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Sales success in an age of disruptive change

Whether you are a VP of Sales responsible for providing direction to an entire sales team, a sales manager, or a sales rep trying to figure out their next career move, a future characterized by disruptive change provides both challenges and opportunities. There will be new winners and losers. Being among the former will require more than simply extrapolating from past successes. Continue reading

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An age of disruption – salespeople need to change now and change fast

Buyers are changing how they buy – so salespeople need to change how they sell. As a foundational point, it is important emphasize that it is not just the sales team that needs to adjust and adapt. In B2B markets success is achieved when everyone comes to the party. So if the sales team needs to change so do all the other players such as marketing and technical support. Continue reading

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Sales success – just how important is grit?

Grit is perseverance and passion for long-term goals – and may be the missing link for sales success. Continue reading

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Sales management – the power of culture

Sales teams would be even more successful if greater emphasis were directed towards putting in place a culture that supports individual excellence. Continue reading

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Sales success – failure and success seem to be traveling companions

Sales reps that don’t test the limits, don’t try out new ideas to adapt to changes in the buying environment, that simply limit their aspirations to doing a better job doing what they are doing, are likely to leave “money on the table”. They will over time survive but are unlikely to prosper. Continue reading

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Leveraging sales success

In sports – and in sales, winners behave differently than losers. This blog translates five winning behaviors from the sports world into sales. Continue reading

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