Sat.Aug 03, 2019 - Fri.Aug 09, 2019

Which Sales Org Structure Is Right for You?

Sales Benchmark Index

Far too often, sales leaders look to org structure first regardless of the underlying cause of their performance issues. It is viewed as an easier change to make, and it is likely you have executed or been a part.

The Dangers Of Being Too Salesy (And How To Build Trust Instead)

Sales Hacker

My new SDR was panicking. She was on the phones — the prospect yelling at her — and she didn’t know what to do. I took her headset and introduced myself as I looked at the prospect’s website. Turns out he went to school at the University of Michigan. I grew up in Detroit.

Promoted! What Is Strategic Sales Management?

Connect2Sell

he notion of making selling more strategic is not new or novel. It’s been discussed and described for decades by a variety of thought leaders including: new sales manager sales leadership sales managers strategic sales management

How All Those Trucks on the Road Can Help You Stop Discounting

Understanding the Sales Force

We've been doing a lot of traveling this summer to baseball tournaments ( how one playoff game turned out) , college baseball showcases and back. During these travels, one thing has become abundantly clear. Trucks and construction. Lots of trucks. Lots of construction.

Successful Social Selling Best Practices Guide

This best practices guide focuses on helping you organize, harness and capitalize on the information, buying signals and qualified prospects identifying themselves to you online every single day.

High Performance Selling, Putting The Pieces Together

Partners in Excellence

Have you ever put together a jigsaw puzzle? Recently, I was sitting in a hotel lobby. The staff had put out one of those 1000 piece puzzles. It turned out to be a fascinating social experience–strangers were sitting down together, trying to place pieces in the right spots. It was huge fun!

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Turn Pains Into Priorities

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. While some may argue, salespeople are people, with all the pluses and minuses that come with that. One thing about people you can count on, is they usually find what they are looking for while ignoring the rest.

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What Do I Do When a Prospect Goes Silent?

The Sales Hunter

You have the perfect prospect. You know how you can help them. You have that initial phone call, and everything feels good. They share great information and provided even more information and insights in response to your questions. You feel like life is good.

10 Keys to Hiring Better Salespeople

Anthony Cole Training

Recruiting new sales talent is complicated and time consuming. Especially, when you're not prepared to fill a vacancy, don't have a pipeline of candidates or have an idea of what "better" means for your business.

Podcast 110: The Changing Role of SDRs in Sales With Amir Reiter

John Barrows

In this week’s episode we have Amir Reiter on the podcast, the CEO of outsourced sales company CloudTask. Amir has traveled far and wide having started businesses young and learn the hard way.

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Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

A step-by-step guide for building a comprehensive training playbook for your sales team.

Your Weapon Of Continuous Success

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Overcoming challenges to success is a life skill, not a nice to have. But many struggle to figure out to breakthrough and grow beyond their comfort zone. What most don’t recognize is that they already possess the skills and knowledge to face and overcome challenges.

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How Customer Experience Impacts Financial Performance

Sales Benchmark Index

Many customer-oriented initiatives come with a significant price tag, and customer success leaders question their ROI. Brad Christian, Chief Customer Officer of Market Force, joins us to discuss the impact that customer experience has on a company’s financial performance. In the.

7 Ways to Destroy Customer Relationships

MTD Sales Training

Customers often judge us by the quality of the back-up service we offer. If everything goes well before we actually start working with them, they may see fit to buy our products and services. The proof of the pudding will be after the deal is done.

Podcast 111: Supporting Women In Sales with Natalie Severino

John Barrows

Joining us this week is Chorus.ai VP Marketing Natalie Severino. She’s one of the top names in Sales and Marketing working on making salespeople able to review data that can improve their performance instantly.

Fulfilling Today's (Changing) eLearning Needs

Speaker: Bryan Marriott, President, P1 Learning

eLearning cannot be a “one size fits all” proposition. It’s not enough to post 1,000+ courses and leave training up to chance. Join Bryan Marriott, President of P1 Learning, as he walks through the process of identifying learner needs, and then delivering training that specifically addresses those needs – in a short, effective, and entertaining manner.

Time Management: How Will You Use Your Day?

The Sales Hunter

We all say we have too much to do. Even my 84 year-old in-laws claim they’re too busy to get everything done in a day. I think the question is: do we have too much to do, or are we mismanaging our time?

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Revenue Functions Staffing-Know the Difference Between Operations and Enablement

Sales Benchmark Index

What does 1% mean to you? Does it mean the top wealthiest tier of individuals in the world? Does it mean you are an incredibly high or dismally low performer at something? Or does it bring to mind a particular.

