June 12, 2019    Comment off

Why Sales Qualifications Are Key To Business Growth

Sales qualifications are a vital component in strengthening your salesforce and making your business more profitable. They are designed to constantly enhance and evolve your salespeople’s understanding of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be a successful sales professional. Sales qualifications programmes are designed to be relevant for each and every salesperson no matter […]

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May 29, 2019    Comment off

How the Apprenticeship Levy Can Help You Upskill Your Staff

In the current competitive business climate, it’s more essential than ever for businesses to ensure their staff are as good as they possibly can be. And many are unaware that the Apprenticeship Levy ensures a mandatory fee is available to them to upskill their teams. The UK Government’s introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy back in […]

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May 15, 2019    Comment off

4 Strategies to Improve Sales Conversions

Even if you are getting loads of leads, website traffic and call connects, it doesn’t mean you are hitting your key targets. Your conversion rates could be falling, and there is no one-size-fits-all method to make radical changes. Every business is different and the reasons prospects fall between the cracks vary. It’s not easy to […]

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April 18, 2019    Comment off

How Setting Smart Goals Can Create a Sales Surge

Speak to any salesperson and they’ll tell you that their role is all about goals. Meeting their personal goals, exceeding their team’s goals, wanting to earn incentivised goals, achieving the goals laid out to them by their mentor – the list goes on. So if your sales reps only have one goal then you know […]

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April 18, 2019    Comment off

Why a Growth Mindset is Key to Sales Success

The mantra of many of the world’s leading businesses has been built around a so-called ‘growth mindset,’ whereby successful people are those that have talents and abilities that can be enhanced by effort, learning and persistence through their lives. This theory, coined by Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck, is central not only to successful businesses, but […]

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March 13, 2019    Comment off

4 Fast Steps to Establishing Credibility

One of the quickest ways to leave a bad initial impression is to forget who you are talking to, and why. We in sales spend a lot of time making sure decision-makers understand our goods and services, but then we fail to quickly connect those solutions to someone else’s needs. This information imbalance becomes apparent […]

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March 13, 2019    Comment off

What’s The Big Deal? It Might Be More Than You Think…

How do you define the value of a newsworthy big deal? If your answer stops at a dollar sign, think again. Really big deals are defined and driven by the business value we bring to the customer, not the revenue we gain. It could be about helping a customer cut costs by consolidating complex, antiquated, […]

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January 16, 2019    Comment off

8 Habits of a Great Sales Manager

Like many new sales managers, perhaps you landed in your leadership role based on your ability to sell. You were a fantastic salesperson who constantly hit (and shattered) goals and quickly rose to the top. You probably didn’t get your sales manager job by being a great manager. Many don’t know the first thing about […]

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October 19, 2018    Comment off

Knock Knock ‘No’, Knock Knock ‘NO’, Knock Knock ‘Yes’…

If only business development in today’s world was as simple and as easy as knocking on a few doors before you get the “yes” you seek. Business development in today’s marketplace is a challenging activity like never before. To find that elusive ‘yes’ you have to first find someone who is able to buy, who […]

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