Sales Leadership

TALKING SALES 193: “Super sales person vs super sales leader” – Maria Nordstrom

TALKING SALES 193: “Super sales person vs super sales leader” – Maria Nordstrom

          “Sales managers need to be skilled leaders more than skilled salespeople” – Interview by John…

TALKING SALES 192: “Emotion vs Logic in B2B Sales”

TALKING SALES 192: “Emotion vs Logic in B2B Sales”

             “Sell to the heart, justify to the head”  – A discussion between Cian McLoughlin and  John Smibert.  …

TALKING SALES 190: “Managing good salesperson behaviour”

TALKING SALES 190: “Managing good salesperson behaviour”

“Ensuring good sales behaviour with customers is critical for success” – A John Smibert discussion with Tony Hughes.    …

TALKING SALES 189: “Does referral selling pay?”

TALKING SALES 189: “Does referral selling pay?”

       “The referral selling numbers are compelling – it can change your business” – Interview by John Smibert.  …

TALKING SALES 184: “A good sales manager is a great communicator”

TALKING SALES 184: “A good sales manager is a great communicator”

       “Good sales managers communicate effectively up, down and across” – Interview by John Smibert     Have you ever experienced a…

TALKING SALES 178: The basics of sales prospecting

TALKING SALES 178: The basics of sales prospecting

                “Get the basics right and the rest will follow“ –  Interview by John Smibert…

TALKING SALES 177: How sales teams win by embracing a culture of purpose

TALKING SALES 177: How sales teams win by embracing a culture of purpose

         “We need a deliberate strategy to develop a culture of purpose” – interview by John Smibert.  …

TALKING SALES 176:   “Implementing Referral Selling for competitive advantage”

TALKING SALES 176: “Implementing Referral Selling for competitive advantage”

       “Effective referral programs require skill and behavioural change” – Interview by John Smibert.   In my last…

TALKING SALES 173:   “Strategy vs Metrics for high performance”

TALKING SALES 173: “Strategy vs Metrics for high performance”

 “To achieve high performance first focus on strategy before metrics” – Interview by John Smibert   Most sales organisations focus…

TALKING SALES 170:  “Aligning Sales and Marketing on the buyer journey” – Graham Hawkins

TALKING SALES 170: “Aligning Sales and Marketing on the buyer journey” – Graham Hawkins

              “ The right message at the right trigger point along the buying journey” –…

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Strategic B2B Social Selling – A brief for the CEO
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5 sales management questions for insight and value
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Bubble Chart – creating value in client conversations
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Death of A Sales Lead, or: What’s the Problem with Marketing’s Sales Leads ?
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Rethinking CRM and Business Engagement
How sales engagement is changing and what we need to do to stay ahead of the wav... More
TALKING SALES 117: “Social media technology madness – how to choose”
              “Forget about the shiny new toy; think about your bus... More