"With depth of content and relevant case studies this practical book dovetails strongly into The Challenger Sale approach...create your total value proposition first as this provides the baseline from which sales can tailor their Challenger insights for maximum resonance".-- Greg Wilson, European Strategic Development Manager, Canon"
Don't invest in any marketing, go-to-market or customer experience programmes without first taking on board the approaches in this book."-- Les Mara, BPO Head of Europe, HP"Value propositions are the most useful selling tools marketing has ever created although until now there's been very little advice to help salespeople use them. Here the authors have given us a comprehensive and practical guide that fills a real need."--Professor Neil Rackham, Author of Spin Selling
“Value propositions are the most useful selling tools marketing has ever created, although - up until now - there's been very little advice to help salespeople use them. Here, for the first time, the authors have given us a comprehensive and practical guide that fills a real need.” --Neil Rackham
, Author of Spin Selling
“Ninety percent of directors don't know what the components of a strategy are (HBR 2008). Even fewer know what a value proposition is, yet it's this which makes the difference between success and failure. At last there is now a practical and very readable book spelling out how to build a value proposition. I commend this book to you.” - Malcolm McDonald, Emeritus Professor, Cranfield University School of Management.
"[A] careful look at value propositions... As a reference guide for salespeople and managers, the book provides valuable information." -- Book News
About the Author
Cindy Barnes is a product and service innovator and strategic business developer, she gained her practical experience at leading organizations such as Panavision and Capgemini, where she created the value proposition function and led business development. Cindy is the founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Futurecurve.
Helen Blake is a leading marketer and business developer and has held senior positions in a number of the world's largest consulting firms, including Accenture and KPMG. Helen is the CEO of Futurecurve.
David Pinder is a leading communications specialist. He has worked in sales and marketing roles with Procter & Gamble, Hertz Corporation and Forte Hotels, and now provides value-creating business writing support for some of the world's leading companies, including Accenture.
Futurecurve is a leading advisory company that helps organizations discover, create and build market-facing value. Visit Cindy and Helen at futurecurve.com.
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