Sat.Aug 24, 2019 - Fri.Aug 30, 2019

What’s Your Time Worth

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Ask most salespeople what their time is worth, or if they value their time, and they respond in the affirmative. But as is often the case, the observable behaviour says something different.

The 10 Reasons You Believe You Hate Sales

Anthony Iannarino

When someone says they “hate sales,” you can be confident they don’t work in sales. Those who work in sales don’t feel that way about selling.

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Why Are Critical Thinking Skills Important in Sales?


Sales competencies, outlined in job descriptions, usually include traits like outgoing, self-motivated, organized, persistent, and resilient.

How a Marketing Leader Normalizes Outbound

Sales Benchmark Index

As a marketing leader, if you have ever thought about where your next new form of revenue is coming from, the answer is Outbound Marketing. Eric Quanstrom, CMO of Cience, joins us to discuss how Outbound is the new normal.

What To Do When Something Goes Wrong In Your Presentation

MTD Sales Training

Many of us have been there. The presentation is going well, the customer is appreciating all our demonstrations, your ideas are being well-received…. Then….Wham! Something goes wrong! The laptop freezes. The demonstration falls apart. A member of the buyer team asks a question that you can’t answer.

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Hitting Your Sales Goals – 3 Challenges to Overcome

Anthony Cole Training

In this article, we discuss the 3 challenges facing salespeople today: sales skills Sales DNA developing sales skills will to sell sales challenges

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How Revenue-Focused CMOs Make Their Number

Sales Benchmark Index

It is well-documented that CMOs now need to be revenue generators. Gone are days of being primarily measured on brand reach and field marketing events. The modern-day CMO works with the CRO in driving revenue and making the number. However, in.

Something To Say? Just Say It!

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Selling is a word game to some degree, one that many salespeople seem to lazy to play. But our choice of words has a direct impact on how our prospects see us and our product.

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Sales Inspiration from Two Basketball Legends

Anthony Cole Training

The buyer's cycle has changed. These days, when a buyer wants to make a purchase, they have all of the tools located in the palm of their hand. If you are not making the buying process as frictionless as possible, then you are most likely going to lose out on a sale.

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Why Do I Have Bad Customers?

The Sales Hunter

Are your customers really bad, or do their expectations just not line up with yours? Bad customers are a result of failing to establish expectations with the customer that align with what you deliver. Watch this 35-second video: “Do You Have Lousy Customers?”:

It’s Not Too Late

The Sales Heretic

It’s not too late: To thank someone. To apologize. To start over. To change direction. To follow up with your buyer. To learn something new. To go somewhere you’ve always wanted to go. To ask for help. To get certified To find your passion. To give a compliment. To face your fears. To be happy. [.].

How Technology Best Practices Are Influencing the Healthcare Industry

Sales Benchmark Index

Technology Companies are years ahead of any other industry when it comes to leveraging data to inform key decisions in their Go-to-Market model. This trend is likely due to their high-margin, high-growth rates, & rapidly advancing products creating fiercely competitive.

Changing Trends of Experiential Marketing

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Lewis Robinson “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants, so long as it is black.”. This is the infamous quote by Henry Ford, and if you know about Ford’s production techniques, you definitely understand what he means.

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Did You Know That The Beatles Taught us About Selling?

Understanding the Sales Force

While this should be a fun, end of summer article I'm guessing that you don't actually believe that the Beatles taught us about selling. The Beatles recorded 18 songs where the lyrics talked about selling plus I included two bonus titles by other artists to bring the total to 20! The Beatles.

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Podcast 112: Transparency in Sales with Todd Caponi

John Barrows

This week we’re honored to have Todd Caponi on the podcast. Todd spent 3 years building PowerReviews, as well as being a part of ExactTarget’s executive team through their IPO and eventual exit to Salesforce back in 2013.

A CEOs Do’s and Don’ts of Projecting Your Brand into a New Marketplace

Sales Benchmark Index

You have established your business within your target customer base and are looking to expand. Now what? Your finance team has stack ranked the opportunities and recommended that you enter a new market with untapped white space. Product has signed.

