My Medical Device Sales Career
Most people know that one of the first questions a Hiring Manager will ask you on that first interview (and some savvy recruiters), is "Why do you want to leave your current job?". The most valued answer is; “I wasn’t looking, a recruiter called me out of the blue and your job sounded compelling to me because…”. Why most valued answer? Simply due to the…Continue
You run full speed and work all hours of the day and night. There is no end to the emails and phone calls from customers and others within your organization. Boy, are you busy!
But are you too busy to be successful? It’s an easy trap to fall into. Oh, you’re busy doing a lot of good things and necessary things – but they erode your time and detract from your focus on the key things that allow you to be truly…
Added by Kevin Onarecker on April 24, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments
How many times have you hit the brick wall? Whether you are speaking to someone for the first time or the twenty first time, your customer-to-be is simply too resistant to change despite the fact you have given them plenty of good reasons to do so. You have tried every strategy you can think of. What do you do now? You employ incrementalism! You draw upon the power of “some.”
Many years ago I was in this exact situation. I was presenting…
Even when you consider the infinite number of possible questions, in sales, there are two that are truly the most powerful. These two questions can form the core of a probing strategy that yields the key information you need to gather on every call.
They are also the two questions every customer is silently asking themselves as you present your product. You must provide compelling answers to these two questions for each of your customers…
Yes Indeed, I have been asked all the time, "Linda, I see Recruiters with posted jobs on Niche Medical Sales Job Boards, Big Job Boards, Indeed and Simply Hired and I swear they are all the same job, but I can't figure out what company really has the opening?".
Yes you can figure that out, if you don't mind being a bit of a…Continue
Added by Linda Hertz on April 3, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Passion sells. Passion creates interest, excitement and anticipation. When we meet a sales professional who communicates with passion and conviction we are moved to action. We like that sales person… we respond to that sales person. AND we want to buy!
Sounds great, doesn’t it? All you need to do to get to the top is inject some PASSION in your presentation – right? Right! Hmm… sometimes we don’t sell the world’s most exciting product.…
Today's leader requires a very flexible and adaptive approach in guiding and developing their teams and organization while simultaneously creating a positive and safe environment. This is important to retain top talent, maintain a competitive edge and grow.
Leaders who begin to incorporate a diverse set of experts…Continue
Added by Kathy Holdaway on April 2, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments