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3 Secrets Sales Leaders Swear By

By Jonathan Costet, September 3, 2020

No one said sales was fair. Actually, it’s pretty darn unfair.  AND: it just got worse. Why? Because the questions sales leaders had all-but-written-off as impossible to answer. Well, they just became answer-able. And some sales leaders (1000 of them, give or take) are already getting ahead. Questions like: Which competitors are really coming up […]

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Goodbye Opinions. Hello, Reality.

By Amit Bendov, November 5, 2019

Years ago, I was running a business intelligence software company and everything was going right for it. Growth, employee retention and happiness, sales numbers, customer satisfaction, plus we just completed a successful round of funding. I couldn’t have asked for more. Then, sales started to slip.  It caught me off guard, but with the success we had […]

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Revenue Success Secrets From Today’s Top CROs

By Ryan Longfield, June 20, 2019

The position of CRO is relatively new to most organizations and most are still hashing out the role’s nuances. That said, a few outstanding CROs have demonstrated an ability to drive revenue growth while aligning the sales, marketing, and customer success functions. Ever wondered how those folks succeed? We did too. We teamed up with […]

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Top 12 Sales Methodologies: How to Choose the Right One

By Chris Orlob, January 5, 2019

The best sales methodology for your situation will change; it’s not static. Your company needs different sales methodologies at different stages of its maturity. The sales process that works in one stage of your company’s growth may actually harm it at a different stage. You often have to reverse your prior sales methodologies, even if they were once successful. For too […]

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Sales Onboarding: 7 Ways to Ramp New Sales Hires Lightning Fast

By Chris Orlob, October 9, 2018

Faster sales onboarding is your lowest hanging fruit for generating more revenue. Unfortunately, onboarding new salespeople can be both time- and labor-intensive. The good news here? Sales onboarding is not table stakes. It is a revenue-driving activity and should be treated as such. What Is Sales Onboarding? Sales onboarding is the process companies follow to […]

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7 Sales Skills You Can Dramatically Improve Using Gong.io

By Chris Orlob, September 10, 2018

Improving sales skills is one of the main reasons people use Gong.io. Think of your sales methodology as a race car — it’s the vehicle that brings you from first call to close.  Think of your sales skills fuel for that sales process. Without the right sales skills to fuel it, it’s just an expensive piece of metal. Sales skills (and specifically, effective sales […]

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