About Arianna Miskel

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

5 Reasons Why Creating a Culture of Learning Will Increase Productivity

Does your company operate from a culture of learning mentality? Just imagine how boring life would be if we didn’t seek out and find new things to learn. Creating a culture of learning in your organization is crucial for so many reasons. Benjamin Franklin once said, “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Investing [...]

By | 2017-01-31T17:45:18+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Sales Success|2 Comments

5 Tips on How to Grow Sales Within Your Organization

You've likely discovered endless results when asking the question: how to grow sales. But rather than give you a bulleted "how to" list, let's explore the aspects of what leads to sales growth and help you get on your way. Sales growth comes when all facets of your sales process and team are working harmoniously [...]

By | 2017-01-31T17:47:29+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|3 Comments

Break These 6 Bad Sales Habits Before the New Year

As you close out the year, you might've noticed that you've developed some not-so-great sales habits. Yes, it's that dreaded end of year panic! For some it causes deviation from the usual sales process. For others, things like unnecessary discounts crop up to help make deals happen. But we all know this isn't right--it's not [...]

By | 2016-12-19T15:23:42+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Sales Success|2 Comments

Are Your Sales Goals Dynamic or Static?

When it comes to sales goals, we all have numbers that need to be met. But shouldn’t it go deeper than that? Your sales goals should be dynamic. They should be an ever-flowing stream of innovation and growth. But how do you create dynamic sales goals? Forget about the money No, I’m not crazy. To [...]

By | 2016-12-20T10:03:37+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Sales Leaders|0 Comments

Innovation Quotes for Sales Leadership Success

As a sales leader, I'm sure you frequently look for different ways to motivate yourself and your team. Quotes from thought leaders, such as these innovation quotes, are a sure-fire way to get the gears in motion. Innovation is what sets one company or salesperson from another. Failure to innovate is a failure to differentiate. [...]

By | 2016-12-12T13:34:38+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Sales Success|4 Comments

Boost Sales by Emulating The Best of the Best

When strategizing how to boost sales, it’s important to remember that success in any form doesn’t come without hours of tireless work. Especially success in sales. So how do you differentiate yourself in the highly competitive marketplace of salespeople? How do you stand out from the pack? Here are some sales tips to boost sales [...]

By | 2017-06-21T17:32:33+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Sales Success|6 Comments

What Even the Best Sales Training Programs Can’t Do For You

A Google search for best sales training programs won’t lead you to a magical group of sales fairies that will turn your team into high-performing, perfectly efficient sales professionals. It will, however, lead you to a group of professionals passionate about helping others grow and learn to be the best versions of themselves every day. [...]

By | 2016-10-17T16:47:34+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Sales Leaders|0 Comments

15 Time Management Quotes for Sales Growth

Check out these time management quotes to fuel your productivity! With all the distractions we face today, managing your time can feel like an endless obstacle course. Sometimes fresh insight helps, so we created a list of time management quotes for sales growth to get you through those jam-packed days. Even the greats had to [...]

By | 2016-10-17T16:47:45+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Sales Success|2 Comments

Outdated Sales Techniques are Destroying Your Business

It’s 2016: cars are driving themselves, people are catching Pokemon on the streets on New York City, and presidential candidates are tweeting. The world is progressing with technology, so why are you letting outdated sales techniques hold you back? As we all know, the sales industry is constantly changing and evolving. When you’re not juggling [...]

By | 2016-10-17T16:47:55+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Sales Success|2 Comments