12 Jan 2019

Sales analytics is gaining popularity and most large companies with field force sales are realizing the importance of it. The definition of the sales analytics is Sales analytics is the process used to identify, model, understand and predict sales trends and sales results while helping in the understanding of these trends and finding improvement points. It is...

23 Nov 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sales review meetings are key activity among sales teams. In these meetings, it is a great opportunity for sales managers to guide sales reps to find their area of weakness and show them opportunities to improve. Instead, the majority of sales review meetings leave a bad memory for sales executives. That is because sales managers use these meetings t...

14 Nov 2018

Sales data analysis for sales managers
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In today's competitive market where salespeople are targeting different kinds of customers, selling different products, sales data analytics knowledge becomes an essential requirement for sales managers. With the help of the right data and the analysis, sales managers can identify the factors contributing to sales and identify the areas for future de...

22 Oct 2018

Do this instead of buffalo leadership
One of popular analogy being used in leadership is buffalo leadership vs geese leadership. Let us understand how this applies to sales management and sales leadership roles. One of the biggest challenges for being manager or leader is how to make his team members think and own responsibility on their own. This is not easier for many. Most companies have developed a system to identify ...

14 Aug 2018

What motivates Sundar Pichai to be best CEO?
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google is rated the best CEO and known to be the best manager. What motivates Sundar Pichai to be a good manager? As a sales leader among many managers reporting, do you see a difference in their performance? Ever wondered why do some managers are self-motivated and work whereas other's need a constant push? Why some managers...

29 Jun 2018

Consultative selling for B2B Sales
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ask any customers, how many sales executives they meet really know what they want, the answer is quite low. On one side, many sales executives think they know what their customers want, on the other side, many customers say, most salespeople they meet don't understand our requirements.  Why does this gap exist? Nobody wants to be misunderstood but st...

28 Apr 2018

Sales role in submitting RFP
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The reality of the RFP's Quite a few companies rely on the RFP's to win new businesses. The moment the sales team sees the RFP and if it is in the scope of their work, everyone is excited, put them into the pipeline and start celebrating that the deal is theirs. The Sales executive starts working very hard, check and recheck ten times with various de...

14 Mar 2018

Unsold homes real estate sales
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A recent article dated March 4th, 2018 from JLL India said there are close to 4.4L unsold homes in 7 big cities in India. The article goes to mention some of the macro reasons such as Demonetization, GST, RERA  has caused this big inventory. With an ever-growing population in key cities in India, demand always exists for quality homes in India. But in ...

16 Feb 2018

Sales coaching characteristics for managers
Can sales manager be good in sales coaching? Sales Coaching skills is becoming a common requirement for senior sales manager role. Why not, coaching is the most effective way to help people get the results. Whether you are a sales head or business owner, applying sales coaching skills in your working will produce tremendous results. Reality is, as sales manager role, it is easy to ad...

12 Feb 2018

Selling features vs benefits
In the 5 persuasion techniques sales executives must master article, we covered different persuasive sales skill techniques one can use, during the selling process. In this article, we will discuss one persuasive sales skill or key factor which influences your buyer more than any other factor. This is to do with understanding what motivates the buyer to take action and what is the No....