The Top 10 Sales Movies That You MUST Watch

MTD Sales Training

We’re big film fans in the office and any new sales person (or member of staff come to that) that starts with MTD, I always grill them as to the movies they’ve seen about sales! Sales Stories sales films sales movies top sales films top sales movies Have you watched. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Marketing and Old Cameras: An Exercise in Composition

Pointclear

Anyway, when it came in the mail I wanted to quickly load it with film and shoot something. Given the camera’s age and limitations, I opted for a roll of slow (100-ISO) black-and-white film and waited for a sunny day. Recently I bought an antique camera on eBay.

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How Executives Fail to Understand the Reasons for Poor Sales and Revenue Performance

Understanding the Sales Force

You might say that after reading an awesome book, waiting for months and years in anticipation of the movie version, only to be extremely disappointed when the much hyped film failed to live up to what you remembered feeling when turning the pages. "That wasn't what I expected!".

Are you the Beatty or Dunaway of Your Sales Team?

Score More Sales

People wait all night – all year – to hear those final awards for best actor, actress, and film. The 2017 Academy awards were nearly over when a huge mistake was made in announcing the last award – for Best Picture. This year, actors Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway had the honor of announcing the big Best Picture winner. Many loyal Score More Sales blog readers are in their 20’s and 30’s - you may have no idea who those old folks were.

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How To Guarantee Your Audience Will Sit Up And Take Notice

MTD Sales Training

Once in a while, I come across a film or video that makes an impression on me and I say to myself that I have to let as many people as possible see it. This particular short film amused and intrigued. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Sales Stories gaining attentiveness from your team how to grab the attention of the audience

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As the Head Coach - Practice for Sales Success - It's Your Job

Anthony Cole Training

Here is a typical week for a football team prior to performance: Sunday - review game films from previous day - about 2 hours. Monday - 30 minutes of class time wiht a position coach, 2 hours of on-field practice, 30 minutes of film review.

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Account Based Selling Teams Should Never Pitch

No More Cold Calling

They analyze the opposition, watch films of their games, assess the strengths and weaknesses of each player, and devise a winning strategy. “A man leaves home and turns left three times, only to return home facing two men wearing masks. Who are those two men?”.

Periscope-The World As We Know It Just Changed

Fill the Funnel

The ability to save the video feeds to your camera roll or let them expire in 24 hours Cost: Free Viewers of your feed can share their comments directly with you live, in real-time as you are filming.

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Periscope-The World As We Know It Just Changed

Fill the Funnel

The ability to save the video feeds to your camera roll or let them expire in 24 hours Cost: Free Viewers of your feed can share their comments directly with you live, in real-time as you are filming.

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The Real Reason Sales People Struggle to Close Opportunities

Pointclear

I am, of course referring to his role as Blake, the alpha dog motivational salesman in the film “Glengarry Glen Ross”. But it’s somewhat relevant, because the role he plays in that film is, by the standards of effective salesmanagership, completely barking. This article was originally published by Bob Apollo on his blog Accelerating Revenue Growth: the Inflexion-Point Blog.

Tom Hanks, Credibility and Sales

Performance Sales and Training

Describe a film as a “ Tom Hanks movie ” and everyone knows what to expect: A highly likable, regular guy who gets caught in extraordinary circumstances but rises to the top due to his true good character. He shows up on the set prepared to make each film the absolute best possible.

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Which Fictional Salesperson Are You? [Infographic]

Repsly

In film and TV, sales reps are often portrayed as just being one or the other, even if the ideal sales persona lies somewhere in the middle. Sales is a tough job -- especially when you're selling in the field. Sometimes a situation calls for being tough and authoritative, and other times you must be compassionate and lend a listening ear. For example, Don Draper is unapologetic and Jim Halpert is goofy and personable.

Professional Sports Putting Profits Before People

Steven Rosen

The most recent film Concussion shamed the NFL. Leadership Lessons from the Elite. Like many of you, I follow professional sports but I am in no way a sport fanatic.

4 Secrets to the One-Call Meeting: Your Powerful Referral Program

No More Cold Calling

Even if you haven’t seen the film, you can probably guess what happens. Is your team tired of cold calling? Some people say it takes seven to 12 touches for sales reps to reach their prospects? Is that how you want your team spending their time?

