Mike Montague is a Sandler Certified trainer and the VP of Online Learning & Development for Sandler Training Home Office, where he is passionate about sharing the Sandler success principles and teaching the interpersonal communication skills needed to greatly improve your life and business.
Mike has entertained and educated people as a Sandler trainer, on-air radio personality for his local stations, and other live events. He is also an accomplished writer, contributing to the Sandler book, LinkedIn The Sandler Way, business magazines, and the Sandler Blog.
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Video conference calls are now an integral part of many sales processes. That’s one legacy of the pandemic era that seems likely to be with us for a while. With that shift in mind, here are five videoconferencing best practices we see market leaders using to move the sales cycle forward.Read More
You don’t need us to tell you that we’re all working from a distance these days. Thanks to COVID, professional salespeople are, for the most part, not seeing buyers in person.Read More
Peter F. Drucker once famously observed that “What’s measured improves.” This is as true in the world of sales as it is in any other aspect of business. But for both salespeople and sales leaders, there are a few vitally important questions about performance metrics that often go unanswered.Read More
Take a look at this list of common mistakes salespeople make while conducting meetings with prospects in platforms where video is an option.Read More
It’s the start of a new year, with new goals, new challenges, and new opportunities. Each sales team is unique … but every team leader in every industry is, we believe, likely to be interested in the answer to a critical question about the year 2020: What can we do to improve closing ratios and margins this year? Here are three proven strategies to consider from the Sandler leadership playbook.Read More
Online learning has revolutionized adult education and is here to stay. Yet, few sales teams take full advantage of the dizzying array of learning resources available to them in the information age. Below, you will find some DON’Ts, some DOs, and some concise guidance TIPS on getting the very most out of the extraordinary learning and reinforcement tools available…Read More