The 11 Corporate Lessons From Movie Rocket Singh By Ashraf Chaudhry

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The Movie Rocket Singh carries great lessons on Sales, Marketing and Team Building
Ashraf Chaudhry
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  • 1. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie Rocket Singh SALESMAN OF THE YEAR Reviewed by: Ashraf Chaudhry Sales & Marketing Trainer & Author of International Best Seller The Craft of Selling “YOURSELF” Email: ashraf@ashrafchaudhry.com Cell: +92 321 9274723 Timezone: GMT+5 1st February 2010 [Google Profile]
  • 2. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ On Money & Motivation Lesson # 1 Money doesn’t motivate everybody equally. • You cannot always convince people with money only. • You need to persuade, converse, negotiate and engage. • Money is one of the several variables of motivation. Someone needs just sweet words and someone needs a little persuasion. • Tailor the approach of motivation. Use money where it is required only.
  • 3. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ On Right Aptitude Lesson # 2 To thrive in sales, you need right aptitude (not just marks on your degrees). You can be a topper in the university and the greatest number cruncher on planet earth but may not be a great salesperson (an influencer, a persuader and negotiator.) To be a great salesperson, you need to have right aptitude……an aptitude of empathy, an aptitude to see beyond the obvious.
  • 4. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ On Ice- breaking Lesson # 3 “Disturbing” others is pre-requisite to be salesperson. Asking (or disturbing people) is pre-requisite to become a great salesperson. If you are hesitant to break the ice, start conversations and ask for help and guidance and engage people in discussions, you then need to cultivate people skills. Great salespeople come one step forward, after saying hello, they confidently say, “Can you please help me”?
  • 5. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ On Honesty & Integrity Lesson # 4 What is good for the goose cannot be bad for the gander! Don’t expect honesty from salespeople in the organization if you encourage them to become kick-backers and bribers with the clients. If organization encourages its sales and marketing teams to bribe the clients’ organization to take orders, it is, in fact, plowing the seeds of dishonesty in the organizational culture. Organization has no right to expect internal integrity and honesty if it is promoting malpractices in the clients’ organizations.
  • 6. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ On Customer Service Lesson # 5 The greatest secret of success in business: Satisfied Clients Customer Service (24/7) makes the organizations outsmart the competition. In order to thrive and excel in the business, organizations need to cultivate a service culture across the board. You cannot afford to forget the customer once you take the check. Delighted and satisfied customers are your ambassadors and their referral can generate more business than you can handle.
  • 7. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ About Ashraf Chaudhry Despite his early education from roofless and ghost schools of rural Pakistan, he graduated from no less than Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. He has worked for around one and a half decade for blue chip companies like Chevron, Tapal Tea, Pearl Continental & Marriott Hotels and Worldcall Group before joining corporate training industry. He is author of international best-seller The Craft of Selling “YOURSELF”. He is also co-author with Bob Urichuck, Sales Trainer ranked # 7 in the world, for their up- coming sales novel, The 10 Commandments of Selling: Story of Danial, to be launched world- wide in June 2010. Some of the most popular training programs created by Ashraf Chaudhry are: 1. The 10 Commandments of Selling 2. The Real Guerrilla Selling 3. Heart Selling 4. Unlocking the Real “YOU” 5. Raising Sales Infantry To book Ashraf Chaudhry for customized Sales & Marketing trainings and for conferences, please call Ms. Faiqa Hafeez at +92 321 9444 522 or drop an email at ashraf@ashrafchaudhry.com [Google Profile]
  • 8. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ On Intra-preneurship Lesson # 6 Make people Partners in business; they will be no more Pain! If associates are treated like partners, they will own the organization. Allow them to grow as the company grows. If humans are treated as Resources and Capital meant to be consumed and used, they will act like leaches sucking away the vital veins of the organization and reaching out to the bone marrows. Sales & Marketing people employed on fixed salary work from 9 to 5. If they are partners in the profitability, they will sell even in dreams and will become killer sales machines……timeless and spaceless. Mediocres become Masterminds when they are involved.
  • 9. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ On Value of Zero Lesson # 7 Even zero has the value. Zero is magical in character. It can multiply the value of any number if placed rightly. The lowest person in the organizational hierarchy can do wonders if he/she is put at the right place. And genius can ruin the whole game if placed wrongly. Matching of inherent talent with job description is critical for success of the organization.
  • 10. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ On Inherent Quality of “Rise & Fall” Lesson # 8 Every one is born with potential of ‘vice & virtue’. Every employee has both the qualities……the qualities of Rising & Falling in career. Which quality is dominant, determines your destiny. Certain attitudes will put a gravitational pull on you while others will make you ‘sky’s the beginning’ type.
  • 11. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ On Risk Taking Lesson # 9 Spiderman also takes the risk. Jumping out of comfort zones, taking initiatives and playing with risks is what makes the difference. If you are stuck in the grooves of ‘safety’, you end up nowhere. The road from Good to Great is paved with taking initiatives. The biggest risk in life is to avoid the risk. Even Spiderman has to take the risk.
  • 12. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ Have you booked your seat for cutting edge workshop on Sales & Marketing? Cracking the Code: How to Use Social Media for Sales & Marketing? Karachi Marriott Hotel, 23rd February 2010 Lahore Avari Hotel, 26th February 2010 Please download the brochure for more information. [Google Profile]
  • 13. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ On Team building Lesson # 10 You need a loyal team to build Rocket Sales Corporation. Great organizations are built by great teams and not by accident. Teams are built by reinforced trust, mutual respect, sharing and caring. The trust deficit among the team members erodes the team spirit. Build a great team; build a great organization.
  • 14. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ On Gathering Intelligence Lesson # 11 If salesperson cannot read the paper in reverse, he/she is blind. Every Sales & Marketing person has to keep his/her eyes and ears open to scan the information regarding prospects, competition and the market influencers. In the game of business, right information at the right time gives you ‘unfair’ advantage. Be the corporate Sherlock Holmes.
  • 15. The 11 Corporate Lessons from Movie ‘Rocket Singh’ Did you like the review? If yes, please share it with your colleagues and friends. Feedback? ashraf@ashrafchaudhry.com Want to get connected with Ashraf? Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Free e-book every week Join the Facebook Group (Seminars, Conferences & Workshops) and get free e-book every week. Instant download 1st chapter of Ashraf Chaudhry’s book The Craft of Selling “YOURSELF”. Please click here [Google Profile]