Category Archives: sales strategy

June 19th, 2013

Top 10 Indicators that You Need a Sales Process

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Top 10 Indicators that You Need a Sales Process Today’s Blog Appears Courtesy of Richardson’s Partners SalesLatitude and is Written by Co-founder Susan Spivey If you’ve managed sales teams for a long time, you begin to accumulate knowledge of the warning signs that a sales process is either ineffective or nonexistent. The importance of a sales process – that is, what will be done to work a deal to closure – should not be underestimated. These are the top ten signs that a sales process is needed in your organization:

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November 26th, 2012

Establishing a Sensible Sales Process: Low-hanging Sales Improvement Fruit

Low-hanging Sales Improvement Fruit

Establishing a Sensible Sales Process: Low-hanging Sales Improvement Fruit

How often does your organization talk about wanting to increase sales? Surely during annual planning and budgeting exercises, but I’d also guess during quarterly, monthly, and even more frequent reviews of sales and performance figures. Some issues may have obvious fixes, but you’ve also likely pursued various strategies to move the needle across your sales organization.

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September 28th, 2012

5 Sales Strategy Execution Derailers and How to Avoid Them

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5 Sales Strategy Execution Derailers and How to Avoid Them

 

Once you’ve set the sales strategy that’s going to improve your business and take it to the next level, you want to see it succeed. Not only do you not want it to fail, but you also don’t want anything to get in the way of its success or make getting there any more difficult or complicated than should be expected.

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September 24th, 2012

What you can Learn from The Harvard Medical School to Make Sales Training Stickier

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Solving “The Forgetting Curve” to Help You Execute Your Sales Strategy – Two powerful lessons in learning from the medical profession

Helping sales reps to recall and apply knowledge and skills would not only increase their effectiveness on the job, but also improve the ROI of your investment in training. To solve this issue, Richardson has partnered with Qstream to provide QuickCheck™.

Using a patent developed at Harvard Medical School, Qstream’s solution helps clients’ sales reps and other employees who go through training to retain what they’ve learned over a longer period of time through a series of weekly short quizzes that continue to jog the memories of the trainees and help them recall the necessary details when the time comes.

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September 21st, 2012

Do You Have the Right People to Execute Your New Sales Strategy?

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Lessons from the Gridiron: Do You Have the Right People to Execute Your New Sales Strategy?

After attending the recent Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, it was clear to me that there is no shortage of ideas and technologies for developing revolutionary sales strategies. Yet executing your sales strategy will be nearly impossible if there’s a big disconnect between the people you need to execute and the people you have today. Remember, you have to sustain performance today while you transform for tomorrow. You can only disrupt your organization so much in the process.

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