by Ron Rosenberg
There’s a conversation that takes place far too often with attendees in my live programs. It goes something like this:
Me: What is the purpose of a customer?
Them: To get the sale.
Unfortunately, the truth of the matter is that it’s quite the opposite: the purpose of the sale is to get the customer!
Most people follow a very rudimentary business plan: find a prospect, call the prospect, get the sale, move on to the next one. This sounds curiously like the instructions on the back of the shampoo bottle: wet hair, lather, rinse, repeat.