10 Ways to Achieve Your Sales Goals Faster

10 Ways to Achieve Your Sales Goals Faster

Every January 1st brings with it a new round of resolutions, both personal and professional. You’ve made it through the first week of the year and your goals are hanging there. You may be feeling as if you’re already behind, or you’ve missed them already. For me, the...
The Critical 15 Sales Metrics to Monitor

The Critical 15 Sales Metrics to Monitor

You can’t achieve your revenue sales goal without monitoring interim sales and marketing metrics. Most business owners focus only on the end goals: closed sales and net new clients. But focusing only on the end goal won’t ensure you’ll achieve it. You have to look at...
Cold Calling Perfection: A 10-Point Assessment

Cold Calling Perfection: A 10-Point Assessment

In email prospecting, one of the first things I recommend is that you send yourself a draft before hitting send.  That way, you experience what it’s like for the prospect you’re emailing – from the perceived length to the content and call to action. You can...
How to Avoid the Sales Prospecting Rabbit Hole

How to Avoid the Sales Prospecting Rabbit Hole

Sometimes it’s hard to give up on prospects who you’ve called, and called, and called. You’ve left voicemails, sent emails, and researched them on LinkedIn. Even though you’ve never spoken, over time, these prospects feel like people you know. Suddenly you’re...
Turn a Prospecting “No” into “Yes!”

Turn a Prospecting “No” into “Yes!”

My youngest son is looking for a job. He has a list of all the places he wants to apply and he’s making his way steadily down the list, submitting applications, then picking up the phone to find and call the hiring manager. He’s very methodical about it and not...