How Growing Up Poor Helped Make Me Rich

When you start out with nothing in life, each and every mistake, misplay, and missed opportunity can cost you dearly. But the lack of a safety net can hone your judgment and can create precision radar for opportunity in a way that no cushy upbringing can. The Street-Smart Salesman shows how growing up poor teaches priceless lessons that can make you a fortune in sales and business.

Strategies that include:

  • Channeling fear and stress into high performance sales
  • Creating irresistible value propositions: Blazing a trail from the head to the heart to the wallet
  • Understanding that all prospects lie - and how to get to the truth
  • Prioritizing activities for dollars
  • Prospecting and selling off your clients network
  • And a lot more winning strategies!

SEVEN Street-Smart Principles for Success

1) Personal accountability

2) People buy on emotion not logic

3) All prospects are ego centric

4) The value proposition

5) Listening

6) Visualization

7) Plan….execute…and evaluate each day

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"My time with Anthony Belli played an immeasurably important role in my transformation from an engineer to hardcore, street-smart sales professional. Countless milestones later, I received [my company's] highest lifetime career achievement honor. Thank you, Anthony, for helping me write my own script in life."

"When I hung up my cleats I asked myself, 'what the hell do I do now?' Fortunately, I found a Mentor and a Sales Coach - the 'Street Smart Salesman'.

Now I am a Sales Rep for a leading orthopedic company with unlimited earning and career potential. His system works!"

"Let's be honest, no book on sales reads like a DaVinci Code-style thriller...The Street-Smart Salesman is as close as you can get to an exception to this rule."

"Although I have a successful law practice, I always look to do better. After Reading The Street Smart Salesman, I followed your advice about freebies and stopped giving free consultations! This one piece of advice alone helped me sign up more clients. Apparently, people thought my advice was worth what they paid for it. Thanks Anthony."

"To survive, Mr. Belli had to study his street opponents. That led to his study of sales prospects. He learned to read people in order to survive. If we have no other lesson than to learn that from reading his book, we have travelled far in life." 

"Having myself grown up in an ethnic, blue-collar Boston community, the legitimacy of a 'street-smart' way of doing things intrigued me. Anthony creates in the customer's mind a perceived value beyond product features, benefits, and price while building a sustainable relationship that few other salespeople successfully accomplish...The lessons he teaches can, in many instances, be applied to any profession, whether in sales or not."

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Populated with real-life characters from Belli's old neighborhood - deadbeat landlord, hooker with a heart, mobbed-up candy store owner, countless junkies, winos, and wiseguys - this unflinching memoir teaches how the survival skills of the honest poor can be used to maximize success in sales.

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Our goal at The Street-Smart Salesman is to provide you with the tools, knowledge, and coaching necessary to win in a highly competitive marketplace. Whether your goals are money, recognition, advancement, or just less stress, Street Smart will help you get there.  Aim High!

Anthony Belli