The Unprecedented Sales Management Challenge for 2009

SalesGravy

Sales managers are facing a set of challenges that they've never experienced before. They think their team is focused on generating sales, but they are completely distracted. As a sales manager, for years, you've had Human Resources preaching t

The Sales Leadership Imperative! Webinar for Sales Managers Who Need To Increase Sales Today

Keith Rosen

Important webinar below for any business owner, executive and sales manager who’s top priority is to retain customers and bring in more business and more sales today. The Sales Leadership Imperative! DATE : Thursday, April 23, 2009.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Recession Sales Management: Reassign.

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors. Martin: Heavy Hitter Sales Linguistics: 101 Advanced Sales Call Strategies for Senior Salespeople. Sales Career Advice. Sales Tips.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: The Truth About Older (50+) Salespeople

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors. Martin: Heavy Hitter Sales Linguistics: 101 Advanced Sales Call Strategies for Senior Salespeople. Sales Career Advice. Sales Tips.

VIDEO: Managers Must Make Coaching a Choice – Not an Obligation

Keith Rosen

It’s the manager’s responsibility to enroll each person on their team on the benefits of coaching and being coached, rather than forcing coaching upon them. The coaching relationship is a choice, not an obligation.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: What $1 Million & $1 Trillion Look Like

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors. Martin: Heavy Hitter Sales Linguistics: 101 Advanced Sales Call Strategies for Senior Salespeople. Sales Career Advice. Sales Tips.

Are Sales and Sales Management Candidates Getting Worse?

Understanding the Sales Force

Understanding the Sales Force by Dave Kurlan There are more sales experts, self-professed and otherwise, than ever before. There is more free content on sales and selling than anyone could have imagined.

How To Make Your Sales Manager Better

SalesGravy

The #1 problem I run across when working with companies is an unreachable, unrealistic revenue goal set by the owner that has no real buy in by the sales manager. It is this disconnect that causes friction, undermines morale, and often leads to demo

A Strategic Guide Through the Perfect Storm for Sales Management

The Ultimate Sales Executive Resource

Changed customer behavior and increased negotiation power of the customer induced by technology together with the tough economic conditions create the conditions for a perfect storm that hardly can be weathered by sales management with tried and trusted old tactics. The book “Rethinking Sales Management” by Beth Rogers is,as the subtitle suggests, “a practical guide for practitioners” how to become more strategic to cope with the challenges of these new normal times.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Q4 Forecast! Exaggerators, Sandbaggers.

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors. Martin: Heavy Hitter Sales Linguistics: 101 Advanced Sales Call Strategies for Senior Salespeople. Sales Career Advice. Sales Tips.

The Ten Best Books to Read in 2010

Keith Rosen

My book, Coaching Salespeople into Sales Champions is listed #1. Below is Selling Power’s selection of the best books to read for sales managers and salespeople to boost sales productivity, to improve sales and to increase customer value.

Live Event Next Week – How To Succeed In Today’s New Marketplace

Keith Rosen

Date : Thursday, December 17th 2009, Time : 3:30pm EST. Cost : Free! I’ll be discussing the new rules for winning in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace, focusing on what managers and salespeople need to do to win more sales today.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Great Sales Quotes From C-Level Decision.

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Sales Manager: Job Title or Specialized Skill

SalesGravy

Every company thinks they are in an industry that is so unique and has so many nuances that the hire must have industry background. This is a scary approach! If that's the feeling in the company, there is a much bigger issue that they face. How will

Four Strategies For Getting Back In The Game After Downsizing

Paul Cherry's Top Sales Techniques

Sales Training & Management Workshops | 302-478-4443. Corporate Sales Training. → On-Site Sales Training. → One-on-One Sales Coaching. Sales Management Training. Overview Training Options for Managers. → Management Training On-Site. → Sales Management Coaching. → Management Web Seminars. Sales Store. Distribution Sales Training. Hospitality Sales Training.

