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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Sales Lessons from the Oil Spill

What a terrible tragedy the Gulf oil spill is for everyone concerned with effects far and wide.  Fisherman, hoteliers and FTSE100 investors. I read at the weekend that BP could have bought a plug or technically put, an acoustic shut off switch, for each rig which would have solved the problem. But this cost $500,000 a plug so they deemed it too expensive at the time. Looks like a bargain now after the event. And this is the point. If the salesperson who sold the plug had painted the ultimate…

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Solutions not problems

Our building work has thankfully all but finished and I look back with fond memories of our builders.  Not. One foible that used to really wind me up was their ability to bring problems to me on regular basis and this used to cause me all sorts of stress. Reading at the weekend that Lord Young is tackling the compensation burden of our "Elf "n" Safety" culture, and he has plenty of admirers.  Margaret Thatcher said that when he was her trade secretary, he used to bring her solutions, not…

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Solving Customers Problems the Condor Way

Later this month we're over to France again for our summer holiday.  Can't wait. Once again we're travelling with Condor Ferries - wouldn't use anyone else.  Why?  Let me explain. 2004, summer.  Packed the gills was my car - 3 excited children in the back, my wife and I in the front, thrilled to be heading over to France for our summer holidays. You couldn't move in that car with all the baggage we were taking it us. We'd set off early that morning to catch the ferry from Poole…

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