About Mark Dembo

Mark Dembo; President, Lexien Management Consultants (http://www.lexien.com) Mark has over 20 years of sales, sale management, and business development experience, focused on improving the performance of individuals and organizations. Lexien Management Consultants provides sales training, consulting, and coaching services to organizations and individuals who are motivated to grow their businesses. Each month, Lexien publishes the Sales Success Newsletter .
The 11 Secrets to Sales Leadership

In his classic book, “Think and Grow Rich”, Napoleon Hill discussed the eleven secrets of leadership. Recently, as I was reading the book, it occurred to me that the attributes of strong leadership and effective selling have a tremendous amount in common.

There’s More to Selling than Finding the Need

Many of us in sales are taught to believe that the most important job of the salesperson is to “find the need” of our prospects. If we can uncover “needs” then our job is easy; we just need to show our prospect how our product or service fills that need. Right?

Overcoming Your Biggest Competitor

Before you read any further in this article, I’d like you to take a moment and write down who your biggest competition is.

The Four Steps to Effective Cold Calls

One of the most-feared, and yet most effective, ways to develop business is the dreaded, and much maligned “cold call.” But, if you develop a consistent approach to your cold calls, you can overcome the fear of not knowing what to say or how to respond when the person on the other end of the phone actually answers!