The Sixty Minute Sales Audit

Every salesperson thinks they’ve heard it all and, by and large, they have; the trouble is there is often a gap between what they know and what they do. Sales and communication specialist Paul Archer has created an audit that enables salespeople of all experience levels to measure the gap between what they could be doing and what they are doing.

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Handling Conflict in the Financial Advising Workplace

The keynote will use the SDI® Strength Deployment Inventory to form the framework of the content. A superbly simple and visual tool to understand people, their motivations and drives and particularly useful in handling conflict in the workplace. Paul Archer is a licensed practitioner of the SDI®

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Staying on the Balcony

Using the advanced thinking available from NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming), Paul will share with you 7 tools that you can use immediately in your practice to be able to deal with all the situations thrown at you in your fast-paced business life. Mixing processes and skills with humour and stories, Paul will engage your attention in this session. The tools shown are vastly flexible and can be used the next day and will help you reduce any anxiety or pressure felt in business interactions.

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Face to Face Communications Rules OK!

Advisers and paraplanners are reacting against the current trend to focus overwhelmingly on electronic communication and social networking. Our most valuable work is typically through personal contact in meetings and social events. Paul’s talk examines how to revitalise your natural ability to communicate face to face by understanding how people think and how you can maximise your communication with them. Paul will be using tools from NLP to help you become master communicators.

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Selling to the Gen Y Generation

The Gen Y generation were generally born since 1985 and are now busy consumers in the market, buying your products and services. This talk shows you how to maximise your selling strategies to appeal to this unique generation

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Handling the Inner Game – Sales Resilience Strategies

The Inner Game is a term used by sports psychologists to describe the inner dialogue that determines winners and losers

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Insurance Selling Masterclass

Highly specialised talk, to guide sales advisers who sell loans and mortgages to ensure their customers are fully protected with additional policies

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The Ape in us all – Body Language Skills

Deep down, we’re still animals – apes in fact. Much of our communication is still non-verbal. Paul’s talk will explore how to maximise the use of your body language and to recognise and adapt to your customer’s non-verbal signals

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Colouring in Your Customer

Using the SDI (c) Model. Simply understand your customer’s motivation. Match your selling style to their way of buying. Influence them more effectively

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Hypnotic Selling Skills

For sales people and anyone who needs to influence people at work, and that’s just about everyone. Hypnotic selling isn’t hypnosis in the formal sense. It’s the art of being able to influence people’s opinions, desires, thoughts, and actions during a regular conversation. Conversational Hypnotism teaches you how to use Hypnosis in everyday conversation, by using certain “Hot Words”, tones of voice and intonation.

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Smart Selling with SDI

The SDI or Strength Deployment Inventory is a brilliant tool to help salespeople recognise the motivations and drivers of customers as they get to know them. It’s quick to understand, relatively accurate, and something that can be used throughout the sales process. In essence, within a couple of minutes, you can gauge how the customer “ticks”. Very useful. Blue people are motivated by people Red is driven by performance Green is motivated by the process Hubs love a bit of flexibly since they do all three equally Here are lots…

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Unintended Consequences in Selling

For those of you that know me, recognise that I’ve always been on some sort of diet having struggled with my weight since I was 14. Just recently I changed a few things about my lifestyle and lost almost two stone in weight, now hovering around the 12.5 stone mark. To maintain my weight, I now follow the 5:2 diet, which means for two days a week, you limit yourself to about 500 calories a day only. The rest of the week you can eat as normal, enjoying the more…

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How to Interrupt a Long-Winded Customer

We’ve all been there before; they just don’t stop talking. Now, this is positive as we can use their information to populate our factfind and figure out their needs and objectives. It’s also distracting, not a good use of time and quite tricky. So we need a way of interrupting them, to steer them to the conversation we want. Here’s how: You interrupt “Sorry to stop you there…”, “Sorry to interrupt…” Then immediately summarise what they had been saying. “Let me see if I’ve got this right…” “Let me recap…”…

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