The end of the year is a particularly challenging time for salespeople for many reasons. Not only are they rushing to close the last deals before year end, but they are also dealing with the busy holiday season. Then there’s the possibility their prospects will be on vacation. A deal may be close to closing as the holidays approach and then, out of nowhere, the prospect goes dark! Although closing the deal by year-end has passed, that doesn’t mean that it’s time to give up. It’s time to get started!