Some “Foolish” Advice for April Fools’ Day!

In honor of April Fools’ Day this year, we’ve decided to take a look at some of the ridiculous business tips we’ve heard. You know they’re out there, those “words of wisdom” that some business people and sales folks alike swear by but that we’ve come to realize just don’t work. Here’s what some of our BDU team members said … Read More

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2021: Lisa’s Interview with Slice Communications

In honor of International Women’s Day on Monday, March 8, 2021, Slice Communications featured interviews with some incredible female leaders throughout the marketing and communications industry, including BDU’s CEO Lisa Peskin! Read Lisa’s article now to learn her definition of a successful leader, find out how her view on leadership has changed over the past year due to the COVID … Read More

Determine Your Desired Outcome

Plus, three tools that can help! The people you meet with on a regular basis typically fall into one of three different categories: your prospects, your clients, and your centers of influence (COIs). There are a variety of different outcomes you can aim to achieve depending on the type of contact you’re meeting with, as well as your initial agenda, … Read More

Know Your 2021 Numbers

As we’ve said time and time again, sales really is a numbers game. It’s critical that you understand how your business metrics break down and where your revenue is coming from so you can figure out the best way to not only get more business from existing clients but also find new clients to help boost your numbers. Figuring Out … Read More

Are You Truly Listening?

As Stephen Covey so accurately expressed, “The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand. We listen to reply.” Do you find yourself listening to reply instead of to really understand what the other person is saying? Now more than ever, our ability to truly listen to and hear one another is critical to our personal and professional … Read More

Squeezing the Lemon: Lisa on the Optimal Sales Mindset Webcast

You’ve heard Lisa talk about the importance of squeezing the lemon but do you truly know how to apply that philosophy to your sales success? During a recent Optimal Sales Mindset webcast (later featured on the Sales Game Changers podcast), Lisa spoke with host Fred Diamond about the key things everyone in sales should be doing to meet and exceed … Read More

For 2021 Sales Success, Do These 3 Things Right Now

As we’ve said time and time again, half of sales success can be attributed to your attitude and motivation. Therefore, it’s imperative that you start each new year off on the right foot. It is so much easier psychologically to get off to a great start and keep that momentum going than to start slow and play catch up all … Read More

Defining a Clear Path to Success: Lisa’s Interview on Full Time with Amy

On a recent episode of the podcast “Full Time with Amy,” Lisa had the opportunity to talk with host Amy Nicklaus about her career in sales and the importance of having a well-defined path to pave the wave to success. Listen now to Lisa’s episode! Episode #26 Defining a Clear Path to Success with Lisa Peskin For more information about … Read More