As a CEO, your days can be overwhelming when packed full of daily meetings, tasks, and the immediate needs of your business. The significant shifts from the pandemic caused us to look at shorter increments of time and make adjustments quickly. Our sense of time has changed. Now it’s time to think bigger than the day-to-day and focus more on your company’s vision for the future and your strategic plan.
When asked “what makes a successful sales organization” the most common response is “they sell a lot”. Yes, they need to sell a lot and hit their goals. But how do they do that? A key part of a successful, or healthy, sales organization is that they have a strong sales culture. Here is how to create a successful sales culture.
There is a relationship between a salesperson and a customer. The salesperson has to know what pain points or challenges the customer is facing to determine if their product or service will work for them. Then, salespeople need to effectively position the value of their solution to their customers to build understanding. Here are few ways to sell to your customers.
If you’re an attorney, advertising professional, architect, accountant, financial adviser, or engineer, you’re also a salesperson. Not what you were expecting? It’s true. If you fall into one of these positions, you likely have to sell regularly to be successful. So here is what a non-sales salesperson should know.
Do you know what makes a great leader? Why are some people more successful than others when it comes to leadership? A lot has been written on this topic, but what does it mean for you? How do you know if you have what it takes to be someone people want to follow? Here are a few key traits of a pivotal leader.
Would your salespeople rather receive praise or a monetary reward? Does recognition from peers mean as much as when it comes from a leader? When it comes to motivating your salespeople, sales leaders often jump right to compensation. But there are many ways salespeople would like to be rewarded.
Company alignment can be elusive for even the smallest start-up companies, not to mention companies with multiple divisions or remote employees. As the CEO, aligning your company to succeed starts with you. It would be best to have a company alignment strategy, so here are a few ways to get started.
New ideas, whether it is a way to improve upon a process or something that completely goes against the grain, they are what keeps an organization innovative and moving forward. However, when it comes to getting your team to adopt the new idea, there can be a lot of pushback. Here is how to get better adoption from your sales team.
The effect of COVID-19 on everyone’s lives has been momentous. COVID-19 established a new reality, forcing businesses to close their doors or adapt to new working conditions. Many employees embraced remote work or a social distance and mask policy that companies established to keep everyone safe. However, one of the least talked about changes was the effects of COVID-19 on salespeople and sales teams.