Constructing Insight

Partners in Excellence

We don’t deliver Insight, we Construct Insight. We cannot do it in isolation, but have to construct Insight collaboratively with our customers. Constructing Insight is really the convergence of two parallel sets of activities with our customers.

How to Construct the Perfect Target List

Sales Benchmark Index

It’s that time again. There was a change to your territory. Now your manager is in town to spend the next two days with you. After a few slightly awkward sales calls you break for lunch. Just as you bite into your club sandwich, the boss asks a question. “Do

How to Construct the Perfect Target List

Sales Benchmark Index

It’s that time again. There was a change to your territory. Now your manager is in town to spend the next two days with you. After a few slightly awkward sales calls you break for lunch. Just as you bite into your club sandwich, the boss asks a question. “Do

How to Construct the Perfect Case Study for B2B Sales

Outbound Works

Case studies are among the most effective VBRs (viable business reasons) out there. They combine real-world application with the power of storytelling, showing how your offering actually helped a customer. Maybe that’s why they’re among the most sought-after sales collateral types.

Construct Your Own Action Plan to Increase Sales Part 1 of 4 Parts

Increase Sales

Before constructing an action plan to increase sales, consider the sage words of President Eisenhower: “Plans are worthless; planning is everything.”

If You Cannot Say Anything Nice, Then…

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When in corporate to student leadership training sessions, I encourage the participants to always give constructive feedback with this one criteria. By taking this constructive feedback approach, the negativity never overwhelms the participants because the focus is on what they have done well.

Constructive Criticism: Can You Handle the Truth?

SalesGravy

Construct A Winning Sales Resume

Sales Tips & Techniques

An increasing number of questions have been directed towards me from people looking to gear their resume towards a job in the sales industry. Read full story → Hiring Salespeople

Jonathan Farrington's Blog ? How To Construct and Implement a.

Jonathan Farrington

How To Construct and Implement a Successful Business Development Strategy. Whilst I very much hope that the super-efficient amongst you had your strategy for 2012 signed off long ago, it may just be that some of you are still in “construction mode” so this will help….

Let’s discuss the Energy Star Multifamily High-Rise Program

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In a construction market that has been slowly recovering since the end of The Great Recession, multifamily housing has been the brightest star. The demand for rental housing has been on a steady climb since 2004 (Source: Freddie Mac

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

HeavyHitter Sales

Here’s the list according to Construction Management along with their overview comments: 1. 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?

7 Steps to Developing an ‘A’ Player Profile

Sales Benchmark Index

Simply put, you cannot construct an ‘A’ player profile without strategic alignment. Developing an ‘A’ player profile is a direct result of aligning your talent strategy with your corporate, product, marketing and sales strategies.

Managing Good Salesperson Behavior – by John Smibert

Selling Fearlessly

We need our salespeople to engage with our customers in a constructive and positive manner with their underlying intent being to help that customer achieve their desired outcomes. A John Smibert discussion with Tony Hughes. And yet too often, we as sales managers, unwittingly encourage the opposite behaviour through our dialog with our sales team and […]. Selling

What Do You Do With Negative Feedback?

A Sales Guy

Let me be clear, there is a difference between negative feedback and constructive feedback that highlights a weakness, or something you could improve. I’m a huge fan of constructive feedback. Negative feedback isn’t constructive, it’s driven by negative intentions.

Maybe The Answer Is Not An Action Plan to Increase Sales

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Having any plan to achieve that goal would suggest having a thorough understanding of the goal setting process is a requirement before constructing said plan.

Are Behavioral Assessments a Pseudo Science?

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85 coefficients because they are constructed from an inductive and subjective perspective. The Attribute Index is constructed from a deductive and objective perspective with reliability and validity coefficients around a.92.

Stop, Take a Step Back and Gain Clarity Around Your Purpose

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If your life is not where you want it to be, if your results are not where you want them to be and you are tired of encountering the Queen of Hearts, then invest some time for self-improvement by constructing your purpose.

Value Articulation Maybe Your Only Sales Obstacle

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There is a lot of emphasis placed on constructing a value proposition statement and infusing part of that statement into the elevator speech. Year ago my coach David Herdlinger constructed the KASH Box and I updated it to the KASH Box for Sustainable Change.

Prepare Yourself AND Your Prospect!

The Center for Sales Strategy

Your carefully constructed Valid Business Reason along with persistence paid off and the prospect has agreed to meet with you. You finally secured that all important meeting with a prospect you’ve been trying to reach for weeks. You are on an adrenaline high as you think about the possibilities. Now what?! Give yourself a pat on the back and begin to prepare! Remember, the prospect is taking time out of their busy schedule to meet with you.

LinkedIn Video – Let’s Do It Right

John Barrows

If you sell to construction workers who only check LinkedIn when they’re looking for a job, LinkedIn video probably doesn’t make much sense. I’ve always been one to experiment with what is working, and get ahead of the curve.

Cartographic’s Favorites of 2017

Sales Hacker

RG 45: Drawings of Ship Construction and Equipment, “Grice Plans” Drawing 85, Plan for Dry Dock. . All of the drawings are available to view and/or download at the following link: Drawings of Ship Construction and Equipment. Co-written with Amy Edwards.

