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Knowing Your Prospect's Influencers
A prospect is listening to many different people at the same time. While you are doing your best to influence the decision, the prospect sees you as only a

negative message sample  the prospect received a negative message from one of these influencers, do not attack the person or organization directly. This will normally not be effective and may erode the trust you have built with the prospect. Your line of discussion may include your surprise at their (negative) point of view and curiosity about how they came to that conclusion. Express a desire to talk directly to the influencer so you can understand how they got that point of view. Suggest that an executive from your company

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