Category Archives: Conference Speakers

Discuss the Future of Profitable Selling in San Francisco this May

This May in San Francisco, speakers like David Meerman Scott will be talking a lot about new, real-time solutions that can help sales leaders make big improvements to all areas of the sales organization. Here are three presentations we’re looking … Continue reading

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Maintain Your Sanity in Times of Change

By Kevin Warren It’s no secret that we create opportunities when we do things differently. When you make a change, reinventing yourself, your business, your workout, your outlook, your career, your sales strategy  – whatever it is – is typically … Continue reading

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How Much Do We Spend on Sales Compensation?

How much do you think sales leaders spend compensating the 14 million salespeople currently working in the United States? According to Sales 2.0 Conference speaker and Xactly chief marketing officer Scott Broomfield, Harvard Business Review puts the figure at $800 … Continue reading

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Sales 2.0 Conference Preview: Xactly’s Scott Broomfield Talks about Change

We’re looking forward to hearing a lot about sales transformation strategies next week at the Sales 2.0 Conference in in Philadelphia. Get a preview of what Xactly CMO Scott Broomfield will share about sales compensation and strategic change in the video below. (If … Continue reading

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3 Ways Leaders Can Create a Culture of Purpose

According to a Deloitte survey, 66% of employees don’t believe their companies are doing enough to create a culture of purpose. That’s a shame, because businesses that can instill employees with a sense of purpose and meaning can see a … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Sales Transformation Success in 2014

Some of the most interesting stories we heard from sales leaders last year revolved around sales transformations. (If you missed our workshop with SunGard’s Ken Powell, you can still access this white paper, which details how the company is growing … Continue reading

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We’re Smarter Than Our Buyers

by Joanne S. Black Welcome to the age of the informed consumer, or the digital buyer … or “Buyer 2.0.” Once upon a time, in the days before Google, Amazon, Yelp, and social media, clients looked to salespeople for information … Continue reading

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Making Connections at the Sales 2.0 Conference: A Chat with Tristam Brown

Tristam Brown, CEO of LSA Global, spoke at our October 16 and 17 Sales Performance Management Conference in San Francisco about the importance of aligning talent, culture, and strategy. We caught up with Tris (as he’s called) onsite for this quick interview. … Continue reading

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What I Learned at Sales 2.0: A Chat with Karen Kennedy

What do sales leaders learn at our events? Find out in our interview with attendee Karen Kennedy, VP of Sales at ValleyCrest Companies, who joined us at the October 16 and 17 Sales Performance Management in San Francisco. How does this … Continue reading

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Love and Aggression: Thoughts on Corporate Cultures

By Lisa Gschwandtner Before every Sales 2.0 Conference, we host a dinner for our speakers (cleverly, we call this our “Speakers Dinner”). The conference host, Gerhard Gschwandtner, has made a tradition of starting each dinner by posing a single question. … Continue reading

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