B Positive isn’t just my blood type — it’s also my philosophy. How do people reach success? Well, the common thread in my past endeavors is happiness. When people are happy and begin to envision success, they become an unstoppable force. If we want our organizations to be their best, we need to be positive. … Read moreIncrease Sales in Your Organization by Building a Culture of Positivity
In a perfect world, sales departments hire three different types of people — then they let them play to their strengths. There are different types of sales jobs for different types of people. As a manager, you need to use that to your advantage. There are hunters, farmers, and account managers. And typically, a person … Read moreThe 3 Critical Roles of a Perfectly Structured Sales Team
We all need motivation to do our best work – and money is a great source of motivation. But the structure of salesperson commissions can only matter as much as the actual amount. We aim for salespeople compensations to reward for big sales, give opportunity for growth, and keep people motivated to sell even more. … Read moreHow Much Should You Really Compensate Your Salespeople?
Sales used to be an industry dominated by men. Why do you think we still default to “salesman” rather than “salesperson”? However, there are more women in the job market today than ever before. In fact, women make up about 45% of the workforce in the United States. And sales is no different; as the … Read moreHow Women In Sales Can Succeed In The Male-Dominated Industry
When you hire a salesperson, you look for a few basic qualities: confidence, assertiveness, strong communication skills, and so on. The right strengths always help new salespeople, but there’s another piece to the puzzle of success. If you want new hires to succeed, you can’t just hire the right type of person. You need a … Read moreHow to Cut Your Sales Training in Half and Improve Retention
A few days ago, I was standing in my kitchen, preparing my coffee. My five-year-old son came up to me, tugging at my shirt-tail. “Daddy, Daddy look at this, I drew it!” Perhaps one day, my five-year-old or his two-year-old brother will become great artists. But right now, the drawings won’t probably be considered for … Read moreWhat Parenting Taught Me About Sales Management