Selling to the Top: David Peoples' Executive Selling Skills / Edition 1

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Overview

David Peoples reveals how you can reach the decision makers at the top and clinch the sale. It's tougher than ever to win over today's customers, but it helps to have David Peoples on your side. This internationally known author, speaker, and sales trainer has already trained over 8,000 IBM salespeople in his highly successful sales program. He gives you proven strategies for getting your foot in the top executive's door, building a relationship, and making the sale. In Selling to the Top, he tells you:
* How to quickly identify the decision makers
* How to figure out who is the Dominant Influencer (DI)
* How to meet Mr./Ms. Big (it's much easier than you think)
* How to size up Mr./Ms. Big before you've met
* How to develop a detailed plan for calling on executives and how to talk their language by knowing their goals
* Everything you'll need to know about the art of persuasion, including how to win, three things that are necessary to persuade another person, how to build trust, and the five most powerful buying motives
* How to differentiate yourself from your competitor

Close sales with proven selling methods from the bestselling author of Supercharge Your Selling: 60 Tips in 60 Minutes and creator of IBM's highly successful sales program. Peoples details what skills are needed to reach and sell to top executives and establish an ongoing relationship with them.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471581055
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/11/1993
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 821,213
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

DAVID A. PEOPLES is an internationally known author and speaker on the subject of presenting, persuading, and winning. As IBM's first consulting instructor, he trained over 8,000 IBM salespeople. He is also the author of the bestselling books Supercharge Your Selling: 60 Tips in 60 Minutes and Presentations Plus, winner of the Maventec Award.

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Table of Contents

Why Call at the Top?.

How to Identify the Decision Makers.

Am I Going to Win or Lose?.

How to Meet Mr./Ms.

Big.

One-Half Day at the CIA.

Sizing Up Mr./Ms.

Big.

What to Talk About?.

The Art of Persuasion.

Presenting the Answer.

Dream, Desire, and Fire.

Epilogue.

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