Sat.Sep 07, 2019 - Fri.Sep 13, 2019

When Your Buyers are Stuck, Less is More

Alice Heiman

Buyers are bombarded with information. It’s crippling. I’ve seen the worse cases of “Analysis Paralysis” with buyers who are looking at content from competitors and are trying to understand it. They look at websites, articles, pricing sheets, videos, and sites that do comparisons.

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Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: Do This First in Sales!

Connect2Sell

Has this ever happened to you? critical thinking critical thinking in sales Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Sales 191

The Single Greatest Threat To Your Productivity

Anthony Iannarino

What prevents you from being productive throughout the week is not the internet or social apps. It isn’t the many distractions that vie for your time and attention, each one demanding you stop what you are doing and shift your focus in its direction.

eBook 102

Let’s Not Confuse Pipeline Trends with Individual Opportunities

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Data-driven models in sales can be a double-edged sword. While they do help create focus, especially across large swaths of data and opportunities, they also have limitations.

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.

Will You Have Enough Leads in the Funnel to Make Your Number?

Sales Benchmark Index

Over the past few years, marketers are increasingly held responsible for revenue goals. If you’re like most CMOs, you can identify with at least one of these: You’re not sure how to calculate the number of leads you need to generate.

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What Is A Perfect Voicemail for Prospecting?

The Sales Hunter

First off, don’t over complicate it. Your objective is first to generate interest and then get them to return your call. That’s it! Don’t think that your goal is to answer every objective or to even motivate them to immediately buy. You’re not going to do that by leaving one voicemail.

Your Reaction To Objections Is Hardwired

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Our reaction to rejection is hardwired on a primal level. This means it is about managing yourself and your reactions, and less about managing the objection. You are better off learning to control your emotion, and think through the issue, and rely on your process.

Bets That Pay Big: What Market-Leading CEOs Do to Beat the Market

Sales Benchmark Index

This or That? As CEO, you’re presented with initiatives from your team all the time, and every single one is a top priority. Whether it’s signing off on a new marketing campaign or helping revamp the sales team, it’s tough to.

Perception vs Reality: Men and Women In Sales

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Parth Mukherjee Chorus.ai is a champion for having more women in sales positions. As a Conversation Intelligence platform, Chorus stores and analyzes millions of sales calls every year. With all of that data at our fingertips, people like to ask, "Are male or female sales reps better?

Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

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

Should I Have a Presentation to Share When I Am Prospecting?

The Sales Hunter

The answer to this question is a resounding, no! A few weeks ago, I received a prospecting email that contained over 15 different links. Rather than an email, it was a syllabus for a graduate course. I was floored at the email.

Podcast 115: Under The Skin of Successful Salespeople With Mary Grothe

John Barrows

This week we have Mary Grothe , CEO of Sales BQ on the podcast. Mary is a sales trainer and keynote speaker who has an incredible drive to succeed in sales. In this podcast Mary talks about how she got into sales and used her own drive to blow her quota up and climb the career ladder.

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How CEOs Can Shape an Agile Annual Plan to Make the Number

Sales Benchmark Index

Is all of your hard work, team offsite meetings, and weeks of collaboration leaving you with a rigid annual plan that looks too much the one from last year? No CEO wants to shape a plan that is too stiff to.

The Sales Presentation: Things to Keep in Mind

Mr. Inside Sales

Here is another excerpt from a really good book on sales I’ve been reading—and quoting from—this summer: “The Salesman’s Book of Wisdom” by Chriswell Freeman. The Presentation”. “In In 1914, Thomas J. Watson, was named president of the company that would come to be known as IBM.

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.

Monday Motivation Video: Power Questions Get Better Answers

The Sales Hunter

Leaders don’t really have all the answers, they just have all the questions. The best way to get the information you need is by asking questions. That it how you create dialogue. Start this week by asking power questions, and I promise you’ll get better answers.

Change in Approach Leads to 304% Increase in Sales Effectiveness

Understanding the Sales Force

You're famished and someone suggests that you go on a 2-day fast! You're late, it's a two-hour ride by car to your destination and someone suggests that you walk! You're exhausted and ready for a nap and someone suggests you should clean our your basement!

Leads 210

How to Establish Trust Among Your Peers

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Lewis Robinson It is not a hidden fact that there are trust issues being developed each day in the business markets.

How To 208

Eight Things Your Customers, Employees, and Loved Ones Have in Common

The Sales Heretic

Your customers are exactly like your employees. And both of them are exactly like the people in your life you love most. In one critically important way: They have the exact same emotional needs. They all want to feel valued and valuable. That means they want to feel: 1. Understood 2. Appreciated 3.

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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.

9 Shrewd Negotiation Tips Proven to Close More Deals

Sales Hacker

Negotiating is one of the most important skills salespeople can develop, yet it’s often overlooked.

You need to know how Salesforce is stealing your budget

Membrain

For almost 20 years, one CRM platform has been in use by more sales organizations than any other. You know the one. CRM CEO Advice

The Top 10 Priorities for Sales Leaders in 2020 (and How to Achieve Them) [Infographic]

Hubspot Sales

As we creep closer to the end of the year, it’s natural for sales leaders to reflect on what worked, what didn’t, and to map out their priorities for the year ahead. But what are the matters that are most important to them?

Grant’s Most Revealing Interview Ever

Grant Cardone

I recently had the honor of going on London Real, and here is just some of what we talked about…. Brian Rose: Grant, what do you usually think about “British European”—is it a different mentality than the Americans?

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!

Experts Weigh In: Top Strategies to Close the Deal at End-of-Quarter

Sales Hacker

End of quarter… It can evoke a range of emotions. . For some, EOQ (end of quarter) brings up reflection, planning, and celebrating company milestones. For those of us in sales, it can be stressful, unpredictable, and downright exhausting. .

Blaming External Factors for Your Results

Anthony Iannarino

If you look for reasons you can’t do something, your mind will look for evidence to confirm what you want to believe. The question you need to ask yourself is, “Why do you want to believe external forces are preventing you from achieving some outcome or goal?”

eBook 99

How to level up your sales career in 2020

Close.io

Feeling like your sales career is stuck in place? That you’re trying to climb the ranks within your team, but it just doesn’t feel like you’re truly levelling up? Let’s be honest, you have some lofty goals for your life as a sales pro (as you should!).

30 Growth Hacking Tools Your Sales Team Will Love You For

Hubspot Sales

As a sales professional, the rate at which you’re expected to guide prospects through the sales process and drive revenue for your company is likely increasing. Many companies create ambitious targets requiring growth, scalability, and hustle. How do you achieve these goals? Through growth hacking.

Tools 97

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.

“Managers Think They’re Good at Coaching. They’re Not.” according to Harvard Business Review

Allego

This article originally appeared on hbr.org. Authors: Julia Milner and Trenton Milner. Julia Milner is a professor in leadership, academic director of the Global MBA program at EDHEC Business School in France and an honorary professorial fellow with the Sydney Business School in Australia.

10 Things You Don’t Know Success Demands of You

Anthony Iannarino

There are likely some things you don’t know about success. In your pursuit of success (whatever that means to you, and however you define it) it is harmful to your effort to be ignorant of these things.

Five Ways to Improve Communication with Current Customers

Sandler Training

Here are five simple ways we can improve the quality of our communication with the people who are currently buying from us and expand and deepen those relationships over time. Read Time: 8 Minutes. Customer Relationships