A forum for sales professionals with ideas and techniques to make sales success a habit.

5 Sales Tips from “The Office” that Are Actually Pretty Genius (with GIFs)

Calling all sales managers and salespeople looking for sales tips: The Office isn’t complete buffoonery after all! That’s right. The 100+ hours I’ve spent watching The Office weren’t for nothing. In fact, I could probably write 20 articles about this show. It’s that good. From sales tips to management advice to motivational ideas… The Office [...]

By | 2017-06-23T13:59:34+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|2 Comments

Five Effective Tips to Enhance Customer Experience

Based on the 2016 Digital Marketing Trends Report, the most exciting opportunity for a business is customer experience. That comes as no surprise because businesses that implement successful customer experience strategies end up accomplishing higher customer satisfaction rates, reducing customer churn, and increasing revenues. By definition, customer experience is the series of interactions a customer [...]

By | 2017-04-24T13:23:12+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Sales Success|0 Comments

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|2 Comments

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 | 2017-06-23T13:10:51+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 | 2017-06-21T17:39:51+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 | 2017-06-21T17:45:06+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Sales Success|1 Comment