As a sales manager, your focus must rest largely on your sales reps rather than your customer. You must win your sales reps over in order to get them to perform at their peak. Do that asking great sales coaching questions and building strong relationships. On today’s episode, we’ll discuss how to help your sales […]
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In order for your organization to operate at its best, the people within must be empowered. The team must feel confident working together and it must believe in the process. But believing in the process begins with the leadership, which is why you must empower yourself before you can empower others. On today’s episode of […]
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When you’re talking to a prospect, the most important thing you can do is build value into the conversation. Your goal should be to delight them in ways that none of your competitors have. One of the easiest ways to do that is to use their […]
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When sales are good, life is good. So what do you do if you’re a brand new business that isn’t making enough money to pay the bills? When larger companies believe you’re too new to trust, you must learn marketing in order to help others get to know your business. […]
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When your company on-board a new employee, you invest time, effort, and resources into the process. So if you’re going to spend the money, doesn’t it make sense to put energy into making sure the employee is successful? The key is to help new employees feel like they already belong. On today’s episode of The […]
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When your sales team isn’t hitting its numbers, what can you do to help them improve? How can you make sure your training process is effective? Ask yourself this: How can I better coach my sales team? On today’s episode of The Sales Evangelist, we’ll discuss sales coaching, and how you can help your sales […]
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Sales Enablement means different things to different people, and though the definition varies widely, it’s one of the fastest growing trends in the world of B2B selling. More than 59 percent of organizations report having a devoted sales enablement effort, but only 34 percent are achieving their goals. It’s vital, then, that organizations develop a […]
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There’s always room for improvement. It’s why you listen to podcasts like this one. Sometimes successful sellers get so focused on the big stuff that they lose sight of the fundamentals. In sales, though, it’s about the inches. On today’s episode of The Sales Evangelist Hustler’s League, we’ll review sales fundamentals that can help you […]
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Working with a talented group of people doesn’t guarantee success, because talent and performance are altogether separate. Sometimes sales leaders find themselves leading a team whose performance doesn’t equal its talent. When potential is left on the table, how do you teach your team the value of talent vs. performance? On today’s Sales From The […]
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Stories validate the work you’re doing. They build value. And really good salespeople never stop telling stories. Mike Adams, author of the book Seven Stories Every Salesperson Must Tell, explains that stories forge connections between people who don’t know each other and they help to establish rapport. Today on The Sales Evangelist, Mike Adams outlines […]
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I noticed something interesting at a conference I attended recently. The conference was amazing, but I noticed something noteworthy about many of the exhibitors: they didn’t know how to tell me the problems they solve. They tossed around words like noteworthy, synergy, cohesive, and proprietary, but they couldn’t answer the most important question: “What do […]
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Every aspect of selling has changed in the last 25 years. In any field where people have to connect with other people, the changes in communication have caused big shifts. For sales professionals, the key is to resist the urge to push back against millennials’ natural tendencies. Instead, let your millennials do their thing. On […]
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Imagine a dog chasing a car in your neighborhood. He’s chasing the car with every ounce of effort that he has, but clearly, he hasn’t developed a strategy: what will he do when he catches it? As sales professionals, we need a clear strategy for prospecting so we know exactly how we’ll delight the prospect […]
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Mikael Dia wasn’t always an entrepreneur. His first business venture enjoyed early success. But it also revealed to him that he knew nothing about selling to people other than family and friends. As a result, he invested his efforts in learning to effectively acquire inbound leads. On today’s episode of The Sales Evangelist, Mikael shares […]
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Imagine being invited to coffee by someone who wants to hear more about what you’re doing. You arrive at the coffee shop, spot him, wave him over, and buy him a drink. After 30 seconds of talking about your project, he launches into a sales pitch. You realize you’ve been snared in the coffee shop […]
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Oren Klaff calls sales an art form. A lifetime of raising money taught him that it requires the same process as selling: find a buyer, get his attention, hold his attention, convince him to trust you, and then convince him that what you have is scarce. Once he discovers that others want what you have, […]
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Sometimes, the relationship between seller and customer goes bad. Small mistakes grow into tension and the relationship starts to sour. In this case, it doesn’t matter who’s right or wrong. You must be the leader who initiates a two-way dialogue. This is the final episode of our three-part series about […]
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As a seller, you’ll come across many people who are hesitant to change. Whether they’re prospects or others within your company, sales leaders must recognize the importance of change and the reason for it. More importantly, innovative sellers will use their influence to convince others as […]
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Successful customers are the greatest recruiting tool available to small businesses. If your customers can deliver the message that your work is incredible, that’s much more effective than your blog post that says the same thing. Making customers more successful is key to business growth. Today on The Sales Evangelist, […]
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Your prospects likely have dozens of sellers seeking to connect and build relationships with them. That means dozens of cold calls, emails, and presentations by dozens of different organizations. The key to success with any prospect is to build trust and be seen as an innovative seller. Today on The Sales Evangelist, we begin a […]
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