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Changes in Seasons and the Sales Environment | The SOAR Report | March

Strategy creates your Opportunities which drives your Actions that deliver the Results | Changes in Seasons and the Sales Environment

Changes in Seasons and the Sales Environment

Change is all around so that is the focus of this month’s newsletter. As we enter March, we can see changes in weather, ecology, and hours of daylight that represent a transition from one season to the next. For the Northern Hemisphere, this is the move from winter to spring. For the Southern Hemisphere, this is the move from summer to autumn. For both hemispheres, there are continuing changes in the sales environment.

Changes in the sales environment

Changes in the sales environment was a focus at recent meetings of the Sales Leadership Community:

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Happy New Sales Year! | The SOAR Report | January

Strategy creates your Opportunities which drives your Actions that deliver the Results

Happy New Sales Year!

For many of you, the new calendar year ushers in the new sales year as well (with new sales objectives and quotas). In this month’s newsletter, we’re sharing posts to provide you with perspectives and views to help get off to a fast sales start.

Speaking of perspectives, check out our latest blog post, “3 Reasons You Need Perspective Going into the New Year.”

New sales years often mean sales strategy changes. Check out this post on how top sales leaders use communication and compensation to motivate change and strategy adoption.

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Finish the Sales Year Strong and Celebrate | The SOAR Report | December

Strategy creates your Opportunities which drives your Actions that deliver the Results

As 2016 comes to close, it is a good time to celebrate what went well and focus on goals for the new year.

We would like to celebrate:

  • Our clients and the opportunity to contribute to their growth
  • Our new book, Change Velocity: The Secret to Leading a Successful Sales Transformation; Thank you to our Editor, Grace
  • The great work our interns, Nathan and Maggie, from the University of Georgia Terry School of Business MBA program did for the Sales Leadership Community and our Remote Sales Research initiative
  • The Sales Leadership Community expanding its impact on future sales leaders
  • Seven years of contributions to the growth and development of SOAR clients by John, our VP of Client Engagements
  • World class business impact of projects lead by Don, our Practice Leader Sales Strategy and Execution – more to come on this!
  • Fresh perspectives from an old friend, Kerry Frederick, who has joined the SOAR Team
  • A fresh look for the SOAR Website led by Matt, our VP of Strategic Programs with the support of Greg
  • A proactive social media presence for SOAR deployed by Laura with support from Matt
  • The new year ahead and opportunities to SOAR again!

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Focus for End of the Sales Year | The SOAR Report | November

Strategy creates your Opportunities which drives your Actions that deliver the Results

We’re almost at the end of the year; however, that doesn’t mean it’s time to let up! In this month’s newsletter, we’re sharing a few posts to provide you with ideas on where to focus in these last couple of months.

We’d also like to share the outcomes of our October Sales Leadership Community meeting in Atlanta. We had a great turn out and a lively discussion about how to finish the year strong and get ready for a fast start to the new year. The audio is posted here for those who missed it. The quick summary is posted here.

Remember, your Strategy creates your Opportunities which drives your Actions that deliver the Results.

Sincerely,

Charlie Thackston
President, SOAR Performance Group

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