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Posts by Jim Pancero

“How Do You Change an Old-Style Sales Manager into a More Inclusive Leader?

The significant differences between your sales manager’s “Independent Gunfighter” leadership and selling style and your core values of collaboration and respect for the individual is the current struggle being faced by many companies (and industries) today. We are experiencing a generational shift in selling and sales leadership philosophies. The “old school” style of selling that…

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Nelson Architecture – Testimonial

I’m Nat Porter with Nelson. We’re a national architectural firm and we’re here in our Chicago office right now which I lead. I’ve worked with Jim for over 15 years. The reason I keep engaging Jim is he does a couple things really well. He takes very complex processes and makes them really simple so…

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AISC Testimonial

“I’ve known Jim for over twelve years and the American Institute of Steel Construction has been using Jim for almost 20 years for a variety of different things. From educating our membership on sales skills, business development, early involvement, also presentation training. And the most value that I’ve seen, particularly for our staff at AISC,…

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NAHAD – The Association for Hose and Accessories Distribution

Hi, I’m Joe Thompson with NAHAD the Association for Hose and Accessories Distribution. I’m at our annual conference for all of our 900 attending members where Jim Pancero just finished delivering two outstanding UID in a Day sessions on Sales and Sales Management. I’ve worked with Jim for over 20 years and he’s one of…

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Winthrop Resources Corp. – Testimonial

“Winthrop hired Jim needing a message of uniqueness. And one of the things Jim was able to do, far better than we were able to do ourselves, was to be able to distill down the message to a simple concept that we can now replicate across our entire sales force.” Brian Slipka, Sr. V. P.…

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Supreme Corporation – Testimonial

“We just finished a two-day session with Jim. I found him through a friend of mine that I trusted to give me suggestions for a sales trainer, and we found Jim through him. We completed a real interesting and thought provoking two-day session with him where he discussed a lot of principles about sales. How…

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United Pipe & Steel Testimonial

“We hired Jim Pancero for our 2017 company sales meeting and had a wonderful event for a period of a week in January. Jim spent a lot of time in preparation with me, with other members of my team learning about our business, gathering details about the intricacies of our business compared to others. It’s…

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Pridestaff Testimonial

Hi, this is Rick Hacker, Vice President with Pridestaff. We had the pleasure of bringing Jim back to our Pridestaff annual conference this year. The thing that’s great about Jim is his passion, but also the research, the knowledge that he knows about our company and so we can apply it directly to what we’re…

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Utilizing the Four Core Values of Buying

Business-to-business buyers are influenced by your overall philosophy or approach much more than they are by the “parts and pieces” details of your actual products or services. Strategic selling involves continually communicating your overall philosophy, positioning or selling approach throughout your selling process and ongoing support efforts. One of the most effective ways to increase…

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Setting Up Your Own In-House Weekly Sales Training

What have you been doing recently to improve the selling skills of your team? With the growth of online sales newsletters, you now have an inexpensive way to conduct weekly sales training and coaching sessions with your team using the skill ideas being offered in these (normally) free newsletters. Though sales training tends to work…

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