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.

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 Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future

The ultimate value proposition is an impactful buying experience that guides people to the best possible decision. But how do you prepare your sales teams to do that? Read "The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future" to find out how to empower your customer-facing teams and thrive in modern selling environments.

Building, Retaining, and Developing a Modern Salesforce

SBI Growth

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.

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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

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.

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.

3 Properties and a Report: A Smarketing Love Story

Sales and Marketing Management

If you’re looking to use the HubSpot CRM for sales and marketing (smarketing), this story is for you. The post 3 Properties and a Report: A Smarketing Love Story appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

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5 Essential Virtual Selling Practices Every Company Must Have by 2023

Speaker: Erika Bzdel - Vice President of Sales and Craig Simons - Director of Marketing

Join us on Sept. 13 at 9:30 am PT as Erika Bzdel, VP of Sales, and Craig Simons, Director of Marketing, discuss the virtual selling practices that every company should adopt, and how to succeed at selling in a hybrid world.

Accelerating Growth Through a High-Performance Sales Culture

SBI Growth

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.

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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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

How Gas Grills, Gardening, Masks, and Baseball Mimic Your Sales Team

Understanding the Sales Force

Some random thoughts from the weekend and its impact on sales teams. We have a twenty-year old gas grill built-in to a stone wall on our back patio and this year I decided to replace all of the components. New burners, new heat plates, new briquettes, new grates, new ignitor, and new wiring.

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New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

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.

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

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

SBI Growth

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.

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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Roadblocks to Delivering a Competitive Buying Experience

Why are buyer-facing teams struggling and what can be done about it? Bigtincan teamed up with Heinz Marketing in a recent research study to discover the roadblocks revenue-generating teams encounter in preparing buyer-facing teams for today’s market. Click here to learn what you can do today to prepare!

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

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.

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.

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.

Connecting the Consultative Experience

Many B2B businesses have come to believe that there is an asymmetric relationship between the company and its buyers. But what research has discovered is that many of today’s B2B buyers are NOT empowered and they have little interest in being so. Download the eBook to find out why.

The CEO’s Guide to Navigating Commercial Complexity

SBI Growth

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.

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.

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

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.

The Definitive Guide to the Top 4 Sales Enablement Metrics

See what metrics matter to increase productivity and revenue and your organization. This guide will help you stay data-driven while avoiding data overload.

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.

Orchestrating a Humanized Account-Based Marketing Strategy

Sales and Marketing Management

Account-based marketing success requires marketers to grasp the who – the person or people behind the purchase decision. The post Orchestrating a Humanized Account-Based Marketing Strategy appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. News Featured

CEO Advisory Board Insights to Navigate the Second Half

SBI Growth

SBI recently held its Spring CEO Advisory Meeting to connect with less than a dozen market leaders on current challenges and to share best practices. This influential peer group share key insights into the following topics: Organizational Clarity Around Customer Experience The.