Securing Referral Introductions
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by Alistair McQuade
2y ago
This lesson looks at what Referral Introductions are, why we need them, how we create them, and what you can actually do to incorporate referrals into your sales process.  About 2/3 of new business comes from referrals, so it makes sense to optimize this as part of our pipeline generation. People are 4x more likely to buy from a referral. So more referrals in the pipeline means a better closure rate. 83 percent of satisfied customers are willing to refer products and services, but only 29 percent of salespeople actually ask! So there’s a gap here to fill. If you don’t have a systematic a ..read more
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Customer Buying Decision Process
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by Alistair McQuade
2y ago
We need to know how our customers buy because our role as the seller is to drive them through the buying decision process. The buyer will go through their decision process, with or without you, and if you don't know what the buying decision process is, it's nearly impossible to drive them through to a successful purchase ..read more
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Tribe Book - Chapter 9 - The Tribe Playbook
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by Alistair McQuade
2y ago
Playbook comes from the sporting term, meaning various strategies for the team that, when employed, will hopefully result in a win. In the corporate world, it's now used to define an organisation's approach to program execution. In this last chapter, we see how the Tribe playbook can help you get your own Tribes up and running in days, not months.   ..read more
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Tribe Book - Chapter 8 - Building Your Tribal Brand
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by Alistair McQuade
2y ago
In this chapter we look at how to use customs and rituals to build your tribal brand identity, build resilience and increase connection.  ..read more
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Tribe Book - Chapter 7 - Tribal Gatherings
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by Alistair McQuade
2y ago
74% of leading companies say coaching is the most critical role sales managers play according to Forbes, but less than 20% of the sales manager's time is spent on coaching according to the AA-ISP and 9% accord to Gartner. In this chapter we answer why we are we missing this opportunity and show how Tribe can provide a fix ..read more
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Tribe Book - Chapter 6 - Building Constructive Tribes
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by Alistair McQuade
2y ago
The rules of what tribes are and how they operate were encoded into our Social Brains over millions of years. In this chapter we use the SAFE Challenger toolkit to help decode social brain decision-making to see if the social brain sees itself in a safe or unsafe situation. This allows us to design interventions that make people feel safe, help them buy-in, and harness the power of the tribe to scale our organizations. SAFE Challenger toolkit allows us to run Tribe gatherings where people can challenge each other without objects being thrown ..read more
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Tribe Book - Chapter 5 - Toxic Tribes and Terrorists
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by Alistair McQuade
2y ago
Tribes will form whether you want them to or not. And these tribes will either work for you or against you. In this chapter we see how toxic tribes form and can strip value from organizations.  ..read more
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Tribe Book - Chapter 4 - Say Tribe You Say Life Support.
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by Alistair McQuade
2y ago
In this chapter we see why salespeople need to feel they belong to a tribe. We subconsciously see it as a life support system; it's a matter of life and death to our subconscious brain ..read more
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Tribe Book - Chapter 3 - What Are We Learning, And Why Now?
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by Alistair McQuade
2y ago
In this chapter we look at the blindspots of sales enablement. We see how it's not just the salespeople that need to change, for a change. It's time to reflect the mirror back onto sales leaders, and the sales enablement leaders. We see how the opportunity for learning inside the workflow, when it is needed most, when it is being asked for by salespeople and sales leaders, and ironically when learning is most effective, is often being missed and squandered ..read more
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Great Introductions
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by Alistair McQuade
2y ago
In sales, we introduce ourselves to new people often. When someone says. “Introduce yourself,” what’s your response? It’s surprising that most salespeople don’t have a framework, or a tried and tested way, for introducing themselves and typically just wing it. GREAT introduction is a framework, so you no longer need to wing it, and you can maximize the potential of all sales meetings.  ..read more
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