The Sales Leader's Guide to Performance Management

Hubspot Sales

As a sales leader, your ability to develop and retain your sales reps is important to your company’s bottom line and future success. Employee retention in the sales field continues to be an issue. In 2018, the average sales professional tenure was reported to be 1.5

100 Most Prospected-to Companies of 2018

DiscoverOrg Sales

You might recognize the most-prospected-to companies of 2018, according to DiscoverOrg’s database, as household names – but that’s not why savvy sales and marketing professionals have been pitching to them. Oracle. In B2B sales, it’s time. Oracle. Construction.

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What makes a stellar B2B sales person?

Artesian Solutions

Artesian Interviews Andrew Jenkins BESMA 2018 Sales Professional of the Year. A popular interpretation of the Pareto principle states that 80% of your revenue comes from 20% of your sales people. So what makes a sales person rise to the top? The path to sales success.

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PODCAST 76: Bottom-up Approach for Sales Rep Productivity Model w/ Kevin Egan

Sales Hacker

This week on the Sales Hacker podcast, we talk to Kevin Egan, VP of North American Sales at Slack. Kevin’s sales career has taken him from Oracle, to Dropbox, to Salesforce, and now, to Slack. How experience as a sales engineer can play into your role as a sales leader.

From Moving Big Rocks to Granting Wishes: How Chuck Marcouiller, Reflektive’s Senior Director of Sales Enablement, Does It All

Chorus.ai

Well, that’s how he refers to his path into sales, anyway. When they finally acquired a significantly sized business in his specialty they told him they were moving him into sales. I didn’t even know what sales operations was! Unlock the Insights CI Brings to Sales Teams.

If Hunter-Farmer Fails: What Next?

Sales Benchmark Index

Turnover is a fierce headwind for leaders of Sales and HR. As the strategic HR partner to multiple sales leaders, Steve is responsible for recruiting and retaining top talent. Two years ago Cincom faced a serious talent issue: they could not find and keep the professionals they needed to manage their complex sales cycles. For Cincom to compete with 800-pound gorillas like Oracle and SAP, they needed a high-touch, high-tech approach.

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Moving From Mid-Market to Enterprise {Part 1} – Product and Market Readiness

Sales Hacker

Aside from the areas outlined below, you need to hire or train sales reps who are capable of selling at an Enterprise level. That’s five or more months of ramp, and likely a whole year of burning cash to get the new sales team ready. Post-Sale Delivery and Enterprise Service.

Take your competitors’ clients (It isn’t stealing if you earn their business)

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Paul Nolan, Editor, Sales & Marketing Management. Warren Buffett’s annual letters to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders are pored over by millions of investors who hope to glean every ounce of wisdom the “Oracle of Omaha” has to offer.

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3 Strategies to Making All Salespeople Top Sellers

EyesOnSales

Sales organizations often find themselves in a similar predicament, relying on a handful of their salespeople to drive revenue. And while this may seem idealistic, the whole discipline of sales enablement focuses on achieving this objective. 3 Strategies for Implementing Sales Education. Nurture customer and sales intelligence. You’ll end up with a sales force that is not only collaborative, but one that can also more effectively solve customer problems.

Account mapping: why you need to chart prospect companies

Close.io

You lead the conversation on the sales call and convince your account contact. So you can’t keep hopping on one sales call after another to hear a straight “yes”, or else you will leave a LOT of value on the table. 5 reasons why you need to start charting external companies for sales.

An Open Letter to Social Sellers Everywhere

Tony Hughes

Any advanced selling system is based on the fundamentals however you have to leverage a process and acknowledge the nurturing required for an effective sales cycle to happen in social environs over time. The folly of Sales 2.0 When I train sales people I train them to execute.