Sales Management Training Webinars

Steven Rosen

6 FREE Sales Management Training Webinars . The #1 driver of performance in sales organizations are front-line sales managers. In 2016 only 1/3 of sales managers received any training on hiring vs 49% in 2015. Sales Management Challenges.

LinkedIn Study Women In Sales

Score More Sales

This week, LinkedIn shared some statistics in its study women in sales. They searched for female vs. male names and parsed the data to see how many LinkedIn members were female and in sales vs. male and in sales by industry.

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Unleashing the Power of Frontline Sales Management

Sales and Marketing Management

From sales force training and compensation to investments in sales processes and technology, organizations relentlessly seek to pull the right levers that will drive revenue growth and improve sales effectiveness. In this study, top managers brought in an average $3.5

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. Business Unit Managers/Directors.

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5 Things Sales Managers Should Never Say To A Salesperson

MTD Sales Training

No matter how long you’ve been associated with sales, you’ll never know it all. We’ve worked with sales managers and directors who have been involved in sales all their working lives, sometimes over 40 years, and the evidence of bad leadership exists in the wastelands of their past, through poor motivational techniques, overload of their teams and a determination to prove no-one is as good as they are. It follows the age-old ‘why can’t you study like your sister?’

Sales Excellence Studies Propigate Mediocrity

Understanding the Sales Force

Understanding the Sales Force by Dave Kurlan If you conduct a Google search for Sales Excellence Studies you'll find more than 20,000 results. At Objective Management Group (OMG) we have assessed, not surveyed, 650,000 salespeople and sales managers.

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Sales Excellence Studies Propagate Mediocrity

Understanding the Sales Force

Understanding the Sales Force by Dave Kurlan If you conduct a Google search for "sales excellence studies" , you'll find more than 20,000 results. There are many reasons why these studies are so lame, but let's name just a few: They're not really studies, rather they're surveys.

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5 Ways Sales Managers Can Improve Their Leadership & Culture At Work

MTD Sales Training

Last week, the CMI and Glassdoor published their research findings on management trends in their paper ‘Leadership and Culture at Work.’. It’s always interesting to see how companies are adapting to the wildly-changing world of business, and it’s studies like these that help us as sales managers and sales directors to understand how we need to shape up for future business opportunities. Most top 20 companies in the study put their values first, middle and last.

The Sales Manager’s Success Checklist

Steven Rosen

January sales are in, how are you doing? It is far to early to look your at sales. Here are the top 10 questions you should ask yourself and your sales managers to gauge if you/they have set the foundation for success. Do All Your Sales Reps Have Strong Business Plans?

How Many Days Should a Sales Manager Spend in the Field Sales Coaching?

Steven Rosen

Sales managers who spend more time in the field sales coaching outperform those that don’t! Sales coaching is the number one activity that drives sales rep performance and engagement. How many days do your sales managers spend in the field?

7 skills you’ll need to become a sales manager

Close.io

So you want to become a sales manager ? First you’ll need to make sure you’ve got the right skills, experience, drive and track record at the helm in both selling and at managing others—in order to back yourself up. First and foremost, what exactly is a sales manager?

Unleashing the power of frontline sales management

Sales and Marketing Management

From sales force training and compensation to investments in sales processes and technology, organizations relentlessly seek to pull the right levers that will drive revenue growth and improve sales effectiveness. These efforts frequently end up with disappointing results, however, because most companies neglect the most powerful lever in their arsenal: their frontline, field-level sales managers. In this study, top managers brought in an average $3.5

Sales Selection Experiment - a Must Read Case Study

Understanding the Sales Force

Understanding the Sales Force by Dave Kurlan This kind of story doesn''t happen every day. One of Objective Management Group''s (OMG) most successful partners had an opportunity to work with young business leaders that had never sold. This team tied for first place in most sales made.

