Sales as an arena is considered to be very challenging. However, there are some basic techniques that never go wrong, but most often than not are largely ignored. This article lays down five such habits that every sales person should incorporate in their daily lives to achieve the maximum when it come to their sales goals. The tricks that work the most are the most basic and fundamental ones, that deal with human behaviour and emotions and their understanding. After all, sales is about building long-lasting relationships between people and organisations. Read on to find out what these techniques are.

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How resilient are you? Reading a recent newspaper article by Adrian Furnham, professor of psychology at University College London, reminded me of just how importance resilience is when it comes to achieving success. In fact I would go as far as to say that you would struggle to succeed in anything without resilience.

Did you know that, without meaning to, you're turning away up to 40% of your potential customers? Let me explain. In a nutshell, when choosing products or services, your customers will be motivated by one of two things; pleasure or pain. Never is the pain and pleasure principle more apparent than in the selling arena...

Whether your job is selling, or managing those that do sell, or a combination of the two, there's a fair chance you're working long hours. Maybe too long?Are you spending long hours on motorways way after 7pm driving to and from meetings? Are you burning the midnight oil draped over a laptop with a strong coffee trying to get everything done? Maybe both?

Listening is a vital skill that is often neglected and yet is crucial to your sales success. Be aware of the five stages of effective listening and get into the habit of recognising and practising these stages;