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Webcast • Coaching, Recruiting & Selection, Selling Effectiveness

How Excellent Sales Competency Models Make Excellent Sales Forces

July 18, 2013

Sales teams today contend with increasingly sophisticated buyers and intense competition. They must engage with their customers in more sophisticated ways to create and prove their value. Salespeople need more than the traditional relationship-building and closing skills - business acumen, sharp

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Webcast • Coaching, Leadership Development, First Line Sales Management

Research Update: Developing Sales Managers

May 10, 2013

Sales manager effectiveness contributes mightily to overall sales force productivity, yet many firms are unsure how to develop sales manager talent. This Sales Management Association webcast summarizes results from a recently concluded Research Initiative examining how firms make sales manager tr

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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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Webcast • Coaching, Sales Technology

Recall Case Study on Virtual Sales Coaching

December 17, 2012

Using emerging mobile technology and a focus on improving sales meeting effectiveness, Recall launched a pilot program to test the effectiveness of virtual sales coaching. This session features their experiences and presents compelling insights into the future of technology-enabled virtual coachi

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Webcast • Sales Process Management, Coaching, Sales Transformation, First Line Sales Management

Fixing Your Sales Coaching Model

November 29, 2012

For decades, companies have trained and re-trained their sales managers on how to coach their reps. Yet, no organization we’ve met believes that their managers coach well enough or often enough to maximize sales performance. Truth is, the existing coaching models are to blame. These co

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Webcast • Coaching, Leadership Development

Closing Sales Managers' Competency Gaps

November 01, 2012

Sales managers have an outsized impact on business performance, but garner only a fraction of corporate learning and development efforts. Many company training programs for sales managers simply are not targeted to the sales management job. Instead, they provide generic management training not sp

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conference archives

Conference Archives • Coaching

Motivating Salespeople - What Really Works

October 25, 2012

Keynote Presentation 2012 Sales Force Productivity Conference

No sales force consists entirely of stars; sales staffs are usually made up mainly of solid performers, with smaller groups of laggards and rainmakers. Though most compensation plans approach these three groups as if they were the same, research shows that each is motivated by something different

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conference archives

Conference Archives • Sales Process Management, Coaching, Sales Operations

Rethinking Sales Pipeline Management

October 25, 2012

Keynote Presentation 2012 Sales Force Productivity Conference

Pipeline management describes a sales organization’s approach to qualifying, quantifying, prioritizing, and pursuing opportunities. Manage the pipeline well and good things happen: forecasts are more accurate, resources are deployed more efficiently, and sales force productivity increases.

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conference archives

Conference Archives • Coaching

Coaching Implementation Best Practices

October 25, 2012

There’s been a coaching gold rush of sorts over the past few years. Discouraged by traditional training’s meager returns, and attracted by coaching’s promise of performance improvement, hundreds of sales forces have initiated coaching projects.   Coaching’s ea

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conference archives

Conference Archives • Coaching, Leadership Development

Retooling Sales Management to Drive Sales Force Change

October 25, 2012

Sales organizations confront large-scale change initiatives on a regular basis. First-line sales managers are essential to implementing meaningful, sustainable change, particularly in large organizations. This panel discussion explores how firms are implementing sales force-wide change through a

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