“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

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

CEOs Say THIS Is Their Number One Business Priority for 2018

CEO Think Tank recently published the findings of their 12th annual growth strategies survey, data compiled from businesses in and around the Greater Philadelphia area, and what we’ve learned from the results isn’t the least bit surprising. According to the CEOs surveyed, 40% say “increasing revenues” is their top priority for the year. It appears they’re facing the same challenges … Read More

Business Development: It’s Not Too Late for a Strong 2018

Three tips for a strong 2018

Time goes by so quickly and it’s difficult to believe we’re already in March! It’s easy to become discouraged if you haven’t yet set your business development goals for the year or determined how you’ll carve out the time. Rest assured… it’s not too late! Seize the opportunity today to evaluate the beginning of your year and plan for the … Read More

Eight Tips for Improving Your Sales Performance

Lisa’s Interview with Temple’s Fox School of Business As a Temple University graduate, BDU’s CEO Lisa Peskin is proud of the time she spent at the Fox School of Business earning her MBA. She was so honored when they recently reached out to her for an interview on her secrets to sales success. Read the full article, where Lisa discusses … Read More

SELL: It’s Not the Bad Four-Letter Word You Think It Is

Learn BDU's 8 tips for sales success without "selling"

Non-selling professionals such as lawyers, accountants, consultants and small business owners need to grow their client base, but they want to do so without coming off as too pushy. It’s hard to walk that fine line between gently pursuing new leads and aggressively going after them, so how exactly to do you sell without being too “salesy?” BDU has eight … Read More

BDU’s Top Five Tips for Success in the New Year

Jump into the new year with these five tips from BDU

Happy New Year! Now is the perfect time to evaluate your past year’s performance and put together your game plan for the year ahead. BDU has five important tips to help you plan for success in 2018: Take a minute to reflect and reset. There is nothing you can do about last year, last week, the other day or even … Read More