How to Lose a Customer in 10 Simple Steps

The cards are generally stacked against someone trying to make a sale. Budget limitations, timing issues, red tape, and other factors you can’t control can all come between you and a viable business deal.

But there are also subtle things we do that can negatively affect how potential clients perceive our companies. We can’t always be perfect, but we can practice self-awareness to prevent costly conversation mistakes. Avoid these 10 turnoffs next time you’re talking to a potential lead:

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