Category Archives: Agile Sales Management

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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Get out of the field and into coaching
May 7, 2020

Creating Value in Sales Pipeline Conversations

We are all familiar with pipeline conversations. In fact, many sellers and sales managers dread them. Why? Because they see little value in them. The shame of this that there is a lot of value to be gained from these discussions. A Tale of Two Sales Managers Pipelines We’d like to start this blog post [...]

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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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Pipeline Forecasting
April 8, 2020

60 Minute Live Online Session: The Most Underappreciated Powerhouse For Salesforce Effectiveness

Sales leaders and managers are invited to join Scott Weinhold, EVP Strategy and Innovation at VantagePoint Performance, for a complimentary 60 minute live virtual session. Scott will share our original research covering the most important person in your sales organization: the frontline sales manager. Piles of evidence—from Gartner, Gallup, and others—have underscored the all-importance of [...]

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Pipeline Forecasting
March 6, 2020

Sales Management Code Delivered in Virtual Instructor-led Training

Late last year, Gartner shared that a top priority for companies in 2020 was sales manager effectiveness. This year, world events like COVID-19 and economic pressures are making many companies re-think their travel policies in the interest of employee safety, yet companies still need to move forward and achieve their revenue goals. For the past […]

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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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Building the groundwork for sales coaching greatness
January 30, 2020

2020 B2B Must Have: Sales Manager Effectiveness

According to Sales Management Association research, only 15% of sales managers believe that their companies provide the right amount of sales coaching. If you combine that information with a recent Gartner survey that identified sales manager effectiveness as a top three priority for sales leaders in 2020, an interesting picture begins to emerge. Organizations are […]

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Foundational Sales Training
January 6, 2020

It’s a New Decade. Time to End Old Sales Thinking.

Something curious happened in Sales. Without any research into whether it works, sales leaders decided that sellers needed a single set of guidelines to execute. This idea became so ingrained in the sales culture that its perceived as a check box, a must-do in order to improve your sales team’s results. The first “modern” selling […]

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