Selling a Service? Here’s How to Script Your Sales Plan

If your company is selling a service rather than a tangible product, chances are you’ve run up against some challenges. Some of the more common problems we’ve heard from our clients’ prospects and customers that are selling a service include: Lack of clarity – prospects don’t understand how the process works and don’t have a [...]

By | 2017-10-30T16:17:52+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

Let’s Talk Sales! Podcast Introduction – Episode 0

We're so excited to launch "Let's Talk Sales," our new podcast on all things sales and business development. Who is it for? This podcast is for CEOs looking to build strong companies, Sales VPs and Managers that want to take things to the next level, and salespeople that are looking to improve. What will we [...]

Get on the Right Track with a PlayBook Template

Let me guess: you want to build out your very own Sales PlayBook but are just beginning to realize the amount of work that actually goes into doing so. I have two words for you: PlayBook Template. Yes, such a thing actually exists for people like you to plug every secret sauce and best practice [...]

By | 2017-10-26T16:09:24+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

Top Performer in Sales: The 15 Traits to Look For

This article is for sales leaders who are interested in developing each and every salesperson on the team into a top performer. And it will also help as you’re looking for new sales hires. A top performer not only produces the highest revenue numbers, but also leads by example. He or she shares best practices [...]

By | 2017-10-25T10:44:16+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Sales Leaders|0 Comments

3 Sales Analytics Every Sales Manager Should Pay Attention To

As a sales manager, you’re likely wondering which sales analytics you should be paying attention to. And while there are many KPI (Key Performance Indicator) options out there, many of them won’t help you or your salespeople. That’s why I decided to take a step back this week and look at what’s really important when [...]

By | 2017-10-25T10:01:51+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Sales Leaders|0 Comments

3 Ways to Develop a Training Program in Your Sales PlayBook

Training is an important part of developing your sales team, but it can be hard to integrate sales training into busy schedules. Instead of investing in a separate training program, use your Sales PlayBook as your training process. Here are three ways you can use your Sales PlayBook as a training platform. Use the playbook [...]

By | 2017-10-04T17:24:53+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Sales Leaders|0 Comments

Need a Sales PlayBook Template? Here’s Where to Start

Creating a Sales PlayBook can seem daunting. And my guess is, that’s exactly why you’re looking for a Sales PlayBook template right now! The good news is that getting started on a new Sales PlayBook or maintaining your current Sales PlayBook isn’t as challenging as you might think. Sure, it’s going to take some man [...]

By | 2017-10-16T12:54:46+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Sales Leaders|0 Comments

You Know You Have a Sales Personality When…

I’m sure you’ve heard it at some point in your career, or maybe even before you started working in sales: “you're a natural sales person!” or “you have such a sales personality!”. This might seem taboo, but believe it or not, there’s a certain type of person that succeeds in sales. You, as an exemplary [...]

By | 2017-10-17T15:15:27+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Sales Success|0 Comments

4 Ways You’re Misusing Your CRM Data

Here at CFS, we are huge promoters of CRM and, more importantly, CRM with a purpose. Unfortunately, it's more common than not that a company's CRM is being misused or completely ignored. Failure to create processes around CRM and lack of accountability lead to messy and useless data. Today’s article was written by Jonathan Herrick, [...]

By | 2017-10-11T10:51:08+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments