Q Notes, Quadrant 1: The Question Quadrant

To be useful to a client, you need ideas that help them. It’s a lot easier to get ideas when you understand their reality, what they need, how your client perceives their situation. You don’t get this without asking questions. A good sales meeting is devoted to questions. […]

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Applicable far beyond traditional sales. Hurson and Dunne present a structure and then provide invaluable techniques to help you use problem-solving no matter what sales situation you encounter.
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