Don’t Waste the Season: Fall Tips for Strong End-of-Year Results

Don’t Waste the Season: Fall Tips for Strong End-of-Year Results

Last month, we provided some tips for maximizing your summer business efforts to keep your progress moving forward despite the common myth that business doesn’t happen over the summer. Now, as we head towards September and prepare to enter the final third of the year, there are only a few more months left to hit your goals. In addition to … Read More

Don’t Waste the Season: Tips for Maximizing Your Summer Business Efforts

Maximize your summer business activities with these tips from BDU!

We’re in the middle of summer, and you may have heard over and over again that it’s a terrible season for business activity. We often hear that people are not motivated to move forward with new deals, sales are slow and everyone is on vacation. However, before you completely write off the summer months as a waste of time, flip … Read More

The Five Keys to an Effective Negotiation

During a recent visit to the gym, BDU’s CEO Lisa struck up a conversation with one of her workout buddies. The topic quickly turned to business, and Lisa’s friend excitedly shared with her that, after much negotiation, he had just signed a large contract for his company. This was a huge deal for him, and he was very proud of … Read More

Bizzy Mamas: Lisa Peskin on Fox29 Philadelphia

BDU’s CEO Lisa Peskin was so excited to be featured on a recent episode of Karen Hepp’s “Bizzy Mamas” segment on Fox29 in Philadelphia! Lisa discussed some of the ways she and the BDU team analyze client needs to triage areas for improvement and develop an effective game plan. She also shared a few of her secrets for what it takes to really achieve … Read More

“Spring Cleaning” Your Business Development Efforts

Spring clean your business development efforts with these tips from BDU!

Consider doing a little “spring cleaning” on your business development efforts to remain focused and purposeful in your activities: Reevaluate and make a plan. Don’t just wing it. Be purposeful in your approach. Update your “to do” list. What items reoccur on your list week after week and don’t get accomplished? Does it still make sense to execute those tasks? … Read More

Sales: The Best Career Out There (If You’re Ready For It)!

Lisa at Temple's event

BDU’s CEO Lisa Peskin had a wonderful time recently when she spoke with a group from the Professional Sales Organization of TU, a student-run association from Temple University. They held a Fox Sales Challenge event, breaking into groups of two to analyze a case study and showcase their presentation skills for a panel of judges. Lisa is very passionate about … Read More

Triage Your Sales Health: Lisa’s Interview on the Quotable Podcast

Quotable

Do you know what it takes to make the leap from being a good sales person to being a great one? It’s time to “triage” your sales health, a methodology developed by BDU to help individuals, sales teams and sales forces uncover what three areas, if improved upon, will have the biggest impact on performance. On Episode #88 of the … Read More

Lessons from a Sales Story: How to Maintain Existing Business

Maintain your existing business with these tips from BDU!

It’s so much easier to keep your existing clients or customers than to spend time and effort seeking out new business. How do we maintain our current business relationships to make sure our clients or customers stay satisfied with what we’re providing them and to anticipate their needs if they should change? BDU’s CEO Lisa Peskin recently met with a … Read More