Continuing Education: The Key to Immediate & Long-Term Success

Mr. Inside Sales

“Selling is a skill, and like all skills, it must be learned through study and practice.” – Thomas J. Watson. “A A salesperson’s education is never completed: each day offers new opportunities to learn.

Increase Your Closing Percentages by Doing These 4 Things

The Center for Sales Strategy

If you’re in sales, then you know its extremely important to close deals, right? That’s kind of an easy question, but I ask it only because it seems as though many salespeople think their job is to have a lot of business in “pending.”.

How Close Are You to Cash? (August Referral Selling Insights)

No More Cold Calling

Get your priorities straight. I need to listen to my own advice instead of getting distracted by my ever-burgeoning inbox, neverending social media conversations, and not-so-quick breaks to check Facebook. It’s so darn easy today to veer from our priorities.

You Won’t Get Jacked Hitting the Gym Once

Grant Cardone

Let the truth of this hit you as it may. Going to the gym once isn’t going to do anything. Nor will going once a month or even once a week. Getting yoked requires a consistent commitment to working out.

Get Clear on Your Prospecting

Engage Selling

Are you clear on your prospecting? You’re probably familiar with the saying “always be closing.” ” Sure, not a bad idea.

Join me at Inbound19!

A Sales Guy

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How to Not Give Up on Yourself

Anthony Iannarino

If what you want wasn’t difficult to achieve or obtain, it most likely wouldn’t be worth wanting in the first place.

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Redefining Work-Life Balance in Sales

The Center for Sales Strategy

What does the term work-life balance mean to you? The standard definition for most of us is the time we allocate to work versus the time allocated to everything else, such as family, personal pursuits, social, and leisure activities.

It’s Never “Just A Matter Of Training.”


I was speaking to a friend the other day.He’s s VP of Sales Enablement for a large technology organization. He had just come out of a meeting of his peers–the top management in the sales organization.

Train The Trainer: What Most Sales Enablement Strategies Are Missing


After seven years of working with 350-400 customers, it recently dawned on me that there’s a fundamental flaw in the sales training industry. For context, consultants like us typically go into market and provide sales leaders with basic training on how to be a coach of modern, digital sales skills.

Powerfully Strong Variables to Your Success in Sales

Anthony Iannarino

There are many things you need to do well to succeed in sales. Much like leadership, the characteristics are many and varied. There are also variables, some within your control, and many outside of it.

8 Brilliant Ways to Increase Sales

Hubspot Sales

Are your sales numbers flat this year? Are you struggling to get to hit your sales quotas? Do you need something extra to get the team motivated and meeting aggressive goals? I asked a few sales experts about their current favorite techniques for increasing sales — and threw in a few tips of my own.

Data Enrichment: What It Is and How It Improves Your CRM System


It's an understatement to say that there's no shortage of information on pretty much any company in the world today. However, as we all know–quality beats quantity almost every time.

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Three Tips to Develop Stronger Campaign Recaps

The Center for Sales Strategy

Presenting a campaign recap that clients understand can be frustrating because each individual has a different level of understanding of the process. Successful salespeople can easily generate new business while retaining and growing their existing accounts.

13 Ways You Sabotage Your Transformational Change

Anthony Iannarino

Since I was in my late teens, I have studied success. I have read the success canon, studied with masters, and made my observations. At its core, the principles are about transformational change (as is most everything I write, even if it isn’t always clear that is the point).

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Axonius, a cybersecurity asset management startup, raises $20M in Series B


The post Axonius, a cybersecurity asset management startup, raises $20M in Series B appeared first on OpenView. News TechCrunch


How Sales Teams Can Recruit & Retain College Grads in the Tight Labor Market

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Mike DeLeonardis, President, North America at beqom Generation Z graduates, or those born between 1997 and 2012, are flooding the workplace, and with a flowing economy and tight labor market, it can be difficult for companies to recruit and retain these entry-level employees. Gen Zs have the advantage to be choosy about the jobs they take, but they are also more likely to be continually looking for better opportunities.

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Should Only 14% Of LinkedIn Connection Requests Be Personalized?

Gabe Larsen dives into why you should take the time to personalize your LinkedIn connection request, and teaches you how to send a connection request on LinkedIn. Keep reading to find out more.