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Thursday, September 17, 2020
Olympic athletes train for hours, conditioning their minds and bodies to achieve peak performance. But this physical training alone is not enough. To reach their full potential, athletes...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
What does Tiger Woods have in common with your top sales reps? They both need ongoing coaching to stay at the top of their games. Woods has state-of-the-art simulation tee boxes in his...
Thursday, September 3, 2020
Every CEO and sales managers wants to have a high-performing sales team. To survive during the COVID-19-related recession and the upcoming new normal, it’s no longer a want. It’s a NEED. To...
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Often during negotiations we rely on our intuition. However, there are tangible skills that can move our negotiating abilities beyond intuition and into the realm of strategy. Fortunately,...
Monday, June 8, 2020
What’s the difference between a good coach and a great coach? How can you identify a bad coach?Many of us have heard of great coaches, some of us have seen great coaches, others of us have...
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
When hiring new salespeople, organizations can expect to spend weeks, or even months, getting them up to full productivity. That represents a huge cost—every week longer than necessary to...
Job Aids & Tools
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
There are many barriers to effective sales training. With so many resources (financial and time) spent on building and conducting trainings, we need to focus on ways to eliminate the...
Thursday, April 30, 2020
ATD released its new Talent Development Capability Model earlier this year. It focuses on what talent development professionals need to know and do to be successful in the current...
Thursday, April 16, 2020
It wasn’t long ago that there was only one way to deliver sales training: instructor-led in the classroom. Sure, there might have been computer-based training solutions that were reasonably...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Effective sales enablement in the highly competitive enterprise software industry requires us to find new and innovative ways to align business requirements with training targeted to...
Friday, February 21, 2020
The game is down to the two-minute warning. The home team has the ball and trails by a few points. Time is running out and they have no chance of winning the game without the right strategy...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
When my friend Lonnie took on his first sales role, he was unsuccessful and couldn’t understand why. So, he made a point to observe his teammates interacting with clients as they closed...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
As we move into the decade of the 2020s, we are already using our voices to command many functions of our everyday life. Our voices have become our passwords and means of creating actions,...
Thursday, January 2, 2020
In the last 30 years, we’ve seen an evolution in the way sellers sell, the way buyers buy, and what’s required of sales leadership and enablement teams. It’s gone something like this: But...
Friday, December 13, 2019
Recently, I sat down with the leadership team of an OEM manufacturing company. The company was looking for answers as to why its revenue and profits had declined over the last two quarters....
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Sales onboarding remains one of the most talked about topics in sales enablement. Yet, for all the programs and approaches discussed in recent years, I haven’t heard much that moves the...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
After you have hired the right salespeople, the only thing more costly than training them well is the possibility they will sell in an ineffective manner. Reps will spend their first two to...
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
The research has been definitive—coaching as a management practice and discipline is highly effective as a means of supporting salespeople as they navigate through a challenging, ambiguous,...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
You can buy or build the best sales process on the planet, but if people don't use it consistently, the perception will be that sales training failed. In response, one might ask, "Where...
TD Magazine
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Video assessments help to bolster salespeople’s ability to interact well with prospective customers.
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