Fabulous First Meetings – 16 selling insights

Posted on: March 21, 2017 Fabulous first meetings - Selling insights

My first book, published in 2000, was on selling skills so it gives me great pleasure to sometimes indulge my passion and provide sales training. I recently completed a series of short in-house training sessions for a property client on “Fabulous First Meetings” where we covered a range of selling insights including buyer psychology, communication […]

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Book review – Insight selling by Mike Schultz and John E Doerr

Posted on: March 10, 2017 Insight selling book review

During the course of a career spanning over 30 years I’ve read a lot of sales books. I even wrote my own back in 2000 (http://kimtasso.com/publications/selling-skills-for-the-professions/).  But when I first read Insight selling back in 2014 I thought it was a bright star of a book amongst many disappointing and sometimes useless tomes. I’ve recommended […]

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Book review: The leader’s guide to negotiation by Simon Horton

Posted on: September 5, 2016 leader's guide to negotiation

I’ve read a lot of books on negotiation. And this 270-page “leader’s guide to negotiation – how to use soft skills to get hard results” by Simon Horton is up there with my favourites. It’s stuffed full of research and useful insights from psychology. It provides a plethora of helpful personal communication skills within the […]

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Psychology, neuroscience and client engagement

Posted on: May 17, 2015

At the Law South 2015 conference last week, I presented a paper that explored some of the latest developments in psychology, neuroscience and client engagement that might help support people in achieving extraordinary client engagement. I can’t cover all the content on I presented psychology, neuroscience and client engagement, but here are some of the most […]

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Coaching skills – the importance of active listening

Posted on: November 27, 2014

At the recent coaching skills course for Professional Marketing Forum http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training/ delegates studied and practised a variety of coaching skills including: contracting, process, exploring/questioning, providing feedback and perspective, reframing, problem solving, goal setting, action planning and motivation. But what generated the most interest amongst the mid and senior level managers was the session on active […]

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