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Research Paper: The Significant Cost of an Underperforming Sales Manager
July 9, 2019

Research Paper: The Significant Cost of an Underperforming Sales Manager

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 common approach [...]

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Ebook: Sales Training Doesn't Work
May 29, 2019

Ebook: Sales Training Doesn’t Work and Four Other Common Myths About Sellers, Buyers and Coaching

Myths are widely held but are often false beliefs or ideas. They arise and are hard to shake because they are usually based on perceived common sense and logical or long-held thinking. But, myths are myths: incorrect, untrue, and just plain wrong. You can’t afford to hold onto concepts simply because they feel right or [...]

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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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