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Five Questions with Smart Selling Tools’ Founder, Nancy Nardin

SBI Growth

The salestech landscape continues to explode, with more than 1200 solutions currently available for growth leaders to purchase.

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How Do You Know If Your Sales Enablement Is Working?

Sales and Marketing Management

Sales enablement has become a must-have revenue growth lever for companies around the world. The key is to have an enablement plan that’s aligned with your company’s top growth priorities. The post How Do You Know If Your Sales Enablement Is Working?


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7 Steps to Improve Your Outbound Sales

Anthony Cole Training

To improve your outbound selling success, you must have a process that you strictly follow and regularly improve upon, be a continual learner, and focus on building relationships.

10 Prospect Rules That Salespeople Must Learn to Break

Understanding the Sales Force

This is not an article about COVID but I will begin by asking which COVID policy you believe is the most stupid. My vote is for the mask requirement in restaurants because the premise is so moronic.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Research-Backed Benefits of Diversity on Sales Teams

No More Cold Calling

The research is clear: Diversity drives sales. It’s true. Diverse sales teams can make more meaningful connections with your increasingly diverse customer base.

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The Story Behind Highspot’s Hypergrowth, from the CEO


Highspot has always been about people. When Oliver, David and I opened our first “office” in a small blue house in a Seattle neighborhood, we knew two things. First, we wanted to transform the way millions of people work with technology.

Debunking the Myths of Artificial Intelligence: A Sales Rep’s Guide

Sales and Marketing Management

Bots are not set to take over the human element of B2B sales. When you unveil AI for what it truly is, it should be a thing to love. The post Debunking the Myths of Artificial Intelligence: A Sales Rep’s Guide appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. News Featured

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Bob Chronicles Part 6 - When Salespeople Suddenly Make Things Your Problem

Understanding the Sales Force

Both AT&T and Verizon have delayed activating their 5G networks near airports because it might cause interference with airplane guidance systems on certain planes, like Boeing 777s. Forgive my cynicism, but how long have the airlines known about that?

How to NOT Micromanage Your Team

The Center for Sales Strategy

For managers wanting to grow and develop high performing teams, there's one thing they should never do: micromanage. Often cited as the top turn-off for new hires, it’s important for leaders to know how to coach their people in a way that is motivating, and not stifling. sales talent

How Zoom Uses AI to Ramp up Sales Certification and Proficiency

Zoom was struggling to ensure that sales reps around the world––with different levels of experience and proficiency––were getting certified on updated messaging. Traditional methods were unexciting, time-consuming, and ineffective! Find out how they achieved success in Second Nature’s Customer Case Study!

How to Succeed at Improving Your Personal Presence [PODCAST]

Sandler Training

Mike Montague interviews Paul Glynn on How to Succeed at Improving Your Personal Presence. . The post How to Succeed at Improving Your Personal Presence [PODCAST] appeared first on Sandler Training. Podcasts] Blog Posts How To Succeed Self Development communication personal presence success

How to Start a Sales Call [5 Easy Steps]

Marc Wayshak

Sometimes the hardest part of a sales call is just getting it started. Making it through that initial pushback at the beginning of a call can be the most challenging phase of the sales conversation. One of my sales mentors always used to say, “If you start strong, you end strong.”

5 Ways CMOs Can Benefit from Adopting Innovative Technology to Source Suppliers

Sales and Marketing Management

AI’s ability to manage complex data sets and to interpret intent means it’s ideally placed to help CMOs source the services they need. The post 5 Ways CMOs Can Benefit from Adopting Innovative Technology to Source Suppliers appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

Highspot and Outreach Expand Partnership to Help Companies Increase Sales Rep Performance


New integration enables sales reps to efficiently deliver personalized engagement at scale. SEATTLE, Jan.

This Coming Holiday Season is Shaping Up to Have the Most Spending in History

As for what shoppers want to buy most, you'll have to read the “2021 Holidays Unwrapped” report by Klarna to find out. Download it here!

Weekly Roundup: Workplace Leadership, Old School Selling + More

The Center for Sales Strategy

- MOTIVATION -. Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.". AROUND THE WEB -. > > Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way – The Great Game of Business. Are you a leader?

