Guest Post: What To Look For In A Sales Team Retreat

What To Look For In A Sales Team Retreat

Often times, sales can seem like a very individual profession. Despite being part of a company, an individual in sales is typically focused first on day-to-day tasks. Secondly, they focus on hitting his or her personal targets. Finally, they think about advancement, if we’re honest! The truth of the matter however is that company sales […]

Why You Should Collaborate with Competitors

Why You Should Collaborate with Competitors

Sales Training for Entrepreneurs This is probably going to be the craziest advice you’ll hear all week… But yes, I’m recommending that you pick up the phone, call your direct competitors, and offer to buy them coffee. Before you commit me to Melbourne’s business coach mental hospital, here are a few personal examples for you […]

How to Increase Your Confidence Authentically

How to Increase Your Confidence Authentically

In my work coaching sales professionals and entrepreneurs, one challenge frequently arises – they lack confidence. If you are in the same boat, low confidence will prevent you from taking the necessary risks to be successful. This may take the form of sales calls or asking the closing question. Naturally, if you increase your confidence, […]

How to Protect Your Business’ Reputation

How to Protect Your Business’ Reputation

Is it true that “Any publicity is good publicity?” Surprisingly, a 2010 study showed that negative reviews can actually increase sales1. Before you go and do something silly, please note that this is an exception to the rule! Further, there were very specific circumstances that created this anomaly. Today we are going to look at […]

How to Raise Emotional Intelligence for Increased Sales Performance

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Sales and Emotional Intelligence Training for Sales Managers, Sales Professionals, and Entrepreneurs Approximate read time: 3 minutes Since Daniel Goleman popularised Emotional intelligence in 1995, further research has demonstrated that there is a strong correlation between the skill and sales performance1. Intuitively this makes sense – positive feelings help us to work more effectively. Further, […]

Overcome the Fear of Failure in Sales in 3 Steps

Overcome the Fear of Failure in Sales in 3 Steps

Sales Training for Entrepreneurs and Sales Professionals Your ability to overcome the fear of failure in your sales career will have a significant impact on your success. If left unchallenged, it will prevent you from making necessary sales calls (a.k.a. call reluctance). The fear of failure can cause anxiety during sales opportunities. Most importantly, it […]

How to Increase Your Car Dealership’s Sales in 2018

How to Increase Your Car Dealership’s Sales in 2018

An unconventional approach to increase your car dealership’s sales The Problem According to a recent survey conducted by market research company Roy Morgan1, car salesmen ranked rock bottom on their list of most trusted professions. If you run a car dealership, this is a very unfortunate position to be in. You have the burden to […]

How to Use Call Volume as a Sales Performance Metric

How to Use Call Volume as a Sales Performance Metric

Sales Management Training “Sales is a numbers game” is a popular adage for sales managers. The thinking is that if you increase the call volume, that your team will close more deals. There is some truth to the saying, but how do you use this sales performance metric effectively? Today I’m going to discuss the […]

Guest Post: Tips for a Killer Sales Pitch that Blow Quotas out of the Park

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This is a guest post by Tenfold The day of your sales pitch is drawing closer. You’re two parts scared, two parts excited about the whole situation. You just want to craft a killer sales pitch that will ensure the close. It’s a big one and you definitely don’t want to mess it up. This […]