April Edition of Top Sales Magazine Published

Jonathan Farrington

Finally, my “JF Uncut” column is taken over by my Italian cousin, the well-known Italian film director, Jonatelli Farringtonioni this month, who shares all the news from around the sales space. …. Our bumper April magazine is now published, and ready for your enjoyment.

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Scaling Lead Gen: Growing NetSuite’s BDR Team to 170 People in 3.5 Years

Openview

We watched game film. I just returned from Dublin where I spoke at SaaStock 2017 (what an amazing group of founders and investors!) to share some of the lessons I learned while building out NetSuite’s BDR team. NetSuite is the world’s leading cloud ERP provider.

Planet of the Apes, Trust and Sales

Increase Sales

And unless you had heard this small tidbit of human behavior that Charlton Heston observed during the filming of the original film and the sequel, you might believe I am reaching for some bananas. Possibly you are wondering about this title of Planet of the Apes, Trust and Sales?

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Manage Like the Godfather

No More Cold Calling

How many times have you seen The Godfather films? A sure sign of a really great film is that it’s filled with lines you know by heart and lessons you can apply in your life. Sales managers can take a few lessons from Don Corleone’s leadership style.

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[TEMPLATE] How to Start a Conversation Using the “Foot-in-the-Door” Email

DiscoverOrg Sales

FYI, here’s the details on Japan’s spam laws: Reason #2) We were filming a cold email course in Tokyo. Here’s how to start a conversation (and book a meeting) with almost any prospect in your database or CRM using the “Foot-in-the-Door” email. This simple, 5-step cold email technique works especially well for sales development reps who regularly email: CEOs. Marketing VPs. Industry influencers. HR directors. Elon Musk. Your favorite podcast host.

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Every Frontline Sales Professional is Unique

Jonathan Farrington

We each have a unique personality, which admittedly is shaped and influenced by our parents; peer group and even TV/Film stars we admire, but the undeniable reality remains that we are all most certainly different. I was recently asked, that if I genuinely believed that all customers and clients – and presumably prospects – are unique, would I agree that all front-line sales professionals are unique?

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The Greatest Sales Pitch I’ve Seen All Year. It’s Drift’s and it’s brilliant. Here’s why.

Openview

It’s the same dynamic that plays out in epic films and fairy tales: We value Obiwan’s gift of a lightsaber precisely because we understand the role it can play in Luke’s struggle to destroy the Death Star. Editor’s Note: This article was first published on Medium here.

Sellers Can Learn About Luck From Caine’s Arcade

Score More Sales

I’ve seen this short film about a dozen times already. Then see the good that has come from all the people who saw the film and chipped in to get this kid a college education, and OTHER kids in the future. This week I was around hundreds of sales professionals from all walks of life. Quite often I asked them if they had seen the viral video, Caine’s Arcade yet. Nearly all of them said they hadn’t.

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Sellers Can Learn About Luck From Caine’s Arcade

Score More Sales

I’ve seen this short film about a dozen times already. Then see the good that has come from all the people who saw the film and chipped in to get this kid a college education, and OTHER kids in the future. This week I was around hundreds of sales professionals from all walks of life. Quite often I asked them if they had seen the viral video, Caine’s Arcade yet. Nearly all of them said they hadn’t.

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Closing Time: Learning Lessons From AI

Velocify

In the classic sci-fi film “2001: A Space Odyssey,” two astronauts find their lives in jeopardy when an onboard ship computer thinks it is smarter than the humans that built it and takes over their space mission.

Marketers: Is it Time to Go Undercover?

Smart Selling Tools

Cloaked in a disguise and armed with a plausible explanation for the cameras, they’re filmed working alongside their employees. ­UNDERCOVER BOSS was CBS’s Emmy-nominated #1 new series of the 2009-2010 season, averaging 17.7 million viewers.

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Smarter Commerce Global Summit 6 Tips for Midmarket Companies

Score More Sales

This contest for us to decide between three films that best represented “Your Customer in Context” was innovative. Each of the short films were well done. created by @imagethink for #smartercommerce. The Smarter Commerce Global Summit held annually in the U.S. did not disappoint.

