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Sales Tips | Sales Training | Sales Management | Motivational

Be Your Own Career Coach: Identifying Priorities & Uncovering Next Steps

By: Molly DePasquale
April 19th, 2018

As a kid your biggest goal was probably something along the lines of riding your bike without training wheels. In high school, maybe you were focused on making the varsity basketball team as a freshman. During your college years perhaps your greatest ambition was to land a prized internship or graduate Summa Cum Laude. Different goals capture our attention at different stages of our lives. Now, your goals are likely more career oriented.  This means you must learn how to become your own career coach. If you know what your number one desired career outcome is, all you need to do is commit and then get started! ....Easier said than done.  Once you've committed to becoming your own career coach, the very next thing to think about is identifying your priorities and uncovering your next steps. So, what can you do to start being your own coach? 

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Digital Media Landscape | Sales Management

2 Benefits of Digital Transformation & What They Mean For Your Organization

By: Brittany Bookbinder
April 5th, 2018

Over the last decade, technological advances have accelerated Digital Transformation in the business world. According to one digital expert, “a decade ago companies were mainly focused on data mining, search technology, and virtual collaboration. Today, executives are directing their energy toward artificial intelligence, machine learning, and the Internet of Things.” Businesses are on the path to digital transformation but have a ways to go. 63% of businesses plan to improve the ‘online customer experience’ this year, but only 26% of organizations are ‘completely ready’ to execute digital strategies. (Accenture Digital) So, what does digital transformation mean for sales? Two key benefits of digital transformation for salespeople are (1) a new level of transparency and (2) easier collaboration. Let’s take a look at how sales managers, salespeople and clients can leverage these benefits.

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3 Questions to Ask Before Investing in Sales Training

3 Questions to Ask Before Investing in Sales Training

The right sales training for your employees is integral to the success of your business. Before you invest, make sure you have all of the information you need to make a smart decision.

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Sales Management | sales and marketing alignment

Join the Forces of Sales and Marketing to Boost Your ROI

By: Molly DePasquale
August 3rd, 2017

You know what the biggest problem is for businesses that have siloed sales and marketing departments? Besides the obvious, they often feel like they’re experiencing success. Because their company has always operated with distinct sales and marketing teams, they’ve always measured success based on their past data. But their benchmarks don’t consider the kind of success businesses can have when their sales and marketing teams are perfectly aligned.

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Sales Tips | Sales Management

Everything You Need to Know About Being Your Own Sales Coach

By: Molly DePasquale
May 18th, 2017

To put it simply - your success or failure is determined by your ability to coach yourself well. As your own sales coach, the first challenge that you need to grapple with is deciding on your number one desired outcome. This is important because everything you do should bring you closer and closer to that outcome. After you’ve figured out what outcome you’re working towards, it’s time to take these four things into consideration:

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Sales Tips | Sales Management

The Top 4 Reasons Why Sellers Lose Deals and How to Avoid Them

By: Steve Bookbinder
April 27th, 2017

If you’re part of a sales organization, then you’ve probably either asked or answered: “Why did we lose the deal?”

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Sales Tips | Sales Training | Sales Management

Selling Complex Solutions and Why Conventional Sales Training Won’t Work

By: Steve Bookbinder
March 9th, 2017

Your technology or solution fits the client's needs but they are currently using another solution. While selling against the competition is a common problem for salespeople across all industries, advertising and marketing technology or software solutions challenge salespeople in a way that conventional sales training and product training doesn’t address.

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