Sales

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 181: “Referral Strategy” – John Dougan

TALKING SALES 181: “Referral Strategy” – John Dougan

              “Is it wrong to simply to ask for a referral?” – an interview by John Smibert.  …

TALKING SALES 180: “Tailoring B2B content for each social platform”

TALKING SALES 180: “Tailoring B2B content for each social platform”

               “Leverage the unique psychology of each social platform” – Interview with 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 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 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 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…