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Donald B Ma

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3 Myths about Sales Training

So you have a great offering and you invested in a sales team – how do you ensure their success? Most organizations invest in sales training – which is wise to invest in your revenue engine. Like most investments – there is no guarantee on return – which is understandable. Regardless – how can we […]

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Sales Self-Development During COVID-19

Let’s face it – the world is going through a crisis, and so is the global economy. During these challenging times, we see how people are dealing with uncertainty. People are hoarding supplies from supermarkets, while on a macro level, there was even a news report from Bloomberg that the USA government pirated a shipment […]

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Why your clients aren’t buying from you (Part 2)

Did you ever hear people say “First impressions are made to last?” Well, they are very right to say so. Quite often, I see very intelligent professionals do not get the time and respect they deserve from others, simply because of the initial impression they made. I remember one time I was at a business […]

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Why your clients are not buying from you

You ever wonder why some clients who definitely need your product, are not buying your product? We’ve all been there before – we meet with the client, who definitely has a need for our offering and after our meeting, we expect the deal to close. Yet, no deal ever gets signed. Why is that? Well, […]

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Mind over Quota

Let’s face it – missing sales targets sucks! No matter how experienced you are, it’s the feeling of under-achieving coupled with public shame which makes us ponder our ability as a sales professional in an organization. Yet – WHO has not ever missed their quota? Having studied top-performing sales professionals and following their ways to […]

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Kua Theng Hong

What’s stopping you?

In my years of managing staff and coaching clients, I have simplified a way to understand the possible underlying issues when a person doesn’t perform a task well. I called it ‘CAWISHDA’: cannot, will not, should not and dare not.  Using this checklist with probing questions, we could narrow down the causes underneath the underperformance. […]

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Sales Training: To sell or not to sell?

When I was working for an outsourcing company as a Business Development Manager, I received, out-of-the-blue, a Request for Proposal from a large elevator manufacturer company. The value of the (Request for Proposal) RFP was large – packed in 100+ pages of information which contained an opportunity that would involve years of work and hundreds […]

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Sales Training: The Price of Things We’ve Lost

Sales Training involves the personal development of skills and techniques related to creating and exploring new sales opportunities; as well as closing sales for an organization. Sales training is the process of improving seller skills, knowledge, and attributes to drive seller behavioural change and maximize sales success. To be most effective, sales training should be […]

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