The One Interview Question You Must Ask Every Candidate20161116153153

The One Interview Question You Must Ask Every Candidate

xPotential SellingNovember 16, 2016, , , , , 0 comments
There is one interview question I have my clients ask every candidate: Why do you want to leave your job? That question may be a very common one to as...
5 Steps to Holding Your Salespeople Accountable20161019125530

5 Steps to Holding Your Salespeople Accountable

xPotential SellingOctober 19, 2016, , , , , 0 comments
I received a call from a Sales Director recently who told me that his Sales Managers fail to hold their salespeople accountable. He said: “My Sa...
Your Crisis Stricken Employee Deserves More Than a Sympathy Card… Do This Instead20161003080003

Your Crisis Stricken Employee Deserves More Than a Sympathy Card… Do This Instead

Your employee is in crisis – a close member of their family died, a child has become severely ill, or their spouse was injured in an accident and cann...
7 Critical Questions to Gut Check Your Sales Process20160712080038

7 Critical Questions to Gut Check Your Sales Process

Your sales process should be the path of least resistance to maximum sales. Don’t let your sales process grow cold. A regular examination of the steps...
7 Things Smart Sales Managers Do When Coaching Sales Reps20160622080013

7 Things Smart Sales Managers Do When Coaching Sales Reps

Coaching sales reps is a fundamental task of sales management. Follow these guidelines to improve your performance as a sales coach. Great Sales Manag...
3 Tips for Sales Managers Who Have Never Been Coached20160615080009

3 Tips for Sales Managers Who Have Never Been Coached

You want to be a great sales coach to your team—but what if you’ve never had a role model? Here are three great tips to get you started. One of the mo...
8 Guaranteed Ways to Demotivate Your Salespeople20160611080037

8 Guaranteed Ways to Demotivate Your Salespeople

Motivation comes from within, but you can demotivate your salespeople by the decisions you make. There are some things companies shouldn’t do that mak...
3 Reasons Why A Sales Manager Returns to Selling20160321190110

3 Reasons Why A Sales Manager Returns to Selling

The allure of a management title, executive perks and authority can be very tempting to a successful salesperson. This is what can happen when their c...
7 Things You Should Not Do on a “Ride Along” with Your Sales Rep20160318190424

7 Things You Should Not Do on a “Ride Along” with Your Sales Rep

Most sales managers make at least one of these mistakes when they do a ride along with their sales reps out in the field. See if you do some of these....