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A must-listen/read... if you deal with humans

- Melissa, Audible listener, on Phil Jones’ previous book, Exactly What To Say

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Phil Jones

About the Author

Phil M. Jones has made it his life’s work to demystify the sales process, reframe what it means to sell and help his audiences to learn new skills that empower confidence, overcome fears and instantaneously affect bottom line results. Author of five international best-selling books, and the youngest ever winner of coveted British Excellence in Sales and Marketing Award, Phil is currently one of the most in-demand assets to companies worldwide.

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How to Win Friends & Influence People for the Modern Age

Phil has done an amazing job at delivering the timeless principles from Dale Carnegie’s classic and present it to us in a world where social media, SMS and marketing automation is a reality.

Even if you have listened to other “sales” book, Phil’s fresh takes and interactive style will leave you excited to find new opportunities to find more money.

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Especially fantastic if you're averse to selling!

As someone who recently started to fully pursue his personal company and has an inherent dislike and distrust of salespeople, this was a fantastic breath of fresh air. One of my biggest areas of weakness and frustration has been figuring out how to sell my product without appearing to be too salesy or unnecessarily polished.

Phil's techniques and explanations are incredibly easy to implement and most importantly, are genuine! I would highly recommend the book to anyone who wants to get better at selling regardless of skill level. I was a little hesitant at first with the live presentation structure but I actually find that it was really great and possibly better than a typical audiobook for this format. Definitely recommend!

Ben Currier, Excel Exposure

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lots of good information

I enjoyed the book. Got a lot of good information. Good for somebody not familiar with sales. And some excellent techniques for people that are already sales professionals

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Best of the best in my ear holes

Been a huge fan of all the books Phil has written and had the pleasure of watching him speaking multiple times and this is the PERFECT combo of book and stage with beyond actionable insights making me feel like it’s my own personal 1 on 1 training with Phil. This is a must for everyone and I believe the future of content will be transformed thanks to amazing content like this!

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Better to read some books

The speaker does a great job on organizing his lecture and talking to the audience, but the truth is you'll be better off reading new Sales Simplified for general strategy and other books on specialized necessity you might have, for example, closing, negotiating and handling objections.

The speaker is not so good as he might think he is, not very objective and trusts too much the good will of the audience to answer otherwise retorical questions.

Some details make it worth, but not worth 5 or 4 stars.

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Exceptional read!!

I just wanted to keep going, I struggled to put the book down! He brings up viable points and frames it in a way that simply makes good sense. At the end, he definitely takes the stress away when asking for referrals.

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Persuade and Get Paid Thrives LOUD!

I had the pleasure to attend this event in person LIVE at the Minetta Theatre. Listening for a second time to Phil's process is always enlightening and provides so many helpful reminders I'll continue to use it as a resource to refer to again and again. Phil is always at the top of his game...and how is content is presented is very digestible with clear action items to put into use right away.

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Perfect.

Unbelievable that this book is available for so little because the information and tactics are flawless. if you want to improve your sales game this is it.

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HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

I have been in sales for 12 years and man did this book push me, i have since doubled my sales just by implementing the steps Phil mentions!
And will reread every year as a reminder!

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Exceptionally re-invigorating

Having listened to this "workshop" about 3 separate times now, I find myself thinking in Phil Jones' voice while I prepare for appointments or meetings. The levels of success really change your perspective on whether or not your day was productive or failed. Before listening to this, I would go days without sales and become extremely unmotivated, believing "I must be doing something wrong". Now however, I ensure that I give the best representation of myself and my business and build my rapport. From there, many more opportunities are born and I treat that as a success. I use many of the steps discussed in this workshop in my daily life even outside of work.

For anyone in sales or curious about sales, I cannot recommend this book enough. I would also recommend this book to anyone who doesn't have the easiest time communicating efficiently,

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The Best Way You Can Spend This Months Credit

This really was amazing.

It goes far beyond any traditional idea of a “sales” training workshop.

And boy have I been dragged through many a blue chip sales training work shop.

There are so many business shifting “Ah Ha” moments and golden nuggets woven into this workshop you will be certain to give it more than pass.

The Wanted Poster Method being my fav.

Also he used the phrase in “Whoop De Do”
Which made me as a Brit very happy

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  • 02-14-19

Very good training - on point

Brilliantly narrated by the author which is always a plus. Very concise and to the point with not much fluffing. Thoroughly enjoyed the message and will be listening and taking notes second time around. There is a lot to take in but also great points to take away and utilise immediately.

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  • 02-26-19

i love Phil Jones previous books...

I have bought 2 of Phils previous books and found them awesome. But this just sounds like it was a recording of a seminar he took, the audio stripped and whacked into a audiobook (which evidently it was) Not the usual care and precision taken to build on what was previously delivered in the other books.. for deeper learning.

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  • Andy
  • 04-20-21

Game changer

This audible has all the golden nuggets that you need, it flows well through out and covers lots of different areas.
Everybody will be able to get something from this and that something will make a difference.

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  • Stuart
  • 04-14-21

Exceptionally good.

This is well structured, entertaining, and hugely valuable. I’ve listened to over 160 books on audible. I have enjoyed many of them. This was the first one that ended, and I immediately replayed.

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  • Mike
  • 04-03-21

Demystifies selling

A great guide to selling successfully for anyone who has never been properly trained. Really helped me to understand the science and the art behind sales.

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  • Mohammed
  • 04-26-21

Short but jam packed with tips

I usually don't think shorter books will have much substance within them, but this was really jam packed with useful insights not just for sales, but any interaction in life where you are negotiating i.e. pretty much all of your life.

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  • Tom Ashcroft
  • 03-05-21

Absolutely amazing!!!

Absolutely amazing!!! So much I can work with and hopefully apply to my sales technique

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  • Johann Longwitz
  • 06-04-21

Great

Have many years sales experience, but this was a great idea generator. Thanks Phil Jones

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  • 03-22-21

overall ok

some of it was useful. the use of yes or yes was annoying and distracted from the message. narrator spoke faster when he was trying to persuade or sell his idea rather than be honest and tell both sides

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  • 06-20-19

Change of mindset

Great listen-totally changed my mindset on selling. I now look for informed decisions from customers instead of trying to sell to them.
This audiobook gives you the tools to help with this process, highly recommend.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-09-19

Painful to listen to!

Had to stop 30minutes in- I listen to, and read a lot of books, and this is up there with the worst!