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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The sales process is becoming more complex. That news should come as no surprise. In fact, a majority of respondents (64.5 percent) to Highspot’s State of Sales Enablement 2017 study say...
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Sales managers often become sales managers because they were successful sellers. They know how to get the job done. Believe it or not, sometimes that ability to get things done is exactly...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Millennials are flooding inside sales organizations. Per the numbers, their presence is only going to increase. Millennial sales people are open, confident, willing to walk that extra mile,...
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Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Doubling the expected closure of sales targets—to 80 percent—in the first 90 days of the implementation of the SkillMaster program was one of the stunning successes that Kimberly-Clark...
Thursday, September 8, 2016
In recent years, the sales asset management (SAM) market—sales playbooks, sales content management (SCM)—has exploded, and many companies are utilizing SAM to create, manage, package, and...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Millions of dollars are spent each year training sales reps, yet many of those sales reps are not actually meeting quota once the training is complete. Realizing the return on investment (...
Monday, May 16, 2016
“Training plus coaching led to an increase of 88 percent in productivity, versus 23 percent from training alone.” —Centre for Management and Organizational Effectiveness Organizations...
Thursday, April 14, 2016
As any coach or parent knows, the best time to teach and keep activities on track is in the moment and in context. The advantages are obvious. Everyone can use direction and positive...
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Recent research reveals that an overwhelming 77 percent of firms don’t provide adequate coaching to their salespeople. This gap exists despite the fact that the same research shows an...
Thursday, March 10, 2016
This is the second post in a two-part series on how learning professionals who support the sales function can create a bridge between the modern seller and today’s customer. Read the first...
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Success in Selling: Developing a World-Class Sales Ecosystem presents timely research on key trends reshaping today’s sales profession and introduces the new ATD World-Class Sales...
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
I’ve found three consistent characteristics within top performing sales teams:  Let’s look at each one of these characteristics in more detail.  Over the past few years there has been a...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
One of the most frustrating aspects of sales coaching is dealing with sales reps who don’t want to be coached. We all have managed these types of employees. They get defensive when you...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
High-performing sales managers have a profound impact on a company's bottom-line sales results. But too often training initiatives focus on salespeople and not a company’s front-line sales...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
While there is a lot of emphasis on sales coaching and sales leadership, the most fundamental skill that a sales manager needs to develop—managing sales performance—is often overlooked....
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
The results of LearnCore’s recent survey, Employee Engagement and the Link to Learning, made one thing clear: everyone wants to be better at doing their job. Study after study shows the...
Friday, May 1, 2015
Headcounts are climbing. According to an independent study commissioned by CareerBuilder, 36 percent of employers plan to increase full-time, permanent headcount in 2015, a significant jump...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Here is an all too familiar story: A sales organization that needs to fill an open position for a frontline sales manager promotes its brightest, best performing sales professional into the...
Friday, February 13, 2015
Sales managers must master the critical skill of sales coaching in order to maximize the sales performance of their teams. The role of a sales coach cannot be over-estimated for any high...
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