Wed.Nov 22, 2017

Why A-Player CMO’s Exercise Extreme Ownership

Sales Benchmark Index

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The Science of Motivation

Sales and Marketing

Author: Tim Houlihan Why we don’t know what motivates us best. Sales manager: I’d like to know what rewards the reps would like for our next incentive. Sales rep: Cash! I’ve got bills to pay! Sales manager: Sounds good. Thanks for the input. You may be a seasoned sales manager, fatigued by trying to come up with innovative ways to motivate your reps. Or you might be new to sales management and you want to be the cool leader by collaborating with your new reports.

The Economics of Sales Onboarding, Sales Productivity, and Ramp


What if you could improve ramp time by 5-20% next year? What financial impact would this have? Onboarding

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What You Should Know Before Opening a European Office

Sales and Marketing

Author: Deirdre Moran, VP of Emerging Technologies, IDA Ireland The advent of online sales has certainly upended the traditional model of selling high-tech products but doing business over the internet only goes so far. Ultimately, fast-growing U.S.

Moving the Sales Performance Bell Curve

A blueprint for turning average performers into top reps.

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Your Digital Reputation Gets You In The Boardroom


Recently, my VP Sales, Brian Lipp and I flew into Manhattan for a meeting with a global company that brought their CSO, CMO and Enablement teams all to the same boardroom. As Brian and I put down our bags to start setting up for the meeting, the Chief Sales Officer said energetically, “I was checking you out online Jamie and I see you’re connected to Steve Richards from XYZ. I’ve reached out to him to understand more about how you’re connected.”. Sales Sales Leadership

How to Become a Consultant: 9 Steps to Doing it Right

Hubspot Sales

How to Be a Consultant in 9 Simple Steps. Identify your area of expertise. Set goals. Make a website. Get certified. Choose a target market. Decide where you’ll work. Network. Set your rates. Know when to say "no". Do you have a well-developed network? Are you self-directed?

How to Hire a Great Sales Hunter

The Center for Sales Strategy

Simple life lesson: One of the best ways to find exactly what you need is to know exactly what you’re looking for. We regularly work with hiring managers and recruiters to clearly define the role they are working to fill so they know exactly what they need for superstar performance. This morning I received an email from a sales manager asking which talents he should look for to hire a strong sales hunter. Great question! So good, in fact, I thought I’d share my response with you.

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3 Reasons Why Sticking with the Status Quo Will Negatively Impact Your Sales Success in 2018


“If you won’t or can’t embrace powerful trends quickly and if you fight them, you’re probably fighting the future. Embrace them and you have a tailwind.”. – Jeff Bezos.

What Is Sales Enablement and Why Should I Care?

Sales enablement is not really a new concept; it has been around for over 10 years. However, understanding the full application of sales enablement is a very different thing.

Weaving Social Into Traditional Selling

Adaptive Business Services

For those of us who have been around for a while (some of us longer than others), the mere thought of upending our proven routines can be … unsettling. Speaking for myself, I abhor change. I thrive in a system of perfect order, rules, and predictability.

How Your Reps Can Quickly Improve Their Sales Skills


While some of the onus for improving sales skills can be put on the reps, a large part of it must be put on the company. If sales reps aren’t given the opportunity to learn or improve their sales skills, they’ll struggle to grow on their own. Sales

What you think you know about the buyer's journey is wrong


These days, there’s a lot of talk about the “buyer’s journey.” We’re all supposed to be mapping it so that we can align our marketing and sales with it. Supposedly this is going to make us exponentially more effective. Sales Management

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43 Questions to Create a Sense of Urgency

Hubspot Sales

Create a Sense of Urgency in Sales. If you don’t want your deals to stall -- or end up in nothing -- make sure to establish urgency. Urgency gives your prospects a reason to move forward and overcome inertia.

The Best Learning Methodologies for Developing Elite Sales Leaders

Speaker: Steven Rosen MBA, Author, Executive Coach, Speaker and Top 50 Sales Influencer

It is well recognised that the frontline sales managers are the key to driving performance in sales organizations. If you had to choose between investing in sales manager training vs sales rep training what would you do?

13 Inspiring Motivational Videos That Will Get Your Blood Pumping in 2017

Hubspot Sales

We all need a little kick sometimes. Whether you’re gearing up for an interview, call, client pitch, or just a Monday morning, these videos will put you at the top of your game.