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4 phrases sales reps say that sales leaders hate to hear

Attitude is everything in the sales profession and forming good (and bad!) habits can make or break any sales team. Some of the worst habits can manifest themselves into some innocuous-sounding remarks.

Our General Manager, Bruce Kopkin shares some of the worst phrases you can possibly hear from your sales reps. Read the full article over on Destination CRM here.

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While a fundamental part of the sales process, there’s a marked difference between asking the right questions and asking questions that will leave your buyer running for the hills. Below are some of the stupid questions that even good salespeople ask.

“What does your company do?”

This instantly puts you on the back foot and makes you look lazy. Anyone can Google a company, look up a contact on LinkedIn and get a general gist of what a company does. It takes 5 minutes, if that

7 deadly sins

Lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy, pride, these aren’t just things you’ll recognize in a nightclub in any city in the early hours of a Saturday morning but they’re also known as the 7 deadly sins.

The 7 deadly sins are thought to originate from Evagrius Ponticus. For those who aren’t experts on fourth century theology, Evagrius was a Christian monk who identified eight temptations of men that one needed to overcome to have a strong soul