Very recently I witnessed a large company make a conscious decision to chase revenue instead of relevance. This company had proven year after year that they could generated ever increasing amounts of money by delivering (and charging for) the results that come from executing unique ideas that led their clients to prosper. They had a record-breaking year […]
Note: This is a full-on rant about sales that I just published over at my other blog, www.YouSuckAtSales.com — but I felt there were enough ideas on how to remedy their “sales fails” that it qualified to be shared on the Idea Guy site. I just received a cold-call from a mobile marketing company trying […]
This afternoon I was saddened to receive what was labeled as the “Final No Bull Shot” email newsletter from master salesman Hank Trisler. His family sent out the email to his legion of fans and subscriber with a brief message stating that Hank had quietly passed away early this morning. Trisler’s book No Bull Selling was […]
NOTE: Just a few hours after I posted this entry and promoted it with a tweet, I received a stellar response from Cassie, a member of the DSC customer service team. You could tell she’d actually read the entire post and looked past my bits of whining and totally “got” what I was trying to […]
I used to let bad service experiences ruin my mood, piss me off, destroy my day, and dig into my very soul. Now I just say “Thank You.” You’d think I would have learned from my original experience with Purex that ranting and raving isn’t the way to get a better response from a company […]
People know I’m a huge fan of Gitomer’s coolest sales toy ever — Ace of Sales. I liked it so much that I wrote an ebook sharing 52 ways to use Ace of Sales more creatively to brand yourself with clients, stand out from the competition, and to increase sales. I liked it so much […]
You don’t achieve Success by doing one thing.
You achieve Success by EVERYTHING you do.
But you achieve it by doing one successful thing at a time.