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6 Tips for Developing a Learning and Development Strategy that Improves Employee Performance

By John Kearney / February 20, 2020

One of the main goals of an L&D strategy is to improve employees’ performance. Your training sessions must result in a motivated and resourceful staff, one able to close more sales. But how do you create a strategy that actually improves employee’s performance? Well, it is by basing your L&D strategy on facts and number…

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The Accountability Triple Crown – Tuning In To Why Accountability Is So Hard!

By Haley & Hamish / February 20, 2020

Many of you reading this article right now have a team (or teams) of people that report to you in some form or another. As you think about those people, your time spent leading them, managing them, coaching them, developing them, working with them, and yes… all of the other things you have to do as part of your roles or responsibilities, it doesn’t leave much time to add on a thorough accountability process to that list… or does it?

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Valentine’s Day Should Be All Year For Your Sales Team

By Dave Mattson / February 18, 2020

As a sales leader, you’re measured by your team’s performance. Ultimately, you’re judged based on their ability to generate revenues sufficient to meet or exceed your corporate goals. So no matter how good you may have once been as a seller, it’s important to understand that selling is not your job now … and you…

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The Secret to Coaching High Performers

By Tom Ziglar / December 12, 2019

Discover the secrets and benefits of coaching top performers within your sales organization from Tom Ziglar.

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The Hidden ROI of Training Top Sales Talent

By Haley Katsman / December 10, 2019

Ongoing, modern training is one of the biggest investments you can make in your people. Discover the hidden ROI of training top sales talent.

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How to Succeed at Onboarding New Salespeople [Podcast]

By Sandler Training / November 15, 2019

David Mattson, President and CEO of Sandler Training and 6-Time Best-Selling Author, talks about his fifth book, Sandler Rules for Sales Leaders. The book is on sale at https://shop.sandler.com/books/sandler-rules-sales-leaders, as well as, the companion video course: https://shop.sandler.com/online-courses/sandler-rules-sales-leaders-online-course This year, on Fridays, Dave talks about the attitude, behavior, and techniques of successful sales managers as he shares his…

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The Neglected Art of Holding Your Sales Team Accountable

By Dave Mattson / October 22, 2019

Holding salespeople accountable: This is one of the major challenges of managing a sales team – regardless of whether it’s a traditional team where people show up for work at a central physical location, or a team working remotely, or a team at a call center.

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The Worst Things We Do; We Do to Ourselves

By Jim Stephen / October 3, 2019

Often, we’re frightened when we come to terms with a problem that has grown out of proportion and seems dangerous. As these problems manifest, we become more and more aware of the intricacies that have created it.

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Winning Your Day With SalesAccountability

By Megan Courcy / September 18, 2019

Of all the sales leaders we work with, we consistently hear the same adage: “I need to hold my salespeople accountable.” That’s fine in theory, but the question that sales leaders must ask themselves first is, “What exactly am I holding them accountable to?” All too often, the answer we hear back is “closing sales.”…

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Three Steps to Implement a Culture of Growth

By Dave Mattson / September 17, 2019

In our book THE SUCCESS CADENCE, Tom Schodorf, Bart Fanelli and I ask these questions: How can leaders scale aggressive sales growth consistently? How can they achieve rapid, dramatic growth in their company? How can they sustain that growth over time? The aggressive, sustainable growth so many company leaders seek, but few can actually point to,…

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