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What Millennials Will Bring to Sales Leadership Roles
What Millennials Will Bring to Sales Leadership Roles As a millennial working at a company full of other millennials, I wasn’t surprised to hear that our generation will surpass the number of baby boomers AND Generation X in the workforce in 2019. In sales-focused positions, this means that the number of millennial managers is also increasing. This shift brings some uncertainty for more experienced sales teams as to what millennial sales leaders will excel at and what they will struggle with. This article will discuss a couple of the challenges and opportunities for success millennial leaders in sales will face for 2019 and beyond. CHALLENGE: Lack of Experience....
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How To Get More Qualified Sales Meetings (with scripts)
How To Get More Qualified Sales Meetings (with scripts) Crushing your quota in the sales industry is all about nailing qualified meetings and eventually closing the deal. Consistently having a large number of meetings is good, but you want to make sure each meeting is up to your standards. Whether you’re meeting a prospect for the first time or getting ready to close a deal, you always want to enter a meeting with a goal in mind. By establishing a goal for the meeting you get an idea of how the interaction is going to play out. Finding qualified prospects who are willing to sit down and hear your....
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7 Most Common Mistakes Made in Sales Pitches
7 Most Common Mistakes Made in Sales Pitches Once upon a time, sales reps could get by using the same sales pitch on all prospects, no matter who they were and what industry they worked in. However, this practice is long forgotten in the era of personalization and customized approaches. Anyone utilizing the old approach will quickly realize that it doesn’t work anymore. But, the new process of pitching to clients leaves plenty of room for mistakes. Here are some of the mistakes salespeople often make and tips on how to avoid them: 1. Trying to accomplish too much on the first meeting Revealing too much information on....
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6 Deadly Mistakes in Prospecting Emails
6 Deadly Mistakes in Prospecting Emails Prospecting emails can be very effective when done right and could lead to millions of dollars in your pipeline. However, the majority of sales prospecting emails sent remain unopened or unanswered. This happens because the salespeople give their prospects a bad first impression by making common email mistakes. In field sales, this will make-or-break your chances of getting a face-to-face meeting. Here are some of those mistakes and how to fix them. 1. Tricking People into Opening Your prospect is probably receiving over 50 emails a day from other salespeople. It's hard to stand out and capture their attention. This....
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5 Ways To Be An Effective Sales Leader
5 Ways To Be An Effective Sales Leader “How important is leadership in sales?” We all are gripped by this question every now and then.  There’s a ton of advice out there saying something like - “It depends on the company.” Well, that’s… not very helpful, is it? But one thing is obvious, when you hear people saying this, you’ll probably start thinking that only huge companies need leaders. But let me dispel this myth for once and all. Leadership doesn’t and shouldn’t be based on the company or brand - it depends on YOU and the team! People tend to overlook the impact an effective leader can....
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