Sales Managers: How to Provide for Your Team Members on a Shoe String Budget

The Ultimate Sales Executive Resource

Over at “eyes on sales” colleague Paul McCord, gives some real practical advise on how Sales Managers can still provide for their Team Members even, if in an attempt to lower cost of sales, their budgets have been cut to the bare minimum. Using this material in sales meetings seems just such an obvious option. Sales Managers hardly need to worry about the cost of providing iPods or other MP3 type readers to their teams. Top Sales Experts 2.0 (TSE)

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Selling the C-Suite Using Sales Linguistics

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors. Martin: Heavy Hitter Sales Linguistics: 101 Advanced Sales Call Strategies for Senior Salespeople. Sales Career Advice. Sales Tips.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Top 10 Annual Sales Meeting Hotel.

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors. Martin: Heavy Hitter Sales Linguistics: 101 Advanced Sales Call Strategies for Senior Salespeople. Sales Career Advice. Sales Tips.

Why Sales Team Isn't Performing As Expected (Pt.7) - Sales Management

Anthony Cole Training

To all those sales executives I work with, here is a topic near and dear to my heart - Managing/Leading/Motivating sales people to success by setting standards and expectations. Normally, this isn’t such a challenge for sales people to understand.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Why Are You In Sales? The Surprising Truth

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors. Martin: Heavy Hitter Sales Linguistics: 101 Advanced Sales Call Strategies for Senior Salespeople. Sales Career Advice. Sales Tips.

What is wrong with the Hunter / Farmer Metaphor?

The Ultimate Sales Executive Resource

Putting the right person into the right sales role is one of the key responsibilities of a sales manager. If a Framer is primarily seen Harvester, then indeed it is probably not a good analogy for what an account manager does.

Creating Accountability in the Workplace by Asking Two Simple.

Paul Cherry's Top Sales Techniques

Sales Training & Management Workshops | 302-478-4443. Corporate Sales Training. → On-Site Sales Training. → One-on-One Sales Coaching. Sales Management Training. Overview Training Options for Managers. → Management Training On-Site. → Sales Management Coaching. → Management Web Seminars. Sales Store. Distribution Sales Training. Hospitality Sales Training.

Creating a Career-Advancing Relationship with Your Boss

Paul Cherry's Top Sales Techniques

Sales Training & Management Workshops | 302-478-4443. Corporate Sales Training. → On-Site Sales Training. → One-on-One Sales Coaching. Sales Management Training. Overview Training Options for Managers. → Management Training On-Site. → Sales Management Coaching. → Management Web Seminars. Sales Store. Distribution Sales Training. Hospitality Sales Training.

5 Ways to Gauge Your Sales Managers? Coaching

SalesGravy

Coaching is about accelerating a sales rep’s growth and ability to achieve personal goals and reach full potential. It’s a four-step process that: (1) identifies opportunities for improvement, (2) gains commitment, (3) develops a plan and (4) sets an

Seven Strategies To Stay Employed For Life -- Guaranteed!

Paul Cherry's Top Sales Techniques

Sales Training & Management Workshops | 302-478-4443. Corporate Sales Training. → On-Site Sales Training. → One-on-One Sales Coaching. Sales Management Training. Overview Training Options for Managers. → Management Training On-Site. → Sales Management Coaching. → Management Web Seminars. Sales Store. Distribution Sales Training. Hospitality Sales Training.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Should You Get An MBA? Advice for.

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors. Martin: Heavy Hitter Sales Linguistics: 101 Advanced Sales Call Strategies for Senior Salespeople. Sales Career Advice. Sales Tips.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Sales Psychology - REPUBLICANS vs.

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors. Martin: Heavy Hitter Sales Linguistics: 101 Advanced Sales Call Strategies for Senior Salespeople. Sales Career Advice. Sales Tips.

VIDEO: If Time Is Money, Then Your Routine Is Priceless. Are You Treating Them The Same?

Keith Rosen

Do you manage your time as diligently as you manage your money? After all, it was my clients who inspired me to write a book on time management in the first place.). Here we are, on the surface believing that time is money, yet when it comes down to it, we’re not managing our time and ourselves the way we manage our money.

