Does your sales team OWN their goals? Most likely your team falls under the 80/20 rule: 80% of the business comes from 20% of the sales people. This is the time most of you are creating goals and objectives for nest year. It is the time you crunch numbers to decide your revenues for the
Selling and Dating, It’s Not That Different Selling and Dating aren’t that different. Selling through communication is key. What does that mean? well, let me ask you this. What would you say to a friend who said he met a great girl and after 2 dates he was going to ask her to marry him.
How often as a sales director, do you get that dreaded feeling from your reps as well as yourself about the weekly sales meeting? Does it go longer then it should? Did you really feel like you got something accomplished or did you just go through the motions? Why is that feeling so common? Here’s
A mid-size advertising and marketing firm were looking to expand. It truly needed an account executive to go out and call on organizations in the area to try to develop business for the firm. Denise was in charge of interviewing for the new account executive. She went the usual route and put out some ads
Being a leader is different from what most of us think it is. Most leaders are just managers in disguise. Sarah was excited to be promoted to sales director. After all, she has been in sales for almost eight years and has always been at the top of the leader board. She knows she will
Your Best Salesperson is NOT Your Best Sales Manager! The most common question I think I get hands down is “Greta, where do I find a good sales manager?” or “Who on our team do you think would be a good manager?” Best Sales Manager? – Don’t Promote From Within Most of the time, CEOs