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Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Leadership Development, First Line Sales Management, Sales Training

Six Emerging Trends in Sales Force Effectiveness for Sales Managers

February 24, 2013

The past few years have unlocked unprecedented innovation in the areas of sales force effectiveness. More than ever, sales managers have tools at their disposal to help them improve the productivity and success of their sales teams. In this webcast, we discuss six emerging trends that could be th

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Webcast

Webcast • Coaching, Sales Technology, Sales Operations, Sales Training

Game On! Why Top Sales Teams Will Coach and Gamify in 2013

January 31, 2013

Cash incentives alone are not sufficient to drive sales force adoption of critical behaviors, tools, and training. Leading sales organizations are turning to "gamification" - the integration of game dynamics – to enhance coaching plans and foster salesperson engagement, and create

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academic research

Academic Research • Strategy & Planning, Leadership Development, Sales Training

The Role of Top Management in Developing a Customer-Oriented Sales Force

January 02, 2013

Subhra Chakrabarty, Gene Brown, and Robert E. Widing II

Reprinted with permission from The Journal opf Personal Selling and Sales Management. A national random sample of industrial salespeople was surveyed to examine the effects of salespeople’s perceptions of top management long-term orientation, top management emphasis, and top management

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Webcast

Webcast • Sales Process Management, Sales Operations, First Line Sales Management, Sales Training, Sales Enablement, Social Media

Social Media and Sales Management Practice: Research Update

December 07, 2012

Social media has changed the way customers buy, and redrawn relationships between buyers and sellers. In response, sales operations departments are refocusing support investments, and aligning social media strategy with their sales organizations.   This presentation features updates

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Webcast

Webcast • Selling Effectiveness, Sales Training

Leveraging Your Whole Brain to Improve Sales Coaching

September 14, 2012

Lots of sales organizations are emphasizing coaching, but too few provide managers meaningful direction on how to coach. In the absence of tools and training, managers revert to “my way” – the approach that defined their own success. Yet these approaches are often outdated, ill-

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Webcast

Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Leadership Development, Sales Operations, Sales Transformation, Sales Training, Analytics

Operating Priorities of High Growth Sales Organizations

July 13, 2012

Miller Heiman’s annual study of sales organizations measures what separates “World Class” sales organizations from others. In this Sales Management Association webcast, Miller Heiman’s Joe Galvin details 12 best practice initiatives that characterize World Class sales orga

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research

Research • Coaching, Sales Operations, First Line Sales Management, Sales Training

Research Brief: Motivating the Sales Force [Spring 2012 Chapter Focus]

July 09, 2012

This spring's Sales Management Association chapter meetings in Chicago and Atlanta included panel discussions on "Motivating the Sales Force." [Our spring meetings were the first featuring a common topic, something we'll continue as we add new chapters (including Houston and Twi

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Webcast

Webcast • Sales Process Management, Leadership Development, Selling Effectiveness, Sales Training, Social Media

Thought Leadership as Sales Strategy

June 15, 2012

Building a Sales Force That Customers Find Credible

Sales organizations competing in increasingly commoditized markets seek ways to elevate the sales conversation, sell higher in the organization, and participate earlier in the buying cycle. In short, they seek entirely new ways of engaging prospects. Similarly, buyers are looking for new way

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Webcast

Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Sales Operations, Sales Transformation, First Line Sales Management, Sales Training, Sales Performance Management

Six Factors Transforming B2B Selling in 2012

May 31, 2012

Do you know what the future of sales looks like? Demographics are shifting, the pace of change is accelerating, buyers are more informed, and the threshold for success has never been higher. Effective selling in a B2B world is a function of the salesperson's aptitude and attitude, but also is

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Webcast

Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Selling Effectiveness, Sales Training

Sales Strategies for Conquering the Competition

April 05, 2012

Increased competition is among the toughest challenges facing sales organizations today. As pricing pressure mounts and customer budgets shrink, sales leaders must bring a new level of innovation to their efforts to beat the competition. In this webinar, AchieveGlobal’s Greg McDonald a

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