7 Sales Routines That Transformed My Career: Insights from D2D Expert’s Chief Sales Strategist, Sam Taggart

By Sam Taggart

4 Min Read

Last Updated: March 9, 2024
Empower your sales strategy with insights from d2d experts' chief sales strategist, Sam Taggart, as he shares the 7 sales routines that revolutionized his career.

Hey there, Sam Taggart here, and I’ve got something special for you! We’re rolling out a new series called “Knock My DMs,” where I tackle your biggest questions on everything from scaling your business to managing your personal life alongside a bustling sales career. This series is a direct response to your curiosity and ambition. Through “Knock My DMs,” we aim to unravel the complexities of the sales landscape, providing you with actionable insights and real-world examples. More than just a Q&A, we’re building a vibrant community where every question leads us closer to shared success.

Todays focus?

The power of routine!

Let’s talk about how successful sales routines underpin every aspect of the success I’ve achieved across my career. 

Get ready to join the conversation. 

Key Takeaways 

1- Embrace Your Inner Nerd: Diversity Wins in Sales

Let me tell you about D Love, a book-smart whiz I was hesitant to recruit over more physically imposing candidates. It turns out that D’s intellect and competitive spirit drove him to outperform even the most athletic sales reps. The lesson here?

Grit and determination always trump traditional stereotypes. Whether you’re a chess champion or a sports fanatic, your unique competitive edge sets you apart in sales.

2- Life Beyond the Leaderboard: Leadership Is More Than Numbers

It’s easy to equate leadership with sales figures. However, authentic leadership is about leading by example in every aspect of your life. Your team isn’t just watching your sales numbers and how you handle life’s ups and downs. Strive for excellence in all areas, and you’ll inspire your team to do the same.

3- Commitment Is Key

The League is not just about being a part of a team; it’s about committing to excellence, growth, and professionalism in sales as part of a door to door sales community. If you’re serious about this career, it’s time to invest in yourself, your skills, and your network.

4- The Cherry-Picking Trap: Hard Work Pays Off

Hunting for low-hanging fruit might seem tempting, but the real reward comes from honing your craft until you’re excited about every door that opens. Stop sign-hunting and start building the skills that make you a sales powerhouse, no matter who’s on the other side of the door.

5- Real Estate’s Carnivore Era: Adapt or Fall Behind

The real estate game is changing, and if you’re not knocking on doors and adapting to the market’s demands, you’ll find yourself left in the dust. It’s time to get aggressive and proactive, showing the world you’re more than just a fair-weather agent.

6- Risk: The Divider Between Mediocre and Monumental

What separates the top-tier sales professionals from the rest? A willingness to take risks. The biggest risk isn’t trying and failing; it’s never leaping. Push your boundaries, innovate, and don’t be afraid to go all in on your dreams.

7- The Future Is Now: Investing in Youth

Believe it or not, high schoolers are an untapped goldmine for recruiting. By mentoring young talent, we’re filling our sales ranks and shaping the industry’s future. Investing in the next generation pays dividends in loyalty, fresh perspectives, and long-term growth.

Frustrated with the inconsistency of cherry-picking leads and the ever-changing real estate market?

It’s time for a transformative shift in your sales approach, and the Sales Summit is here to help you set powerful sales routines.

With insights from Michael O’Donnell, a solar sales legend with over 12M watts sold, and Dan Walrack, whose strategies fueled $18.3M in roofing sales, you’ll learn to navigate the ups and downs of the sales hustle.

 

Hear about the strategies that helped O’Donnell and Walrack achieve monumental success. At the summit, you’ll gain access to their exclusive tips on overcoming objections, perfecting your pitch, and turning every interaction into a potential sale. This is your opportunity to transform your approach to sales by adopting routines that ensure stability, growth, and freedom.

 

 

Don’t let the opportunity to redefine your sales strategy and embrace powerful routines pass you. Secure your spot at the Sales Engagement Summit and join us in Phoenix, Arizona, from March 21st to 23rd. With only 200 seats available, this is your chance to elevate your sales game with the proven success strategies of industry leaders. Reserve your seat now and take the first step towards sales excellence.

There you have it—my blueprint for dodging common sales blunders and mastering the art of leadership

Whether you’re just starting or looking to elevate your game, these insights are your ticket to a successful, balanced, and fulfilling sales career.

Keep the questions coming in my DMs, and let’s crush those sales goals together. Remember, in sales, as in life, it’s all about pushing limits, embracing growth, and never settling for second best. Let’s go FULL SEND, my friends!

Ready to transform your sales game? Dive deeper into the secrets of sales success with D2D University, where we’re building the next generation of sales legends.

Let’s make it happen!

Sam Taggart

Sam Taggart is the founder and CEO of D2D Experts.

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