Category Archives: Agile Sales

Research Paper: Why 'Agile' Salespeople Outperform Challengers
March 6, 2019

Research Paper: Why ‘Agile’ Salespeople Outperform Everyone

There’s an interesting trend afoot in today’s sales organizations. For the past several years, leaders of the sales function have been told that they must implement a standardized sales methodology to drive sales force effectiveness. Of course, standardized sales methodologies come with promises of increased revenues, faster customer-conversion rates, and better onboarding of salespeople. The [...]

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Operationalize Sales Enablement With 6 High-Impact Activities
January 23, 2019

Operationalize Sales Enablement With 6 High-Impact Activities

First published in Training Industry’s “Expert Opinions on Sales Enablement.” Sales enablement is a nebulous, often undefined term. Since no single definition of sales enablement exists, companies and industry organizations are defining sales enablement on their own terms. One example is Forrester’s definition: “a strategic, ongoing process that equips all client-facing employees with the ability […]

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VantagePoint Video Sales Insights
January 8, 2019

Video: How is Training Sales Managers Different from Training Salespeople?

VantagePoint is not the normal one-size-fits-all company. How do we handle training different people in sales roles? Find out in this week’s Video of the Week from Vantage Point’s Trish Derman.

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VantagePoint Video Sales Insights
December 12, 2018

Video: What’s Wrong with Existing Sales Methodologies?

Great salespeople understand that certain methodologies work in certain situations. Other salespeople don’t. Enjoy this week’s Video of the Week from Vantage Point’s Leff Bonney.  

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VantagePoint Video Sales Insights
December 7, 2018

Video: How Does VantagePoint Work with Existing Sales Methodologies?

How does Vantage Point leverage the sales methodologies you already have in place? Enjoy this week’s Video of the Week from Vantage Point’s Trish Derman.  

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“Agile” Is the New Buzzword. What Does it Mean for Sales Training and Coaching?
November 30, 2018

“Agile” Is the New Buzzword. What Does it Mean for Sales Training and Coaching?

This article originally appeared here in the Training Industry blog. The Case for Sales Agility If you’ve spent much time around a sales force recently, you’ve probably heard a new buzzword: agile. Agile selling is a concept that says that salespeople need to adapt their sales approach to meet their customers’ needs. Those needs can […]

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3 Easy Steps to Build a Sales Coaching Program
November 9, 2018

High-performing Salespeople: Separating Madness, Myth, and Methodology

This article originally appeared here in the Selling Power blog. Every year, the Florida State University (FSU) Sales Institute conducts a benchmarking survey to identify top priorities for their consortium of sales leaders. In 2018, replicating the performance of high performers was the number one focus area. Why? Because, in a world where quota requirements are on […]

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VantagePoint Video Sales Insights
October 4, 2018

Video: What’s the Best Sales Methodology?

Vantage Point’s Video of the Week! Are you looking for sales training or sales manager training? Trying to evaluate your options? Choose the most innovative sales training company, Vantage Point. We get asked this all the time….What is the best sales methodology? Stop the one-size-fits-all approach. Our research shows that the best sellers are able […]

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10 Things Great Sales Coaches Do - Part 1
July 30, 2018

10 Things Great Sales Coaches Do – Part 1

Sales coaching is both an art and a science. Salespeople need sales managers to motivate them, develop their strengths, overcome their weaknesses, and guide them to victories that will define their careers. No matter how clever the sales strategies, they are only as good as the people assigned to execute them.   In this three-post […]

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July 27, 2018

Entrepreneur Magazine Article: The Death of the One-Size-Fits-All Sales Process

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