Let's talk about sales! The financial consequences of high rep turnover have always been massive but now they are getting even bigger. The US economy is feeling shortages in numerous ways and one to the shortages we are experiencing in the corporate workspace is a crisis in sales talent. Organizations and their leaders are
You’ve invested an enormous amount of work, effort, passion and money into starting, building and launching your business. The market research is done, you have validated that your service or product is quality, and you’ve validated that there is a sufficient need within your selected marketspace. The question now becomes, how are you going
The success of any business lies in its ability to forecast change and be armed to manage and strategize plans for the future. If you want to stay at the top of your game, you should know what to expect. For some, it’s a whole new world, but that doesn’t have to be a
Tradition or traditionally. Now those are two words that should raise the eyebrows of anyone looking to innovate or evolve. We have all been in those meetings. You know the ones! Where the leadership and the team have their little picketing signs and march around chanting “this is the way we’ve always done it.
We’ve all seen how salespeople are portrayed in the movies. It’s usually unfavorably. Think Glengarry Glen Ross, Wolf of Wall Street, or even Boiler Room. Although these are plays on extreme personalities and extreme situations there is a lot of truth to it. Fortunately, if we as salespeople, follow a few simple lessons we
I was sitting in a meeting a while back with a group of leaders discussing performance. As always there were areas of success and areas of challenge. As the conversation grew the topic zeroed in on some statistical issues that impact the bottom line revenue. As I looked around the room, and listened, I