About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is the Marketing Manager at Criteria for Success. She writes about sales, sales leadership, social selling best practices, time management, and anything related to helping others discover success. Be sure to say hi on Twitter!

Relationship Building: Do You Have a Process?

Working on relationship building? Great! So are we! In fact, I recently wrote an article about relationship building with a quick tip on where to get started. Today’s article is part two. And this time, we’re going to dive into process. I know, I know—relationship building and process—it probably doesn’t sound very enticing. But I [...]

By | 2017-04-13T11:29:11+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|1 Comment

18 Awesome Technology Quotes to Inspire & Motivate

Technology is essential to a profitable business in today’s landscape. Unless, of course, you live on a deserted island! Even still, if you’re currently reading this from a deserted island… I bet you wish you could GrubHub some Shake Shack! All silliness aside, technology is so important. And embracing technology isn’t always easy. From new [...]

By | 2017-04-12T11:07:43+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Sales Success|0 Comments

How to Build Relationships in Business [and Life]

Wondering how to build relationships in business (and life)? You're not alone! Understanding how to build relationships isn't an easy feat, especially in business. In fact, it's the reason I recently wrote an eBook on the topic! The Relationship Process It is a common misconception that relationships are simply “natural” and that they progress without [...]

By | 2017-04-11T09:46:38+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

3 Simple Steps to Create an Effective Sales Process

Sales managers and salespeople alike are most successful when they have an effective sales process. In our experience working with thousands of sales teams, we’ve discovered that teams that follow a sales process are 4x more successful than teams that don’t. Following a sales process allows deals to move quicker, improves communication, and as an [...]

By | 2017-03-21T10:34:46+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|2 Comments

38 Tweetable Sales Leadership Quotes to Ignite Your Sales Efforts

If you’re looking for some inspiration for your sales efforts, these sales leadership quotes are a great place to start. From sales experts like Matthew Dixon, Brent Anderson, and Jeb Blount, to inspirational leaders like Simon Sinek, Grant Cardone, and Stephen Covey, we hope you find the following sales leadership quotes helpful. Ready to ignite [...]

By | 2017-03-20T22:02:54+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Sales Leaders|2 Comments

3 Sales Development Tips for Sales Managers

There are many aspects to sales development. And all great sales managers know that when it comes to sales development, opportunities for growth are endless. When we talk to sales managers about sales development, we tend to get some similar questions: Where is the best place to start? What areas of sales development should be [...]

By | 2017-03-14T18:05:18+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Sales Leaders|4 Comments

15 Process Quotes to Get Your Sales Team & Company on Track

We've been sharing lots of sales process ideas lately, and these 15 process quotes were put together to support your efforts! We know that creating and sticking to a process is tough, but we also know just how valuable processes can be. So, if you feel like your processes have gotten a little off track [...]

By | 2017-03-06T15:19:35+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|4 Comments

How to Create a Selling Process that Works

If you’re looking to create a selling process that works, you came to the right place. We’re huge sales process people—in fact, it’s what we do! So, let’s get to it and discover how to create a selling process that works and produces breakthrough results for your sales team. How to Create a Selling Process [...]

By | 2017-02-28T11:19:23+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Sales Leaders|2 Comments

Business Advice from a Seasoned Sales VP

As a sales manager, you’ve likely discovered that business advice is not hard to come by. The value of that business advice, however, is a whole other ballgame. Some advice stinks, some is great. Some sticks, some doesn’t. Here at CFS, we are practitioners of discovery-based learning. This means that we’re always open to learning [...]

By | 2017-02-16T09:47:52+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

How to Recognize You’re a BAD Manager [and What to Do About It]

Let’s face it: there’s nothing glamorous about being known as a bad manager. In fact, it’s probably the last thing you’d ever want to hear from one of your salespeople. The truth is, however, that we hear a lot more horror stories about bad managers than we do about good ones. That’s not to say [...]

By | 2017-02-02T10:37:52+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Sales Leaders|2 Comments