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1 The Challenger Sale

2 Five Sales Types The Hard Worker (21%) The Challenger (27%)
The Lone Wolf (18%) The Reactive Problem Solver (14%) The Relationship Builder (21%)

3 Hard Worker Always willing to go the extra mile Doesn’t give up easily
Self-motivated Interested in feedback and development

4 The Challenger Always has a different view of the world
Understands the customer’s business Loves to debate Pushes the customer

5 The Lone Wolf Follows own instincts Self-assured Difficult to control

6 The Reactive Problem Solver
Reliably responds to internal and external stakeholders Ensures that all problems are solved Detailed-oriented

7 The Relationship Builder
Builds strong advocates in customer organizations Generous in giving time to help others Gets along with everyone

8 Relationships are not necessarily the key to success
Research from the Corporate Executive Board, as indicated in The Challenger Sale, shows that in the current business environment, customers don’t always know what they don’t know and crave insights that can help them run their businesses more effectively and efficiently.

9 The most powerful sales approaching is based on:
Teaching Tailoring Taking control of the customer conversation

10 Teaching for Differentiation
Build insights into teaching conversations Don’t forget the emotional component of a well-designed teaching pitch Tell a compelling story with real drama and suspense (HBR Guide To Persuasive Presentations)

11 Six Steps The Warmer Reframe
Building credibility by reading prospect’s mind, demonstrating empathy, giving new information (Open, Greeting, New Information) Reframe First, reframe an unrecognized problem, need, or assumption (Recap and Purpose)

12 Rational Drowning Emotional Impact
Gradual intensification of the problem, both in degree and closeness to the customer (Discussion) Emotional Impact Psychological features of the problem, or presence in the individual’s workflow, humanizing the problem (Discussion based on Emotional INtelligence)

13 Value Proposition – A New Way
A new framework for addressing the problem—implicitly tied to your value proposition (Discussion) Your Solution and Implementation Map Map of supplier services or solutions linked back to key teaching points; highlighted path to implementation (Discussion)

14 Old World: Process Focused New World: Judgment Oriented
The customer expresses a defined need QUALIFICATION CRITERIA The customer is in a state of uncertainty Identify a stakeholder with the authority to spend STAKEHOLDER SELECTION Identify a stakeholder who is open to change and can influence decision makers Demonstrate the value your solution provides relative to competitors’ offerings NATURE OF THE CONVERSATION Disrupt the customer’s thinking and assumptions about his/her business “Dismantling the Sales Machine,” Harvard Business Review, November, 2013

15 Use This Call Structure Model
Greeting New Information Opening Recap and Purpose Discussion and Creating Value Summary and Close

16 Presenting: Call Structure – Six Steps
Greeting Set tone of the meeting and build rapport (The Warmer) New information Provide new, relevant information to enhance your source credibility and expertise. (The Warmer) Opening A well-planned statement to pique interest in your proposal, insights, and solutions (The Warmer) Recap and purpose Recap what challenges and problems you will be addressing, and state the purpose of the call. (Reframe)

17 Discussion and Creating Value
Move prospects from desire to conviction that your solutions are the best ones. Dealing with objections Conditions Discussion tactics – Create Value (Rational Drowning, Emotional Impact, and Value Proposition) Summary and close Summarize key points – no more than three – and ask for the order.  No ask, no order. (Your Solution and Implementation Map)

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