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All sales leaders want to motivate reps to high levels of performance and retain their top earners. What’s the secret to success in these areas? To find out, you might start by asking sales reps what they want in exchange … Continue reading
According to Dr. Herb Greenberg, founder of Caliper Corporation, great leaders are not motivated by money. This is just one of the conclusions Dr. Greenberg drew from his extensive research on the qualities and characteristics that make great leaders, which … Continue reading
What Warren Buffet said to Anne Mulcahy when she first started at Xerox. Continue reading
Ask sales leaders what they want as a result of a sales training program and most will say increased sales. But sales training can’t directly increase sales; it can only change behaviors. Continue reading
A lot of sales leaders let old myths about hiring get in the way of finding superstar candidates.
The myths I’m talking about are based on the idea that certain characteristics or qualities can magically help you identify your next top performer … Continue reading
In this Q&A with Gerhard Gschwandtner, host of the upcoming Sales 2.0 Conference, (April 2-3 in San Francisco), we discuss how sales leaders are learning to adapt to the needs and expectations of today’s customer. We’re exclusively offering a … Continue reading
The Harvard Business Review article, “Selling is Not About Relationships,” (the title is misleading) categorizes sales people into 5 buckets:
Relationship Builders focus on developing strong personal and professional relationships and advocates across… Continue reading
There are four very basic sales management questions that a great front line or senior sales leader should be able to answer “yes” to:
1) Do your people trust you?
2) Do they have clarity on overall strategy?
3) Do you make yourself available to them?
… Continue reading