- Tip #1 – Identify your top two priorities each day…
I have read a lot of sales articles and many of them are titled, “10 easy ways to improve your whatever” or “12 tips to a better such and such.” Just to be different this week, we’re going to cover six rules that a salesperson can follow to get into a slump.
- 1. Stop asking exploration questions.
- 2. Assume things.
- 3. It’s all about the price.
- 4. Listen to surface level information. (continued)
I once worked at a funeral home alongside many “old timers” who had their certain way of doing things and refused to listen to any other way.
These people said I was crazy when I visited my preneed customer’s homes.
They told me it could never work!
“Nobody likes sales people coming to their home”, they insisted. According to them, it was impossible to sell funerals in December because “nobody buys anything around the holidays”.
Stainless steel vaults and caskets added to their list of what couldn’t be sold.