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No B.S. Sales Success

Sales Advice Not Swiped From Other Books!

This book is about getting rich by becoming far better at the selling process that your competitors. What it is NOT is the kind of warmed-over, cliche-ridden advice you find replicated in a jillion other books on selling. Dan Kennedy would never have it that way.

He offers a set of No B.S. strategies for overcoming obstacles to success, many of them self-imposed. Provocative, sarcastic, and irreverent, the book reads like the seminars Kennedy conducts around the world - events that cause a stampede to the back of the hall for his...
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Why are Gerald Ford, Ted Koppel, Billy Graham, Leonard Lauder, Mario Cuomo, Robert Redford, Gloria Steinem, Peter Ueberroth, Walter Mondale, Lou Holtz, Norman Vincent Peale, and so many other successful people raving about this book?

First, look through the testimonials that fill the opening pages. You will see that:

Many of the most Important and successful people in America think that Harvey Mackay is one of the most remarkable men in America -- and that this is a remarkable book.

Then, turn to any page of the text. You'll see in an instant what so...


Thom SingerThe other book that had a lasting impact was Swim with the Sharks by Harvey Mackay. Again, I read it in my 20s, but the book showed me how to build relationships and be a good salesperson. No matter what we do for a living, we are in sales, even if we are just selling ourselves. (Source)

Boban DedovicQuestion: What five books would you recommend to young people interested in your career path & why? Answer: Here are the main five I would recommend (in chronological order): Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive by Harvey Mackay How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey No... (Source)

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Sales EQ arms salespeople and sales leaders with the tools to identify their most important emotional intelligence developmental and learning needs and strategies for developing their Sales EQ. Readers learn how to leverage Sales EQ to improve the buying experience and close more deals faster and gain easy to understand and deploy frameworks for human to human interaction developed around the 5 Most Important Questions in Sales:

Do I like you? Do you listen to me? Do you make me feel important? Do you get me and my problems? Do I trust and believe you? In every interaction...
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