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Julie Thomas

Recent Posts

Checklist to Close the Quarter & the Year

’Tis the season of the double-edged sword.On the one hand, it’s exciting to look forward to the holiday season. On the other, the end of the quarter and the year loom large, with the finish line..

Three Keys to Successful Sales Negotiations

When you hear the word negotiation, what comes to mind? It likely conjures images of your CRM, a ring light shining in your eyes, a giant cup of cold brew and a computer monitor covered in sticky..

The Value of Thinking Like an Executive

As many of you know, our headquarters is in Southern California — an area famed for its breathtaking coastline, beautiful beaches, fantastic restaurants and traffic, lots of it. 

Creating Anxiety Without Going Over the Edge

The pressure on Olympic athletes is staggering.

One false start can send a sprinter or hurdler home. That’s all it takes to destroy more than four years of labor and dedication — and yet, these..

O-P-C: The Framework for Asking Thoughtful Questions

Pitch

verb; gerund or present participle: pitching

  1. to throw or fling roughly or casually.

"He crumpled the can and threw it into the alley."

The First Step to Selling Higher: Be Real

When it comes to digital experiences, B2B buyers are drifting through a sea of sameness.

Busy Sellers ≠ Sales Results

Remember the old adage of the elevator sales rep?

Why Your Revenue Pipeline Has Run Dry

It’s time to get back to basics. That means developing the sales prospecting techniques to reliably fill the pipeline with qualified opportunities. Here’s a real-world example of what I’m talking..

2020: What Winning Sales Organizations Did Differently

As you well know, 2020 had a tremendous impact on sales leaders, salespeople, and learning and development professionals. The rapid shift to virtual selling and the collapsing delta between B2B..

What's on my mind as we settle into Q1? Renewals.

Renewals, especially when it comes to the “as a service” business model.

After all, we’re living in a subscription-based world. A friend of mine just had a baby, and she gets her baby food via..