Owners and entrepreneurs are the driving force in generating revenue for most new companies. They thought of the idea for the product or service. Created the go-to-market strategy. They actually sold the product/service despite many of them not having formal sales training. Then hired other people to sell it. They’ve done it all, but they often find themselves being stretched and pulled, so they hire a sales leader, but they struggle to give up control. Here’s why.
This year certainly has had its challenges, personal or professional. But, whether your company surpassed its sales goals, or it struggled to stay afloat, you still need to figure out some way to set your sales goals for 2021.
With the whole world being tipped upside-down lately, are you finding it harder to get your team to accept change? Change is never easy and organizational change is no exception to that rule, but it is necessary. Many companies are changing things like the sales process, who to chase, pricing, terms, the information they gather, etc. So how can you get your sales team to rally behind change?
Onboarding new salespeople is critical for many reasons; it sets the tone for their experience and success within your company, dramatically impacts how long they will stay, and helps them learn your company, customers, and their role. Among the many things being disrupted right now, onboarding has become remote for many companies. This adds a new challenge to an already often misunderstood process.
The latest fad of WiFi-less hotel stays, campaigning as a digital detox, and “unplugged vacations” are on the rise. But the real question is can one truly unplug from phones, emails, and social media accounts, or does their professional life demand they be plugged in all the time?
Many CEO’s believe the answer to underperforming sales is to send their sales team, sales leader included, to sales training...