Making the Speaking Business More Customer Focused

This Idea Totally Changed How We do Business and the Results Have Been Extraordinary!

When I first started The Sweeney Agency I received some powerful advice from Tim Sanders, formerly of Yahoo! This is what he said: “Don’t think about sales or closing deals, just position yourself so that whenever you can help someone you help them, without any expectations.

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10 Speakers Who Will Help Your Audience Become More Customer-Centric

Client relationships have changed dramatically over the past decade as new technologies have allowed us to connect faster, and with more clients. However the value of many of those relationships has decreased as emails, blogs, and texts can lack a human touch, making clients feel disconnected.  Companies need to build…

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The 12 Most Requested Speakers For 2016

The Speaker finishes, the crowd is on its feet with thunderous applause and right away the buzz starts. Demand for a Speaker is based on impressive past reviews and word of mouth. When word gets out there that a Speaker delivered an impressive presentation that had audiences talking, people want…

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5 Speakers Audiences Will be Talking About in January 2016

  January is prime-time for sales rallies, kick-offs, and launches. Meet the 5 Speakers whose incredible  energy and  enthusiasm for their subjects bring a renewed sense of purpose to every January event.  If your goals, ambitions, and dreams are big for 2016 these are the Speakers who will help make…

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The Top 10 Speakers for Sales Audiences – August 2015

Sales are the backbone to any and every organization because the sales department generates the revenue. Regardless of how well your manufacturing department functions, or how innovatively you use emerging technologies, if you do not have a strong sales force those progressive manufacturing techniques and innovative culture are of…

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Ryan Estis: Leadership Isn’t Your Job, It’s Your Responsibility

Ryan Estis has dedicated his career to helping companies and individual contributors to use change as a means to achieve breakthrough performance. Having two decades of hands on business experience, the former McCann World Group Advertising Chief Strategy Officer is widely regarded as a leading expert on…

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4 Ways Every Salesperson Can Innovate to Win More Business

The best salespeople are also marketers, constantly connecting, learning and sharing. If you’re in sales , you might read that and pause. You don’t influence your company website, write white papers or contribute to the company Twitter feed. You deliver the sales plan. So why do people like me…

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Determine What Gets In the Way of Mid-Level Performers Becoming Great

Managers can be consumed by the mid-level performer; possibly minimizing the time they should be spending with a top performer or the new hire with the prospect of vast potential. To assist the mid-level performer to become better managers need to: be more effective with balancing their…

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