Get Your Prospect to Hit the 'Buy Now' Button

Anthony Cole Training

According to an excerpt in Don Miller's "Building a Story Brand," in order to help someone with a trust issue, the salesperson has to provide their prospect with a plan. sales prospecting prospect outreach getting introductions

[News Flash] You Can’t Automate Relationships

No More Cold Calling

Do you love communicating with bots? There’s a saying that the future is here. Well, it’s not—not even close. We don’t have a crystal ball, and the future will have stuff that hasn’t even been invented yet.

4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

The quality of a customer care strategy can make or break a company, but simply resolving a customer service issue or complaint is no longer enough. Learn the 4 steps that address the major points you need to consider when building a customer care roadmap.

How Do I Overcome My Lack of Confidence When Prospecting?

The Sales Hunter

I get asked this question a lot, and feel like it is one of the biggest reasons why salespeople are not successful and ultimately end up leaving the profession. Until you can overcome this fear, there is little chance that you will ever be successful.

Does Remote Working Really Work?

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Rilind Elezaj Remote working invokes different pictures in the minds of different people. For workers, it’s a dream come true – a peaceful day spent away from the busy and chaotic workplace.

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The Bearded Lady, My Shaving Pattern and Your Sales Pipeline

Understanding the Sales Force

I can grow a pretty decent five o'clock shadow - above my upper lip and only after about a week. Unlike the bearded lady at the circus, when it comes to facial hair, there's really not much there! Dave Kurlan sales pipeline hunting sales prospecting booking meetings

The Power of Thinking BIG

Mr. Inside Sales

“Ask yourself this question: ‘How big can I dream?’”. Conrad Hilton. Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, ‘The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.’

Sales Training That Gets Results – With or Without Classroom ILT

Speaker: Mike Kunkle, VP Sales Enablement Services, SPASIGMA

Most sales ILT (instructor-led training) has historically not been very effective, if we consider “effective” to mean “changes behavior, improves results, or produces a ROI.” In this webinar, sales enablement expert Mike Kunkle will break down how modern technology removes the need for ILT in sales training - and will also explain how to effectively integrate ILT into your modern training, if you want to continue using it!

The Ultimate Guide to Sales Metrics: What to Track, How to Track It, & Why

Hubspot Sales

You can’t manage what you don’t measure. While metrics are important in every aspect of any business, they’re especially critical in sales. Sales leaders can’t use their intuition to guide their decisions — not only are they dealing with a huge amount of information, but the risk of failure is high.

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How AI Enhances Sales Intelligence

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Anoop Bhatia 2.5 billion gigabytes of data is created daily. As a result, 90% of sales leaders cite information overload for missing quotas. So much so that 57% of sales representatives surveyed in 2018 missed their sales quotas the prior year, according to Forbes.

Here are 5 reasons your sales process will fail

Membrain

Sales process often fails. You may be surprised to hear me say that. You know I preach process, process, process every day on my blog and in person. But the reality is that process alone won’t save your organization, and it could actually be hurting you. Sales Process CRM

How to have great sales conversations, even if you are awkward

RingDNA

The general perception of a salesperson is that of a smooth-talking, effortless extrovert with a magnetism that makes people just want to buy. Everyone wants to be the rep that easily delivers a perfect pitch, […].

How to Successfully Coach Your Sales Team to Drive Efficiency

Speaker: Steve Benson, Founder and CEO, Badger Maps

A great sales team starts with a manager who’s a great coach. To stay competitive in today’s market, you need to implement a formal coaching approach that is aligned with your buyer’s journey and internal processes to drive results. Fortunately, Steve Benson is here to help you become that great coach.

Why B2B Sellers & Marketers Need to Add Value to Each Buyer Interaction

Smart Selling Tools

Transforming Sales: Why B2B Sellers & Marketers Need to Add Value to Each Buyer Interaction. In this series, we ask Sales Tech Executives to describe how their solution can transform sales in a significant way. This week I interview Ed Calnan, President and Co-Founder of Seismic.

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What Is Business Development? (And Why It’s Vital to Sales Success)

Sales Hacker

A few weeks ago, I had a conversation with the head of business development for a French logistics company. He was over the moon because in only 5 months he reached his goal of getting 10 qualified opportunities. And, even better, he managed to go beyond the target by closing a €350K deal.

Reinforcement: The Key To Leadership In Sales Coaching

Sandler Training

One of the things I talk about often with sales leaders who are eager to maximize their team’s performance is the principle of reinforcement.