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Finding and Cultivating the Right Prospects for Your Business

Anthony Cole Training

Knowing how and where to reach our target persona will positively impact our ability to hunt, qualify, and discover potential new business. Prospecting qualifying prospects hunting for sales prospects

3 Critical Factors to Include in Your New Hire Onboarding Program

Anthony Cole Training

In the final installment of our No Assembly Required Hiring series, we discuss the importance of having a strict and detailed onboarding process when bringing new sales talent into your organization.

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The Art of Silence in Sales

Anthony Cole Training

Most salespeople are afraid of silence because they perceive it to be awkward or a sign that the prospect has mentally checked out. But that's simply not the case! It is critical that you let silence do some of the heavy lifting during your prospecting conversations.

Creating a Habit for Sales Success: Time Blocking

Anthony Cole Training

Do you block off time in your calendar specifically to perform the sales activities required to be successful? If not, why

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Developing Your Training Content So That It Actually Moves the Needle

Speaker: Bryan Naas, VP of Sales Productivity at Braze

Getting reps & marketers to engage in your content is half the battle of providing value that can ultimately impact the bottom line. How do we break through the noise? In this session, Bryan Naas will detail what it takes to build training and content resources that reps will actually take the time to engage with so you can help them reach their goals.

How Telling Stories will Help Increase Sales

Anthony Cole Training

Storytelling is a powerful tool in sales. It can take prospects on a journey, assist in developing deeper relationships, and helps them connect to you as a sales professional. increase sales qualifying sales prospects sales stories

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Create More Sales Opportunities with These 5 Activities

Anthony Cole Training

Business planning as a sales professional has several components. But, there isn’t a component that is more important than using your calendar to plan for your “green” activity. planning for success sale accountability increase sales sales planning traits of successful people

Confirming the Role and Expectations When Hiring Sales Talent

Anthony Cole Training

When you get to the offer step in your hiring process, it can be tempting to rush ahead and get your candidate contracted. However, this is a critical point in your system that cannot go overlooked. sales talent acquisition hire better salespeople sales onboarding assessing sales talent

4 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself When Building a Success Formula

Anthony Cole Training

Success Formulas help us identify certain behaviors that we need to execute week in and out to achieve our goals. But how do you know if yours is set up for greatness or failure? Sales Effort sales success formula increase sales traits of successful people

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The Importance of Profile Fit in No Assembly Required Hiring

Anthony Cole Training

Your potential sales candidates have to have a successful history selling the way your company sells, to the people you sell to, in the environment you sell in.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Recruiting and Hiring Salespeople: The 5 Minute Interview

Anthony Cole Training

How important is it that your new salespeople be great on the phone? Assuming the answer is "very important" then your candidate screening process must begin with the 5-minute interview. Interviewing 5 minute interview hire better salespeople assessing sales talent

11 Common Mistakes When Interviewing Sales Talent

Anthony Cole Training

In previous articles , I have talked about the things you should do during the hiring process to improve your success when sourcing sales talent. Today, I will specifically address things you should refrain from doing during the interviewing process.

5 Habits for Greater Sales Success

Anthony Cole Training

Keeping your good habits “habitual” is dependent upon your level of commitment to your goals. If you are truly committed and willing to sacrifice immediate gratification for the long-term good, then good habits stick. But how do you correct your behavior and become more habitual? Here are our 5 steps to creating better sales habits. Prospecting sales succes Sales Activities sales commitment

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Solution vs Budget: The Great Dilemma

Anthony Cole Training

Typically, when a salesperson doesn't win an account it's due to a few different factors; the prospect didn't have a compelling reason to make a change, the salesperson didn't do enough to uncover their capacity to invest, or the incumbent wasn't properly eliminated from the running.

Want to Crush Your Competition? Read How to Build an AI-Powered Selling Roadmap

“If sales reps have the right AI tools and adoption, we see sellers easily closing 3 times as many sales each month.” Hear from 5 experts on steps you can take to reduce non-selling time and use conversational & sentiment analysis to transform how you sell.

How to Make a Job Offer the Candidate Can't Refuse

Anthony Cole Training

Making a job offer that a candidate can’t refuse, needs to think over, or can use to get a better deal from their current employer can be a difficult task.

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3 Rules to Improved Candidate Selection

Anthony Cole Training

When you don't have a pipeline of sales talent to go to when making a hire, you can become desperate. You become desperate because you believe having someone in the role is better than a vacancy.

Recruiting, Hiring and Onboarding Salespeople: It's in the Details

Anthony Cole Training

In our first blog on How to Hire No Assembly Required Salespeople series, we discussed the four critical steps you must take to minimize hiring mistakes and identify top talent.

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8 Steps to Effectively Close More Business

Anthony Cole Training

We recorded a video on Laying the Foundations for the 8 Steps to More Effective Closing to close more business more quickly with higher margins. And we talked about the foundation. Today we are going to get into the actual 8 Steps of Becoming an Extraordinary Closer. closing more sales Sales Presentation increase sales

The Revenue Leader's Guide to Prospecting

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Sales & Marketing departments that work together guarantee higher acquisition, better nurturing, and more effective sales. Join Christopher Ryan for this insightful webinar, presenting the wide funnel lead nurturing model. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your teams working together and your revenue performance optimized.

