Many Sales Managers don’t spend enough time in the field observing sales reps in action. Instead, they expect salespeople to meet sales goals with minimal observation, feedback, or coaching. In order to effectively coach your sales team, you must get out in the field. This allows you to observe the performance of your sales reps in a real world scenario. It’s
The Selling Sales Manager is one who has the dual responsibility of achieving a personal sales quota while managing other salespeople. This differs from a typical Sales Manager who typically goes out on a sales call with his or her salespeople in order to help close a sale or coach to improve performance. Just like the salespeople they manage, they
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If your sales meetings were not required, would anyone show up? Too often sales meetings are seen as a waste of time – an event that lacks any purpose or strategy. Sales Managers conduct them because it is required by senior management or simply because they’ve always had one, not because they have any specific goals. To make sales meetings
Be sure to consider these four questions when hiring your next employee. Is your recruiting and hiring process doing its job of attracting and acquiring premium talent for your organization? For a moment, set aside your job description, compensation, and benefits plan and consider these four questions that can dramatically affect who you hire. 1. What is the Quantity of
Here are a few great clues from successful Sales Managers who know how to improve the skill level of their sales reps through role-playing. Want to dramatically improve the performance of your sales reps? Learn how to role-play. Successful sales managers include role-playing as a vital part of coaching every week. Without fail, they know how important role-playing is just
Training new sales reps is a critical part of success. Too much training can diminish performance. These 5 steps will get them producing quickly. What do you remember from your freshman college American literature syllabus? Probably some titles, and a few authors, like Edgar Allen Poe, T.S. Eliot, and Herman Melville. Unfortunately, we lose more information during those four (or