14th Sept 2011: Sales Makes the world go round. Errr doesn't it? by Tim Dew

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Name of speaker and subject:

Tim Dew – Managing Director, Mount Parnassus Ltd.
Advising public and private organisations on sustainable growth strategies.

Title of talk:

Sales Makes the world go round. Errr doesn’t it?

Bullet points of what you would like to cover:

  • Understanding the relationship between communication and sales.
  • Shhhhh! Don’t tell anyone – we all are secret salespeople.
  • IOUs aka money and currency fluctuation.
  • Life skills to get more out of everything you do

Suggested you-tube links, websites and / or texts where
further information may be found:

Book: Selling 101 by Zig Zigglar

A few words about you and your passion:

I get very excited about business and I have the greatest job in the world; helping businesses to focus on the right things in life in order to grow. The interesting thing is that these are skills I have learnt outside the business environment. I never wear a ‘buiness hat’ and I urge you not to if you do. Everybody is far more skilled than we would like to think. Self deprecation is cute and all that, but we all help people in extraordinary ways that we never give ourselves credit for.

A few lines about the history of your subject:

Many think that prostitution is the oldest job in the world. I happen to think its sales. If you are religiously inclined, Adam ‘sold’ an apple in the garden of Eden. If not, then the prostitute must have has an idea of sales before any transaction was secured. Sales ain’t new and perceptions aren’t normally good. I hope to have a great discussion with attendees about unlocking some real potential.