Month

April 2015
My career changed in the spring of 2013. Around that time, I connected with a new, vibrant community and was exposed to an array of opportunities to share my passion for building with technology. In the spring of 2013, I was nominated to be a Salesforce MVP. Now, I’m going on my third term and...
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At LevelEleven, we study sales contests. We just have this thing for collecting new wisdom on what works best for motivating sales teams and optimizing sales performance. Recently, we decided to summarize some of it — to come up with an updated list of our 10 best tips for building the ultimate sales contest. Today, we want to share them...
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Do you ever run sales contests around calls? So do most of our customers. The most popular call contest we see is one that rewards participants for talk time, or the amount of time each team member spends on the phone. Other popular ideas include rewarding participants for the number of calls made each day...
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Introducing a KPI-driven approach to your sales team has immediate and lasting effects on performance. We’re talking short term and long term. However, the unforeseen effect is the spark of a transformative culture change. And we’re talking about the positive kind of culture change. But you already know that. If you’re a little uncertain, read...
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Last week, I wrote “What Is a Sales KPI? (You May Have It Wrong),” which explored the purpose of a Key Performance Indicator in a sales organization and how you may have been approaching it all wrong. Sound familiar? Sales leaders are often faced with a predicament: “Which KPIs do I want my team focused on that...
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Is anyone else as excited we are for the Salesforce World Tour Chicago this week? We’re so pumped that we decided to break down what we can expect by the numbers. And we wanted to share it. If you’ll be there, make sure to stop by the LevelEleven booth. Part of the reason we’re so...
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