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Creating the outcomes you want – Personal Power Mastery by Douglas Vermeeren

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The reason why most people are not successful is that they either wait until they feel inspired, in the mood or excited enough to do something to get to work doing what they need to do to get what they want. Or they wait for the opposite feelings of pain, regret, guilt or remorse to come to spur them work. Top achievers and those who are successful actually get to work by choice not as a result of feelings or reactions to something outside themselves or around them. That is the definition of proactivity. To be successful you must be a self starter regardless of what is going on around you or how you feel. #douglasvermeeren #ppm #personalpowermastery #success #goalsetting #achievement #personaldevelopmentDouglas Vermeeren Personal Power MAstery 193

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August 21, 2018 at 12:00 am

Don’t Suck at selling #2 by Douglas Vermeeren

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Don’t suck at selling # 2 by Douglas Vermeeren
Don’t blend in

Whenever I talk about this concept in our seminars so many salespeople turn crazy. Either they start doing real gimmicky things to attract attention which can sometimes mean they become the crazy guy with the colourful socks in the office or the outrageous ties. I even saw one lady who made it a ritual to run around the room quickly and do a lap giving everyone a high five every time she made a sale at her car dealership. (She thought for some reason people liked to see her come to life like those buskers dressed as robots who do something when you drop in a quarter.) While these surface things may be novel what I am really talking about here is different.

If you want to really stand out you need to stand out for the person that it actually matter for, and that’s your customer. (Who cares if you stand out for coworkers anyways, they aren’t paying you.)

So here’s the whole thing about NOT blending it. You need to consider how your competition is serving (or not serving) your marketplace. You need then turn up what you re doing to exceed customer expectations! This is where and how you can stand out in a way that makes you successful and rich.

What can you do that demonstrates you are really interested in seeing your customer succeed? How are you continuing the relationship after the sale? How are you treating those that don’t buy from you? How ar eyou helping them to feel you are a real person who cares? How are you preparing for delivery? How are you helping them feel qualified?

Lots to think about here. Just don’t be gimmicky — be useful. Be a salesperson — not a dork!

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Don’t suck at selling #1 Douglas Vermeeren

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Don’t suck at selling #1 Douglas Vermeeren

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Don’t be a script — Be a real person.

If you sound canned, too rehearsed, practiced or like you are performing YOU WILL SUCK. Sales is about connection. If you come with every words and gesture designed you are old school.

I recently watched a sales training video from a guy you all know. If you think about it you’ll know who I’m tlaking about. In the video his hand gestures were so calculated he looked like a robot with a stick up his backside. He was obviously reading from a teleprompter and that made it even more inauthentic. And the crazy thing is this guy is a well-knwn international sales trainer and he’s been doing this for year. Insane!

And if you think that’s bad — so many of the people he trains end up being the same way. Robots impersonating that main robot. Let’s get real for a minute… You wouldn’t by from a robot like that. (Kind of reminds me of a self-checkout. Sure I pay the machine, but the machine didn’t help me buy anything.)

Any ways, we will talk more in detail about this another time. But for today I’m going to suggest if you want to really start to increase your sales you must know your product, service, pricing, competitors and marketplace enough that you can be a real person. (now some of you out there may think I’m suggesting you wing it and you don’t need to prep. If you think that — shame on you. YOU WILL SUCK and then probably try to blame me and this article. Don’t.)

I am not saying don’t prepare or have a game plan. You need that and we will talk about that another time. What I’m saying is cut out this script crap and trying to memorize a prepatterned monolog to throw up all over your prospects. They won’t like it and you won’t like your results.

About DV: Douglas Vermeeren has been selling forever. He cvalls it like it is and gets results. He has been featured on all kinds of media. He is called by many THE Sales Trainer because he is THAT good. He speaks to audiences around the globe and can help you. Nothing else matters.

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Do you love to Sell? Learn to Sell or Die – Douglas Vermeeren

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If you love what you sell and love selling it your customers will feel that and your enthusiasm will contribute in a large part to your success. Your approach is often just as important, if not more important than your product. #learntosellordie #douglasvermeerenI love Selling - I love Douglas Vermeeren

10X your speaking business – How are you using Social Media? Douglas Vermeeren

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One of the big mistakes I see speakers making today is that they don’t understand or they misuse the power of social media in growing their business.

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Most of them are not using it at all for their businesses. They are silent. Silent = invisible.

You’d think that they would recognize that the biggest conversations are taking place in these forums now and to remain silent is to stay invisible. That is the worst you can be. At least doing things wrong or only part way well is not invisible. Even when you do things wrong there may be those who agree with you.

