Relationships Can’t Be Forced

Relationships Can’t Be Forced

Too often salespeople skip relationship building to try to close deals faster. In doing so they risk losing sales to competitors willing to put in the time to create relationships. Before blaming sellers for sloppy salesmanship, look at management to see if anything...

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The 5 Planks of Door Opening Success

The 5 Planks of Door Opening Success

The perfect pipeline includes a consistent incoming flow of new prospect relationships with the exact right decision makers. Most business leaders and sellers say they can close sales most the time when they are in front of the right prospects. The problem is they...

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Kopp Consulting is on the 2017 Inc. 5000 List!

Kopp Consulting is on the 2017 Inc. 5000 List!

For the second year in a row, I am proud and honored to be included among the community of high-growth companies, but I’m mostly proud of the growth we’ve contributed to our clients’ businesses. We grew this company because we are a team of high level, strategic...

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What To Do When A LinkedIn Introduction Stalls

What To Do When A LinkedIn Introduction Stalls

One of the limitations of LinkedIn introductions is that you are at the mercy of the person doing the introducing. You have no control over how quickly your contact introduces you and you have no control over when you receive a response. To avoid what can feel like...

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Three Proven Strategies to Prevent Prospect Silence

Three Proven Strategies to Prevent Prospect Silence

In sales, there is nothing more frustrating than waiting to hear back from a prospect. We’ve all been there—spent time researching a potential client, had great meetings, agreed on next steps and then nothing, nada, just silence. Rather than dealing with prospect...

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Using the “Assume Close” Strategy to Open Doors

Using the “Assume Close” Strategy to Open Doors

The "Assume Close" strategy when opening doors has proven exceptionally successful, especially when working on securing meetings with difficult to reach corporate decision makers. Most recently, one of our Door Openers® used it and booked a meeting with a high level...

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Is There Cheese Down that Tunnel?

Is There Cheese Down that Tunnel?

Even with a team of rock star sellers, it can be very tricky to figure out the exact recipe for business development that works for your company. The world seems to offer every kind of business development program imaginable - direct mail, SEO, pay-per-click, and so...

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