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No one likes change, but when it comes to technology, some people can be particularly resistant. So how can you win over a technophobe?

Here are the top 5 issues that influence the negative perception of technological change for salespeople and how to turn tech cynics into tech evangelists:

 

Forced technical upgrades

So much time and consideration goes into the costs, relevancy and implementation of a product without drawing on your most valuable resource – those that will have to use it every day

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No one likes a meeting that rambles on, has no plan, no goals and no respect for other people’s time. Making every moment count in a meeting is more than just luck. Getting prepared and delivering a relevant agenda with timely feedback and action points is essential to improve your sales leads.

So let’s get organized! Here are 18 steps to keep you on track and make your meetings more efficient and more productive:

Pre Meeting

Confirm the meeting details with your client. Namely the time, date and location.

Confirm the agenda

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We have all been in that job where you have to submit your ideas in triplicate to your, let’s say, ‘very particular’ manager only to have your enthusiasm crushed. Equally, many will have been thrown in at the deep end in a new role and spent the first few days floundering to grasp what is it that new made-up job title really means, what your goals are and (god forbid!) if you have any deadlines! Which begs the question – as a manager, are you damned if you do and damned if you don’t dictate your employee’s workflow?