Your sales team is the lifeblood of your business, and the guidance you provide is crucial to success in an ever-competitive market. Utilizing these 3 strategies when creating your training program will improve retention in trainees dramatically and ensure your team has the tools they need to succeed and grow the bottom line!
Too many sellers look for new business in the wrong places. They’re in the dark when it comes to engaging with today’s information rich, time starved consumer. They fail to adapt to new methods of prospecting, discovering information, creating value, and holding the customer’s attention. In fact, according to new research by Gartner, sellers engage in behaviors today that thwart sales.
Your junk drawer provide a perfect metaphor for your sales process. Your junk drawer, like your sales process, undergoes a natural sort of entropy. We litter them with ideas, metrics, and white papers; we pile on more information and clutter our slide decks. We assume if one taco sauce is good, fifty must be better.
The benefits of coaching sales teams are undeniable. However, Bad or nonexistent coaching causes negative behaviors to become ingrained in your culture and repeated year after year. Whether you’re a manager or a seller, read these 5 deadly coaching mistakes and make certain you give and receive coaching designed to improve and sustain sales performance.
Ok, let’s face it. Your salespeople don’t wake up in the morning eager to train any more than your prospects line up to purchase your product. So how do you create the desire for them to acquire the skills needed to increase their income? Do you have to keep barking at them?