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How to Take the “Snore” Out of Sales Training

Sales Benchmark Index

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Close More Sales with this One Training Tip

Mr. Inside Sales

Do you want to be a top producer in sales? If yes, then do what I did: Get the best training you can and use what you learn. Enroll yourself or your team in next week’s 7-week online training program. It forced me to listen rather than ad-lib poor sales technique.

How To Destroy Your Sales Skills Training


And while one-and-done sales skills training is high on that list, it’s time to explore this topic in more details. Some of the best companies in the world focus their sales enablement programs on sales skills training. sales enablement crm integration sales training

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.”. Explain how to architect your training to avoid ILT, if you want to.

How to Boost Your Credibility at a Trade Show

The Sales Heretic

How do you stand out and effectively compete? Especially against larger competitors that may be able to buy a [.]. Sales credibility marketing prospect seminar trade show tradeshow training workshopA trade show is a challenging sales environment.

How To Earn A PhD In Sales

MTD Sales Training

Most have a desire to excel beyond their peers and rise to the top of their industry. One of the most frequent questions I get is, “How do I become a top sales person ?”. Well, let’s relate the selling profession to other professions. How Many Prospects Have You Seen?

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How to Reinforce Training So It Sticks

Sales and Marketing Management

Teaser: When it comes to reinforcing what employees have learned through training, many organizations fall down on the job. When it comes to reinforcing what employees have learned through training, many organizations fall down on the job. Issue Date: 2015-11-30.

How To Deliver Bad News To The Sales Team

MTD Sales Training

Due to circumstances well beyond your control, the new software version upgrade will not ship as promised. The sales team has anxious clients waiting for the upgrade, in addition to many prospects who are interested in seeing the new version. MTD Sales Training.

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How to Be an Extrovert

Grant Cardone

From 1962 to 1992 he was in America’s living rooms each weeknight hosting The Tonight Show. He appeared to be a perfect extrovert. He was called a loner, a hard man to get to know. If you met me at a party I wouldn’t have much to say.

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The Best Learning Methodologies for Developing Elite Sales Leaders

Speaker: Steven Rosen MBA, Author, Executive Coach, Speaker and Top 50 Sales Influencer

It is well recognised that the frontline sales managers are the key to driving performance in sales organizations. If you had to choose between investing in sales manager training vs sales rep training what would you do? Why traditional sales leadership training fails.

Closing Sales, Process, Hauntings, Training & More

Understanding the Sales Force

It''s very fashionable - and a best practice - to continue promoting the most-read, most-liked, most-favorited, most-shared, most-tweeted and most-commented articles; but I don''t think anyone has gathered up their worst work and said, "Look at this!" Photo Credit: Psychic Library.

How to Implement Successful Sales Training For a Multigenerational Workforce


One of the biggest talent management challenges facing sales organizations today is the need to effectively manage a multigenerational workforce. One area where this generational mix can potentially be most problematic is when it comes to training and developing staff members.

Five Reasons Your Sales Team Should Be Cross-Trained

The Pipeline

As small companies grow, they often see a specialization emerge in their salesforce which only grows to increase its segmentation from one another. The sales department grows to become independent from the customer service, marketing, and other areas of the business.

How To Manage Your Sales Manager

MTD Sales Training

One of the main questions I get from sales people is what to do when trapped under ineffective, negative, de-motivating or otherwise, bad sales management. Being a sales director myself, I hesitate to align myself with unfounded complaints about sales management.

How Video Learning Is Transforming Skill Mastery in Sales

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO, About-Face Development

Video learning is not new, but the marriage of video learning and today’s technology is transforming our ability to achieve skill mastery in sales. Join us as we delve into how technology advancements in learning are changing the game and why it’s critical to sales success.

How To Get LUCKY…In Sales

MTD Sales Training

Does selling have anything to do with luck? Then others will claim that luck or happenstance has nothing to do with success in sales and it is all a matter of skill and effort. It causes a chain reaction that is often difficult to quantify. You need to posses “Expert Knowledge.”

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How To Guarantee An Increase In Value

MTD Sales Training

How do you define the word ‘value’? One definition could be ‘the regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something, one’s judgement of what is important’. How do you view people who share valuable advice with you?

How to Make Sales Training Actually Stick

Hubspot Sales

While sales is undoubtedly the lifeblood of any organization, the thought of implementing a successful sales training program is enough to give even the strongest business leader pause. Which modern training strategies are reps and their managers looking using to improve sales training?

How To Create Your Own LUCK

MTD Sales Training

Just how much of selling success is luck? Some will say that selling has absolutely nothing to do with luck; instead it is all a matter of skill. Others however, will maintain that, of course there is some element of luck involved in selling. MTD Sales Training.

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Maximizing Sales Training ROI with eLearning

Speaker: Ray Makela, CEO Sales Readiness Group

Companies spend about $20 billion a year on various forms of sales training. Still, many sales leaders report low ROIs from their sales training initiatives. So how can you ensure that your investment in sales training is producing excellent results.

