Rethinking Education

Selling Energy

Education is a large part of our work at Selling Energy, so I found this blog by Seth Godin especially interesting. In terms of what we call “education,” how effective has it been? Should education be about keeping score, fitting a mold or connecting the dots? education

Do You Need Higher Education?

Grant Cardone

Never stop learning and educating yourself. If the goal of higher education is to be financially secure, then it is failing miserably. We need more skilled people, not more educated people. They are educated, motivated and trained to be where they are at.

Educate To Sell

The Pipeline

Many in sales will agree that it is the role of a seller to educate their buyer, the question is how that is done. These educators, the best educators, start with engagement. As with most good education, it has a purpose and a destination, so should your sales meetings.

How to Adapt to the Well-Educated Modern Buyer

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Kelly Bosetti Salespeople once played a significant role in educating buyers about their options and helping them come to a decision regarding a product or service, but times are changing. Reaching More Educated Buyers.

Found - The Best Sales Learning Methodologies

Speaker: Joe DiDonato, Chief of Staff, Baker Communcations, Inc

In this webinar, corporate learning expert, Joe DiDonato, shares how his teams solved these problems, as well as how new educational technology (EdTech) is changing the sales landscape for all of us. A glimpse of what education will look like in the very near future.

How to improve sales education with technology

Membrain

According to the Sales Education Foundation, on average, graduates of academic sales programs ramp up 50% faster than their peers without a sales-specific educational background, and experience 30% less turnover.

Virtual Sales Education

Score More Sales

These are all no cost, virtual sales education sessions. The post Virtual Sales Education appeared first on Score More Sales. There is so much information about selling online. Where do you start? What do you read?

Educated Buyers and Emerging Sales Sucker Questions

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Today’s decision makers in the B2B industries and even now extending into the B2C markets are becoming far better educated buyers. This change in education is starting to sprout the opportunity by decision makers to ask more sales sucker questions.

Questions Should Educate Not Recriminate

The Pipeline

The lesser chosen path, educate the buyer by making them aware of things impacting their business that they may not be aware of, and showing them how their offering can help the buyer move towards their objectives. By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca .

Educate Yourself

Hyper-Connected Selling

The post Educate Yourself appeared first on David J.P. Fisher. Quotes Will Durant

True Leadership Goes Beyond Education

Increase Sales

He specifically mentioned he lacked education about himself as an individual and consequently as a leader. What continues to bother me about his comments is he believes education is the answer to making better leaders. She demonstrated how true leadership goes beyond education.

2014 Annual magazine with “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” listing

The Pipeline

In 2014, the number has grown to close to 100, evidence of the success of sales programs in educating the next generation of sales professionals. The magazine includes the listing of “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education.”.

Effective Social Media Marketing Educates

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Yet having read this social media marketing post on LinkedIn Pulse , much of what the writer states is just as true for basic education based marketing. By providing marketing from an education based perspective, you can educate by sharing: Market trends.

Higher Education

Sales and Marketing Management

Issue Date: 2012-11-01. Author: Dave Stein. Teaser: Sales trainers often emphasize that in order to gain and maintain a level of competence in selling, salespeople must focus on the basics — Sales 101. That’s true, but there’s a wrinkle.

Application Is FAR Greater Than Education

KO Advantage Group

The application is miles above education. Know that education is important, but only to an extent. How do your weekends look like? Does it look more like rest days with two side dishes of work or full meal courses of quality time with your family?

To Increase Sales Telling Ain't Selling and Neither Is Educating

Increase Sales

What do you mean educating will not increase sales? All those sales experts provide advice about educating your customers. What about education based marketing? Sometimes in order to sell our solutions (products or services) we have a tendency to over educate our sales leads. By over educating, we can potentially lose the ability to increase sales. What would happen if you in educating your customer told him or her only what he or she needed to know?

Money in Education for Business and People Growth Is Secondary to This

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For too long, so called educational experts have been so focused on the what and the how, they have lost the why of education. The why of education is the purpose. Education is supposed to answer some of that curiosity while continuing to expand that innate curious nature.

Top Sales Academy Offers Online Sales Education

Score More Sales

This is an organization I have been a part of for several years and can attest to its professionalism and educational content. The post Top Sales Academy Offers Online Sales Education appeared first on Score More Sales.

Selling Energy to Educational Institutions

Selling Energy

If you’re trying to sell energy to educational institutions, one of the most compelling cases for change comes not in the form of utility cost savings, but rather in the form of what I like to call “butts in seats.”.

Hearing Is Believing through Education Based Marketing

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And what better way to accomplish this believability or trust factor than through education based marketing? What this data suggests is to build believability, to build trust works far better from an education based marketing approach than the traditional sales based or product based approach.

SVP of Sales: How to “Educate” Your CEO

Sales Benchmark Index

What I need from you is to teach me how to educate my CEO. ”. Use your CEO’s questions to understand and educate him. There are three components to understanding and educating your CEO. Two weeks ago, Sales Benchmark Index interviewed a very successful SVP of Sales.

Sustainable Sales Success – Tip 05 – The Educated Buyer

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Yet in my sales training research very few sales programs to even books on selling recognize this important key fact – The Educated Buyer. Another report (Demand Generation Report) moved this percentage of being an educated buyer up to 77%.

