Category: Blog
Is There a Seasonal Slow Down for Your Business?

When I was younger, the business cycle seemed to have a summer slow down. That is no longer the situation. Clients and prospects still take holidays, but the business keeps moving forward at an ever accelerating pace.

We are lucky this year to have two interns working with us. Both are pursuing an MBA through the University of Georgia. We moved forward based on their interest in B2B sales and having the opportunity to take some of their year one learning from the MBA program and apply it to real business situations.

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Why Sales Operations is Key to Driving an Effective Sales Transformation

The final element shared at the Sales Leadership Community breakfast was the importance of sales operations in driving a successful sales transformation. I was reflecting on it this evening, and I estimate that the team at SOAR has been engaged to enable the success sales transformations that have created hundreds of millions of dollars in value for our clients. Then I thought about the sales operations teams that have been involved in our work. As one of the panelists at the breakfast shared, sales operations can make or break a transformation effort.

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Sales Talent Management and Skill Development are Vital to an Effective Sales Transformation

As we dive deeper into sales transformation, we will focus on the importance of sales talent management. We have a great series on the core of talent management and why it is so important, which can be found HERE. So, we will instead focus on the value of talent management as a part of a sales transformation initiative and how to overcome some of the barriers that organizations often face.

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