How to Eliminate the Three Single Points of Failure that are Sabotaging Your Sales Process A single point of failure is any point in a system that, if it fails, causes the entire system to break-down. Today’s interconnected world has leadership talking about how they can identify and confront single points of failure (SPOF) in their organizations […]
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Those of us that have been around have seen this scenario played out over and over again. Here's the scenario: Company X has experienced steady success but suddenly they miss their quarterly number and everyone scrambles to try to determine why.
Why are so many salespeople struggling? I have answered this several times, each time, a little different. Here is a consolidated response based on those answers…
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There are a lot of branding agencies out there doing brilliant work when it comes to building websites, creating fonts, designing logos, and organizing brand platforms for Business to Consumer (B2C) environments. Many agencies are applying the same expertise and proven approach in Business to Business (B2B) environments.
If you talk to enough architects, you’ll quickly realize there’s a belief in the A/E/C world that relationships are the name of the game. Not that long ago, one respected marketing and business development consultant told me that 80% of new commissions come through relationships.
What a year! Congratulations to everyone in a professional services firm that just finished their best year ever. I count myself as blessed because so many of you, so many leaders of firms (whether accountants, or architects, or attorneys, or contractors, or engineers) shared feedback about your firm's successes and struggles and what you see […]