2014

A scoop of Insideview with some Jigsaw special sauce

Sales 2.0

“A scoop of Insideview with some Jigsaw special sauce.” That’s my best shot at summing up a new “Sales 2.0” tool that I think you should check out. The tool is Owler. Owler is a new company from the fellow who founded none other than one of my favorite Sales 2.0

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3 Business Lessons Learnt Whilst Travelling Half The World!

Bernadette McClelland

3 Business Lessons Learnt Whilst Travelling Half The World! It’s a long one this week… Each year for the past few years, I make my annual pilgrimage to the USA.

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The POWER of Sales Success is 100% in Your Control

Jeffrey Gitomer

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3 Reasons Why Objections are Not a Bad Thing

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto - tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca. Most sales people think about objections as being a bad thing, a lot of sales people and worse leaders, get really uptight when it comes to objections.

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.

4 Steps to Master Your Territory

Sales Benchmark Index

“The only thing that is constant is change.” – Heraclitus. The beginning of the year can be filled with challenges, such as: Getting back to work after the holidays. Preparing for the BIG kickoff meetings. New products or services in your portfolio. Changes in personnel. A higher sales number to hit.

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The Secret to Sales Rep Motivation

Steven Rosen

By Steven A. Rosen. Last week I was speaking with a VP of Sales of a well-known software company. George was not pleased with the performance of his sales team and was under intense pressure from the senior team to turn things around.

11 Things Great Leaders Do that Managers Only Think About

The Sales Hunter

The biggest thing holding back organizations is the lack of leadership. I’m continually asked by companies large and small, “What are the traits that make a great leader?” ” Here is my list of what it takes to be a great leader: 1.

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5 Keys to Building Successful Sales Teams - Keep Them Motivated

Anthony Cole Training

In a previous blog, I talked about my own motivation as it related to my athletic career.

2014 B2B Marketing Trends That Work

Pointclear

As a B2B company, it’s paramount that you stay on top of trends so you know which to adopt and which to nix. This is a standout year for B2B marketing.

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Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

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

My 3 secrets for getting more done

Sales 2.0

This is a post by Anthony Iannarino. It originally appeared in Anthony’s newsletter. I liked it so much I asked Anthony if I could reproduce it here. Once you’ve read this you should head on over to Anthony’s newsletter page and sign up so you too get his emails.

Startup sales gigs-watch out for men bearing shades

Sales 2.0

“Dude, the future of this startup is so bright you better bring shades.”. Startups are super exciting but they can turn a “rockstar sales person” into a “loser”. So if one of these “golden opportunities” comes your way, try to look carefully before you jump in. Here’s why.

3 Business Lessons Learnt Whilst Travelling Half The World!

Bernadette McClelland

3 Business Lessons Learnt Whilst Travelling Half The World! Each year for the past few years, I make my annual pilgrimage to the USA.

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What makes referrals happen? Your actions, NOT your ask!

Jeffrey Gitomer

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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.

To Call or Not

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto - tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca. I am often asked a question I really hate, and while I have learned not to let it get on my nerves, and usually manage to deal with it calmly, it still pains me that my fellow professional sellers would ask it.

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How to Avoid Bad Hires

Sales Benchmark Index

Perhaps you have recently made a few hiring mistakes. You are not alone. Statistics show that 80% of employee turnover is due to bad hiring decisions. This is according to The Harvard Business Review. It is frustrating when you think about the time and dollars you invested.

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50 Ways to Score More Sales

Score More Sales

Need some sales inspiration? A new twist on an old sales idea you’d like to do again? A quick sales jump-start this week? We’re pulling from a post originally published in November of 2008 – the ideas still stand, and there are LOTS more. The idea is to get inspired to take action.

3 Sales Management Secrets for Success

Steven Rosen

By Steven A. Rosen. You plan to have a breakthrough year in 2014. You are a strong sales manager and you know your business, your customers and your reps. Hopefully you have had an awesome holiday and are charged up ready to have a great year!

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.

15 Things Top Sales Managers Do and You Should, Too!!

The Sales Hunter

What makes someone a great sales manager? What separates them from the rest? Based on 15 years of consulting with sales teams, I have concluded the below list of 15 factors are what the “best of the best” do to be a successful sales manager: 1. Realize their job is not to be a sales […].

Did Simon Sinek get it wrong?

Bernadette McClelland

Did Simon Sinek get it wrong? Yes and No! The power of purpose, the power of why is fundamental to our legacy, our leadership and our day to day living. Those that have it are driven, have a pull that creates its own powerful momentum and almost creates a life of its own.

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Did Simon Sinek get it wrong?

Bernadette McClelland

Did Simon Sinek get it wrong? Yes and No! The power of purpose, the power of why is fundamental to our legacy, our leadership and our day to day living. Those that have it are driven, have a pull that creates its own powerful momentum and almost creates a life of its own.

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40 Ways To Hunt For Business More Creatively

Sales 2.0

Paul Castain demonstrates his creativity with this excellent list of 40 ways to be more creative in prospecting. Super-practical stuff. You know, I could be way out of line in this assumption but prospects need creative solutions to the challenges they face in their world.

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!

Lessons Mark Bouris and Julie Cross have gallantly taught me this week

Bernadette McClelland

Lessons Mark Bouris and Julie Cross have gallantly taught me this week. They say when the student is ready then the teacher will come. Thursday morning, I was invited to a breakfast hosted by the City of Yarra and fortunate enough to meet Mark Bouris who was the speaker.

What are the best B2B lead sources to fill the top of your funnel?

Sales 2.0

Looking at the big picture and figuring out where you should spend your time and money on lead generation is a tough task and one I’ve seen many companies skip.

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Do people WANT to listen to you? 9.5 strategies to employ when presenting as a sales trainer, coach or leader

Jeffrey Gitomer

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3 Ways The Beatles Will Make You A Better Cold Caller – Sales eXecution 265

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto - tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca . The Beatles Is On The Phone – by NowhereGirl17. If you ask sales people why they hate/fear cold calling their response always revolves around them, their feelings, and rarely the buyer’s.

Supercharge Your Sales Training ROI with eLearning

Speaker: Ray Makela, CEO, Sales Readiness Group, and David Jacoby, President, Sales Readiness Group

Companies spend about $20 billion a year on various forms of sales training, but many sales leaders report a low ROI from their sales training initiatives. Join us, along with Ray Makela and David Jacoby from Sales Readiness Group, as they break down the five essential factors to achieve sustainable success from your sales training investment, and how to leverage eLearning to maximize results.

Are You in Demand? 5 Ways to Stand Out on Linkedin

Sales Benchmark Index

Are you in demand? Do people seek you out? Do they feel it is important to be in your network? If not, you are falling off pace in this new social world we live in. Social Selling Demand Generation CMO Marketing Resources Social Media Social Prospecting

The Ball and Chain for Salespeople – Email Management

Score More Sales

If you are in sales, take a look at your email inbox now. How many emails do you have? What is your process for dealing with email? I’ll share some ideas, but first, please take this 3 minute survey on how you deal with email.

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Everything you think you know about success is WRONG!

Steven Rosen

Edgy Interview with Dan Waldschmidt. By: Steven A. Rosen. I had the pleasure of interviewing my friend, Dan Waldschmidt , about his new book titled EDGY Conversations : How Ordinary People Can Achieve Outrageous Success.