December 3, 2019 Adam Norton

Actionable Advice from the Sales Enablement Analytics Report

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Sales Enablement Analytics Report 2019, jointly conducted by Sales Enablement PRO and the Sales Enablement Society, dives into effective strategies for measuring sales enablement success in the areas of performance, proficiency, and productivity. We at VantagePoint Performance reviewed the study and have identified three key insights, which we will further discuss in this blog: […]

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October 31, 2019 Adam Norton

Improving Frontline Sales Manager Effectiveness: Developing and Arming Managers for Seller Success

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]One main theme of the Gartner CSO & Sales Leader Conference was improving frontline sales manager effectiveness. A recent Gartner study showed that sales managers are the key to seller productivity, and development of frontline managers was the preferred driver for improving it by 33% of participants.  Gartner further identified the three areas where sales […]

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July 9, 2019 Adam Norton

Research Paper: The Significant Cost of an Underperforming Sales Manager

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] When organizations experience a sales performance problem – and most do – they look to one of two places for the solution: their sales processes or their sales methodology. The underlying idea is that improving process or methodology to create consistent sales execution will solve the sales performance problem. This has been the […]

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March 25, 2019 Adam Norton

How To Get More Sellers To Quota? Coach To Activities!

This post originally appeared here on the McGraw Hill business blog. We know from our research that effective sales coaching involves three critical steps. The first step is to create clarity and tasks for your salespeople by making the link between sales results, sales objectives (or KPIs) and sales activities. The second important step is […]

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March 6, 2019 Adam Norton

SMA Webinar: How Top Performing Sales Managers Crush Their Quota’s

In this webinar from the Sales Management Association, Michelle Vazzana, PhD shares the research from VantagePoint’s best-selling book Crushing Quota. In this webinar you will learn: Some shocking trends and the reasons behind them Lessons from other industries Mistakes sales keeps making What happens when you get this right.     To learn more about […]

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January 23, 2019 Michelle Vazzana

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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January 8, 2019 Adam Norton

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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December 28, 2018 Adam Norton

Video: How is VantagePoint Different Than Our Competitors?

Our coaching approach helps managers do 3 critical things….what are they? Enjoy this week’s Video of the Week from VantagePoint’s Michelle Vazzana.  

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