Sales Managers Supporting a More Effective Cadence

Posted by Paul Davenport on 24 April 2019
Sales Managers Supporting a More Effective Cadence
The role of sales manager is a complex one on one hand you are expected to Lead from the front and on other, coach and support team members who are often facing customer objections and rejections. The temptation to step in and 'do the job' for their team members is a constant for s...
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Is your CRM Opportunity Sales Process Driving the Right Behaviors?

Posted by Tony Hall on 18 April 2019
Is your CRM Opportunity Sales Process Driving the Right Behaviors?
When setting up your sales process in CRM, there are several key issues that should be addressed to ensure the process drives the right sales behaviors. We have seen many examples where an unintended consequence was the sales team operating in a very transactional manner, rather than a planned...
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Effective Sales Managers - Part 3

Posted by Paul Davenport on 9 April 2019
Effective Sales Managers - Part 3
In my past two blogs we explored the importance of creating the right environment for sales teams to thrive (leading behaviors) and then some ideas of how to coach each individual in the team to enable them to maximize their own potential. The final key area of the sales management role is...
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B2B customers should demand their suppliers articulate the value they can deliver

Posted by Tony Hall on 27 March 2019
B2B customers should demand their suppliers articulate the value they can deliver
The B2B sales environment is a dynamic market place with intense competition and high levels of disruption. But over the years the one thing that remains the highest priority is the value suppliers deliver to their clients. Working with hundreds of B2B sales teams over the last 20 years on...
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Effective Sales Managers - Part 2

Posted by Paul Davenport on 19 March 2019
Effective Sales Managers - Part 2
In our last blog regarding effective sales managers we identified the need for businesses to support their middle management in particular sales managers. To this end it is widely acknowledged that many sales managers should be enhancing the sales behavioral competencies of their team thro...
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Asking better questions has a massive impact on sales performance

Posted by Tony Hall on 12 March 2019
Asking better questions has a massive impact on sales performance
Working with hundreds of B2B sales teams over the past twenty years, it is usual to see that many sales people believe they have great insight about their customers. The big issue is; what is the criteria for "great"? After we help a team to identify what insights they actually r...
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Effective Sales Managers

Posted by Paul Davenport on 5 March 2019
Effective Sales Managers
The role of the Sales Manager is integral to the success of most B2B businesses and yet after working with many businesses for over 20 years, we have found a common thread of a lack of preparation, training and support for those Sales Managers. At its essence, the key issue is that most pe...
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The 7 secret habits of B2B sales high performers - Part 6

Posted by Tony Hall on 19 February 2019
The 7 secret habits of B2B sales high performers - Part 6
Over the many years we have worked with high performing sales people we have always been interested in what sets them apart from their colleagues. How are they able to sell much higher volumes at higher margins? We discovered that the big difference is the way they think and behave - this ...
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Excellence is a Habit

Posted by Paul Davenport on 14 February 2019
Excellence is a Habit
In the world of business and sales we often hear about the high performers being "good with people" or "they have the gift of the gab". However, what we have learnt from many years of working with sales and customer service teams and their leaders, is that 'being go...
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The 7 secret habits of B2B sales high performers - Part 5

Posted by Tony Hall on 5 February 2019
The 7 secret habits of B2B sales high performers - Part 5
Over the many years we have worked with high performing sales people we have always been interested in what sets them apart from their colleagues. How are they able to sell much higher volumes at higher margins? We discovered that the big difference is the way they think and behave - this cre...
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Is your CRM Configured to Deliver Value to your Sales People?

Posted by Tony Hall on 11 June 2019
Is your CRM Configured to Deliver Value to your Sales People?
When you launched your CRM, what was the focus? Was it to provide better management reports? O...
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CRM Adoption - The Impact of the Sales Manager

Posted by Paul Davenport on 5 June 2019
CRM Adoption - The Impact of the Sales Manager
When it comes to sales teams, it is widely acknowledged that using the tools and resources ava...
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Strategic Account Planning for Growth

Posted by Tony Hall on 29 May 2019
Strategic Account Planning for Growth
How many customers do you have that you can grow by multiples; e.g. growth of 3 to 4 times in ...
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