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Category Archives: Sales Leadership
By Mark Donnolo Several years ago, I spent the day with Tony from Philly, riding along on his sales calls to various warehouses. I learned several things: In certain warehouses in Philly, managers keep revolvers behind their desks. In plain … Continue reading
By Michael Michalko Walt Disney was a high school dropout who was fired from his first job on a newspaper because he lacked imagination. Over the next few years, he suffered several business disasters and bankruptcy. But he overcame his … Continue reading
By Mark Donnolo Every December at one high-tech company in Dallas, the sales offices are a ghost town. No hustle and bustle, no sales calls, no people. The last two weeks of the year routinely slide into one long holiday. … Continue reading
By Donal Daly The “commit theory” of sales forecasting – in which salespeople commit that their deals are on track to close – is in need of improvement. The “commit paradigm” rarely delivers the expected results. One of the issues … Continue reading
By Barrett Riddleberger A well-prepared sales rep always has a greater chance of landing a sale than those who aren’t. How should your sales reps prepare for a sales call? Start by asking them the right questions to get them thinking … Continue reading
By Sharon Gillenwater A sale here. A sale there. Yep, that’s that seemingly impenetrable account you just can’t seem to grow. All salespeople have them. What’s the barrier? Well, it could be that the bigger deals elude you because you’re … Continue reading
By Scott Roy and Dr. Roy Whitten Mental attitude is critical to sales performance, yet we have found that most training programs barely scrape the surface of the subject. In today’s increasingly competitive business environment, training professionals are often tempted … Continue reading
By John Turner Picture yourself in one of the following scenarios. You may even recognize one or all of these situations from personal experience: You were just promoted to lead your company’s sales team. You have switched companies and are … Continue reading
By Logan Strain Your success in sales is a direct result of your daily habits. It’s simply a matter of taking the right action, at the right time, in the right order, over and over again. But your actions are … Continue reading