As every sales professional knows, the word “sales” only begins to describe the field. While all sales roles may be linked in their focus on serving customers, the roles themselves provide a vast array of working arrangements and opportunities. For salespeople, the top career question is “Where do you want to go from here?” And… Read more »
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How Active Listening Can Help You Close More Deals
Sales professionals are often passionate, inspired people. They love what they do, and they love sharing what they’ve learned with customers. Often, salespeople believe they can talk their way through any problem. In some cases, however, the problem is talking – and it can be solved with active listening. Can You Close More Deals if… Read more »
Building Buy-In on Your Team to Meet Sales Goals
You set the goals. You communicated them to your team. You’re available to provide guidance and answer questions. Yet every time you check on your team’s progress…crickets. Sound familiar? If your team has a clear set of goals yet consistently fails to meet them, the problem may be a lack of team buy-in. Does Building… Read more »
What Part of the Sales Career Path are You On?
Landing your first sales job is exciting. Not only have you found a place to learn and practice your skills, but you have also taken the first step on a career that offers a lifetime of fulfilling challenges for many sales professionals. Sales offers a number of career options, but every path presents challenges and… Read more »