At PersistIQ, our goal is to make outbound sales simple and effective by using the latest in technology while maintaining the human touch. Over the years, I’ve worked with hundreds of sales organizations. Each one has presented us with the same question: Given all the new sales technology, what is the best way to approach sales...
Investing in building a new tech stack does not always save you time or money.
As part of an industry built on a foundation of effective communication and influential relationships, sales people sometimes think of data science as their worst enemy. Data science is often seen as an evil overlord, lurking over reps’ shoulders and reporting back on their every move to their supervisors. And then of course,...
What if I told you there’s one thing that you can do right now as a sales leader that will help you achieve higher team quota attainment, more revenue growth, higher sales velocity, and increase in lead conversion rate?
It's been about three months since my co-host, Ben Sardella, and I started the Stories From the Sales Floor podcast. We've had a blast, and there's plenty more to come. There have been many unforgettable stories from today's sales thought leaders and front-line practitioners, and we've drawn some invaluable lessons along the way.
Now, more than ever, Sales Enablement is coming out of the woodwork as a full-fledged industry, rather than a byproduct of the work sales (and marketing) was already doing.
Analytics and reporting have always been a central part of sales, yet this increased access to data doesn’t always result in an increase in sales performance. Even with data readily available, strategy and tactical knowledge can be a challenge for reps and sales managers alike.
Think about this: 89 percent of workers admit to wasting time at work, and well over 50 percent say they waste more than one hour per day on non-work-related tasks. While I know that not every single moment can be spent on tasks, this is a significant amount of time lost.
This is a guest post by Ago Cluytens, Practice Director at RAIN Group.
If you search for sales books on Amazon, over 100,000 titles come up. I’m a big believer in education, and books are the best way to develop your craft. But where should you start?