Author Archives: Lisa

About Lisa

Editorial Director at SellingPower.com.

The Three Sales Accountability Traps and How to Avoid Them

By Alyson Brandt Is your sales organization one of the top performers in your industry? If not, here’s your blueprint for success.   Our sales research identified a culture of accountability and results as a critical differentiator between top and … Continue reading

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Predictive Sales Analytics

By Kevin Brooks Predictive analytics is a major topic at industry conferences, but it is poorly understood by most sales leaders. In truth, it is poorly understood by most people, but – as the market for predictive sales analytics continues … Continue reading

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How to Build a Successful Sales Development Model

By Trish Bertuzzi I’m excited to be speaking at the Sales 2.0 Conference in Boston on May 2 on the topic of “The Six Elements of Sales Development: What It Takes to Lead a World-Class Team.” In this blog post, … Continue reading

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Four Basic Tips to Optimize Sales Performance

By Solomon Thimothy Sales, especially B2B sales, is a difficult job. Whether you’re cold calling, emailing, or trying to convert inbound leads, every salesperson hears dozens of “nos” before every “yes.” As a sales manager, your job is to coach and … Continue reading

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Tips to Double Your Productivity and Active Selling Time

By Matt Heinz Most sales teams – and sales professionals – waste an astounding amount of time. Some is due to lack of discipline; some is due to poor corporate policies, processes, and requirements. At the Sales 2.0 Conference on … Continue reading

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Why Your Salespeople Should Spend Less Time with Customers

Want to improve your early pipeline qualification conversion rates by up to 50 percent? Try incorporating these four simple steps into your prospecting process, as outlined by an expert partner at research firm McKinsey & Company. Continue reading

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Fresh Insight to Dramatically Improve Sales Performance

This year, Sales 2.0 is all about the DNA of a high-performance sales team. In Boston on May 2, sales leaders and experts will take the stage to provide you with fresh new insight so you can dramatically improve your … Continue reading

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How to Get Past Gatekeepers

One of the least appealing aspects of cold calling is getting stonewalled by gatekeepers. Here are some expert tips the authors of SOAR Selling. For more insight on this topic, download our latest report, Prospecting: How to Help Salespeople Get Past … Continue reading

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Using Video to Improve Sales Success

In the digital era, sales teams relying on traditional sales training methods simply can’t maximize their learning and retention of information – and can’t collaborate at a distance. Read on to learn how one team leverages the power of mobile devices to collaborate and share short videos just as easily as sending a text or email. Continue reading

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Sales 2.0 Conference Recap: The Power of Mindset

Here’s a quick recap of what keynoters at the Sales 2.0 Conference shared this week about the power of mindset. Continue reading

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