Dave Kurlan's Predictions for Sales Organization in 2020

Understanding the Sales Force

TWO: While there are certainly nuances that influence how selling changes based on the target audience and complexity, selling is essentially the same whether it is technology, pharmaceuticals, capital equipment, financial services, cars, components, accounting or any of 200 other industries.

MedTech sales – financial impact of measuring patient satisfaction

Sales Training Connection

MedTech sales. What does all this mean for MedTech sales? . It will introduce new call points into the sales cycle – with different concerns, new objections and a different perspective on the balance between clinical and economic value. 2014 Sales Momentum, LLC.

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MedTech sales – the declining advantage of superior technology

Sales Training Connection

Medtech sales. ” The BCG report goes on to suggest that MedTech companies must also invest in reinventing their sales team to reflect the shifts in the buying process. Buying Process. Sales Process. Buying process. 2014 Sales Momentum ®.

Medical sales – ask for commitments if you want to win

Sales Training Connection

Medical sales - getting a commitment. Asking for a commitment that moves the sales process forward – too often it’s the forgotten last step in a sales call. Research shows that in complex sales, the seller needs to “close” for a commitment from the buyer on every call.

MedTech clinical staff – invite them to the sales training party

Sales Training Connection

MedTech clinical staff + sales training. Because of the transformation changes in the healthcare buying environment, many MedTech companies either already have or are now seriously considering leveraging the clinical support staff to participate more actively in the sales effort.

The Global 2015 STAR Sales Manager Survey

The Pipeline

As we rush headlong in to the New Year, my next three posts will feature things sales leaders should be thinking about to drive success for their teams and their companies. STAR Results) , The Global 2015 STAR Sales Manager Survey. National Sales Managers/Directors.

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Why Should I Trust You? [Answer Me That]

No More Cold Calling

My uncle was a pharmaceutical salesman in a small town. That’s why the best way for a sales rep to build business trust is to start out with a referral introduction. Sean Callahan gathered insights from 11 experts and shared them on the LinkedIn Sales Blog.

The Achilles Heel of CRM Adoption (and 2 Ways to Overcome it)

Smart Selling Tools

The first revenue-numbing fact is that 65% of a sales rep’s time is spent NOT doing what they are ultimately paid for—selling [1]. The second equally disturbing data point is that 74% of sales organizations have poor CRM adoption [2].

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52 Sales Management Tips – the Sales Manager’s Success Guide

Smart Selling Tools

I recently read 52 Sales Management Tips – The Sales Manager’s Success Guide by Steven Rosen. Written for sales managers and small business owners, this is a guide every sales leader will benefit from.

Artificial Larry versus Amplified Leadership – 4 ‘Must Have’ Competencies To Stay In The Game

Bernadette McClelland

‘Adelaide-based artificial intelligence software vendor Complexica secured a software deployment contract with pharmaceutical company Pfizer Australia’ and launched the artificial intelligence engine, Larry, the Digital Analyst.

Think Robots Will Replace B2B Sales Reps?

No More Cold Calling

Eliot Burdett, CEO of Peak Sales Recruiting, explains why in this month’s guest post. Have B2B sales reps gone the way of CD players, the Rolodex, and analog radio—replaced by technology that gets the job done faster and better? If you don’t need sales reps, you’re not innovating. .

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X-Factor Compensation Leaders: How to Be Incredible at Incentive Planning (Allergan)


Sales compensation plan can be a complex process. Those who work to create a plan for their company must develop a compensation process and incentive plan that will motivate the right sales behaviors to achieve goals, all while driving growth.

5 Myths About Working with Millennials in Sales (Debunked!)

Sales Hacker

The sales world is no different, but many of those stereotypes miss what makes Millennials shine when it comes to forging connections and closing deals. For years, the sales world has heard endless stories about Millennials and what makes them tick. appeared first on Sales Hacker.

X-Factor Compensation Leaders: How to Be Incredible at Incentive Planning (Allergen)


Sales compensation plan can be a complex process. Those who work to create a plan for their company must develop a compensation process and incentive plan that will motivate the right sales behaviors to achieve goals, all while driving growth.

Sales, Big Data, Partnerships & Integration: A Conversation with Henry Schuck of DiscoverOrg and Mark Godley of HG Data

DiscoverOrg Sales

It’s an amazing time to be a consumer of sales data. That is why DiscoverOrg is beating the pack and has emerged as a best-of-class sales intelligence platform. In conjunction with the DiscoverOrg/HG Data partnership announcement, we sat down with DiscoverOrg co-founder and CEO, Henry Schuck, and HG Data’s Chief Revenue Officer, Mark Godley, to get their perspectives on the role of data and SaaS tools on both the trends and future direction for sales and marketing.

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The Pipeline ? POGO POWER

The Pipeline

The Pipeline Renbor Sales Solutions Inc.s Stored in Attitude , Business Acumen , Guest Post , HR Management , Sales Leadership , Sales Management , Sales Success , execution. A Random Walk Up Sales Street. Buying Process. EDGE Sales Process.

Sales Hiring: The Ultimate Guide

Hubspot Sales

Your organization needs an effective sales hiring strategy to survive. The average annual turnover for sales teams is around 27% , meaning that if you have 10 reps, you could lose three of them within the year. Roberge factored this into his interviewing process with a role play.

Securing Customer Commitment

Paul Cherry's Top Sales Techniques

Sales Training & Management Workshops | 302-478-4443. Corporate Sales Training. → On-Site Sales Training. → One-on-One Sales Coaching. Sales Management Training. → Sales Management Coaching. QuestionsThatSell™ QuestionsThatGetResults™ Managing Distributor & Independent Sales Rep Relationships. Sales Store. Distribution Sales Training. Hospitality Sales Training. Manufacturing Sales Training.

Interview Abstract: Why Selling with Value Requires Modern Tools + Modern Training

The ROI Guy

I recently had the opportunity to interview Dario Prolio from leading sales training and performance management firm Richardson. Here is an abstract from that webcast interview session ( click here to access the recording ): #1 Issue – Inability for Sales to communicate value messaging?