Sales management

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 183: “The managers role on a sales call”

TALKING SALES 183: “The managers role on a sales call”

              “First agree your role before riding shotgun” – Interview by John Smibert.     One…

TALKING SALES 182: “Stop paying salespeople commission”

TALKING SALES 182: “Stop paying salespeople commission”

              “Does traditional salesperson incentives drive the wrong behaviour?” – Interview by John Smibert…

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 175: Is your forecasting inaccuracy frustrating you?

TALKING SALES 175: Is your forecasting inaccuracy frustrating you?

“Forecasting! The greatest cause of chagrin for most sales leaders and CEO’s” – A discussion by John Smibert.     In sales what…

TALKING SALES 174:   “We buy with our heart”

TALKING SALES 174: “We buy with our heart”

             “Why do we buy with our hearts but sell with our heads?”  – Discussion…

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” –…

TALKING SALES 168: “A sales manager is a Team Selector”

TALKING SALES 168: “A sales manager is a Team Selector”

       “Select a champion team – not a team of champions” – Interview by John Smibert The role of a Sales…

“Why are 60% of your salespeople failing?” discussion with Tony J. Hughes

“Why are 60% of your salespeople failing?” discussion with Tony J. Hughes

About 60% of B2B salespeople are not achieving their numbers. There are a number of reasons for this yet one of…

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Rethinking CRM and Business Engagement
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TALKING SALES 117: “Social media technology madness – how to choose”
              “Forget about the shiny new toy; think about your bus... More