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Sharon Drew Morgen

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Top Stories by Sharon Drew Morgen

  I decided to give you all of the podcasts, videos, and audio files of the interviews I’ve done so you can kick back and enjoy some ‘easy listening’ if you find listening easier than reading. I believe that you’ll be able to upload many of these onto your MP3 player for when you’re working out at the gym and need to get your mind off of the pain. Tony Parinello Interview: Listen while long-time friends Tony and Sharon Drew banter about sales, how buyers buy, and what to do once you’re in front of VITO. Tony Parinello Q&A: Hear Sharon Drew and Tony take audience questions – and hear how much fun they have as they come up with joint answers. Maestro: With a few dozen attendees, we ran a training session in which I lectured and did a Q&A about Buying Facilitation® and sales. It was great fun. Brian Carroll: Brian and I speak about how decision facilitation can help ... (more)

Meri Aaron Has a Video Chat with Sharon Drew

I first met Meri Aaron Walker in 2003 here in Austin, TX, at the World Future Society where I was talking aoubt Buying Facilitation®. Meri had spoken at the previous meeting about being an independent management consultant in the fast-blooming “Free Agent Nation,” and came to hear me speak; she claims she’s been a fan  ever since. Meri Aaron is known as “The Virtual Meeting Coach” and a social media evangelist, using free media and virtual meeting tools to strengthen local and distance relationships. She is also the co-author of Teamwork is An Individual Skill: Getting Your Work... (more)

Just What Exactly Is Email For?

Email Archiving Journal I don’t know about you, but when I get long emails my eyes go running around my head. Too many words for me to take in during a busy day when I’m sure I’m suffering from some form of ADHD as I try to multitask beyond human capability. So I ask folks to please, please, puLEASE not send me long emails. But they do anyway. And then they get mad when I don’t read them – especially when they’ve written something personal. They actually expect me to put down what I’m doing and read a one-way missive, interpret what they are meaning and feeling against how I in... (more)

What Is Email For?

NOTE: Due to the holidays, we are reposting favorite posts. Original posts will resume January 5th. I don’t know about you, but when I get long emails my eyes go running around my head. Too many words for me to take in during a busy day when I’m sure I’m suffering from some form of ADHD as I try to multitask beyond human capability. So I ask folks to please, please, puLEASE not send me long emails. But they do anyway. And then they get mad when I don’t read them – especially when they’ve written something personal. They actually expect me to put down what I’m doing and read a o... (more)

Why is a 90% failure rate ok?

Why is a 90% failure rate ok? is a post from: Sharon Drew Morgen The sales model builds in a 90% failure rate and we expect that! We build it right into the entire system: We hire 10X more sales people to get the results we seek, we expect and get 50% longer sales cycles than we could be having, we face objections because people are responding to the sales model itself, we lose clients we shouldn’t lose. And we consider all of this de rigour. What a waste – not only for sellers, but for buyers. This doesn’t need to happen. Sales is just an incomplete model that we’ve accepted as... (more)