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.
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.
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?
Fewer vehicles are more potent in driving desired behavior than the one-on-one meeting you have with your salespeople. This is the salesperson’s best opportunity to get your undivided attention and focus on the items which they may need assistance.
Do you ever wonder what the boss really thinks about you as the Sales Leader? Finding out what your boss thinks can be a delicate and challenging task. While most people fear the overly blunt, critical boss, an excessively nice or evasive boss can be just as frustrating. So here are the top three things your boss thinks about you.
In the business world, change is inevitable, but growth is not. Your growth depends on the strategies and execution plan you implement to make it happen. Growth strategy depends on your business’s goals and objectives. Read how you can grow.
Hunters and farmers aren’t the only functions associated with salespeople. There are many roles and specific skills related to each position. The success of your sales team and their role can impact the success of your whole business. Read about each role and how they can excel at different things.
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It’s a new year, and whether 2020 was a good or bad year for your company should not change the fact that you want to drive sales growth in 2021. In the blink of an eye, new competitors emerge, products similar to yours are released, and before you know it, there’s a race to get on top. Here are five ways to drive sales growth:
The year 2020 was far from typical. COVID-19 struck humankind and, scientists responded with unprecedented speed to discover and manufacture vaccines. People were isolated from loved ones, but instead of letting that distance consume them, they embraced Zoom and FaceTime video chats. Protests rose up across many major cities, and instead of repressing the cause, many states took notice and started the beginnings of reform.