Salespeople: Educate and Inform!

Pipeliner

Successful Salespeople Educate and Inform. In the e-marketplace of ideas, successful salespeople educate and inform. The post Salespeople: Educate and Inform! The communications revolution in which we’re engaged has has a profound impact on how salespeople achieve success. Buyers Are Now in Charge! Today buyers often completely pass up the the traditional selling model, instead accessing blogs, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and other web-based tools.

Three Pieces of Paper to Educate Your Prospects

Selling Energy

When you go to a sales meeting you should have three pieces of paper with you. Before presenting any of them you should have asked about your prospect’s decision-making process. What will it ultimately be based on? Price? Value? Warranty? Quality of service? sales performance

3 Ways for CEOs to Educate Themselves on Making the Number

Sales Benchmark Index

This post is written to help educate CEOs on why the number got missed. Rather than thrash about and point fingers, use this to educate yourself on where the problems lie. The CEO’s Funnel Test will help educate you on areas of opportunity in your revenue stream.

6 Reasons Why You Should Build a Customer Education Program

Guru

Michael is General Manager, Service Hub at HubSpot and a guest blogger for Guru. Join Guru's upcoming webinar with Michael for an interactive discussion on the paradigm shift in customer service, and how the function is becoming a key revenue driver for businesses. customer support

Training is Out. Education is In. Are You In or Out?

Jeffrey Gitomer

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Buyers Are Self Educating, So Should Sellers!

Partners in Excellence

Buyers are self educating on the web. When sales people first encounter the customer, the customer is already informed and educated. Just as buyers are self educating, sellers have the same resources available to them. Are you leveraging resources on the web to self-educate?

Sales Education - New Events, Articles and Books

Understanding the Sales Force

Understanding the Sales Force by Dave Kurlan Today's article has a collection of links to help you, your sales managers and your salespeople become more effective. A new book by Adon Rigg, Insightful Selling , launched today.

Technology Trends that Will Change K12 and Higher Education

HeavyHitter Sales

During that time the impact technology has had on students, teachers and higher education has been an incredible.  Here are three technology paradigm shifts I believe will transform K12 education and universities.   EaaS” - Education as a Service.

Sales Tip: Create Your Own Educational Event

Engage Selling

Sales Tips Colleen Francis educational events Engage Selling Solutions optimizing sales sales quota selling The Sales Leader Want to learn other ways to enhance customer loyalty and find new business within your existing client base? Click Here.

Stop ‘Special’ Pricing and Start Value Pricing

Sales Benchmark Index

All businesses need to prove that their products are valuable; simply declaring it to customers will do little to grow the business. The window to prove your solution is worth the investment and is becoming increasingly brief. If there’s a.

The Salesperson Expert versus the Web-Educated Buyer

Pipeliner

The buyer didn’t have the ability to go online and conduct independent research; an important aspect of the sales process was the buyer’s education by the seller. The post The Salesperson Expert versus the Web-Educated Buyer appeared first on SalesPOP! Prior to the ability for consumers to research products, services, people, and companies on the web and social media, salespeople needed to be the expert.

Self Education Will Earn You a Fortune | Jeffrey’s Sales Tips

Jeffrey Gitomer

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Be a Motivator, Not an Educator

Selling Energy

In Nancy Duarte’s book Resonate , she says there are people who produce reports, which are ponderous, comprehensive and certainly difficult to read. At the other end of the spectrum there’s cinema, which people will pay to see and be entertained. sales performance

In Sales Management, The Time To Motivate, Is Not Always The Time To Educate

MTD Sales Training

As a sales manager, director or other frontline supervisor of a sales team, you will often have to help sales people correct mistakes. There are times when you absolutely must teach, correct, fix, train or rectify problems and sometimes you will have to reprimand or take disciplinary action. However, there are some times when you

Should Your Field Marketing Team Own a Number?

Sales Benchmark Index

Pick five non-marketing employees at random, and ask them what value your field marketing team brings to your organization. If you’re reluctant to do this exercise, it’s likely because you want to avoid blank stares and wild guesses that humble you.

A Conversation With Ryan Arnett: Using Sales Assets to Educate, Inform, and Understand Buyer Intent

Costello

At DocSend, the company’s focus on delivering content management and tracking solutions to help teams securely share documents has made Ryan a true expert on educating, informing, and understanding buyer intent. What can you recommend to our readers in the way of further reading or education?

Sales Article about Educating Buyers: Teachers or Salespeople?

Customer Centric Selling

By John Holland, Chief Content Officer, CustomerCentric Selling® - The Sales Training Company Image courtesy of Scott Chan at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Do you think something is awry when people say that a seller''s job is educating buyers? What do sellers talk about when educating buyers?

The Essence of Education

Your Sales Management Guru

THE ESSENCE OF EDUCATION. By Ken Thoreson. This blog is from a chapter in my latest book: “Leading High Performance Teams” I thought you would enjoy it. As we move into the final months of the year ensuring your sales teams are more professional is critical to exceeding your goals. www.AcumenManagement.com. Developing well-coordinated training programs for new salespeople and existing salespeople alike can provide tremendous ROI. . By Ken Thoreson.