How to Succeed at Finding Unrecognized Pain [PODCAST]

Sandler Training

Mike Montague interviews Jody Williamson, Sandler trainer and author from Chicago, on How to Succeed at Finding Unrecognized Pain. . The post How to Succeed at Finding Unrecognized Pain [PODCAST] appeared first on Sandler Training.

Coaching - the critical sales management skill?


Successful sales managers must master a range of important skills.

Mental Health in Marketing: How to Turn a Moment Into a Movement

Sales and Marketing Management

The pandemic has created a parallel mental health crisis. If the marketing industry hopes to achieve progress, the workplace must support employees’ mental well-being. The post Mental Health in Marketing: How to Turn a Moment Into a Movement appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

7 Keys to Creating Massive Value in Your Sales Meetings

Speaker: Marc Wayshak, Sales Strategist, Best-Selling Author & Founder, Sales Insights Lab

Engaging prospects in a strong two-way dialogue is something most reps struggle with. In this session with Marc Wayshak, you’ll discover a data-driven approach to sales meetings that yields significantly better results.

Sales Talk for CEOs: Solving Startup Problems with Craig Zingerline (S2:E2)

Alice Heiman

The startup industry is littered with failed businesses that didn’t reach the five-year mark. It’s a shame because there are a lot of great products, ideas, and services out there that never make it because these early-stage startups don’t get the help that they need.

What Aristotle Can Teach You About Sales

The Center for Sales Strategy

If you’re in sales, there’s a good chance that you will soon close another deal. But why? Why do clients buy what you have to sell, and then, why don’t they buy?

Achieving Annual Sales Goals

Sales Readiness Group

Achieving sales goals is an essential part of sales management. While an annual sales goal may be “imposed” on a sales manager based on a company’s overall budget, this should be viewed as starting point for planning purposes. Sales Management Sales Training

All selling is not equal - not even within your own organization


If you’re a sales professional, you’ve almost certainly sat through more than one sales training session that consisted of discussing the “stages” of the “sales process” and how to move customers through them

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

How the Media Landscape Is Changing as the New Normal Approaches

Sales and Marketing Management

Marketing agencies must seize every opportunity to scale advertising performance and maximize their value to clients in 2022 and beyond. These three truths are important to keep in mind. The post How the Media Landscape Is Changing as the New Normal Approaches appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

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Have I Done Everything I Can to Secure This Deal?

Adaptive Business Services

I hate losing perhaps even more than I like winning. Not that I’m a bad loser. Credit where credit is due. Nobody can win every deal. For that matter, there are probably some deals that you should have never been involved with in the first place. They did not meet your sweet spot.

How to Be Better At (Almost) Everything

Selling Energy

For some of us honing a particular skill or owning a niche is the key to making it. However, the path to success is rarely the same for everyone in sales. Some of us are more adept when we focus on “specialties,” which involves honing skills in different areas and linking them together.

Creating a Pathway to Achieve Goals | Sales Strategies

Engage Selling

Are you creating a clear and purposeful pathway to achieve goals? Unfortunately, this is something most salespeople fail to do. They simply set the goal, but they don’t create the pathway to achieve it.

Top 10 Tactics for a Successful SKO!

The 2022 Sales Kick Off is your big opportunity to align your sales team and drive change. Make sure it's successful with SecondNature’s SKO Ebook! Find out: ? How to set the right goals and KPIs ? How to translate vision into tactics ? How to keep salespeople engaged.

How to Speak the Language of Decision Makers

Janek Performance Group

These days, top salespeople know to speak the language of their clients. If your client is a straight- shooting, direct communicator (think New York stereotype), you can be equally direct with them.

Hybrid Presentations Best Practices: Part 1 Planning

Julie Hanson

You’re finally feeling more confident delivering virtual presentations and along comes the next new thing. Hybrid presentations — where part of your audience is on site and part is virtual — present their own unique challenges.

Everything You Need To Know About Video Selling in 2022

Sales Hacker

In this masterclass, two experts are going to unpack everything you need to know to make your customer’s journey consistent and personalized through video from prospecting, nurture to close. The post Everything You Need To Know About Video Selling in 2022 appeared first on Sales Hacker.

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