The Visualize Blog

Are You Intentional with Your Deals?

Working with salespeople around the world, I often see well-meaning professionals who simply lack direction. Don’t get me wrong, their intentions are good and, in many cases, they work hard.  They prospect, pitch product, fulfill customer requests, create proposals...

Negotiation isn’t About Price…it’s About Value

When does negotiation start in an opportunity?  The most common response is “in procurement.”  Is that true?  How about “negotiation starts whenever something of value is requested”?  How about “negotiation starts at the beginning”? There are  hundreds of books on the...

“I am not in sales,” she said.

“I am not in sales.” That was the gist of a recent response I received when working with a customer of ours. I was doing a follow up to a leadership workshop and some one-on-one coaching. In our conversation, she was truly convinced that, in her role as a Partner...