sales leadership

Be a Troublemaker and Increase Your Sales

By ronkarr.Admin | May 9, 2017 |

This past Friday I had the privilege of attending my daughter’s graduation from Northeastern University where CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour spoke to the graduates. In her commencement address she quoted a civil rights activist who once said, “Give good trouble,” and implored the graduates to “make a hell of a lot of good trouble.” In sales, you’re…

A Super Bowl QB Formula for Winning at Sales

By ronkarr.Admin | May 2, 2017 |

This past Sunday on a flight to San Francisco, I had the privilege of sitting next to Jim Plunkett, who led the Raiders (first Oakland, then LA) to two Super Bowl wins, and who also played for the San Francisco 49ers and New England Patriots during his career. I remember watching Jim play in the ‘80s…

Learn How New Ideas Can Help You Break Into New Markets With Impact!

By ronkarr.Admin | December 13, 2016 |

As a sales and leadership expert Ron examines how to impact a new market with your product and services by creating better results.

New Technology for Building Your Business…..

By ronkarr.Admin | July 30, 2015 |

Welcome to Periscope!  Periscope is a new app offered by Twitter that allows people to live stream video to their clients, followers and the world. I am now broadcasting on Periscope a few times a week to communicate with you, our clients, tips on how to grow your business. To get this FREE service, simply…

Worst Mistake One Can Make In Motivating Sales People

By ronkarr.Admin | May 28, 2015 |

This is a guest post by my friend, award-winning speaker and leadership author, Eric Chester “We’re adding a little something to this month’s sales contest. As you all know, first prize is a Cadillac El Dorado. Anybody wanna see second prize? Second prize is a set of steak knives. Third prize is…you’re fired.” In the 1992…

Why Joan Rivers Was a Sales Superstar

By ronkarr.Admin | September 5, 2014 |

Today we are mourning the loss of Comedian Joan Rivers. For the the past 50 years she entertained and at times offended audiences. The reason she was a sales superstar is because she achieved success by implementing the same strategies top producers and entrepreneurs use to succeed. They are: 1. Never Take NO For an…

EXPERIENCES SELL – JUST ASK ALS

By ronkarr.Admin | August 15, 2014 |

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral and is sweeping the country and the world by storm.  Actors, athletes, journalists and people of all professions are pouring buckets with cold water and ice over their heads.  And they love it!!! It all started when friends of Boston College Baseball Captain Pete Frates, who is…

Rejection is Truly A Gift

By ronkarr.Admin | April 4, 2014 |

What would life be like if you truly felt rejection as being a gift?  It would dramatically improve your lifestyle and success.  Why?  Because rejection forces us to see what we are doing wrong and make adjustments to get better results. Consider rejection as being a measuring stick. It merely is a signal that our…

A Smile is Time's Best Selling Tool

By ronkarr.Admin | March 23, 2014 |

Yesterday I walked into the hardware store to buy something and as I was standing on line at the checkout counter, I noticed how the clocks for sale hanging on the wall were all set to the time of 10:10am. I was amazed they all had the same time and asked the clerk how that…

Eliminate Procrastination Now and Forever

By ronkarr.Admin | April 10, 2013 |

Ever have to write a proposal and get stuck with the enormity of the situation, especially when your head is not into it?  Or, do you shy away from prospecting because it simply is not something you cherish to do and therefore you procrastinate to avoid this distasteful activity? Brian Tracy in his book Eat…

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Stop Proposing and Start Selling

By ronkarr.Admin / April 8, 2013 /

If you really want to sell more in less time, stop wasting your time on writing proposals that are unqualified and unnecessary. A proposal should be a summary of the agreed upon issues that need to be resolved with proposed deliverables and investment figures.  Understand the key words here are AGREED UPON. How much time does…

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Using Golf to Increase Sales, Revenues and Success

By ronkarr.Admin / April 5, 2013 /

With Spring finally here, professionals are dusting off their clubs. Did you know, the game of golf provides a lesson on how all of us can become more successful? In golf, the person with the lowest score wins.  While you are competing with others, your performance is all that counts as compared to other sports. …

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Discover the Golden Opportunities in Life

By ronkarr.Admin / April 3, 2013 /

Discovering Golden Opportunities is all about listening for the hidden messages and signs in life. Check out the video below and then comment on examples you can provide on how you achieved greater success from finding the hidden messages and signs. How many golden opportunities are you missing because you do not see the hidden…

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Most Powerful Word Used to Influence Others

By ronkarr.Admin / April 1, 2013 /

The most powerful word you can use to influence others is the word CONTEXT.  Context is not the word you should be using, but rather the strategy on how to influence others. What you have to say is not powerful.  The power comes from positioning your ideas and offers in the CONTEXT of what’s important…

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Want to Influence Others? Move to Creation From Need

By ronkarr.Admin / March 29, 2013 /

Are you trying to make a sale because you need to? Are you trying to get a job because you need to? Are you trying to get your boss, friends, colleagues, students or anyone to do something because you need them to? If you answered yes to any of the above questions you are trying…

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Get Your Customer to Say Yes to You in Stiff Competition

By ronkarr.Admin / March 28, 2013 /

Are you dealing with declining sales revenues? Do you want to achieve customer growth? Do you want to improve your sales prospecting? Do you want to become more influential? Do you want customers to accept your pricing? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you need to get clear on the…

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Two Ways to Build a Business

By ronkarr.Admin / March 27, 2013 /

In building your business, whether you are a sales person, CEO, VP Sales, Entrepreneur, Provider of Professional, etc, you have two options. A) Start from scratch and spend lots to time and money in achieving your results, or B) Acquire the knowledge you need by learning from the mistakes of others and using proven techniques…

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4 Steps to Close the Deal

By ronkarr.Admin / March 26, 2013 /

Eli Manning said one of the key messages coach Tom Coughlin preached this season was the need to “finish the game”.  The football game is 60 minutes long and you need to come prepared to play all 60 minutes and finish the job. For sales people, finishing means closing the sale.  Often CEO’s call me…

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Increasing Sales and Influence

By ronkarr.Admin / February 20, 2013 /

As a sales executive, professional services provider and as a sales leader, it’s not what you say that is important it is how you say it. Watch this short video as Business Development Expert Ron Karr shows you one technique that can increase sales and influence.

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Listening Your Way to Success

By ronkarr.Admin / February 18, 2013 /

The key to being influential, a great leader and a top producer in sales is one’s ability to listen.  I am not talking about just hearing the words people use.  I am referring to being in the listening of those you are trying to influence. For example, when people use words you hear everyday, do…

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