Sales And Sales Management Is Broken

Membrain

I have to admit being consumed with CSO Insights latest Sales Performance Report. If you haven’t had the opportunity to read it, make sure you take the time to download and study it. Sales Performance Management CEO Advice

Why Sales Managers Need Street Smarts

No More Cold Calling

Tony Alessandra explains why the best sales managers learn on the job. Did you study really hard in school? But we all studied to take tests about facts and figures. We studied in high school to ace the SAT. We studied in college to get top grades.

Seven Steps to Success for Sales Managers – Book Review

The Pipeline

If sales and selling is the last of the black arts, then sales management lurks in its darkest corners. As with other aspects of sales, there is no shortage of advice, ensuring no shortage of fluff. As well as how the “Unseen Team” can make or break a sales manager.

Women in Sales Management

Pipeliner

Putting More Women In Sales Management. “We Despite being 51% of the population, women only make up 39% of the sales industry. Lauren Bailey, interviewed by John Golden, explores why there aren’t more women in sales management roles, and how to change things.

Sales And Sales Management Is Broken

Partners in Excellence

I have to admit being consumed with CSO Insights latest Sales Performance Report. If you haven’t had the opportunity to read it, make sure you take the time to download and study it. ” But why do we let this happen in sales (and my guess in marketing.)?

Ultimate guide to sales emails: How to write sales emails that convert (templates, examples and case studies)

Close.io

B2B buyers receive hundreds of sales emails each and every day. They open only a small percentage of these sales emails, read even fewer, and it’s only a very small amount that they actually act on—whether by writing a reply or clicking on a link. Ah, the sales email subject line.

Why Evaluate Potential Sales Talent? - A Great New Case Study

Anthony Cole Training

One of Objective Management Group’s (OMG) partners, Market Sense, in Austin, Texas, had an opportunity to work with 15 MBA students that had never sold. They were evaluated with OMG''s sales person assessment, and assembled into 5 teams, all selling the exact same product.

Study Says to Highlight 3 Features in a Sales Presentation

Understanding the Sales Force

Understanding the Sales Force by Dave Kurlan A very interesting article caught my attention on Inc. The goal of this study was very cool indeed, but the study, despite being developed by two business professors from Georgetown and UCLA, was poorly designed.

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Unleashing the Power of Frontline Sales Management, Part 2: What ‘Good’ Looks Like

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Brad Wilsted Note: This is part 2 in a 3-part series on the powerful role sales management plays in driving sustained revenue growth – and how companies can better leverage this critical position for improved top-line performance. What sales skill sets and capabilities (e.g.,

Amazing New Study on Buyer Behavior

Pipeliner

The RAIN group has just released a powerful new white paper on a subject near and dear to all sales hearts: prospecting. The study detailed in this white paper set out to find: What is it like for buyers to be sold to every day? Sales Management For Sales Pros

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Three Key Skills to Distinguish Sellers from Sales Managers

Miller Heiman Group

The role of a sales manager may be the hardest job in sales. While coaching your team to sales success, your responsibilities include recruiting new talent and meeting the needs of key customers, all while collaborating with internal stakeholders such as marketing, product management and executives. The highest-performing sellers often end up on a fast track to becoming sales managers. Sellers Make SalesManagers Assess and Coach.

The 13 Best Sales Management Books Every Sales Manager Should Read

Hubspot Sales

You were an outstanding sales rep -- and now, as a sales manager, you’re eager to cultivate the same performance from your team members. We’ve rounded up the eight sales management books that every first-time manager should read. Best Sales Management Books.

Survey Highlights Sales Management Skills and Development Priorities

Steven Rosen

STAR Results) has launched its global 2016 STAR Sales Manager Survey. The Sales Manager Survey seeks opinions and perceptions from sales executives and leaders around the world on key skills and development priorities for sales managers.

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[Free Webinar] Overcoming Your Biggest Sales Management Challenges

Steven Rosen

Sales Management Challenges . Many sales managers are finding it increasingly more difficult to keep juggling all their priorities. Well, here is a great opportunity to hear it straight from two leading sales management experts. Where: Sales Experts Channel.

