In my previous blog post, I mentioned that I’m often surprised that business leaders don’t recognize one critical area during their due diligence phase – ensuring that the right salespeople will be in the right seats. To read Part 1, go here. Are you in the midst of a merger & acquisition transaction? Or, reorganizing your sales team to improve sales performance?
Andrew, CEO of a engineering company, voiced his concern and frustration about finding the right salespeople, especially millennials that will successfully sell. Six months ago he hired a salesperson who was a star performer in his previous company, a large financial institution. “After giving him enough time to prove himself I’m just not seeing the results,” Andrew sighed. What does your company’s perfect salesperson looks like?