The Time Me and My Friend Saved a Cat (353/365)

We have another door to door story coming up, it was a truly hectic day for everyone in our group, there were fights, threats and we saved a cat. Now this tale will focus on the cat because all of the violence that ensued that day can not be told by me, they're not my … Continue reading The Time Me and My Friend Saved a Cat (353/365)

Every Sales Tips You Can Use To Get Your Way (340/365)

I'm going to round up this mini sales series with something extremely useful but easy to read. Sales roles are a great way to build your confidence and your people skills, but the thing I personally took from it was how the techniques you learn can be valuable and help you essentially get your way … Continue reading Every Sales Tips You Can Use To Get Your Way (340/365)

How to Make Friends, and Sell a Lie (339/365)

Look I'm just going to be the one to say it, if you didn't know, sales is all fake. The compliments, the conversation, the connection it's honestly all cultivated bullshit and the fact that it's done in a way that seems authentic is a testament to whoever is executing the sale. You're specifically given a … Continue reading How to Make Friends, and Sell a Lie (339/365)

Keep Your Pitch Short and Sweet (338/365)

Have you ever been stopped by someone on the street knowing they're about to sell you something, but entertaining the attention either way because you've had a short lapse in judgement? If you said no, you're lying, but there's truly nothing worse than someone pitching you for a long time. Humans have short attention spams, … Continue reading Keep Your Pitch Short and Sweet (338/365)

SEE Factors – A Sales Persons Secret Weapon (337/365)

The basis of every successful sale is the persons personality, their trustworthiness and their ability to charm the pants off of someone. This can be done in many different ways, but those are too personalised and for a lot of sales roles, they don't have the luxury or patience to tailor a special style to … Continue reading SEE Factors – A Sales Persons Secret Weapon (337/365)

How a Sales Pitch Works – It’s a ‘Conversation’ (336/365)

Here it is, the promised sales series - in case you didn't know I used to do door to door sales, and I not only did that unforgivable job for a year, but I also spent a lot of that time teaching people how to sell on your doorstep. Now I'm not going to pretend … Continue reading How a Sales Pitch Works – It’s a ‘Conversation’ (336/365)

Positive Things I Learnt Whilst Working A Shit Sales Job (261/365)

I've written posts about it, I always talk about it, and if you don't know by now then honestly you clearly haven't been a long term reader. Well all jokes aside, in my stupid youth (it was only two years ago, but I'm sticking with the youth phrase) I worked a door to door sales … Continue reading Positive Things I Learnt Whilst Working A Shit Sales Job (261/365)

I Used To Be In a Sales Cult (194/365)

I think I speak about this quite openly in real life but online I sort of hold back which is weird because that sales cult took one year of my life. Now it wasn't an actual cult it was a multilevel marketting scheme, and they way they sucked me in was horrfying. I was young, … Continue reading I Used To Be In a Sales Cult (194/365)

How To Tell If You’re In a Sales Cult (176/365)

There's been a slow wave of sales cults erupting in the western world and it's one of those things that you wouldn't really notice until you or a family member succumbs to them. You see the members everywhere, on the streets, near your roads, knocking your doors. They're usually selling something - cheaper broadband, charity, … Continue reading How To Tell If You’re In a Sales Cult (176/365)

We Need To Start Setting Goals (66/365)

As much as I hated working in direct sales there is one thing that I'll always remember, and it's the importance of setting goals, not tasks, not ideas, but actually setting goals. We used to set weekly goals and they would be split into multiple sections, one would focus on the sales and the others … Continue reading We Need To Start Setting Goals (66/365)