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Are You In Control of Your Destiny?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday I find Monday a dangerous day. Monday arrives and I know what I need to do and what I have planned, yet sometimes I find myself just allowing the week to start and ‘see … Continue reading

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How can a sales goal destroy a perfectly good year?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday I was talking with a ‘star’ sales performer earlier this week and asked him “How did your year shape up?” “I achieved 117% of my target!” I could hear the excitement in his voice … Continue reading

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How can you take a commodity and turn it into a vital requirement for your client?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday “How can you take a commodity item and turn it into something critical to your clients’ business?” is one of the most common questions I am asked.   To date I have never come … Continue reading

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Why do people really like you and do business with you?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday Current research tells us the average person thinks about themselves, and how the world impacts them as an individual, almost every minute they are awake.  Their brain is constantly monitoring the environment alert to … Continue reading

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How can you generate curiosity and keep your clients engaged

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday An account manager, during a review of his sales performance and knowing his numbers were down, said, by way of excuse to his manager said, “Richard, I can lead a horse to water, but … Continue reading

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Can You or Can’t You? The evidence is in and the choice is up to you.

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday Usain Bolt was the talk of the London Olympics and with his world record and number of gold medals he is a deserved sporting hero. While I appreciated his win, I observed something which … Continue reading

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Are You In Business or Show Business?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday Early in my sales career I sold the Pitney Bowes range of mail handling equipment. I was planning a major demonstration for one of my prospects and had all the equipment setup. Darien, my … Continue reading

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Can you be Trusted before you can prove it?

By Gregory Ferrett Welcome to Monday In Australia we live in what I call a ‘high trust’ society. We tend to take people at their word. example You are at a social gathering where you do not know anyone. Someone … Continue reading

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