You Just Got Promoted to Sales Manager – Now What?

Sales Benchmark Index

Most organizations believe that their most successful sales people will make great sales managers. A recent study showed that only 11% of organizations train their sales managers. If you are a new manager, you are asking, “What do I do now?”.

The Best Sales Managers Don’t Chase Revenue: 6 Steps to Get Goal-Setting Right

Sales Hacker

Without goals, your team lacks the key elements it needs to win — a direction to follow and the encouragement to stay motivated in sales. A widely cited study published by the Journal of Applied Psychology found that lack of clear goals is a major cause of student attrition.

Sales Managers – Why Isn’t Goal Setting Easy?

Anthony Cole Training

I was first introduced to goal setting in sales when I was an insurance agent with National Life of Vermont. The General Agent was Dave and his manager was Bob. I never did write 100 lives but, based on the sales activity reporting I did every week, I should have.

Sales managers must be roadblock removers

Sales Training Connection

Sales managers – roadblock removers. Sales managers – how does your sales team spend its time? You can’t sell if you are not selling and most sales reps spend too much time not selling. . 2014 Sales Momentum ®.

Survey Highlights Sales Management Skills and Development Priorities

Steven Rosen

STAR Results) has launched its global 2016 STAR Sales Management Skills Survey. The Sales Management Skills Survey seeks opinions and perceptions from sales executives and leaders around the world on key skills and development priorities for sales managers.

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Survey Highlights Sales Management Skills and Development Priorities

Steven Rosen

STAR Results) has launched its global 2016 STAR Sales Management Skills Survey. The Sales Management Skills Survey seeks opinions and perceptions from sales executives and leaders around the world on key skills and development priorities for sales managers.

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Top 5 Insights From the Latest Studies on Sales Organizations

Understanding the Sales Force

Understanding the Sales Force by Dave Kurlan The folks over at I KO Systems were nice enough to send me a collection of infographics that they call 66 Crazy Sales Figures. Top Performing Companies Invest 63% More on Sales Training.

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Need To Improve Sales? Invest In Your Sales Managers

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Monika Götzmann When businesses need to improve sales, they are most likely to focus on salespeople and account managers, according to CSO Insights' 2016 Sales Enablement Optimization Study, with 94.3 In addition, the same study found sales training was the most popular sales enablement service. Certainly, your sales force may be one area to address, but in most organizations, frontline sales managers hold the most vital role.

Top 5 Insights From Latest Sales Organization Studies

Understanding the Sales Force

Understanding the Sales Force by Dave Kurlan The folks over at IKO Systems were nice enough to send me a collection of infographics which they call 66 Crazy Sales Figures. Top-performing companies invest 63% more on sales training.

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New Survey Highlights Sales Management Skills and Development Priorities

Steven Rosen

STAR Results) has launched its global 2015 STAR Sales Manager Survey. The Sales Manager Survey seeks opinions and perceptions from sales executives and leaders around the world on key skills and development priorities for sales managers.

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Sales managers – are you passing the leadership development test?

Sales Training Connection

Developing Sales Leaders. It’s natural for front-line sales managers to focus on sales team performance – drilling down on the numbers. Sales managers spend their careers developing the required skills with corporations providing the necessary training and encouragement.

Sales management: competition- a double-edge sword

Sales Training Connection

Sales teams. Ask most sales management whether they have ever used some form of competition as a management technique and most will answer – “yes – and if I must say so it worked great.”. Stories abound about how competition can be used effectively inside a sales team.

11 Actions Sales Management Must Take Now!

Your Sales Management Guru

11 Actions Sales Management Must Take Now! Sound investment portfolio-management advice ranges from “hold firm with your existing stocks” to “take advantage of a great opportunity to buy at today’s basement prices”. Make your sales meetings fun. Muscle up your sales team.