Closing the Gaps Is a Critical Leadership Trait

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Many organizational assessments are individually constructed to meet the needs of the client and to increase the revenues for the consulting firm or executive coach.

B2B sales – is more better?

Sales Training Connection

The professors constructed six persuasive scenarios and had hundreds of undergraduates read the scenarios and play the buyers role. Because of the type of sale and the buyers, the study construct does raise some flags about its applicability to B2B selling.

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Simply Speaking Bad Hires Cost Small Business Sales – Part 2

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As an individual who is trained to identify or write the best assessments (Master of Science in Instructional Design & Technology), I recognize the reason this particular tool is so accurate is because of its construction.

Are You Limiting Your Business Success Opportunities?

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When these metrics have been established and a plan of action has been constructed from the Senior Executive Management Team that will cascade down through the organization, measuring relationships will become much easier. Each day thousands of business owners and executives read their profits and loss statements, financial records to sales reports to confirm they are on the road to business success.

Another Monday Morning and Your Sales Game Plan Is?

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Not really sure how to construct your sales game plan? Mondays come and go along with all the sales opportunities they hold. When you have a sales sale game plan, there is a far greater likelihood of capitalizing on those sales opportunities. Possibly, you may wish to consider having a checklist as you begin your sales week. Check your calendar for today’s activities – 30 seconds. Check your calendar for the forthcoming week’s activities – 15 seconds.

Upcoming Webinar: How to Build a Scalable Sales Process

Groove.co

CEO, Steli Efti about: Constructing and battle testing a scalable sales process that works for you Experimenting and encouraging your team to innovate on process improvements Determining when you need to implement processes for your sales team Save your spot — register now

My Clients Want to Work with Me Not the Queen’s We

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This week in speaking with a colleague she shared some constructive criticism of her website specific to the use of “I” and not the Queen’s We. The person offering the constructive criticism appeared to lack knowledge of her industry as well as her role as a sole-proprietor.

Sales Automation: Friend or Foe?

DialSource

Yes, automation can help you find more relevant content and construct better sales decks. Always read over your presentations and marketing content, even if you use automation software to help construct it.

Quick Hit 2

The Sales Leader

When constructing a proposal, sales people must be sure to not base them on assumptions. When constructing a proposal, sales people must be sure to not base them on assumptions. They must find out detailed information about each customer and then base their proposals on the value that can be provided to that customer. They must find out detailed information about each customer and then base their proposals on the value that can be provided to that customer.

Quick Hit 2

The Sales Leader

When constructing a proposal, sales people must be sure to not base them on assumptions. When constructing a proposal, sales people must be sure to not base them on assumptions. They must find out detailed information about each customer and then base their proposals on the value that can be provided to that customer. They must find out detailed information about each customer and then base their proposals on the value that can be provided to that customer.

Customer Loyalty So You Have It?

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If you do not have a customer loyalty strategic action plan, then construct one is where to begin. The 20 th century business model focus was labor intensive. Creating satisfied customers was the goal. However, the 21 st century has changed the marketplace forever. With the click of a mouse thanks to the dramatic impact of ever changing technology, your satisfied customer can leave and become easily satisfied by your competitor. What will you do then?

Strategic Business Skills

SalesGravy

Planning comes after thinking and takes the collected information to construct a pre-determined course of action that attempts to identify the majority of known and even unknown (what if) obstacles keeping the plan from moving forward

What Are Your Action Plans to Increase Sales?

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Triage Business Planning was constructed on having several action plans to increase sales and overall business growth. Many small businesses have a sales action plan and some of the more forward thinking have a strategic action plan.

Are You Developing Managers Or Leaders?

The Pipeline

With all the talk about Account Based Management, perhaps we should extend the concept to how we construct a successful sales team, put some focus and energy in to Role Based Hiring and Development. By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca .

7 Signs Your Sales Rep Should Be Promoted

Sales Benchmark Index

Displays Constructive Criticism : They don’t complain. The best provide professional, mature constructive criticism. Displaying constructive criticism but having to defend the accounts they sell is a problem. Construct an Individual Promotion Plan for the great ones.

March Sadness

The Pipeline

Sure everyone has a strategy, but your architects aren’t gonna build your building, you need construction guys to do that, with their tactical plan and skill to translate the architect’s output to a viable structure. By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca .

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An Action Plan for Sales Improvement, Where Do You Start?

Increase Sales

Possibly, would you construct a better action plan for sales improvement because you now have enhanced clarity? So where does one start an action plan for sales improvement? Write down the WAY SMART goals ? Return to the executive strategic thinking plan?

Why Must Leadership Training Programs Now Include An Adjective?

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The publishers recognized that leadership is positive in its construction and implication. Is it just me or are there a plethora of individual or business leadership training programs that now have an adjective or some other description in front of the word leadership?

Three Hot Industries For Ambitious Sales Pros

Pipeliner

Construction. When most people think of the construction industry, they don’t think of sales. That’s why the construction industry presents such an interesting proposition. The outlook for sales jobs within the construction industry is strong worldwide, owing to the sheer breadth of the work. Modern sales pros know that no amount of natural skill is enough when you’re working in an industry that’s not growing.