But what I wonder is why there aren’t more people using social media to position themselves as experts. Why aren’t those who are supposed to be teachers using these platforms to share more about what they do and how they can help?

Anyways, that is my challenge to you. Get out there and add value. Let people experience who you are. If you are a speaker, trainer or coach become more visible and let people experience who you are and what you do. You’re not afraid are you?

Maybe that’s the problem. Those who think they can’t add to the conversation or are afraid to have their lessons scrutinized remain silent. If you really believe in what you do I challenge you to step up and start sharing it.

douglas-vermeeren-600Are you ready to level up? You’ve come to the right place. Douglas Vermeeren is considered one of the top leaders in building a speaking business. He is considered by many to be the modern day Napoleon Hill for his extensive research into the lives and psychology of more than 400 of the world’s top achievers. Douglas Vermeeren is the creator of “Learn to Sell or die” program which helps you sell more.

Vermeeren is the author of 3 books in the Guerrilla marketing series and one in the Dummies book series. He is also the creator of the personal development films The Opus, The Gratitude Experiment and The Treasure Map. Enterprise magazine calls him Canada’s Tony Robbins! He is the regular featured achievement expert on FOX, FOX Business, CNN, ABC, NBC, CTV, CBC and others. http://www.DouglasVermeeren.com

Are you an Influence Seller™?

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Doug Vermeeren was recently just looking through social media to identify how many posts are directly related to asking for something or selling something. My goal was to see engagement. Do you know what I found? Those who actually shared value first (and often much more than once) had far more engagement than the others. This goes to prove the point that I am writing about in the Learn to Sell or Die Book – We live in a time of Influence Selling™ not transactional selling. (That is not to say that transactions don’t happen – they need to if you are going to stay in business.) But the point is that there has been a massive shift and if you don’t understand that people expect you to deliver high value and future a relationship before selling then you will struggle in this marketplace. The funniest part of this is that almost everyone agrees with me. The problem is that no one is doing it in practice. Here’s the question for you. What are you doing to create value in the marketplace right now before you ask for anything? What are you doing? #DouglasVermeeren #learntosellordie #influenceselling #sales

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Why Do You Need Someone To kick Your Ass?

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Simply put. You need someone to kick your ass because you are average. Your results are average. You aren’t doing things at the high level which you know you could be. Everything that you do is generally based on your patterns and how easy and accessible things are for you today. You haven’t decided to stretch to your potential and you are holding back your very best.  Don’t make excuses. You know that everything I am saying is true.

If you want to expand and grow your results YOU need to start with you. You will never grow results larger than yourself. Get out there and get to work.

When I meet with entrepreneurs, sales people, business owners and those pursuing increased results the prescription is so often the same – GET TO WORK!  Hustle is the name of the game, yet the activity of choice is to try and find the easy way.

Don’t do it. Get to work. Work hard.

Get your momentum going so you can enjoy your results in the future. That is the only way.

The End of my rant.

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Are you ready to take your organization higher?
Are you ready to give them the tools to sell more?
Are you ready to help them become more productive?

Then look no further.

Doug Vermeeren is considered one of North Americas top speakers and trainers on the subjects of productivity and sales. ABC calls him the modern day Napoleon Hill for his first hand research into the lives of more than 400 of the world’s top achievers. These insider Success secrets are the basis for everything he teaches and shares with his audiences.

He is the regular go to expert on sales and business for FOX, FOX business, CNN, ABC, NBC, CTV and others. He is a regular business and sales contributor for the NY daily News, Forbes, INC, CNN online and others. He is a regular sought after expert in the both radio and TV.

He is the also the producer and director of 3 of the top 10 personal development movies of all time. (The Opus, The Gratitude Experiment and The Treasure Map.)

He has authored 3 books in the world famous Guerrilla Marketing series. (Guerrilla Achiever, Guerrilla Millionaire and Guerrilla Masterminds) Several of his book have reached best seller status and have been translated in more than 20 languages worldwide.

He has spoken on nearly every continent on the globe and is a sought after speaker at business and sales conferences worldwide. He has also spoken and served as MC at multiple TED and TEDX events around the world.

Douglas Vermeeren has been rated as one of the top business speakers worldwide consistently by organizations like the Professional association of speakers and trainers, The Public Speakers Association and The Professional Speakers Academy.

And why does his stuff work? Because I don’t hold back. I call it like it is. No candy coating here.