“Your Product is Expensive!”

Every time I see a deal we lost to the reason “your product is expensive” I do wonder what it really means by “expensive”. Different people buy different things for very different reasons. You don’t buy a Rolex and call it expensive coz “Hey it is just another watch that shows the same time!” You […]

The Curious Case of Weekly Sales Meetings

It is Numero Systems’ weekly sales meeting and this is the drill: Liz, the Sales Head: “Andy! Let’s start with you. Walk us through what’s happening on your deals”. On his third deal, Andy:“Competitor offered them $50K. What should we do?” Liz: “Hmm. Let’s take this offline and discuss”. Two hours into the meeting there are more meetings spun out […]