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by Megan Seamans June 5, 2019

For the Love of Sales – Be a Mentor!

Did you know that according to a survey by the American Society for Training and Development, 75% of executives say that mentoring has been critical to their career development? Mentoring isn’t only good for personal benefit, it can also help coworkers and your organization as a whole. Mentoring is different than managing or coaching. It

by Megan Seamans May 29, 2019

How to Align Your Sales and Marketing Teams to Close More Deals

Lack of cross-functional communication between sales and marketing will leave all parties feeling frustrated. No marketer wants to spend time making content that won’t be used, and no sales rep want to sift through a mound of irrelevant content while trying to add value for a prospect. Aligning these two functions is a companies best hope for success.

by Megan Seamans May 20, 2019

You Didn’t Ignore The Evolution of Tech Then, Why Do It Now?

CRM is not enough. Just as smartphones have revolutionized how we communicate, sales technology allows us to bridge the gap between a CRM and a team’s daily activities. Don’t believe us? See how sales tech can improve processes within the different aspects of the sales landscape below.

by Megan Seamans May 10, 2019

Assertive Versus Aggressive: Perfect Your Sales Pitch

Asking questions in the right way can compel a prospect to act, open their mind to new possibilities, and even secure buy-in for the next step in the sales cycle. One of the most important things to consider when asking prospects’ questions is if you’re being assertive or aggressive.

by Megan Seamans April 19, 2019

Coaching Versus Feedback: A Guide For Sales Managers

Feedback and coaching are being treated as equals. This is far from the truth! Coaching and feedback are very different and need to be treated as such. Here are four specific areas where coaching and feedback should stand on their own as different teaching techniques.

by Megan Seamans April 12, 2019

SDR Onboarding Best Practices

Onboarding practices need to change if organizations wish to keep up with their competition. The earlier a new SDR is ramped, the faster they can begin making meaningful contributions to the team. To help get you (and your new hires) up to speed, we’ve gathered five tips to create an efficient and effective onboarding plan.