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Oftentimes, people come to work in sales from a variety of backgrounds. This can be great because it provides the industry with a multitude of perspectives and views, but it can also be tricky to train people who have never sold your product or anything similar before. One thing to consider when hiring those new...
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It’s about that time again. Time to start preparing for Dreamforce, the biggest Salesforce event of the year. Although some may approach this week with the attitude of a curious tourist, going where the wind takes them, the most productive use of time is still to plan ahead. Thinking about the event and all it...
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Coaching is a hot topic in the sales world but we normally only hear about it in relation to personal development. Articles covering topics such as “how to be the best coach” or “coaching tips for sales managers” are great to assist in developing your own coaching techniques, but when it comes down to it,...
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Email isn’t going anywhere but it’s no longer the star player in the prospecting lineup. Anyone who receives prospecting emails knows not only how monotonous and boring they can be, but how easily they pile up in your inbox. It’s extremely difficult to stand out as a prospector, and most emails you send will get...
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Many first-time sales managers were former top sales reps, and often the next step career-wise is to use that productivity and success in management. The hope is that they can coach others on what they know to help their reps follow in their footsteps. But management is an entirely different ballgame, and requires a much...
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Gamification is the implementation of games or activities to encourage certain behaviors through competition and fun. Simply put, gamification is the application of typical elements of game playing (e.g. point scoring, competition with others, rules of play) to other areas of activity. This can be useful for many facets of the business world, such as...
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