All Posts by Scott Sambucci

Sales Tip of the Day: A new old sales term: “Satisficing”

By Scott Sambucci | November 24, 2012

What is it? Organizations eschew the “optimal” decision for an “acceptable” decision. (Think “satisfying + sacrificing.”) How does it relate to sales? Just because your product is better or will provide financially favorable outcome for your prospect, it may not be selected. Get used to it. But you can affect this process. Read this recent […]


Sales Tip of the Day: Rationality & Decision-Making

By Scott Sambucci | November 23, 2012

This Quora question – “In terms of sales, what are the three most important things to know about psychology?” – led to some heavy research on economics and organizational behavior and more importantly, how they relate to sales. After reading about Herbert Simon’s work on bounded rationality – the concept that organizations do not make optimal decisions, but […]


Check out the SalesQualia Board on

By Scott Sambucci | November 18, 2012

I spend lots of time on Quora answering sales questions because, well, I’m a sales geek. 🙂 And so, I’ve begun consolidating my posts on the SalesQualia Quora Board. One stop shopping for all of your sales questions. Check it out here. [contact-form][contact-field label=’Name’ type=’name’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Email’ type=’email’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Website’ type=’url’/][contact-field label=’Comment’ type=’textarea’ required=’1’/][/contact-form]


From this week’s Sales Mapping Workshop

By Scott Sambucci | November 11, 2012

Mapping your sales call is essential to successful selling. This week in San Francisco, we offered our in-person “Sales Mapping Workshop.” (Special thanks to the awesome people at Sandbox Suites for hosting!) Here’s a quick look at what we covered. Of course, nothing beats the real, live, in-person version of the workshop. Check out the […]

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