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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Fishing can help your coaching

Recently I was observing some new sales management coaches assessing their newly gained competence. They were meeting with actors who were asked to play one of their sales people. The actors were briefed to play a certain part and to have a few problems which affected their performance. Some had a lack of motivational drive, some had paperwork issues, some lacked skills in certain areas, and some had personality clashes with other members of the team. The actors really brought the whole meeting to life and if you’ve ever thought…

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Car Boot Sale Negotiating Strategies

How does selling at a car boot sale compare with professional selling and negotiating? Actually quite a lot when you look at it. This morning, with the sun shining, we headed off to the car boot sale at Cheltenham Racecourse with the car chocker full of household items that the Archers no longer need hoping to rustle up some spending money for our holiday in Devon. On the journey over the whole family were asking me for some negotiation tips which, of course, I was happy to dish out. But…

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Sales Lessons from a Fossil Hunter

Here’s a timely reminder for all salespeople and coaches from a real life fossil hunter. The idea of hunting for fossils fascinated me and my three children whilst on holiday in Dorset’s Jurassic Coast last month. I mean the chance of uncovering a dinosaur or two was just too much for us all and it was this that drove us to the famous fossil shop at Charmouth. Owned and run by a real life professional fossil hunter, the shop was a paradise of fossils of all shapes and sizes. And…

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