Bring Balance to the Force

InsightSquared

I’m a huge Star Wars fan, so in honor of the new release (December 15) I wanted to write a post about several lessons sales ops can learn from the greatest films of our generation. Guest blog by Joe Rodden, Sales Systems Manager at Catalant Technologies.

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Six Reasons Why Success Stories Fail at Selling

Insight Demand

Did you know, for example, that 7 out of 10 Hollywood films lose money, 1 breaks-even, and only 2 out of 10 make money? Even though Hollywood has more money than God to hire the best script writers and other creative thinkers, most films fail.

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The Scariest Thing is What You Don’t See: Your Garbage Sales & Marketing Data is Killing You

DiscoverOrg Sales

If you want a great vendor that will give you game film on your SDR reps, check out Gong.io. ). “The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.”. – The Usual Suspects (1995). The scariest villains are the ones we don’t see. Maybe there’s something passing across the corner of our eye. Maybe we hear something, but only barely…in the background. Maybe it wasn’t anything at all.

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How to Be Ridiculously Memorable in 4 Simple Steps

Hubspot Sales

Film a 15-second video talking about who you are and sharing two or three fun facts. How to be memorable. Identify your unique characteristics. Emphasize those traits -- but maintain your professionalism. Incorporate your personal brand into your calls, emails, meetings, and social media.

The Evolution of Sales Tools and the Efficiency Paradox

Smart Selling Tools

Was it possible to eliminate the design and production of film slides and the need to carry boxes of slide trays to our sales calls? Think about the most recent communication you sent to a prospect. Picture who the prospect was, what you wrote, and what your objective was.

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Fulfilled Expectations – The Story of “Bad Cousin George”

Jonathan Farrington

” Was that Nicholson’s first film?

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Ten Tips to Take the Dread out of Commission Accruals

OpenSymmetry

In the film, Bill Murray plays the part of Phil, a weatherman who is stuck living the same day over and over. For better or worse, accrual processing is a lot like the movie Groundhog Day. At first, he dreaded the day and felt stuck in a nightmarish loop but ultimately embraces his circumstances and makes the most of them. He asked himself what could be learned and sought to better himself with each repetition.

The 15 Habits of Highly Productive People

Hubspot Sales

Martin Scorsese, film director. 15 Habits of Productive People. They take frequent breaks to restore energy. They're driven by purpose. They create their to-do list the night before (and break major tasks into sub-tasks). They prevent internal distractions.

Just Pack Up Your Business Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile

Increase Sales

When there is nothing good on television which is quite often he will take out a Laurel and Hardy film from his extensive DVD collection and play it. My husband is a great fan of Laurel and Hardy.

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Guest Post: Are You Tired Of Hiring Bad Salespeople?

Jonathan Farrington

In fact, you might have landed the starring role in the film titled, ‘Bad Hire, Bad Life.’ You may have seen this movie before. The plot is not a new one. Sales manager hires a new salesperson and has high hopes that ‘this is the one.’ The resume was good and the interview even better.

5 Keys To Building Successful Sales Teams - Coaching

Anthony Cole Training

We would spend hours pouring over films of the opponent and our own playbooks which were specifically prepared for this week''s game. Then after each game, back to the film room for more learning based on the previous game''s outcome. His proof of execution was the game film.

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5 Keys To Building Success Sales Teams - Coaching

Anthony Cole Training

We would spend hours pouring over films of the opponent and our own playbooks which were specifically prepared for this week''s game. Then after each game, back to the film room for more learning based on the previous game''s outcome. His proof of execution was the game film.

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The Top Characteristic of Top Sales Producers

Inside Sales Training

They are willing to pay the price for success by staying after practice to keep working, by putting in the time for film study or playbook study, and they are willing to do whatever it takes to perform at the top of their game.

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Today, It’s Not What You Know, But How Many You Know ….

Jonathan Farrington

My Italian cousin, the famous film director and producer, Jonatelli Farringtonioni is standing in for me on my JF Uncut column.

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