How To Set Big, Hairy A * Sales Goals

MTD Sales Training

We’re always told to think big, aim high and challenge ourselves. It can give us motivation and drive to go where we might not have thought we could and achieve things we might not have thought possible. McDonald’s: To be the world’s best quick service restaurant experience.

Cut Your Training Budget In Half – Double Your ROI

The Pipeline

Training is an interesting concept, at least in sales, as much as most sales leaders or sales ops people bring their own bias and flavour to it. While I get it, I don’t think this is necessarily leads to the best results or return on training investment.

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How To Handle A Client That Wants A Bigger Discount

MTD Sales Training

Naturally, it’s because people associate what they have to pay with how useful the solution will be for their current situation. For example, how much would you pay for a litre bottle of water from a shop? Well, it depends on what shop and how needy you are for the water.

How To Sell A Product To A Customer?

MTD Sales Training

When you think of a salesperson, what immediately springs to mind? Is it the old ‘snake-oil’ salesperson of old who put their foot in the door, or never stops talking, or puts undue pressure on you to ‘sign today’? So, how should you sell a product to a customer today?

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. So how can you ensure that your investment in sales training is producing excellent - and lasting - results?

How to Take the “Snore” Out of Sales Training

Sales Benchmark Index

It is so compelling, yet your sales training class did not grasp it. Did you look around the room to see if they were still listening? This post is about the importance of sales training fundamentals. The best sales training content is forgotten without memorable delivery.

How to Get Sales and Customer Service Teams Working Together

Base CRM

This is a great thing for customers, and it’s a great thing for businesses that want to build long-term relationships with those customers. But this shift towards relationships and away from mere transactions has also revealed one of the fundamental problems in how we think about sales and customer service. The customer service team’s priority, on the other hand, is usually to reduce the number of conversations they have every day. Time to resolution.

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How To Create Urgency In The Sale

MTD Sales Training

You offer a price discount as an inducement, but still the prospect sees no reason to buy TODAY. Below is a powerful and effective way to create a sense of urgency in your sales interactions. . To tell the prospect that they can save £40,000 a year is one thing.

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How to Successfully Coach Your Sales Team to Drive Efficiency

Speaker: Steve Benson, Founder and CEO, Badger Maps

You can manage activities and processes but people need to be guided to reach their full potential. To enable your team to perform at its best and increase sales efficiency, it’s important that you give them the training, knowledge and tools that they need to be successful.

How to Achieve Short-Term Explosive Growth from your Sales Team

Understanding the Sales Force

Dave Kurlan Sales Coaching sales management training sales leadership training sales dataExplosive Growth. Positive Momentum. Better Morale. Greater Confidence. Improved Capabilities.

How to Design a Fast Ramp Training Program

Sales Benchmark Index

You ask yourself: “ What can I do different to ramp my reps faster?” Follow the 4 step process below to start this year off right. Some of the metrics you can use are: Time to revenue (retiring quota). Lead to Opportunity conversion.

How to Train Millennials and Generation Z for Success

Sales and Marketing Management

Teaser: To stay competitive, sales organizations must reinvent their approach to sales team training by adjusting to meet the needs of the millennial and Z generations. Issue Date: 2015-12-18. Author: Brian Cleary, Chief Strategy Officer, bigtincan.

How To Articulate Your Value Proposition In 5 Minutes Flat

MTD Sales Training

What’s most important to your prospects? When we ask this question, many salespeople we train will answer “to save money!”. And, while that’s often the main topic of conversation, it rarely transpires as the REAL criteria prospects use to make a decision to go with you.

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How To L.E.A.D By Example For Successful Sales Management

MTD Sales Training

Many think that to lead your team by example, is to sell as much or as more as each member of the sales team. So how can you lead by example? Excel in the following four critical areas and you will not only lead your sales team by example, but lead them to another level as well!

How to Succeed at Training Your Team [Podcast]

Sandler Training

This year, on Fridays, Dave talks about the attitude, behavior, and techniques of successful sales managers as he shares his thoughts on the 49 Sandler Rules for Sales Leaders. Listen Time: 10 Minutes. Management & Leadership

The 4 Most Common Buyer Types (And How To Sell To Them!)

MTD Sales Training

One feature of modern, relationship-selling is that we need to understand about peoples’ preferred buying behaviour if we are to sell to more of them. Some people prefer to buy quickly, others slowly. Analyticals like to analyse and compare things.

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How To Find Out Why Your Client Is Leaving

MTD Sales Training

So, if your customer does leave you or ceases to repeat orders with you, it can prove to be not only a major disappointment for you, but also a big loss of profitability for your company. If they do leave, you need to know that customers don’t do so without a solid reason.

How To Reduce Your Price Without Reducing The Value

MTD Sales Training

Once in a while, (and it really should be just once in a while,) there comes the time when you absolutely have to lower your price to close the sale. The Proper Way to Lower the Price. and the sales person says, “Ok, how about THIS price instead!”.

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