Selling to the C-Suite by Nicholas A.C. Read
What Every Executive Wants You to Know About Successfully Selling to the Top

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It’s the goal of every salesperson: getting access to senior client executives—the C-Level decision makers responsible for approving top-dollar deals. Selling to the C-Suite is the first book that reveals how to land those career-making sales in the words of CEOs themselves!

With 60 years of combined experience selling to corporations around the world, Nicholas A.C. Read and Stephen J. Bistritz , Ed.D., conducted in-depth interviews with executive- level decision makers of more than 500 organizations. One thing they learned might surprise you: leaders at the highest corporate levels don’t avoid sales pitches; in fact, they welcome them—provided the salesperson approaches them the right way. Inside this invaluable book, CEOs reveal exactly which sales techniques they find most effective, as well as those you should avoid.

Selling to the C-Suite provides all the insight you need to:

Gain access to executives Establish trust and credibility Leverage relationships Create value at the executive level

It also reveals when executives personally enter the buying process and sheds light on what role they play.

Selling to the C-Suite provides field-tested techniques to put you well ahead of thecompetition when it comes to making those multimillion-dollar sales you never thought possible.


About Nicholas A.C. Read

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Nicholas A.C. Read is president of SalesLabs, which helps companies drive predictable and repeatable revenue growth through the application of improved process, measurement, and skills. In 2005, he was awarded Winner of the Best Sales Trainer category in the International Business Awards, an annual awards show that has been dubbed "the business world's own Oscars" by the New York Post. He splits his time between North America, Asia, and Europe. For more information, go to J. Bistritz, Ed.D., has more than four decades of high-technology sales, sales management, and training management experience dealing with companies ranging from start-ups to global leaders. He is currently president of his own sales training and consulting firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, go to
Published September 8, 2009 by McGraw-Hill. 240 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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