’s all about our strategy. You see, when we first enter into a new networking environment most of us are overwhelmed with what we see. There are new people everywhere. Clicks have formed in […]

Quit Quitting

I come into contact with business people from various industries, working in various size companies, striving for various goals. But what is the same way too often is the limit of their achievements. Notice how I did not say the limit of their abilities? I believe I have been given a great gift to see […]

Ask For Help

Too often people are afraid to ask for help in business. I have shared before that this is most likely pride and something we need to get rid of if we want to succeed. Today I decided to give the video blog a try. Please provide any comments and feedback you may have.

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The Root of the Problem

No matter how many different things you try and do, the root of your problem will always be the root of your problem. A terrible (and regularly unsuccessful) recurring theme in businesses that cannot grow sales is the act of adding more to the mess.  Hire more sales people (fire the old) Role out a […]

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Name Your Price

Your business probably didn’t start out as an auction house where low bidder wins. You had a vision, built a great plan and saw that plan as profitable. But recently you can’t stop your sales team from “matching pricing” or undercutting the competition. So where is all the profit now? It got swallowed up when […]

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Grace Motivates

  Today’s blog post is unconventional in that I am just going to copy and paste some excerpts from an article titled “How Grace Motivates” by Dr Justin Holcomb. It has such amazing insight into how we as leaders can motivate and inspire success in our teams. The original article can be found here.    […]