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Hiring a salesperson? What should you look for?

Posted by Carole Mahoney  8/4/17 3:52 PM

What should you be looking for in your next salesperson? And if you are looking for a sales job, what should you be working on to attract top employers?

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Topics: sales, recruiting

Can salespeople get lucky on purpose?

Posted by Jessie Gonzalez  7/26/17 5:30 PM

This is more of a “realization”. I’ve had a busy week today as a salesperson, because I’ve gotten some referral business in my pipeline. Problem is, I didn’t do it on purpose.

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Topics: sales coaching, referrals

80% of a Sales Manager's Time Should Be Spent on 4 Things

Posted by Carole Mahoney  7/19/17 4:52 PM

One of the salespeople we have been coaching asked, “Could I be a good sales manager? It seems like a thankless job of being pulled into many directions at once. I can’t say that there is any one at my company that I would want to be like…”

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Topics: sales management

Are you planning on breathing today?

Posted by Mauricio Suarez  7/17/17 11:53 AM

When it comes to sales, there’s no better feeling than getting that PO, email from Finance, or Purchase confirmation. We feel accomplished and proud of ourselves, and happy we have begun that relationship with the customer. However, we sometimes forget what it took to get us to that moment, and forget that it - most often than not - took several calls and much effort to get that customer started. 
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Topics: sales coaching, prospecting

3 Sales Leaks CEOs Can't Afford to Ignore

Posted by Carole Mahoney  7/12/17 5:15 PM

I was recently asked if summer was a slow season for me. Having worked with startup CEOs, small business owners, and enterprise executives for the past decade, summer is when the busy season is just starting. It surprised me that I hadn’t really noticed it before, and when I started to wonder why I realized - it’s probably because when we set goals for ourselves, it's hard to ignore the halfway mark of the year when you are barely getting there, or falling further and further behind.

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Topics: sales development, sales analysis

Can Sales Managers Grow Rock Stars?

Posted by Rick Roberge  7/8/17 11:05 AM

What a stupid question! Of course they can as long as they ask and answer 5 questions and change three things.

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8 Competencies a VP of Sales Needs to Succeed

Posted by Carole Mahoney  6/28/17 2:28 PM

Lately several VPs of Sales have approached us or been referred to us. Some want help understanding what is happening with their sales force. Others are new to the role and “need to make sure this goes right” to prove they can do it. Others are concerned that they might “short change the team with gaps” in their skillset.

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Topics: sales development, sales leadership

Viable? Scalable? Profitable?

Posted by Rick Roberge  6/20/17 4:08 PM

How would you like to describe your business? Is your business viable, scalable or profitable?

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Is your sales process really the problem?

Posted by Carole Mahoney  6/15/17 1:50 PM

Whether you are a sales person in a company or a founder of a small company- you have a sales process already. Whether it is effective, scalable, and most importantly- designed around your ideal customer’s buying process is a whole other story.

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Topics: sales process, sales methodology

A sales slump story

Posted by Justin Anderson  6/7/17 9:52 AM

Everyone, at some point in their sales career, hits a slump. This guest post is the story of how one sales person got into, and out of, a slump.  

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Topics: sales coaching, sales mindsets

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