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Creating a Culture of Accountability for Your Sales Team

Building a high performing team takes a lot of planning and research, not to mention choosing the right people for the job in the first place. Putting together a group of people that seems like the right fit won’t mean much if there isn’t accountability involved. Accountability is the final step towards ensuring your team …

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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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Successful Women in Sales Make The Leap and Own The Risk

Every path comes with its opportunities and risks. When you choose one, you have to make sure your eyes are wide open and you know what you’re walking into. A key ingredient to guarantee success in sales is confidence. The internal perception of how we see ourselves is an important factor in affecting our career …

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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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10 Ways to Gain Credibility in Your Sales Career

It doesn’t matter whether you’re starting your career or if you’ve been in the business for a long time: credibility is everything when it comes to sales. As the job entails dealing directly with people every day, often one-on-one, you must make sure your clients feel they can trust you.  Working on credibility requires effort …

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Be Intentional: How Having a Sense of Purpose Can Propel Your Sales Career

The best advice I can give to new sales professionals is this: Be intentional about everything you’re doing and why you’re doing it. If you can do that, you can channel your intentions into a successful sales career.  Here’s how I’ve developed my own sales career through the principle of intentionality.  Sales is a Mission …

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Importance of Sales 101: Lessons Learned from a Career in Sales

My first experience in selling something came when I decided to start a book club in second grade. Unsurprisingly, it didn’t go over well. A book club is too nerdy even for second graders. After that initial failure, I went home to my mom and told her that no one wanted to join. She said, …

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