With a little bit of cartoon doodling to illustrate the point, one of the issues in sales forecasting is the vicious cycle generated by managers and sales execs over forecast accuracy. Sort of like cat and mouse sales activity. Read More
The author describes the necessary ingredients when seeking to engage sales prospects. Read More
How much time have you spent learning the language of your buyers. Karl will share how a Sales Evangelist works toward understanding the word choice and vernacular of their contacts by title and industry. By speaking the language of the potential client more can get done in less time. Read More
Two different looks at sales forecasting pipeline management, coming to similar conclusions about it's effectiveness and impact. Read More
Ever felt unorganized when meeting with a prospect? This post covers some ideas on how to systematically get your act together to make sure it doesn't happen again. Read More
With longer sales cycles, we need to do more to disqualify and manage opportunities to ensure we can close revenue in 2009. Clogged pipelines choke opportunities and lead to bad forecasts Read More
With all of this talk of recession is that once people believe there is going to be a recession they start to feel negative about their selling prospects. Do you have a clearly defined Sales Strategy? A Sales Strategy is basically a calculated and tactical plan for acquiring new business, growing existing business and making and exceeding the Read More
Find out what questions you can ask yourself to move past the basics of goals and timelines. Another continuation on pipeline management. Read More
Don't waste time in pursuing the leads that do not lead anywhere Read More
Questioning is a great way of finding out about problems and building rapport but the temptation to jump in with the solutions straight away can undo all that hard work. Read More

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