Sales Management

Did you hear about the star gymnast who was chosen for the Olympic swimming team? Of course not, because it never happened. Gymnasts, even though they are excellent athletes, will be picked for the gymnastics team.  Swimmers will be picked for the swimming team. “Well, that’s just how it’s supposed to be,” I hear you say. Yet, isn’t this what often happens in the world of sales?

A lack of accountability has many faces. Procrastination is one of the ways it shows up in the behavior of our millennial sales leaders and business development reps. Yes, procrastination is the cunning companion that prevents them from getting around to doing the things they want to accomplish.Have you observed procrastination in your sales team?