This is hard for business leaders to believe - in the world of video conferencing, A.I., and the latest-and-greatest social media platform, one of the best tools for selling right now is the phone.Yes, the phone!And, I agree - engaging prospects in the opening call can be a challenge, even for the best sales professionals in the best of times.My colleague, Art Sobczak, is renowned for teaching sales professionals how to eliminate the fear, failure, and rejection so they can sell more by phone – without sounding like some cheesy salesperson.
"Help! What are the most effective sales management performance strategies for these chaotic, uncertain times?"Hunter and I hear this pressing question every day from CEOs, presidents, and owners who know the times are urgent.
"What are the most effective sales management performance strategies for this chaotic, uncertain times?" Hunter and I hear this question every day from CEOs, presidents, and owners committed to maximizing their sales investment...even now.Historically, over 70 of sales leaders and sales managers report frustration in managing a millennial sales team. And now, many of those leaders are doing it remotely! Yikes! What now?Yes, managing a virtual Millennial sales staff can be challenging. But here’s good news…
Are your Millennial salespeople glued to social media 24/7?If yes, they may feel like the world is falling apart. It is during times like these that they crave a sales leader who is calm, cool, and collected.How can you be that trusted leader?
How do you react when people on your team drive you nuts? Do you ever shake your head in amazement when you see the illogical (or downright stupid) things they sometimes do? (Personal confession: I sometimes do. Of course, I work hard to keep my cool, collected business face on…but, inside I’m thinking, “You’re nuts!”)