Some Assembly Required Hiring

Anthony Cole Training

How important is it that your new hire be able to identify a prospect's compelling reason to make a change or the resources they have set aside to fix their business problem? Our guess is probably pretty important.

Uncover Sales DNA Upfront and Generate Greater Success When Hiring

Anthony Cole Training

In the 3rd article of our series Hiring No Assembly Required Salespeople , we cover the Sales DNA competencies a successful candidate must have and how to identify these traits prior to making a hiring decision.

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Increase Sales by Eliminating Misunderstandings and Closing Delays

Anthony Cole Training

In business, especially in sales; delays, misunderstandings, and communication can go awry. Sometimes, even with the influx of technology and communication tools, it is easy to misinterpret what a prospect, or salesperson, says. So, how do we make these communication lines more efficient? Closing skills increase sales AWATL closing sales techniques

It's Goal Setting Time: How to Turn Your Personal Goals into a Business Workplan

Anthony Cole Training

Translating Personal Goals into a Business Workplan from Anthony Cole Training on Vimeo. personal goals setting goals sales goals how to hit goals in sales

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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.

10 Things to Start & 3 Things to Stop When Hiring Better Salespeople

Anthony Cole Training

Recruiting new sales talent and hiring better salespeople are complicated and time-consuming processes. Especially, when you're not prepared to fill a vacancy, don't have a pipeline of candidates, or have an idea of what "better" means for your business.

Increasing Sales: The G2 Formula

Anthony Cole Training

Lots of people talk about goals and having a plan to achieve said goals. And there is lots of information out there about how important it is to have an tracking system in place to make sure you execute your plan effectively. But what about the GRIND required to increase sales and achieve success?

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7 Things Companies Do to Thrive Anywhere, Anytime

Anthony Cole Training

Regardless of the current state of business, it is easy to get caught up in managing day-to-day tasks. It's also easy to lose focus on the end goal and continue to take the necessary steps to move your business forward.

Identifying and Hiring Top Sales Talent

Anthony Cole Training

Finding and hiring great sales talent is difficult. There are many characteristics you must ensure a candidate has in order to be successful with your organization. However, there are a few key attributes you need to look for during the interview process to increase you likelihood of hiring success.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

The Best Habits of Highly Successful Sales Managers

Anthony Cole Training

In this blog, we discuss the best habits of highly successful salespeople and sales managers. Being an extraordinary sales manager is grueling and time-consuming.

Leadership Development: How a Mentoring Approach Can Lead to Positive Outcomes & Increasing Sales

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Guest Blog Post from Gaia Hawkes. Sales Leadership Leadership Development Leadership Skills increase sales

How to Move Forward and Increase Sales During Uncertain Times

Anthony Cole Training

In this blog post, we pray for the health and safety of those at risk or sick during this time in human history.

4 Rules to Help Salespeople Maximize Initial Prospect Meetings

Anthony Cole Training

How important is it that you or your sales team close more business, more quickly at higher margins? Initial Sales Call sales techniques asking sales questions initial sales meeting

Your New Schematic for Next-Level Sales Coaching & Enablement

Speaker: Matthew Hawk, President of B2bTrainers

The term “sales enablement” applies to a dizzying array of best practices and technologies. In addition, there is tremendous competitive pressure not to fall behind. No matter where you are in your current sales enablement strategy, one thing is key: success ultimately rides on the habits of your sales managers & marketers. In this webinar, Matthew Hawk will lay out an in-depth schematic for your next-level sales coaching, demonstrate the key activities that comprise success, and walk you through several examples of sales coaching cadences that apply to all salesforce sizes.

Why Prospects Are Like Fruit: Targeting Your Ideal Client

Anthony Cole Training

Years ago, while attending the Objective Management Group International Sales Conference, Dave Kurlan, president of OMG, talked about how to effectively manage opportunities through the pipeline.

The Best Advice Sales Managers Can Give to Help Increase Sales

Anthony Cole Training

In this blog article, we discuss the best advice sales managers can give their salespeople, and that is to "keep moving." If you want to increase sales within your organization, you must keep moving throughout the ups and downs, the missed opportunities, the clients who "ghost" you, and more.

The 3 Things Keeping You From Connecting With Your Prospects

Anthony Cole Training

In today's world of selling, it is increasingly more difficult to get the attention of a prospective buyer after only a few outreach attempts. We know that they're busy but let's face it, we're all busy. So, how do you stay consistent (and persistent) in your outreach with a prospect while remaining sensitive to their daily lives and the distractions they face? prospecting skills sales prospecting increase sales contacting prospects prospect outreach

Leadership in Times of Change

Anthony Cole Training

As a leader, have you ever wondered why your salespeople don't adapt to and follow the new guidelines you have established? Often, managers focus their energy on defining procedures and identifying expectations during times of change.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.