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by Megan Seamans February 20, 2019

4 Buyer Personalities & How to Sell to Them

Success in sales depends largely on the salesperson’s ability to adapt his or her skills and pitch when selling to different personality types. Here’s a deeper dive into the four major personality types you may encounter during your sales career, as well as advice on how to handle each.

by Megan Seamans February 13, 2019

Develop Empathy With Your Prospects & Watch the Deals Roll in

Empathy helps a seller put themselves into their prospect’s shoes, fostering a relationship of mutual understanding and respect for each other's needs.

by Megan Seamans February 4, 2019

Seven Ways to Grab a Buyer’s Attention in Under 10 Seconds

Attention spans may be shorter these days, but that’s not a valid reason why you can’t keep your prospects’ attention. Sales pitches, especially cold ones, only have a few precious seconds to grab attention, so make it count! Use these seven tactics to get your prospects attention in under 10 seconds!

by Megan Seamans January 23, 2019

The Effects of Public Versus Private Recognition

Employee recognition has been a hot topic, creating a buzz in all industries. A report released by the human resources association WorldatWork stated that in 2017, 85% of companies surveyed have employee recognition programs in place. But are all recognition programs created equal? Let’s explore the differences between public and private recognition, why you should implement an employee recognition program, and how LevelEleven can help!

by Megan Seamans January 16, 2019

Disguise Your Micromanaging With a Performance Management Platform – Your Team Will Thank You

Are you micromanaging your team? Although you may feel like you’re doing what’s best for everyone by monitoring all aspects of your department, that’s far from the truth. Micromanaging can lead to low employee engagement, higher stress levels, increased employee turnover, and a sense of dread in the office.

by Megan Seamans January 9, 2019

The Art of Re-engaging Your Prospects After the Holidays

The end of the year is a particularly challenging time for salespeople for many reasons. Not only are they rushing to close the last deals before year end, but they are also dealing with the busy holiday season. Then there’s the possibility their prospects will be on vacation. A deal may be close to closing as the holidays approach and then, out of nowhere, the prospect goes dark! Although closing the deal by year-end has passed, that doesn’t mean that it’s time to give up. It’s time to get started!