Category Archives: Agile Sales

How Agile Selling Leads to Better Results
May 7, 2021

Are you Gambling with your Sales Force? Take Two: Sales Agility = Better Decision Making in Conditions of Uncertainty

In our last blog, we shared that Annie Duke, one of the great professional poker players, advised that good poker is about making the best decisions under conditions of uncertainty. We explored why there is uncertainty in Texas Hold’Em; however, we are now exploring the sales environment and how those same sorts of conditions hold […]

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How Agile Selling Leads to Better Results
August 20, 2020

Are you Gambling with your Sales Force? What Professional Poker Players can Teach us about Sales.

Annie Duke, one of the great professional Texas Hold ‘Em players – attributes playing great poker to great decision making. The poker players that make the best decisions at the poker table make the most money over time. Other famous poker books espouse rules to always follow and offer decision charts. Annie scoffs at those […]

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July 30, 2020

Agile Sales Methodology vs. Sales Agility: Impact on Revenue

Many of us are now talking about an agile sales methodology and agility. Why wouldn’t we? We need to be faster and more responsive to our buyer’s needs. We need to help our salespeople engage in the chaos of a sale. And, it is chaos out there. Gartner recently shared that: The average size of [...]

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Sales Strategy: How to Make Yours Effective
July 20, 2020

Sales Strategy: How to Make Yours More Effective and Modern

There are plenty of strategy templates and articles out there sharing how to build a sales strategy. They are usually fairly basic and cover important (but not differentiated) topics such as objectives, hiring, compensation, sales activities and the like. These sales strategy documents are incredibly helpful to align your organization. But, here’s the problem: your [...]

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Agile Sales to the Core
June 11, 2020

The State of Sales in 2020

LinkedIn recently released their 2020 State of Sales Report and it is a fantastic snapshot of how the world of sales is rapidly changing. It brings to light some things that had been transpiring but are accelerating and also new challenges that teams are facing. In a nutshell, we believe the report shows how old [...]

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10 Things Great Sales Coaches Do - Part 3
April 27, 2020

And We Thought Sales Teams Were Stressed Before?

In a February 2020 Sales Management Association webinar presented by Scott Weinhold, EVP of Strategy and Innovation, we discussed the increased levels of stress that B2B salespeople were facing due to the fear and uncertainty caused by information overload and chaotic buying processes. In fact, here’s a direct quote from Scott: “The buying process is [...]

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Sales and Marketing Alignment is no Longer Optional
February 26, 2020

Sales and Marketing Alignment is no Longer Optional

Why would a sales and sales management training company be writing a blog post about sales and marketing alignment? For starters, a recent study by Leandata and Sales Hacker found an astounding 78% of B2B brands challenged by revenue growth.  Digging in, the study further uncovered that: The problems are largely caused by failure to […]

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Get out of the field and into coaching
February 18, 2020

eBook: The Real Secrets To Sales Manager Effectiveness

Letting go of common beliefs to improve sales execution You’re likely interested in this ebook because a portion or all of your job is to find ways to help your salesforce hit its ever-increasing targets. (organizations hire smart people who are excellent problem solvers and put them in this crucial role. Yeah, you!) Being the [...]

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February 11, 2020

Curvature Selects VantagePoint Performance for Seller and Front-line Sales Manager Training

Curvature is the global leader in IT asset lifecycle and services, focused on simplifying infrastructure operations with engineering expertise and unparalleled vendor coverage, scalable for all types of businesses. NORTH PALM BEACH, FLA. (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 11, 2020 VantagePoint Performance, the only research-led agile sales coaching, consulting and training company in the world, announced today that Curvature […]

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VantagePoint Video Sales Insights
January 17, 2020

[Webinar] 3 BIG MISTAKES THAT FRUSTRATE YOUR BUYERS AND HOW TO FIX THEM

Register Now DATE: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 TIME: 11am PT / 2pm ET The concept of a linear buyer’s journey is an illusion. In reality, modern buyers take unique and often winding roads to purchase decisions. What’s more, B2B purchases now involve an increasingly large and diverse range of stakeholders who are likely each at different stages in [...]

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