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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A Unique Way of Pausing More

This Friday I'm finally having my 2 dental implants put in after treatment stretching back to 2007. It almost happened a week ago except Mike, my dentist, decided the teeth weren't quite right and sent them back for a final adjustment. So for the last week I've been wearing a plate otherwise known as false teeth.  Now to spare you the grizzly detail and my blushes, wearing a plate is not easy.  You simply can't speak for long sentences, as you have to stop, suck in and create a vacuum…

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Customer Hot Buttons

Last week we had colossal dollops of snow hit our tiny island, something we're not used to. Or can cope with.  People say it's the coldest winter since 1963 here in the UK.  Let me explain how a freezing winter can help you really clarify your customer's needs whilst selling your product or idea. As a result, everything ground to a halt - schools closed, the road system jammed, businesses sent workers home and gas supplies had to be imported from Norway to cope with the central heating demand. But…

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9 Attitudes of Motivated High Performers

Attitude Rules OK! It's often been said that salespeople need three components to thrive - knowledge, skills and attitude.  We're all guilty of focussing far too much time and energy on the first two - knowledge and skills, neglecting the pursuit of the right attitudes.  All three oil the gears of a top performing salesperson, but attitude is the highest grade oil. Attitude is the most important attribute of top performing salespeople, without doubt but the wrong attitude can be heavily damaging.  Here are 9 attitudes that all top performing…

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