Tag: Sales


From the Trailer Park to the Boardroom

From the Trailer Park to the Boardroom

“Take a chance” is advice we hear all the time. Whether you have a great idea for a business or you want to pitch for funding, taking a chance is the most important step on your journey. My guest today took a chance, and it took him from the trailer park to working with top brands. (more…)


Can Millennials Sell?

Can Millennials Sell?

Rob Basso is an executive business coach, speaker, and an entrepreneur who has built and sold multiple businesses. He is also possibly one of the best salespeople I have ever met! Rob understands better than anyone some of the issues facing the sales profession today. Due to growing negative perceptions and changes in communication styles, Millennials and Gen Z are not choosing a career in sales. That is going to put a hurting on the economy. (more…)


What Does a Yellow Light Mean?

What Does a Yellow Light Mean?

If you drive in New York, it means hitting the gas so you can make the light. According to Driverincontrol.org it means to stop if you can do so safely. I must confess, being from New York, I would tend more toward the opportunistic gunning it to make the light. What can I say? There’s lots of traffic on Long Island. (more…)


How Can You Get Your Book to Sell?

How Can You Get Your Book to Sell?

Hilary Topper is a blogger, podcaster, and three-time author. With her writing background, she is all too familiar with the difficult facts surrounding the publishing industry: the average book will sell less than 300 copies in its lifetime, you have less than a 1% chance of getting your book even on a retail shelf, and authors cannot rely on their publishers for promotion. Hilary is one of many authors who has taken on promoting her books through book tours. She is here to chat about how she’s marketed her latest book, From Couch Potato to Endurance Athlete, and why you need to take promoting into your own hands. (more…)


How Can Real Estate Change Your Life?

How Can Real Estate Change Your Life?

Michael Wright is a REALTOR here on Long Island. This year, he launched his Beyond 40 mission to change the lives of at least 40 people through real estate. He understands just how transformative a new home can be, and he is here to chat about how he’s tackling this challenge, and how he keeps himself accountable for his personal and professional goals. (more…)


Want to Double or Triple Your Sales?

Want to Double or Triple Your Sales?

Is your business hitting 6 figures in revenue? What if you could hit 7 or 8 figures? While you might think these are impossible numbers to hit, the reality is, they’re fully within reach of your business. My guest today is here to chat about how with some quick changes, he took his family business to levels never seen before. (more…)


The Belt Story

The Belt Story

As a Sales Performance Coach, one of my most favorite activities is being in the field doing a Ride-Along with my clients. What is a Ride-Along? Essentially, I am in the field with a sales-person and I am observing how they perform during a live prospect or client sales call. (more…)


Tim’s Top Lessons from Sales Movies

Tim’s Top Lessons from Sales Movies

The Wolf of Wall Street. Glengarry Glen Ross. Boiler Room. These popular movies shine a Hollywood spotlight on the world of sales. And while these movies may showcase some of the sleaziest aspects of the world of sales, they also have some valuable lessons for sales professionals, and those who aspire to join the industry. (more…)


The Belt Story

The Belt Story

From how you dress to how you present yourself on a call, a lot of things can impact whether you close a sales deal or not. But you will never get the sale that you don’t ask for. This week on The Profit Express I tell one of my favorite stories about the importance of asking in sales – The Belt Story. (more…)


Never Assume the Sale

Never Assume the Sale

We have all heard of the Assumptive Close in selling. However, I am not going to write about the Assumptive Close today. Instead, I want to remind sales professionals to “Never Assume the Sale.” (more…)


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