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Strategies for “Selling Like A Child” in 10 Minutes

If you missed this 10-minute presentation on the “It’s About Time” Summit, here’s a little taste of my “Sell Like A Child” training/speaking topic. Get my strategies in 10 minutes on how to be more childlike and human again to improve relationship-selling skills. Want more? See below. WATCH HERE Additional Resources: The Pivotal Leader Podcast...
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Gina Trimarco Prove yourself blog

Prove Yourself & Ask For More

At every Carolina Improv comedy show, we ask the audience for a review on Google or TripAdvisor. Every single show. And because of that we have rank #1 on TripAdvisor for NightLife Attractions since 2011. The irony to this is that we are a very small fish in the entertainment pond of Myrtle Beach, yet...
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Everyone Deserves Empathy, Including You!

By Gina Trimarco, Chief Results Officer “Not everybody deserves empathy,” said the CEO to me while I was delivering a training session on emotional intelligence to a group of CEOs in a Vistage International meeting. My jaw dropped. As an improviser, able to respond quickly to anything, I was paralyzed for a moment that felt...
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“Swipe Right” For The Right Clients

Meeting sales goals can be emotional and stressful, especially when the company is counting on you to drive revenue (and make payroll). Often times salespeople will chase prospects because those potential clients gave the slightest indication of interest. That slight interest, or glimmer of hope, can seem like a sure thing to even the most...
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Make Others Look Good, Make Money

One of the rules of improv comedy is “make others look good.” When we make others look good, we automatically look good. If you want to build strong relationships in business or life, this improv rule will serve you well. From a comedy show performance perspective, what this drills down to is “don’t negate others’...
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“In My Feels” Selling: Managing Emotions In The Buyer’s Journey

Want a competitive advantage in sales? Understand when your buyers are “in my feels”. Buying is emotional. We all know this. Your buyers often come from a place of fear of making a bad buying decision. It’s also a good reminder that selling also is emotional. More importantly, recognize when you yourself are “in my...
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Keeping Sales Momentum Going After A Disaster

By Gina Trimarco, Chief Results Officer Many of our clients have been on my mind through Hurricane Florence. The struggle is real for all of us in the Southeast. As a company we have not been disrupted too much. Our theater (Carolina Improv Company) had to close for a weekend. Not a big deal, but we...
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The End Of Summer Is The Beginning of Crushing Q4

By Gina Trimarco, Chief Results Officer All summer long it’s so normal to get those reply emails that start with “I’m on vacation until xyz date.” It’s a CRM juggling game of proving to your bosses that you really, truly are following up on new business but “they’re on vacation, I left a message” becomes...
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Finding Good Employees – Ask Yourself “Why”

By Gina Trimarco, Chief Results Officer “We can’t find good employees” is a phrase I continue to hear from nearly every client. No matter what the industry or geography this sentiment is shared often. And while we are a smaller company that doesn’t depend on many employees to manage our businesses, I do have many...
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Common Sense Customer Service – That’s The (Meal) Ticket!

By Gina Trimarco, Chief Results Officer How is it that the employees of the same company can differ so much when it comes to customer service? This is a question of training versus common sense but really it comes down to hiring culture. I recently attended a client’s annual meeting and awards dinner at a...
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