Tuesday Quick Tip – Control the Conversation

Welcome to “The Tuesday Quick Tip.” Every Tuesday, I’ll be publishing, on this blog, a short, 1 to 2 paragraph tip to help you achieve success in your life, business or career.  You can also receive “The Tuesday Quick Tip,” by email, along with our weekly videos and a free “Time Management Workbook,” when you sign up for a free subscription to my email list.


When asking for the appointment on the phone, I believe in giving the prospect one choice; ie, “Can we get together next Tuesday at 3,” rather the more traditional two choices (“Would Tuesday at 3 or Wednesday at 4 be better for you?”).  My reasoning being twofold: 1. Giving the prospect only one choice creates a perception of a very busy salesperson.  Believe me, nobody wants to deal with a salesperson who has time on his hands: Do you?  And 2, should the prospect say “No,” to Tuesday at 3, I still have Wednesday at 4 up my sleeve.  Why reveal all your choices if you don’t have to.

If you’re interested in learning how to control the conversation and increase your chances of getting the appointment, attend my 90 minute webinar: Prospecting Skills to Increase Your Sales, on Thursday, August 18th at 12 Noon Eastern Time.  For more information and to sign up CLICK HERE.

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