Blog

Hello welcome to our blog page. You’ll find lots of blogs here about sales, sales training, coaching, LinkedIn and the Customer Journey, oh and some New Results news too. Hope you enjoy them, feel free to share and comment.

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SME Growth Workshops

We're pleased to be a part of the delivery team offering Sales and Marketing workshops to SME's in the North East. We'll be supporting businesses with their "pitch" and "closing the sale" in a series of workshops followed by 1:1 mentoring support.

Free workshops scheduled for growth orien…

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Optimum Vos Launch

Optimum Vos Launch 14th October

What an amazing venue Durham Castle was for the launch of our new coaching programme: Optimum Vos.

Lucky people also got a sneaky peek of our new branding, keep your eyes peeled.

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Optimum Vos Launch

Launch of new coaching programme

We're delighted to launch our innovative new coaching programme aimed at helping you 'to be the best you'.  We're passionate about training, coaching and self-development and our new Optimum Vos programme will combine all three.

A six-month commitment, with clients attending a day a per m…

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Speaking

Nevil guest speaker at venue opening

Our very own Nevil was the guest speaker at the launch of the Lecture Suite at the Scottish capital’s Royal Botanical Gardens.

Nevil is Regional President of the Professional Speaking Association and is a regular speaker at events regionally and nationally.

“Through New Results …

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Common sales myths and their truths

Over the 30 years or so that I've been in sales/sales management/sales training, there's been the occasional myth that continues to do the rounds.  Here are three that still get trained out or cited as being true.

Myth #1: 55% of the meaning in face to face communication comes from body l…

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LinkedIn

What could students possibly gain from LinkedIn networking (and other online platforms)

LinkedIn networking and networking effectively was the subject of a seminar I ran for students at Newcastle University Careers week.

The picture shows them starting to network and the physical act of growing a network (speaking to someone new in the room) and connecting up with people. We …

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Selling to decision-makers & influencers. Lessons from a kid’s party.

It's great when a business owner recognises who the decision-makers and influencers are. Here's a short story about a kid's party.

If you have children under the age of 10, chances are they're at birthday parties on a frighteningly regular basis.

Really, just how many friends can a …

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LinkedIn, sales

When it comes to your network, size isn’t everything!

It’s not the size of your network, it’s the value in your network.

Having more connections on any social media is good, but having a strong network that you support and help is key.  Likewise, a network that supports and helps you is much better. How do you add some value to your netw…

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Where do you go for your "Super school days"?

It's important to invest in personal and professional development and for me this comes in many different forms.

I was fortunate enough to attend the bi-annual conference of the Professional Speaking Association (PSA)  in Reading last October. This PSA convention is part of my development…

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Time-management? Forget it.

Time-management.  You can't do it;  it's a misnomer.

Time's the great leveller: no matter how wealthy or poor we are, we all get 168 hours in a week.  Which means that unless you've found a fully functioning TARDIS or Doc Brown's DeLorean, you're as powerless to manage time as the other…

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Helpful resources...

We spend a lot of time researching our training courses and once we’ve found something useful we love to share it. So here’s some useful free resources for you to read, watch and use.

LinkedIn Profile

Resources:

How to build your perfect LinkedIn profile

90 seconds of a meeting

Resources:

First 90 seconds of a meeting

Planning for coaching

Resources:

Planning your coaching sessions