Paul Black


Find out where your sales budget should really be focussed... more

Jun 26, 2017 10:15 AM Technology

Treating sales as an ‘art’ or a ‘science’ is convenient shorthand, but the truth is, it’s really about habit and behaviour... more

Feb 13, 2017 10:00 AM Sales Technique 1 Comments

The smartphone has revolutionised how businesses sell goods and services to their customers... more

Nov 7, 2016 10:00 AM Sales Technique

The use of social media at work is increasing. Before employers everywhere... more

Aug 1, 2016 11:30 AM Sales Technique

Do a quick Google image search for 'cold calling' and the results are quite illuminating. Half of the stock photos are impossibly smug... more

Jun 13, 2016 9:00 AM Motivation

Millennials are a much discussed and misunderstood demographic, but if it’s hard to interpret them, it’s harder still to sell to them... more

Apr 25, 2016 3:00 PM Sales Technique

According to sales evangelist Josiane Feigon, only 13% of customers believe that a salesperson can truly understand their needs... more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM Sales Technique

Good instincts are valuable in day to day life. It’ll give you a decent idea... more

Jan 18, 2016 9:30 AM Opinions

Salespeople are driven and competitive by nature, and they’re usually able to handle more stress than most. They think on their feet and solve problems as they arise... more

Dec 21, 2015 9:00 AM Sales Technique

A great personality is often a salesperson's biggest asset. Charm, emotional intelligence, and good people skills are all essential... more

Nov 2, 2015 9:30 AM Sales Technique

What can you do to motivate your sales team? Well, there are two options. You can try the usual approach: the guest speakers, the company retreats, the casual Fridays... more

Aug 31, 2015 12:30 PM Motivation

As any good sales pro knows, it’s those customers that keep coming back time and again that keep the lights on... more

Aug 3, 2015 10:30 AM Sales Technique

As every business owner knows, it’s the customers who keep coming back week after week, month after month that are the real bread and butter of the business. more

Jun 22, 2015 12:00 AM Sales Technique

As any professional golfer knows, your caddy is your best friend. They know your game inside out, they’re always there when you need them... more

Apr 27, 2015 12:00 AM Opinions

The road to sales success isn’t always a smooth one, or a quick one, for that matter. But there are things you can do to get the ball rolling a little quicker. more

Feb 16, 2015 12:00 AM Sales Technique

The world is changing. New technology is released every week which can make current processes seem obsolete. more

Jan 19, 2015 12:00 AM Sales Technique

The USA thrives on selling – it’s a fundamental part of the American dream, especially if Hollywood is anything to go by (think Jerry Maguire and Jordan Belfort). more

Nov 24, 2014 12:00 AM Opinions

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