When the pandemic hit, and the work from home order went into effect, video platforms seemed to fix many of the solutions to meetings, customer demos, and connecting. But it’s been over a year now, and some salespeople are feeling the effects of “video fatigue.”
About Gary Braun
Gary is a founder and co-owner of Pivotal Advisors. He has worked for 20+ years as a salesperson and sales leader. Gary has been a guest speaker for many groups such as Vistage, Allied Executives, CEO Roundtable, Sales Management Association, and more. If you want to find out more about Gary check out his profile here.
Goals are essential to your sales team’s development and success. Are they hitting their goals? If not here is how to set your team’s MITs (Most Important Things) up for success.
As you get closer to the middle of the year, it’s natural for sales leaders to reflect on what has been working and what has not. You will then want to map out your top priorities for the balance of the year. Here is a list of top sales priorities to consider.
Leading a company can be a challenge, even in the best of times. But when you’re in the effects of a global pandemic that caused international supply chain disruptions, domestic shelter-in-place rules, and an economic downturn, it can be even more difficult. Here are five sales challenges CEOs are facing right now.
Have you heard that sales training fixes everything, or salespeople are money hungry? Well, how would you react if you found out those statements were untrue? Here are 7 of the most common sales myths – debunked.
There are great CEOs juggling many things at once. They are the owner and take on the roles of marketer, sales leader, and even salesperson. That is a lot of hats, to be sure. But could playing all those roles be hurting your company? Here are five reasons why the CEO may not be the most effective sales leader.
As the CEO you play an active role in driving performance improvement across the organization. Yet sales has traditionally been neglected by CEOs. Especially if they did not come up through sales, so here are the six key things CEOs should know about sales.
With the invention of the internet, email, and social media, cold calling has become more and more obsolete. It’s not dead, but the strategies behind cold calling have changed – since today’s customers have changed how they get their information and how they buy. Here is what happened with cold calling.
CEOs are the driving force behind creating and implementing the company’s vision. They are responsible for the overall success of the company, leading the development of the company’s long- and short-term strategy, and for making top-level managerial decisions. They may ask for input on major decisions, but they are the ultimate authority in making final decisions. However, most CEOs did not come up through sales, which can cause tension. So, if you are a CEO wanting to learn how to drive sales, here are five ways to do that.
Hiring the wrong sales leader or salesperson can seriously hinder your business in more than one way. Why aren’t more companies taking the necessary steps to make sure their new person is right for their company?