About Arianna Miskel

Arianna Miskel is the Marketing and Sales Coordinator at Criteria for Success. She writes about a wide variety of topics including sales leadership, sales training, motivation, and general best practices.

The Best Quotes for Inspiring Change in Your Office

Sometimes, the hardest part about implementing change is inspiring change in the first place. As a sales leader, you realize that your team needs to get ahead of the curve when it comes to selling methods and processes. However, from the mindset of a member of your team, there's no need to change anything because [...]

By | 2018-01-17T11:45:32+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Sales Success|0 Comments

Let’s Talk Sales! Inspirational Quote from George Bernard Shaw – Episode 12

It's officially our second week into CFS's new Inspiration Series. If you're returning from last week, thanks for staying tuned! If you're just checking this series out, welcome and enjoy! In this special Friday series, we'll share inspirational quotes to help keep you motivated about growth and development. This week's quote is from George Bernard [...]

By | 2018-01-11T14:56:34+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Let's Talk Sales Podcast|0 Comments

Want Consistent Growth in 2018? Focus on This

The key to consistent growth this year is one thing: change. Yup, it really is as simple as it sounds. Nothing can improve if you don’t change things, and nothing (except frustration) can grow if you don’t improve. So, where do you begin this year? How can you create consistent growth from change? I believe [...]

By | 2018-01-08T13:33:48+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

The 5 Best Customer Service Exercises for Sales Teams

Customer service is a huge part of any selling entity. So how do you make it stick? Three words: customer service exercises. The best way to start is by having your sales team practice with each other. Not only will this help your team members develop a better understanding of customer service, but it will [...]

By | 2017-12-14T14:41:26+00:00 December 26th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

Customer Service: the Catalyst to Your Sales Success (Part 2)

In my last blog post, I gave you a background story about my experience with customer service in retail sales. And that no matter which type of sale you are conducting, customer service matters. This post will discuss why customer service is so important to sales people. Customer Service Matters The Why There are two [...]

By | 2017-12-07T16:05:05+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

Customer Service: the Catalyst to Your Sales Success (Part 1)

If you’re like me, when you hear the phrase “customer service,” you automatically think of the poor people on the other end of the phone that strictly deal with angry customers. They’re the ones replying to the (honestly entertaining) comments on Wells Fargo’s Instagram pictures as well. Basically, they’re the ones that try to ease [...]

By | 2017-12-07T15:45:14+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

What It Means to Have Relationship Integrity in Sales

What does relationship integrity have to do with sales? Well, just about everything! I’m sure you’ve probably heard this quote by Zig Ziglar about a thousand times, but here it goes again: “If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.” Client relationships start with a [...]

By | 2017-12-05T15:16:19+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

Leveraging Client Loyalty the Smart Way

Ever question the true value of client loyalty? Please don’t do that anymore. Believe it or not, on average, loyal clients are worth up to 10 times as much as their first purchase (White House Office of Consumer Affairs). After you digest that statement, I want you to take a moment to understand the sheer [...]

By | 2017-11-21T17:43:46+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

How Culture Development Creates Happy Clients

You’ve heard it thousands of times: successful culture development is probably the greatest thing you can do for the growth and stability of a business. As a sales leader, you’ve got many years under your belt from different teams, companies, roles, and titles. You know that culture is a crucial part to a functioning business [...]

By | 2017-11-07T17:15:35+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

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