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Paul Cherry's Top Sales Techniques

Sales Training & Management Workshops | 302-478-4443. Corporate Sales Training. → On-Site Sales Training. → One-on-One Sales Coaching. Sales Management Training. Overview Training Options for Managers. → Management Training On-Site. → Sales Management Coaching. → Management Web Seminars. Sales Store. Distribution Sales Training. Hospitality Sales Training.

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Selling to The C-Level Webinar-WATCH IT!!!

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: Sales Linguistics is Sales 2.0! Steve Martin.

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors. Martin: Heavy Hitter Sales Linguistics: 101 Advanced Sales Call Strategies for Senior Salespeople. Sales Career Advice. Sales Tips.

72 Hr. Book Event EXTENDED: Coaching Salespeople Into Sales Champions is #1 Best Selling Book on Amazon

Keith Rosen

The good news, Coaching Salespeople Into Champions sells out on Amazon & breaks a new sales record, becoming the #1 Best Selling Sales Management Book last week. Get Your Playbook For Winning More Sales-Today. FACT : There has never been a more critical time for managers to impact performance in a way that brings in more sales and revenue & motivates teams to achieve greater success. To win more sales today, you need to play by the new rules.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: 2 of the TOP 10 Sales Books

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors. Martin: Heavy Hitter Sales Linguistics: 101 Advanced Sales Call Strategies for Senior Salespeople. Sales Career Advice. Sales Tips.

Sell High or Die! Heavy Hitter Sales Psychology - Heavy Hitter Sales.

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors. Martin: Heavy Hitter Sales Linguistics: 101 Advanced Sales Call Strategies for Senior Salespeople. Sales Career Advice. Sales Tips.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: What are the Top 5 Sales Blogs?

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors. Martin: Heavy Hitter Sales Linguistics: 101 Advanced Sales Call Strategies for Senior Salespeople. Sales Career Advice. Sales Tips.

Managers Don’t Know What Their People Are Doing. Powerful Observation Techniques to Better Coach Your Team to Excel

Keith Rosen

In my experience, unless managers are in the field observing and listening to what their people are doing, they have no clue. But when managers finally take the time to observe their people in the trenches, the real truth is (sometimes painfully) apparent. Granted, managers are often left in a state of shock when they see what their salespeople are and are not doing and saying when meeting with and presenting to their prospects and customers.

Heavy Hitter Sales Blog: 7 Sales Strategy Principles for Underdog.

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Heavy Hitter Sales Blog. Closing Techniques Using Sales Linguistics. Top 7 Critical Sales Trends for 2012. IT Sales Strategy: Software, SaaS & Hardware Sales. Best New Sales Book of 2011. If Sigmund Freud Was Your Sales Manager. Four Critical Sales Kickoff Meeting Success Factors. Martin: Heavy Hitter Sales Linguistics: 101 Advanced Sales Call Strategies for Senior Salespeople. Sales Career Advice. Sales Tips.

Is There a Future for Professional Selling?

The Ultimate Sales Executive Resource

This is one of my takeaways from the round table discussion between Nigel Edelshain, Jonathan Farrington, Jill Konrath, Linda Richardson and Dave Stein over at the Top Sales Experts. Jill Konrath seconded that she hopes that sales is really changing that much.

Rethinking How To Determine a Person’s Coachability. Is it the Person Who’s Not Coachable or Is It More About the Ability of the Coach?

Keith Rosen

In my last blog and podcast, I need to rethink a critical caveat to the last bullet in the blog which was: How a manager can assess whether or not a person is, in fact coachable and when their coaching simply may not work. This happened about three weeks ago, when delivering a management coach training program in Dublin. But, what about those two managers? Wait, what about the skill of the manager? What about the manager’s ability to affect positive change?

Compare Apples to Apples…

The Ultimate Sales Executive Resource

when using sport’s teams analogies to coach sales teams. A Sales Team is a Sales Team or not? An account team is a work group, whereas a team of sales people reporting to a sales manager is not. To the above defines types of sales teams.