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The pace of change in the marketplace has never been faster, and there is no sign of it slowing down any time soon. Smart sales organizations prepare for changes in the marketplace so that their teams can perform at the top of their game, no matter what happens next.
Here are the 6 steps to adapting to change that you can’t overlook.
According to research from Demand Metric, 75% of companies surveyed report that having a sales enablement strategy makes a moderate or significant contribution to their achievement of revenue goals.
So, you’ve taken on a role as the leader of an existing sales team. You’re feeling optimistic and ready for the challenge, but what are the best practices that will lead you to success?
As the marketplace shifts, your sales organization should also evolve to meet buyers where they want to be met in the sales cycle.
This requires an intentional sales hiring strategy. Afterall, your sellers represent your company and what it means to do business with you.
Sales is a numbers game, but evaluating your sales reps’ performance involves much more than looking at a final revenue number.
Revenue may be the ultimate performance indicator, but as a sales leader you should investigate the “why” behind a final result to truly improve the success of your sales team.
When executed effectively, channel sales can allow your company to grow and expand rapidly. But the approach doesn’t just mean shipping your products off to a third party and hoping for the best.
In order to be successful, you must strategically build your distribution channel network and follow the right steps to develop a strong, ongoing relationship with each channel partner.
Rejection in sales is a fact of life, but can feel demoralizing for reps. Fear of rejection is a major cause of sales call reluctance, and frequent rejection is one of the biggest reasons otherwise promising sales professionals abandon the career altogether.
Leadership effectiveness isn’t only about decisiveness, charisma, and ambition. According to Forbes, one of the top high-performance differentiators in leadership is one you probably don’t even think of as a leadership quality: Humility.
High performing sales cultures are born from teams that operate like a well-oiled machine. If you want your sales team to perform at high levels, you must focus on improving team dynamics.
How well your group works together has a direct impact on how well your organization meets its goals.
Behind every successful sales team, is a sales leader who’s dedicated to ongoing training and sales force development.
This year, be the leader who leads your salespeople to excellence by following these 6 secrets to outstanding sales success.