As more organizations embrace a societal purpose, people at the top need to understand how to become effective purpose-driven leaders.
Your customer relationship management (CRM) software system is filled with details about the people and companies most important to your business. But are you using CRM to add value to your sales team? If you haven’t set up a CRM system to actively monitor and effectively track the steps your sales team takes with business [...]
In this seventh month of social distancing, client communications seem ever more remote – less accessible and a bit aloof as well as physically distant. How in the world can your sales force stay on top of their game and meet their goals? Now is the time to reassess their online skills and teach them [...]
As we start our sixth month of quarantine across America, it is time to come to grips with the fact that some version of “virtual selling” is here to stay. What this means for leadership is that just adapting in-person techniques to digital/virtual sales will no longer get the job done. Instead, teach your team [...]
A friend in the process of starting a new business recently sent me an email, asking, “How in the world do I set sales quotas?” For anyone who hasn’t done this before, the answer can be fairly elusive. Setting quotas is a blend of art, experience, and data. Before you start, make sure your sales [...]
If there is a silver lining to the pandemic-related economic shut down, it is that a lot of excellent salespeople are now available and hungry to contribute to your business. The opportunity here is to rehire your best performers and then build a stronger team than before. To hire a stellar sales team to accelerate [...]
Starting a company is hard work. Keeping it running properly is even harder. You live your life in a swirl of competing priorities; on any given day, you’re likely to be launched sideways by an unexpected hiccup. So, how do you keep revenue growth on track and predictable while dealing with a myriad of other [...]
Depending on when you're reading this, there are limited business days left in 2019. Wouldn’t it be great to use that time to help your company get a fast start to the best sales ever this coming year? Here are five things to do now to guarantee your best sales start to 2020 revenue. 1. [...]