Sell with a Story
How to Capture Attention, Build Trust, and Close the Sale
Just another sales pitch can’t convince a client, but a good story can.
A good story transforms your sales pitch and selling relationships. Corporate trainer Paul Smith explains why stories matter and how to create great ones. He concludes each chapter with activities to help readers identify, draft, develop and practice their stories. No matter your industry, Smith offers helpful guidance to making your sales calls more personal so your customers see who you are, what you offer and why they should work with you. getAbstract recommends these concrete, applicable lessons to help all salespeople add vitality to their sales presentations.
About the Author
Paul Smith, who had a 20-year executive career with Procter & Gamble and, earlier, with Arthur Andersen, is a speaker and corporate trainer in storytelling techniques. He also wrote Lead with a Story and Parenting with a Story.
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