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by Megan Seamans September 21, 2018

A Little Healthy Competition: Enabling the Competitive Nature of Sales

Sales reps are often competitive by nature. When harnessed and enabled properly, internal sales competition can drive big wins for the entire business overall. Sales management dashboards like LevelEleven provide a way to tailor the delivery of performance metrics to your sales team. To get the most out of the information, companies can use these numbers to enable a competitive spirit. Here are some creative ways you can use performance visibility to drive positive competition among your reps that will help boost sales team performance and make your business the biggest winner of all.

by Megan Seamans September 11, 2018

Your Employees Need Recognition – Here’s Why

We get it, you have been doing your job for a while now and it has gotten a bit repetitive. In fact, 66% of employees that feel bored or underappreciated at work will quit their job. That number jumps to 76% in millennials. The bottom line? Boredom and lack of recognition is a big deal to your employees and if you want to keep them around, you need to shake things up.

by Megan Seamans September 4, 2018

The 5 Steps of Sales Management – Where are you?

Sales management is a journey. In this journey, there are five main steps. These steps do not have to occur in order and leveling up to the next stage doesn’t mean forgetting the one that came before it. This framework is not set in stone; sales leaders should simply use the framework as a guide to show their current stage and what they must do to arrive at the next. Figuring out your current stage you are at helps in knowing what actions you should take to level up. These insights help your team know what they should be focusing on and how they can go about improving their performance. Every sales manager can move the needle from good to great as they progress in their career by following a tried-and-true path outlined below.

by Megan Seamans August 24, 2018

5 Tips for Handling Pricing Objections in B2B Sales

All salespeople are familiar with the phrases: “we’ll get back with you soon,” or “let me think about it.” And high prices are often the reason for prospects’ hesitation. According to Hubspot.com, almost six in ten buyers want to discuss pricing on the first call, and at least 50 percent of your prospects are not a good fit for what you sell. There is not a set scenario pertaining to pricing objections—each prospect will have their own reasons for trying to negotiate on price. A skilled salesperson should delve into the situation to determine where the prospect is in the decision-making process.

by Megan Seamans August 20, 2018

You Need a Sales Management System – Here’s Why

Regardless of company size, organizations have many layers, departments, and employees that need to work together seamlessly. Realizing business objectives requires planning and monitoring progress and nobody wants to spend their time on spreadsheets to do so. That’s why LevelEleven created the world’s first sales management system to keep teams focused on the behaviors that matter every day. If you want to improve employee productivity, identify data trends, or keep your finger on the pulse of the company a sales management system is crucial for success.

by Megan Seamans August 15, 2018

5 Call Center Pain Points Solved with Gamification and Coaching

Call centers have it rough. Whether they are selling through cold calls, supporting existing customers, or conducting research for outside companies, individual contributors at call centers are often overworked and underappreciated. If left unaddressed, this can lead to a stressful work environment and poor performance. The reality: more than ever call center employees need motivation and coaching more than ever to increase productivity and boost morale. We have gathered 5 major pain points for call center leaders and individual contributors, along with solutions to address those problems