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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..

5 Motivational Strategies to Get You in Gear for the New Year

As we enter a new year, it’s a time to reflect on the past and set goals for the future. This year especially, most of us are ready to turn the page and focus on what’s ahead. Here’s our advice to..

5 Strategies for your Most Successful Sales Kickoff Ever

Are you finalizing plans for your company’s sales kickoff meeting? While your vision is likely to include inspiration, learning, recognition, and team building, often sales kickoff events don’t..

Investing in Sales Coaching Pays Off: Here’s Why

There is a cause and effect relationship between developing your people and your sales results. Although this may seem like a common sense statement, too many companies ignore the connection or..

Take Advantage of the Summer Slump

July is prime vacation season for those living in the northern hemisphere. Days are longer, and life feels lighter. Prospects also tend to turn on the Out of Office auto-response on email and..

Sales Training and Performance Olympic-Style

I love the Olympics.  The competition is fantastic and more than the competition, I love to hear the stories of the talented athletes.  The journeys of hard work, adversity, triumph and their..

Power Up for Your Best Year Yet!

For most of us working in a sales role, the end-of-year is a crazy time. We’re busy closing the quarter, and often, the fiscal year. The pressure is huge as we make sure revenue is delivered by..

Practice the Hard Stuff - That's What Will Make You Better

I was walking into my local ice rink the other night as we had a game. I play on a men’s league team – often referred to as the “beer league”. The ice rinks are pretty quiet this time of year. The..

Improve Your Forecast Accuracy - Understand How Your Customers Buy

One of the largest challenges for organizations I hear consistently focuses on the predictability of revenue generation by the sales teams. Critical business decisions around investments across..

How Sales Executives Go Macro, Not Micro, To Drive Results

One of the upsides in sales is that success is simple to quantify. It is always, no matter what other executives or board members or peers tell you, about the numbers. Every day numbers are..