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Creating Competitive Advantage by William G. Flanagan, Jaynie L. Smith

By William G. Flanagan, Jaynie L. Smith

Why may still I do enterprise with you… and never your competitor?
Whether you're a store, producer, distributor, or merchant – if you can't solution this question, you're definitely wasting clients, consumers and industry proportion. This eye-opening e-book finds how making a choice on your aggressive merits (and trumpeting them to undefined) is the main surefire approach to shut offers, hold consumers, and remain miles prior to the competition.

The 5 deadly flaws of such a lot companies:

• They don’t have a aggressive virtue yet imagine they do
• they've got a aggressive virtue yet don’t understand what it is—so they decrease costs instead
• They be aware of what their aggressive virtue is yet overlook to inform consumers approximately it
• They mistake “strengths” for aggressive advantages
• They don’t pay attention to aggressive benefits whilst making strategic and operational decisions

The excellent news is that you should triumph over those high priced errors – through deciding on your aggressive benefits and growing new ones. advisor, public speaker, and aggressive virtue specialist Jaynie Smith will express you the way rankings of small and massive businesses considerably elevated their revenues through concentrating on their aggressive merits. whilst advising a CEO pissed off through his salespeople’s lack of ability to shut offers, Smith came upon that his corporation stayed on agenda ninety five percentage of the time – an success not anyone else in his may declare. via touting this and different aggressive merits to shoppers, remaining charges elevated by way of 30 percent—and so did corporation revenues.

Jack Welch has acknowledged, “If you don’t have a aggressive virtue, don’t compete.” This straight-to-the-point e-book is full of insightful tales and particular steps on how you can pinpoint your aggressive merits, improve new ones, and get the message out approximately them.

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