Intel Headed Into the 2008 Recession at the Top – but Did It Stay There?

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Before the 2008 recession, Intel pushed out rivals by keeping its product cycles tight. With a philosophy that innovation would move the market in its favor, Intel devoted itself to delivering the fastest and latest technologies. Being ahead of the.

How Oracle Thrived in the 2008 Recession, Even with Missed Revenue Opportunities

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Now fast forward to 2008. The year is 2007. The real estate market is flush. Stocks are booming. Getting a loan has never been easier. Companies are investing in themselves, growing their businesses, and increasing shareholder value. The real estate bubble.

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Five Presidents Club Meeting Ideas » January 01, 2008. 2008: Do You Want to Be a (Penta) Millionaire? Listed below are links to weblogs that reference 2008: Do You Want to Be a (Penta) Millionaire? Posted by: Linda Myers | January 03, 2008 at 12:29 PM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Neurolinguistic Sales Lesson: Auditory.

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Why Universities Dont Teach Sales » August 06, 2008. Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Are Top Salespeople Born or Made? Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors.

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Sales Kickoff Agenda: The Most Important.

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Five Annual Sales Meeting Ideas for the Best Sales Conference » September 08, 2008. Posted by: Sales Meeting | October 21, 2008 at 01:08 PM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Back 2 School? Why Universities Don't.

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Sales Strategy Ideas from the Presidential Campaign » August 19, 2008. Posted by: Top Sales Blog | August 20, 2008 at 05:33 AM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: How Ronald Reagan Would Change Your.

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The 7 Sales Manager Styles » July 04, 2008. Posted by: elmo033057 | July 05, 2008 at 11:14 AM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Are Top Salespeople Born or Made?

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Selling in a Recession: Avoid the Cesspool

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Motivational Sales Quotes for the New Year » December 13, 2008. Posted by: wannadevelop.com | December 21, 2008 at 03:19 AM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Selling in a Recession: You Must Have a.

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» November 03, 2008. "Learn The Secrets of Side-By-Side Negotiating To Get The Most Value Out Of Every Negotiation" Posted by: Dr. Jim Anderson | November 05, 2008 at 12:36 PM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Selling in a Recession: The Value of E-Mail

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Selling in a Recession: Avoid the Cesspool » November 24, 2008. "Learn The Secrets of Side-By-Side Negotiating To Get The Most Value Out Of Every Negotiation" Posted by: Dr. Jim Anderson | December 10, 2008 at 07:35 PM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL!

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: The Seven Deadly Sins of Salespeople

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» October 14, 2008. Posted by: Dr. Jim Anderson | October 14, 2008 at 05:10 PM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Are Top Salespeople Born or Made?

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Shocking Presidential Campaign News Video

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Salespeople » October 12, 2008. Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Are Top Salespeople Born or Made? Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Five Presidents Club Meeting Ideas

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« 2008: Do You Want to Be a (Penta) Millionaire? » January 25, 2008. Posted by: Colin Wilson | January 30, 2008 at 07:54 AM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Motivational Sales Quotes to Win the Q4 War

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Shocking Presidential Campaign News Video » October 05, 2008. Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Are Top Salespeople Born or Made? Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors.

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Five Annual Sales Meeting Ideas for the.

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Motivational Sales Quotes to Win the Q4 War » September 12, 2008. Posted by: Dr. Jim Anderson | October 01, 2008 at 02:01 PM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Why Does My Manager Dislike Me? The 7.

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Neurolinguistic Sales Lesson: Auditory Obama Versus Kinesthetic McCain » July 21, 2008. Posted by: Will Fultz | July 28, 2008 at 02:22 PM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Bush Leaguers: The TOP 10 Sales Mistakes

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Summer Reading for Salespeople on Vacation » June 05, 2008. Posted by: Bruce Rasmussen | June 13, 2008 at 02:03 AM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Summer Reading for Salespeople on.

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How Ronald Reagan Would Change Your Corporate Presentation » July 02, 2008. Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Are Top Salespeople Born or Made?

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Improve You Sales Call Memory to.

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Bush Leaguers: The TOP 10 Sales Mistakes » May 11, 2008. Posted by: _j@COREpage | May 15, 2008 at 10:51 AM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Unhappy Customers: What to do When an.

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Account Qualification: The Importance of Accurate Information » April 12, 2008. Posted by: j@CorePage.com | May 02, 2008 at 10:40 AM. Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Account Qualification: The Importance of.

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Improve You Sales Call Memory to Strengthen Your Sales Intuition » April 26, 2008. Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Are Top Salespeople Born or Made?

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Managing the Installed Base

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Selling in a Recession: The Best Recession Sales Strategy » March 05, 2008. Posted by: Dick Hertz | March 05, 2008 at 11:44 AM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Selling in a Recession: The Best.

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Unhappy Customers: What to do When an Account Goes South » March 19, 2008. Posted by: Dick Hertz | April 11, 2008 at 07:32 AM. » Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager.

Search Engine Optimization core differences between 2008 and today

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I keep seeing “experts” talking about SEO today as it was in 2008. So here’s the really way to quick rundown of what those changes mean for you, with a focus on what changed since 2008. A core change of search engine optimization techniques between today and just a few years ago are the referred to “Panda” and “Penguin”- Apparently because no understanding of Google is complete without a trip to the zoo?

