Let’s Talk Sales! Influence in Sales with George Wright – Episode 1

The featured guest on episode 1 is George Wright. George is the President of WrightOne Consulting, and is an expert in psychological performance. He is an Adjunct Professor at Bloomfield College and teaches Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Positive Psychology, and Sports & Performance Psychology. Interview with George Wright On this episode, George shares his insights on influence, [...]

You Know You Have a Sales Personality When…

I’m sure you’ve heard it at some point in your career, or maybe even before you started working in sales: “you're a natural sales person!” or “you have such a sales personality!”. This might seem taboo, but believe it or not, there’s a certain type of person that succeeds in sales. You, as an exemplary [...]

By | 2017-10-17T15:15:27+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Sales Success|0 Comments

4 Ways You’re Misusing Your CRM Data

Here at CFS, we are huge promoters of CRM and, more importantly, CRM with a purpose. Unfortunately, it's more common than not that a company's CRM is being misused or completely ignored. Failure to create processes around CRM and lack of accountability lead to messy and useless data. Today’s article was written by Jonathan Herrick, [...]

By | 2017-10-11T10:51:08+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

Ideas for Sales Scripts that Go Beyond the Phone

Sales scripts pretty much saved my life when I first started as a full time employee here at CFS. I had never truly sold before, and needed to get up to speed very quickly. Sales scripts, however, are not just for new salespeople. If they’re done correctly, they can be used by a salesperson of [...]

By | 2017-10-04T13:03:36+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Sales Success|0 Comments

Old to New: 10 Marketing Books for Ongoing Success

When figuring out which marketing books to read, it’s important to remember the big picture. Yes, the world has changed drastically even in the last ten years. Yes, there are new technologies and channels that did not exist 50 years ago. And yes, customers are smarter than they used to be. But with all this [...]

By | 2017-08-18T13:41:31+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

Closing Deals Just Got Easier – Simply Follow These 5 Rules

Salespeople share a common goal: getting the dotted line at the bottom of the page signed. But when it comes to closing deals, there are various missing steps between receiving the lead and asking for the sale. What is the correct appearance? What observations have been made? How can I make a great first impression? [...]

By | 2017-06-12T11:49:57+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Sales Success|0 Comments

How to Use CRM to Organize Your Data

Wondering how to use CRM to organize your data? Well, picture an over-stuffed, messy closet filled with junk--like outdated electronics and clothes you haven’t touched since 2003. That is exactly what your data looks like if you aren’t using your CRM system to its optimal potential. Or you don’t have a CRM system at all. [...]

By | 2017-07-05T18:05:48+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Sales Leaders|0 Comments