May, 2021

8 Sales Lessons from Michael Scott

Chorus.ai

You can learn a lot from success, but you can learn even more from failure. No one embodies this truth like Michael Scott—the king of paper merchantry, the greatest manager Dunder Mifflin ever saw (or so he’d like to have you think).

Leadership Development in the New Millennium

STAR Results

Sales Leadership Development in the New Millennium. Leading-edge sales organizations understand the value of investing in leadership development. They believe that strong sales managers are the key to driving sales rep performance.

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Ask for More to Get More

Mr. Inside Sales

My sales numbers when through the roof when I changed one simple thing: I asked for double or even triple the deal size at the end of each presentation. Before this, I used to give my presentation and automatically default to the lowest deal size and be happy if I got it.

Three High-Impact Benefits of Email Marketing

Zoominfo

Email is the OG digital marketing tool. While it might seem basic and a little bit boring, email is actually the most advanced medium of communication between marketers and their ideal customers. It’s ubiquitous, low cost, reliable, and provides high-impact benefits.

Essential Guide to Sales Engagement – Overcome the Challenges of Remote Selling

Sales Engagement leverages process, tools, and training to align your efforts to your buyer’s journey and exceed their expectations. See how to equip sellers to effectively prospect, create meaningful connections and manage a sales cycle from beginning to closed-won! Download the guide today!

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

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There Is No Need To Lie

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. There has always been an uneasy dance involving selling and buying when it comes to trust and honesty. While it is natural to be guarded or cagey when you first meet someone new, but this goes a bit further, by both sides.

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Building, Retaining, and Developing a Modern Salesforce

Sales Benchmark Index

To say your salesforce is changing is an understatement. Not only have there been shifts in adapting to a new virtual world, but your teams also need the time and attention dedicated to reaching their full potential now more than.

One Great Close You Should Be Using

Mr. Inside Sales

How do you handle the following two big objections? Your price is too high.”. “I I can get a better deal/rate/price using XYZ”. Arguably, these may be the two most frustrating objections sales reps get, and interestingly, there is one technique that works amazingly well—but few sales reps use it.

How to Use Sales Multi-Threading to Your Advantage

Zoominfo

Hitting an early impasse with a prospect is an age-old sales dilemma. “I I was working on an account and had talked to someone a little bit lower in the organization. They said, ‘You need to reach out to our CEO directly,’” recalls Megan Hanisko, manager of sales development at ZoomInfo. “So

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The Definitive B2B Sales Playbook: Proven Path to $ Multi-Million Revenues

Sales is at the forefront of revenue growth, and so organizations with highly streamlined sales operations consistently outperform competition. How do you create a path to success and fast-track your way to multi million dollar revenues? Read the eBook.

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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Don’t Get Locked In Email Marketing Jail

Sales and Marketing Management

Email marketing campaigns that get sucked in by a spam filter or blocked completely never have a chance to convert to sales. The post Don’t Get Locked In Email Marketing Jail appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. News Featured

Podcast 199: Galit Ventura-Rozen On The Psychology Of Sales

John Barrows

Our guest this week is Galit Ventura-Rozen, Co-Founder of Everyday Woman, real estate broker, and sales success expert. In this episode, Galit shares her experiences on the path to entrepreneurship.

Accelerating Growth Through a High-Performance Sales Culture

Sales Benchmark Index

Culture—the ultimate 21st-century corporate buzzword. Most agree it’s important, some understand why, but very few sales leaders use it as a competitive differentiator.

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.

3 Ways to Overcome Call Reluctance

Mr. Inside Sales

Picking up the phone and making “cold calls” has never been easy, and this has prevented many reps from making the calls that can make them more sales and more income. Instead, reps these days tend to spend more time communicating on social media and sending emails.

Welcome, Gen A: The Age of Automation for Sales and Marketing is Here

Zoominfo

Imagine if, 30 years from now, business leaders are still scratching their heads about how to use artificial intelligence. It’s nearly impossible to believe that will be true. Yet a similar phenomenon has already happened with another technology: sales and marketing automation. .

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

3 Ways to Propel Sales Growth During a Crisis

Sales and Marketing Management

Sales teams that flourished rather than famished in the COVID year have these key differentiators. The post 3 Ways to Propel Sales Growth During a Crisis appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

The Definitive Guide to Remote Sales Coaching

Have you struggled to onboard, train, and provide continuous learning opportunities to your salespeople due to the abrupt shift to remote work? If so, you’re not alone. Sellers are relying on virtual selling more than ever. With in-person sessions no longer feasible, many organizations are looking for alternative methods to support their salespeople.

Empathy Needs To Be More Than A Feeling

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. No one should doubt or question the power of empathy in life, and as a result in sales. But saying you are empathetic is a long way from practicing empathy. Many of the proponents of the concept in sales, stay very much at the concept level.

Are You Listening Now? How Sales Leaders Optimize Customer Listening Paths

Sales Benchmark Index

Inefficient activity assignment and role clarity issues within your organization can drive down important metrics such as your customer service satisfaction or net promotor scores. As a Sales Leader, you’re liable for understanding where your individual contributors need to be.

Bigger Goals = Bigger Results

Mr. Inside Sales

What do you expect to accomplish this year? Think carefully, because nothing (in my experience) is more predictive of results than mindset.

Intent Data is a superpower. Here’s why.

Zoominfo

In a world inundated with data and the solutions that promise you the ability to achieve a competitive edge , we’re often left thinking: “How?”. Just how do businesses with access to so much rich information actually, truly use it to their very individual advantage?

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The Ultimate Sales Coaching Guide

Sales coaching is a training format that allows the leaders in your organization to share their valuable experience with the rest of your sales teams. It’s an interactive approach to sales training where sellers get to practice what they’re taught and use information in real-life scenarios.

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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How Sales Teams Can Tap Into the Power of Asynchronous Communication

Sales and Marketing Management

Managers can improve the impact of in-person communications by supplementing them with asynchronous communication that can be viewed and shared wherever and whenever the salesperson needs it.

Podcast 197: Tim Clarke On Loss, Grief, And Moving Forward

John Barrows

Our guest this week is Tim Clarke, Senior Director, Product Marketing – Sales Cloud at Salesforce and Co-Founder of UNCrushed, a platform and community for mental health awareness. Success isn’t always about tactics and dollars.

The CEO’s Guide to Navigating Commercial Complexity

Sales Benchmark Index

Being a CEO during a large Go-to-Market transformation is difficult, and with multiple acquisitions, this adds further complexity, such as: High Customer Acquisition Costs Low Employee Morale Inaccurate Fact Base And more. On today’s show, Steve Smith, CEO of Zayo, joins us to discuss how.

Core Principles of Great Sales Enablement are the Same: It's The Tactics That Have Changed

If your role includes supporting sellers, then this in-depth sales guide is for you! Discover valuable insights on how to adjust your tactics and keep remote onboarding and training engaging. Take the next steps from sales to revenue enablement by downloading this essential guide today!

Can Quiet Sellers Gap Sell?

A Sales Guy

As Gap Selling has crossed the milestone of 50,000 copies sold , we are highlighting some of our favorite books to compliment your Gap Selling journey. Our 3rd book recommendation? Quiet!!

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The secrets to closing a multi-million dollar deal

Zoominfo

“The summary of it is that we prospected like heck, we did probably 50 to 100 demos, we struck out a lot, and every time we struck out we just kept going and going and going.

Winning With Multi-Track Selling

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. It’s not news that the buy side has more stakeholders involved , representing the varied interests of a modern enterprise. Depending on who you follow, the number of stakeholders in a B2B decision continues to grow, over 10 by some accounts.