Rick Roberge

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Plus or Minus 6 Months

Today is an important day for me and has been for 44 years. I have 5 questions for you.

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Can customers do your job better than you?

Short answer?

Only if you let them.

Two stories from today.

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Is Patience Dying?

How long will consumers be expected to tolerate mediocrity and negligence and allow it to be blamed on a virus? How many times do we have to hear about the "new normal". About 2500 years ago, Heraclitus said, “The only constant in life is change”.

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Question on LinkedIn

On Friday, I noticed that somebody had started following me on LinkedIn.

So, I sent my normal "Noticed that you started following me on LinkedIn?" InMail.

He replied and ended with "I’m eager to learn as much as I can about sales".

I shared some resources and ended with "All that being said, remember the #1 rule.... "If you're not having fun, you're doing it wrong." So, enjoy."

To which he replied, "Would like to understand how to have more fun selling."

Good question?

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Finding budget in this economy

Yesterday, I was talking with a sales manager about a coaching call that he had had with one of his salespeople. The sales manager was a high performing rep and is still a top producer. The rep asked the manager 'his secret', i.e. the process that he uses to remain a top producer. So, the manager showed the rep his process.

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2 interesting lessons from last weekend

One from a movie and LinkedIn...

The other from the sermon in church.

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Zoom-Sitting Grandmothers

This could be a new Facebook Group!

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Quick, Time Sensitive 30 second Read

This has been quite a spring in the US and things are starting to turn around. This limited program was announced on social media and I'm sharing it with my subscribers. No fanfare. Feel free to share. 3 Days or when they're gone, they're gone.

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Is Your Profile Picture Helping or Hurting?

... and should you change it?

I changed my profile picture on my social platforms this week 

from Hawaiian Shirt Rick to Coronavirus Rick '

Why? (because you know that I have a reason)

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Coronavirus vs. You... and the Winner is...

Have you been watching all the sales experts give their 3 step plans on how to survive or thrive? The truth is that they're not wrong. Buy their book, software or webinar, but understand that if you don't get one thing first, you'll be wasting your time and money and you may not win against the Coronavirus.

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