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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

Technology Integration Actually Makes Sales Easier

Technology has somewhat seamlessly integrated itself into our everyday lives. Imagine a day without checking Facebook or taking a picture of whatever you want, whenever you want. It almost seems crazy to think that we ever lived in a disconnected world. But what does technology integration mean for sales? And are you sure that you’re [...]

By | 2017-04-04T15:30:54+00:00 April 5th, 2017|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

Breaking Out of a Sales Funk with a Successful Sales Process

A successful sales process will get you out of a sales funk every time. How? Check out the 5 recommendations below to get started. Breaking Out of a Sales Funk with a Successful Sales Process Take Out the Trash “My boss will fire me if I admit that I have no prospects this month.” “I [...]

By | 2017-03-20T13:42:39+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Sales Success|1 Comment

4 Ways to Manage Sales Growth with a Sales Process

Responsibility for sales growth and a sales process is not limited to members of your sales team. If the pressure for sales growth rests exclusively on the shoulders of the VP of sales, then you risk fostering a culture of insularity in your company. If you don’t want the sales department to become an island, [...]

By | 2017-03-20T13:44:25+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|2 Comments

The Sales Process Exists for a Reason – Here’s What Happened When I Failed to Use It

At Criteria for Success, we talk about the sales process all the time. This probably isn’t a surprise since it’s a huge part of what we do and how we help our clients achieve greatness in selling. But what might surprise you is that even we make mistakes when it comes to using our sales [...]

By | 2017-03-06T15:34:03+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Sales Success|1 Comment

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

12 Things Top Sales Performers Share

I’ve come across plenty of top sales performers in my travels as a sales trainer. I’ve also learned a lot from these top producers. Perhaps the best lesson is that truly successful top sales performers share best practices with their teams. Top Sales Performers Here are 12 things I’ve discovered they all have in common. [...]

By | 2017-02-23T09:37:05+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|1 Comment