How important are telephone skills, both while growing up, and in business? I’d say very important. We’ll discuss that in our Thought of the Day. And in the interview … it’s often said that selling via the telephone is dead. But, we’ll learn from an expert in this field that it’s far from true.
Ego is a word often-used in the negative context. But whether that part of the human element brings positive or negative results is dependent upon whether we control it … or it controls us. In the interview segment, we talk with Ryan Holiday, who wrote a brilliant book entitled “Ego is the Enemy”. What exactly does he mean by that, and how can we utilize that wisdom for our success and happiness?
Today’s episode will feature a two-part Thought of the Day segment. Is there really a “secret” to selling? Well, yes … but as Harry Browne said, “The secret of selling … need not be a secret.” We’ll discuss that in our first segment. In the second segment, we’ll look at Harry’s 5-step process that will make selling a lot more fun, less stressful, and more profitable for both you … AND your customer.
Does focusing on bringing value to others–actually placing their interests first–mean that you’re more likely to lose out or be taken advantage of? Or, more likely to win big? And in the interview, we’ll talk with Lisa Earle McLeod, who has created a movement of “Noble Purpose” first in selling, and now in leadership. And the results? I’ll bet you can guess?