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Are You Likeable???

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Managing the Installed Base » February 15, 2008. Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Recent Posts. A Salespersons Most Important Competitive Weapon. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. Why Year End Deals Dont Close: THE CESSPOOL! IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Are Top Salespeople Born or Made? Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors.

Leading U.S. Electrical Distributor Reports Phenomenal Results For.

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Date: Dec 10th, 2008. More Free Stuff | Email Us | Get Started Now! Sales Training & Management Workshops | 302-478-4443. About Us. The Company. Our Training Approach. Paul Cherry. Patrick Connor News & Events. Corporate Sales Training. Overview. The SalesBridge™ Training Options. → On-Site Sales Training. → One-on-One Sales Coaching. → Web Seminars. → Keynote Speaking. Reinforcement Assessment. Sales Management Training.

Keeping the Lights on Through the Crisis – What Do We Do Now?

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An executive team sits in front of their computers watching the concerned and, in some cases, confused faces of one another. They have completed the gut-wrenching discussion about who stays and who goes, either permanently or temporarily, to provide some.

How Good Managers Can Hold Employees Accountable

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Date: Oct 2nd, 2008. More Free Stuff | Email Us | Get Started Now! Sales Training & Management Workshops | 302-478-4443. About Us. The Company. Our Training Approach. Paul Cherry. Patrick Connor News & Events. Corporate Sales Training. Overview. The SalesBridge™ Training Options. → On-Site Sales Training. → One-on-One Sales Coaching. → Web Seminars. → Keynote Speaking. Reinforcement Assessment. Sales Management Training.

Billion Dollar Agricultural Biotechnology Company Learns PBR.

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Date: Dec 8th, 2008. More Free Stuff | Email Us | Get Started Now! Sales Training & Management Workshops | 302-478-4443. About Us. The Company. Our Training Approach. Paul Cherry. Patrick Connor News & Events. Corporate Sales Training. Overview. The SalesBridge™ Training Options. → On-Site Sales Training. → One-on-One Sales Coaching. → Web Seminars. → Keynote Speaking. Reinforcement Assessment. Sales Management Training.

Surprising Numbers?

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The European edition of “Fortune” magazine of September 29 2008 devotes a whole section to the art of selling. When it comes to the confidence of reaching quota for 2008, 58% are either completely or mostly confident that they will make their numbers. The section features articles like “The Art of Selling” talking about famous figures in the sales profession like John Patterson, Joe Girard and others and “Shelf Help”; a list of recommended sales books.

3 Actions CEOs Take to Capture Market Share From the Competition

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The 2019 fiscal year is in the rearview mirror, and 2020 has officially started. Strategic planning is finished, and plans to get off to a fast start in FY20 are in motion. For many CEOs, the strategy and approach used.

How Salesforce Invested in Customer Success to Soar to $1B in the Last Recession

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Remember when a cloud was only a fluffy thing in the sky? It was only 20 years ago that Salesforce introduced the revolutionary idea to help companies use cloud-based applications for customer relations management. The applications would be run over.

Two Keys to Achieving Your Goals

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You need to feed your mind the possibilities and send the right message to your subconscious mind. What seems difficult should be considered easy. What you think you can't do should become something you can do. What you don't believe is possible shou

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How To Get Face To Face Over The Phone

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When you are sitting with a prospect it's much easier to read their body language. You can see the look on their face when they're confused about something you said. You can see the delight when you hit a hot button for them. You can read the shifts

Selling a Price Increase in a Soft Market

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Selling a price increase in a soft economy is certainly harder than selling one in a booming market. However, as professionals, salespeople need to take the time to know and understand how to sell a price increase in all types of markets. It doesn

Why Not Sales 3.5?

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Customer” for the April 2008 issue of his “The Science of Selling” newsletter. Wait a minute. The first conference on Sales 2.0 was held less than a year ago in San Fransisco and we are still trying to understand what it is all about. Admitted, the world is moving fast these days, but so fast that, speaking in software terms, we would have had a major release and point releases in just about 10 months? I do not suggest that we have moved that fast.

New Milestone

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I was waiting quite a while for this event. I am proud to announce that my blog is now read on all continents. Getting to South America took me the longest. If you want a proof, have a look at the widget on the bottom of the right hand side bar. Thanks t o all the followers

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Salespeople behave predictably irrational.

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The observation made by CSO Insights in their SPO Report 2008 about the mediocre forecast accuracy is a flagrant proof of this behavior. when they keep opportunities in their pipeline even if there is little chance that they will ever win them or, even worse, they will never end up as a deal because the customer has no intention to buy in the first place. According to this report, even around 21% of deals forecast(!), so well down in the pipe, end up with no customer decision.

Those Who Measure, Measure Rubbish

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is the translation of a play on words in German: “Wer misst, misst Mist”. Physicist use it to remind themselves that not all what they measure can be taken as hard facts. Sales managers might want to adhere to this caution as well. Especially in uncertain times, it is important to have confidence, that what is measured are facts helping them to navigate through the turbulences.

The Top Ten Bogus Beliefs about Selling

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We’ve identified ten common disempowering beliefs that stifle professionals in their efforts to grow their business. We call them bogus beliefs. Pay close attention: Having even one of these bogus beliefs is a mental roadblock to attracting and achie