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Category Archives: Sales Management
By Shayla Price Every sector has peaks and valleys. It’s just a given. So, how can sales leaders keep sales productivity high throughout the year? How your business handles the off-peak seasons will determine if you miss or exceed your … Continue reading
By Alison Brattle The structure of most sales organizations hasn’t changed much in the past few decades. The average organization is made up of a number of sales reps working in the field, who meet face-to-face with current and prospective … Continue reading
By Lisa Gschwandtner As a sales leader, you want to welcome new ideas and innovation. Unfortunately, during meetings, many leaders can’t see past what Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen, coauthors of Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of … Continue reading
Which of the following statements best describes your opinion, as a sales leader, of one-on-one meetings? They’re the best way to stay connected to salespeople and drive pipeline opportunities forward. They’re a low-value activity and should be skipped when more … Continue reading
If you agree with these statements, you’re performing exceptionally well in all your roles as manager. If you come up short, it might be time for a management course or a conversation with your own manager to determine how … Continue reading
This feature provides a snapshot of a successful B2B sales leader and his or her accomplishments. To submit a candidate for consideration, email email@example.com with the subject line “Most Excellent Sales Leader.” Job title: Company founder and CEO Company: … Continue reading
By Josiane Feigon So you think you know who your top performers are? The Bridge Group and VorsightBP studied more than 2,000 sales professionals, including individual contributors, front-line managers, and directors. The study focused on the management qualities of and … Continue reading
By Gretchen Gordon The most productive, world-class organizations have dedicated sales managers, but not every CEO understands how to make the most of this very important role. Here are four things executives need to understand about the role of a … Continue reading
How much would you pay a consultant to help your managers become more efficient and effective? In 1904, Charles M. Schwab (then president of the second-largest steel producer in the country) asked public-relations pioneer Ivy Ledbetter Lee how his managers could … Continue reading
By Josiane Feigon Salespeople know that every second spent away from sales-related activities impacts their ability to meet their revenue targets. You can’t just stumble into your next team meeting unprepared. At the same time, you should not think that … Continue reading