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Thursday, August 1, 2019
The plethora of sales enablement tools on the market today may make you think you’re behind regarding onboarding, ongoing training, and certifications. But, from our perspective, these are...
Monday, July 22, 2019
Onboarding can often make or break a new sales hire’s time at the company. Research shows that a negative onboarding experience is correlated with lower rep productivity and retention. In...
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
The great generational shift is well underway. If it’s not yet affected your sales force, with Baby Boomers reaching retirement age at a rate of seven per minute, it likely will soon. What...
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Monday, July 1, 2019
Perseverance is good—up to a point. Every so often, a concept from the academic world holds value for those of us in the corporate world and becomes a popular rallying cry for leaders...
Thursday, February 21, 2019
One of the most difficult aspects of managing underperforming sales reps is determining what actions you should take as a manager if a salesperson isn’t meeting expectations. The reason...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Sales leaders agree on today’s top sales training challenges: It’s too expensive, there’s not enough time, and there’s a lack of engagement. The majority also question the effectiveness of...
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Let’s think like a salesperson for a minute. To close a deal, often they have to articulate an ROI. Historically, it’s a financial return on an investment: the buyer will pay $1,000 and...
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Training is a continuous struggle for sales reps, and like any industry or role, there’s a lot that goes into resolving skills gaps, improving onboarding and certification, strengthening...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
In high-performing companies, the sales operations function is the back-office engine that helps the sales organization drive revenue and profitability. Also called sales excellence or...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
My last post discussed the importance of devoting time to onboarding. Consistency is my next nugget of advice. This normally elicits an eye-roll or a “Well, duh!” expression from most, but...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
What qualities make a sales rep successful? Is it innate skills like charisma, confidence, and storytelling, or learned knowledge such as product and company messaging? It’s an age-old...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
We need a “new math” formula in the sales enablement profession—one that we know will work and get the results our sales leaders, executives, shareholders or stakeholders, and especially...
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