Rich Dad's Advisors: Sales Dogs

Blair Singer



Bearing the brand name of bestselling Rich Dad, Poor Dad, SALESDOGS reveals how knowing the characteristics and interactions of the five basic 'breeds' of people will be sure to help anyone improve their business and selling savvy. Different workers have the personality traits of different breed of digs. This is the idea behind SALESDOGS, a clever business book in which sales expert Blair Singer reveals how anyone can learn what their natural strengths and weaknesses are in order to achive best possible results. With information on a wide variety of sales topics - from dealing with 'big dogs' to protecting one's territory - SALESDOGS is a fun new way of looking at the sales game. By knowing the five basic breeds of people - the Pit Bull, the Golden Retriever, the Poodle, the Chihuahua and the Basset Hound - readers will have the necessary insight to improve their business and selling savvy.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Understanding Salesperson Types: The book categorizes salespeople into different "dogs" based on their personalities, such as the Pit Bull, Golden Retriever, Poodle, and Chihuahua. Each type has distinct strengths and weaknesses.

  2. Playing to Strengths: Salespeople are encouraged to identify their dominant salesperson type and leverage their inherent strengths to maximize their effectiveness in sales.

  3. Adapting to Customer Styles: The book emphasizes the importance of recognizing and adapting to different customer personality styles. Successful salespeople understand how to communicate effectively with various types of customers.

  4. Building Relationships: Certain salesperson types, like the Golden Retriever, excel at building relationships. The book discusses the significance of relationship-building in the sales process.

  5. Closing Techniques: Different sales dogs may require different closing techniques. The book provides insights into tailoring closing strategies to match the strengths and tendencies of each salesperson type.

  6. Overcoming Objections: Salespeople encounter objections in the selling process. "Sales Dogs" offers guidance on how each salesperson type can effectively handle objections based on their natural inclinations.

  7. Sales Team Dynamics: The book explores how different salesperson types can work together harmoniously in a sales team, leveraging each other's strengths and compensating for weaknesses.

  8. Motivation and Drive: Understanding what motivates each salesperson type is crucial for effective leadership. The book discusses how managers can motivate and manage their sales teams based on individual strengths and motivations.

  9. Embracing Diversity: Recognizing and appreciating the diversity of salespeople is a key theme. Each "dog" brings a unique set of skills to the table, and embracing diversity leads to a more robust and successful sales team.

  10. Continuous Improvement: "Sales Dogs" encourages salespeople to be committed to continuous learning and improvement. This includes understanding their own strengths and weaknesses and actively seeking ways to enhance their sales skills.

Language English
ISBN-10 0446678333
ISBN-13 9780446678339
No of pages 234
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Grand Central
Published Date 01 Jun 2001

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Author : Blair Singer

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