People vastly prefer to get what they need from people they trust. That’s why trusted sellers generate more sales, faster closings and lasting client relationships.
Trusted advisors are more likely to have their advice taken, open new lines of communication, gain referrals and have more constructive and effective client interactions.
LEAD WITH TRUST
The most effective leaders don’t demand power-based or hierarchical obeisance, but instead influence others to take on the organization’s goals as their own.
BUILD A TRUST-BASED ORGANIZATION
Organizations that cultivate trusting relationships, internally and externally, for their own sake have a decided advantage in business.
THE TRUSTED ADVISOR FIELDBOOK
The pragmatic, field-oriented follow-on to the classic The Trusted Advisor. Green and Howe go deep into the how-to’s of trusted business relationships — loaded with stories, exercises, tips and tricks, and deeply practical
“Sales” and “Trust” rarely inhabit the same sentence. Customers fear being “sold” — they suspect sellers have only their own interests at heart. Is this a built-in conflict? Or can sellers serve buyers’ interests and their own as well? The solution is simple to state, hard to live—and totally worth the effort.
THE TRUSTED ADVISOR
This classic book explores the paradigm of trust through the filter of professional services. It is a blend of thought and practice, clear ideas and practical suggestions, and it has found a place on many professionals’ working bookshelves.
I was grocery shopping one Saturday. It was 2PM, 96 degrees out – pretty hot for New Jersey – and I was in the checkout line. The cashier had started sliding my purchases through the register, when suddenly I noticed a bag left over from the customer before me. She had left and gone to her car. The […]
Much sales literature talks about sales in terms of processes. A key process element is lead screening, or lead qualification. And that process is often described in terms of efficiency. As one CRM article put it: “…the process of lead qualification has been codified into the 8-4-2-1 Rule…for every eight leads that pass preliminary qualification, […]