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My 3 secrets for getting more done

Sales 2.0

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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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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.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

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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Woman Shaves Head for Client Fundraiser

Score More Sales

Yes, it’s true. On Monday, March 3, I will be shaving my head for cancer research. Salespeople love a great sales pitch. I heard one, couldn’t resist seeing if I could be involved, and offered to participate too.

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.

Selling Value - Everything You Always Wanted to Know

Understanding the Sales Force

Copyright: kchung / 123RF Stock Photo. Some news stories just don''t go away. Today those stories include Ferguson, Bill Cosby, ISIS and The NFL''s Domestic Abuse Problem. There is also Obamacare, Immigration and Ebola.

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.

How to Level Up Your Marketing Strategy with Video

Building brand awareness and acquiring customers is never easy, but how can you improve your marketing strategy with limited resources? Vidyard has you covered with their 3-in-1 guide on how to use video across your marketing efforts without breaking the bank.

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

Jeffrey Gitomer

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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.

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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Seven Sales Lessons My Father Taught Me

The Sales Heretic

Without question, the single biggest influence on my life has been my father. Through his words and actions, he taught me a lot about sales, business and life. On the occasion of his birthday, here are a few of the lessons that have shaped me. Find opportunities and go after them My father has [.].

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.

Moving the Sales Performance Bell Curve

A blueprint for turning average performers into top reps.

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!

The 21 New Sales Core Competencies for Modern Selling

Understanding the Sales Force

Understanding the Sales Force by Dave Kurlan Can you name 10 Core Competencies of a great salesperson? Let''s see, there''s prospecting, qualifying and closing, and then there''s.wow, this is difficult!

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.

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 […].

In the Race to Win More Customers, Sales Needs Digital Transformation

Salesforce users were surveyed about the forces shaping today's workplace. Discover the results and why investments in digital transformation and automation are pushing sales teams ahead.

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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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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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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The Best Working E-Mail Subject Lines

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto - tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca . One of the critical elements to success in prospecting is getting the person to open you note.

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.

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

Are You Thanking Your Customers or Insulting Them?

The Sales Heretic

I recently celebrated a birthday, which I tend to do about every year or so. In addition to the cards, phone calls, texts and Facebook messages from friends and family, I also received numerous e-mails from businesses I frequent.

Three Cold Calling Mistakes to Avoid

Score More Sales

Conventional wisdom says that cold calling doesn’t work anymore. Many “experts” sit around and preach about how you must add researched insight into every prospective interaction with a potential buyer. Warm every call up.