While we as human beings buy emotionally, we need to remember to be sure and bring logic into the mix. We’ll look at that in our Thought of the Day. And in our interview segment, we’ll hear terrific advice from top sales professional, now author, Jeff West on understanding the decision-making process and the power of fusion points. That and more on today’s show.
Bob’s Thought of the Day
- How we back up our emotional decisions with logic, and in the process tell ourselves “rational lies.”
- Examples of emotional decisions you may have made.
- A practice exercise to help you make your decisions based on logic, not just on emotion.
Interview with Jeff C. West
- How Jeff went from schoolteacher and band director to a very successful career in sales and leadership.
- How Jeff defines “selling,” and why many salespeople don’t understand their own value proposition.
- The science of decision-making.
- What fusion points are, and how they can positively impact your business.
- The biggest hangup for both rookie and longtime pros when it comes to prospecting.
- Jeff’s definition of call reluctance, and why we have it.
- How to defeat call reluctance by neutralizing Collision Points and optimizing Fusion Points.
- One of the coolest prospecting stories…ever!
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- The Unexpected Tour Guide by Jeff West
- The Unexpected Tour Guide (Book Trailer)
- The 7.5 Essential Selling Skills Every Salesperson Should Master by Jeff West
- Online Course: Survival Skills for Commission Salespeople in Outside Sales by Jeff West
- Jeff’s Blog
- Hire Jeff to Speak
- FREE Resource: Secrets Every Salesperson Wishes They Had Known
- Connect with Jeff on LinkedIn
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- Bob’s Go-Giver Influencers Facebook LIVE Show with special guest, Jeff C. West