I know my answer: the results aren’t always consistent.
Yes, dealing with resistant prospects can be challenging, frustrating, and unpleasant. But it’s all worth it for a steady stream of appointments.
So how can you create more reliable results? Science.
Specifically, you can use Robert Cialdini’s 6 Principles of Persuasion—the proven psychological triggers that increase the odds your prospects will say “yes” to your request—to boost your cold calling success. Here’s how:
When you look at your sales results and they’re not where you want them to be, what do you do?
Do you scream “work harder!” to your team (or yourself), and hope the numbers will get better?
News flash: that’s not good enough.
As we discussed at the August session of Business Wise Insiders, smart sales leaders create energy with proven strategies that prepare, coach, and energize their teams.
Among other things, we discussed the importance of a feedback environment that leads to continuous improvement (rather than simmering resentment), including this critical tactic most managers overlook: