Podcast

The Snake

This is the final episode in our miniseries on customer types. We finish on the snake, how to sell to them and what objection handling techniques work well. The snake makes decisions based on facts and logic,  so appeal to that and understand that establishing a relationship can take time. Here are the highlights: {02:13} […]

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The Mouse

Following on from the puppy dog in the last episode, we now look at the mouse. These customers can either be extremely easy to sell to or extremely difficult to sell to. We discuss finding common ground and how to close. Here are the highlights: {02:02} Characteristics {03:39} Walk and Style {07:31} How to sell […]

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The Puppy Dog

The third part of our customer types series, focuses on the characteristics, and how to sell to the puppy dog. We look at how to identify a puppy dog, how to make them feel special and also what not to do. The puppy dog can be easy to sell too, but it can take time […]

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The Lion

In the previous episode in our mini series on customer types we looked at the different customer types and the history behind it. It really helps in the sales process if we can identify which one a customer is portraying. The first type we discuss today is the Lion. This can also be helpful to […]

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Mastering The 4 Customer Types

In this episode we start a mini series about customer types. Kicking it off with a brief journey into the history behind psycho metric profiles. We then move on to a brief explanation of the four customer types, and how people can be one type in their work life and another in their personal life. […]

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Everything Centres Round the Customer

This week we take a step back and listen to some of the tops tips from our previous guests.  There is one thing that Jim Reid, Steve Faulkner, Jeff Cowan and Mike Jones all have in common – everything centres round the customer. Whether it’s in sales or aftersales, good customer service, and a good […]

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Give People the Meat

What makes a great sales trainer? This is a question we get asked regularly, so in this episode we look at the qualities that Symco look for in people to join our team. Great trainers go on more training than their delegates to stay fresh and sharp,  can engage an audience and are good communicators. […]

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2024 Goals

It’s the time of year for goal setting, so let’s talk about some techniques that can help you. These tips can be applied to help with you goals in your career, home life and financial aspirations. A great episode to play in your sales meetings this month. Here are the highlights: {01:22} SMART Goals {01:47} […]

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Christmas Special

This week we are trying something new for the podcast – a book club.  Jason Cranswick joins us to review and discuss one of our favourite books, ‘Who Moved My Cheese’ by Dr Spencer Johnson. The book is about two mice and two little men who live in a maze, and you’ve guessed it, someone […]

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Focus on Failure

Our discussion with Gareth Timmins, former Royal Marine and author, continues this episode. We delve into goal setting, if visualisation works and how to cope with the post completion lull! So much here that can be applied to your everyday life, at home at work, with your finances or even in the gym. Here are […]

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