Category Archives: Sales Leadership

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 B2B Sales Leaders Should Think about Change and Transformation

Today in Philadelphia speakers and attendees at the Sales 2.0 Conference are talking about transformation and leading change. As part of his keynote address, Selling Power founder Gerhard Gschwandtner talked with attendees and showed several videos featuring insight from leaders … 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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Are Salespeople Lazy? Insider Notes from the Sales 2.0 Speakers Dinner

Last night a group of B2B sales leaders who will speak at today’s Sales 2.0 Conference in Boston gathered for our traditional pre-game Speakers Dinner. During the course of the conversation, one sales leader stated, “I believe salespeople are lazy.” This … Continue reading

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Sales 2.0 Conference Preview: The Quest to Hire Quota Crushing Reps

In any company, salespeople are on the front lines when it comes to driving revenue. That’s why any great sales leader is obsessed with figuring out how to efficiently and successfully hire the right reps that will crush quotas. According … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Managing Change in a Sales Organization

If change was a gesture, it would look like something, “totally crazy — out of control,” according to Dave DiStefano, President and CEO of Richardson, a leading global sales training and performance improvement company. As he says in this interview … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: Becoming a Sales Leader

Contributed by Steven Hawes B2B sales leaders often ask me what other sales leaders typically learn at our Sales 2.0 Conferences. I always find it somewhat ironic to find myself having conversations with sales leaders about learning. I’m just starting … Continue reading

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How Well Do You Know Your B2B Buyer Cycle?

It sounds like a no-brainer, but you’d be surprised how many B2B companies have not yet adapted to a buyer cycle powered by the digital customer. Continue reading

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4 Areas Sales Leaders Need to Automate Today for Better Results

An insight revealed at the Sales Management 2.0 Conference: sales leaders need to start automating the sales process for better results. Continue reading

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