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

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 | 2017-07-13T13:56:37+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Sales Leaders|0 Comments

Bring in the Referee! Here’s When to Hire a Sales Trainer

Considering hiring a sales trainer? Wondering if your sales team would benefit from a sales trainer or consulting firm? As a CEO or Sales Manager, you’ve likely mulled over this idea quite a bit. At times, you’ve probably felt both excited and terrified about this idea at the same time. On the one hand, brining [...]

By | 2016-10-17T16:47:28+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Sales Leaders|0 Comments

Sales Growth Isn’t a Numbers Game, it’s a People Game

What if sales growth wasn’t tied to numbers? That’s to say: what if you measured the growth of your sales team by something other than KPIs or closed business? Sound crazy? Stay with me here. Sales Growth Isn’t a Numbers Game How do you identify “growth” as it relates to your sales team currently? Does [...]

By | 2017-06-27T12:41:39+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|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 | 2017-08-22T17:10:23+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Sales Success|2 Comments

What Happens When Top Producers Share Their “Secret Sauce”

What happens when top producers share their “secret sauce”? You might be surprised! Charles Bernard, our CEO, addressed this question at a recent seminar day for the New York Staffing Association. Watch the video or view the transcription below to discover not only what happens to top producers when they share, but also what happens [...]

By | 2016-10-17T16:48:06+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Sales Leaders|1 Comment

Why You Should Invest In Inbound Marketing Before CRM Implementation

What should come first: inbound marketing or CRM implementation? As a sales growth company, we've explored this question not only with and for our clients, but as a growing company ourselves. We've also invested in an inbound marketing strategy and focused efforts on CRM implementation. Doug Davidoff, CEO of Imagine Business Development, wondered the same [...]

By | 2016-10-17T16:31:37+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Sales Leaders|0 Comments