"Spin Selling" is a sales methodology developed by Neil Rackham in the 1980s. The methodology is based on extensive research into what distinguishes successful salespeople from less successful ones. Rackham and his team analysed over 35,000 sales calls across a wide range of industries and found that the most successful salespeople tended to ask more questions than their less successful counterparts.
"To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others" by Daniel H. Pink is a book that challenges the notion that sales is the domain of a select group of individuals with a specific set of skills. In fact, Pink argues that we are all in sales, as we spend a significant amount of our time trying to move others to our way of thinking, whether we are convincing our boss to give us a raise or persuading our children to clean their room.
"The Challenger Sale" by Brent Adamson and Matthew Dixon is a ground-breaking book that challenges traditional sales methods and offers a new approach to selling based on research of high-performing salespeople.
"The Art of Closing the Sale" by Brian Tracy is a classic guide to the art of selling. The book offers a comprehensive framework for the sales process, from prospecting and qualifying leads to closing the sale and following up with customers.