September 17, 2020    Comment off

5 Sales Fundamentals to Sell Anything to Anyone

The salesperson is the biggest differentiator in sales today. With similar products and services everywhere, it is the salesperson that is able to make the biggest difference and sway sales either way. That means salespeople are in charge of their own destiny. It also means good salespeople with good fundamentals can adapt to any situation, […]

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September 17, 2020    Comment off

You Can Be a Visionary Sales Leader, Without Being a CEO

Being able to unify your team with one, clear vision is a fundamental skill for all leaders. A vision, particularly a well-explained and inspirational one, will serve as a focal point for growth and culture. It will unite your team with a common goal and ensure motivation. It will also inform customers where the business […]

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September 17, 2020    Comment off

Motivating Your Sales Team in All Circumstances

When times are good, motivating your staff is relatively easy as the results speak for themselves. However, in troubled times, when closed won deals begin to shrink, so can motivation. Sales leaders, therefore, need to be able to motivate salespeople in both the good and bad times. Here’s how you can use a behavioural approach […]

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September 17, 2020    Comment off

Why Sales Job Roles Remain Vital to Businesses

Despite the occasional bit of bad press, salespeople are vital for growth. And in the current economy, growth is imperative. Without salespeople, it’s impossible to scale fast, reach new audiences, and beat off the competition. So, good salespeople really are a vital resource in this day and age. A career in sales is tough, but […]

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August 19, 2020    Comment off

Key Account Management 101

Key account management is a term that’s thrown about all the time, with very little substance. Additionally, if you ask a load of people what it means, they’ll likely tell you slightly different definitions, particularly when it comes to the criteria for what makes an account a ‘key’ one. This creates a problem. When a […]

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August 19, 2020    Comment off

Delving into the ‘Prospecting Mindset’

Sales isn’t for everyone. It can be repetitive, demoralising and lonely. But, it can also be exhilarating, rewarding and opportunistic. While some people don’t like making calls and actively avoid the telephone, others embrace it and actually enjoy it. The ‘Prospecting Mindset’ is all about proactivity, intuition and action. It’s the difference between a do-er […]

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July 30, 2020    Comment off

4 of the Best Time-Saving Tips for Sales Leaders

When it comes to time, the more that can be spent on efficiency and effective activities, the better. Unfortunately, time is one of the things that needs to be guarded and managed in order to maintain productivity, and it’s also one of the biggest challenges. For Sales leaders who want to be successful, it’s critical […]

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July 30, 2020    Comment off

How to Manage a Remote Sales Team

With more people working remotely than ever before, managing a team has been made a lot more difficult. However, the principals remain the same. Here are a few tips for managing a remote team, and how to implement them. 1 – Visible pipeline reviews Don’t let your team hide. It’s easy to do so when […]

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June 24, 2020    Comment off

Selling from Home: How to Stay Productive

With remote working rising amid COVID-19 uncertainty, sales professionals have had to adapt to engaging with their prospects in different ways. This is a stark difference to the usual hustle and bustle of life out on the road or in the office. Without a chance to properly prepare for remote working life, the last few […]

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June 24, 2020    Comment off

3 Sales Mistakes to Avoid

It’s easy to slip into bad habits and hard to get out of them. When it comes to selling, those bad habits can result in low productivity and poor results. Here are three sales mistakes to avoid at all costs! 1. Failing to provide value It’s critically important, particularly in the early stages, to communicate […]

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