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Alexandra Adamson

Alex is the Executive Director and mentor at Women in Sales Everywhere.  She was previously the Director of Talent at Bowery Capital, a venture capital investor focused on founders looking to modernize business through technology.

How to Successfully Transition into Enterprise Sales

There are different dynamics between selling to SMBs and selling to mid-sized and enterprise companies. Although the skills you’ve gained selling to SMBs will help you make the transition to enterprise sales, there are new skills you must acquire. Enterprise deal cycles are significantly longer, require approval from multiple stakeholders, and are more complex from …

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How to Get a Jumpstart on Your Q1 2020 Sales Target

2019 is almost over. To start 2020 off strong, it’s time to start thinking about Q1!  Being intentional about your prep work means that you’ll have a head start to the quarter and will be poised for success. You’ll allow yourself to be top of mind for prospects in the new year and be on …

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How To Stand Out In Your Next Sales Role Interview

It’s natural to be nervous before an important interview,  especially a sales interview where you know the interviewer will dig into your previous performance and situational planning. As you prepare for your next sales interview, here are a few quick steps to make sure you separate yourself from the pack!  Research the company before the …

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Salary Questions To Ask Before Accepting a Sales Job

Negotiating a fair salary is a pain point for just about everyone. For the sales world, it gets even more complicated. Few sales team members are paid solely by salary, there are commissions, bonuses, and all sorts of goal incentives that need to be taken into account. Before taking on a new position, ask the …

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9 Email Terms to Retire (and What to Use Instead)

You know from your own inbox that professionals receive a lot of sales emails every week. Most of these are rife with clichés that do little to advance a possible deal.  If you’re sending out cliché-ridden emails, you’re not doing much to help yourself. Maximize the effectiveness of your communication by eliminating the following phrases: …

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10 Team-Building Activities for Your Sales Team to Try in 2019

When you build a sales team, it is important for everyone to understand how their work affects the group as a whole. Sales requires people skills and creating relationships, so having a team that is not on the same page or not getting along will be an issue for the entire workflow. A group that …

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