Jeff Shore

Jeff Shore

Entrepreneur, Sales Expert and Author; Founder of Shore Consulting

Jeff Shore, of Shore Consulting, is a sought-after sales expert, speaker, author and consultant whose latest book, Be Bold and Win the Sale: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone and Boost Your Performance, was published by McGraw-Hill Professional in January 2014.

Why the 'Why' of the Sale Matters More Than the 'What'
Sales

Why the 'Why' of the Sale Matters More Than the 'What'

Whether you're selling mattresses or any other product, think about why your customers are there.
Are You Ready to Start Conquering Your Dangerous Addiction to Comfort?
Procrastination

Are You Ready to Start Conquering Your Dangerous Addiction to Comfort?

Defeat procrastination right now, while reading this column.
How You Can Crush the Biggest Sales-Killing Mental Bias
Sales

How You Can Crush the Biggest Sales-Killing Mental Bias

When we enter a sales situation with a pre-conceived idea, we look for confirmation to support that idea. That usually ends badly.
Use This Half-Day Productivity Hack to Knock Out Your Priority Projects
Productivity

Use This Half-Day Productivity Hack to Knock Out Your Priority Projects

What if you could replicate that experience of the day before a vacation, when you plow through tasks?
The Powerful Question You Should Ask Yourself During Every Sales Conversation
Sales

The Powerful Question You Should Ask Yourself During Every Sales Conversation

OK, I'll admit it: closing every single prospect is impossible. But don't let that stop you from pursuing the sale.
Solve Your Buyers' Problems by Changing Their Perspective
Sales

Solve Your Buyers' Problems by Changing Their Perspective

Move a potential customer into purchase mode by focusing on the long-term view, not troubling current trends.
5 Reasons I Love Sales, and Why You Just Might, Too
Sales

5 Reasons I Love Sales, and Why You Just Might, Too

Besides the thrill of the deal and its puzzle-like challenge, there is one other great boost from a successful interaction.
Retrain Your Brain to Feel Confident About Public Speaking
Public Speaking

Retrain Your Brain to Feel Confident About Public Speaking

You're very unlikely to go blank, pass out and wet yourself on stage. Instead, focus on the good things.
4 Steps to the Most Productive 15 Minutes of Your Day
Productivity

4 Steps to the Most Productive 15 Minutes of Your Day

It is amazing how busy one can feel without being actually productive. It all depends on one word: intentionality.
Do You Need a Great New Idea? Stand On the Shoulders of Giants.
Business Ideas

Do You Need a Great New Idea? Stand On the Shoulders of Giants.

Go shopping -- not for products -- but for new concepts you could use to improve your business.
4 Simple Rules to Cut Down on 'Evil' Meetings
Meetings

4 Simple Rules to Cut Down on 'Evil' Meetings

Meetings usually represent a big waste of time. Instead of sitting around, use these four tips to boost productivity at your organization.
End Your Day Strong With These 5 Power Tips
Productivity

End Your Day Strong With These 5 Power Tips

Even an entire crappy and unproductive day can end strong with just 15 hyper-productive minutes.
Are Your Stretch Goals Really a Stretch?
Goals

Are Your Stretch Goals Really a Stretch?

Aiming high could push you to new heights, or sour your spirit. Here are five ways to find the right balance.
Craft a Cultural-Identity Message That Employees Will Want to Repeat
Company Culture

Craft a Cultural-Identity Message That Employees Will Want to Repeat

A well-instituted identity message flows off the lips of all the employees within an organization, not just the salespeople.
5 Time-Consuming Tasks Small-Business Owners Should Outsource
Outsourcing

5 Time-Consuming Tasks Small-Business Owners Should Outsource

Sure, you can do it all, but why would you want to? It's relatively inexpensive to hire some outside help for these duties.