Articles Tagged with: Coaching
Kerry Frederick Joins the SOAR Performance Group Team
New Practice Leader Expands Global Sales Capabilities for Increasing Client Sales Performance

Atlanta, GA – SOAR Performance Group announces the addition of Kerry Frederick as a SOAR Practice Leader. Kerry brings to his affiliation with SOAR extensive experience as an executive leader and front-line contributor to the global growth of technology and consulting firms. His experience includes both successful U.S. and International product launches to penetrate new markets and drive global expansion. This includes putting in place direct sales teams, building channel strategies and alliance partnerships for accelerating growth.

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Charlie Thackston Publishes New Book Titled Change Velocity: The Secret to Leading a Successful Sales Transformation
“Many business transformations fail but not because they weren’t necessary or good ideas. They fail because the change does not happen fast enough.”

Atlanta, GA – If you feel like you are constantly scrambling to keep up with the accelerating rate of changes in your market, Charlie Thackston’s new book titled ‘Change Velocity: The Secret to Leading a Successful Sales Transformation’ can help. Through personal anecdotes from experiences in business and life, Charlie makes organizational transformation accessible.

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2016 SOAR Remote Sales Execution Effectiveness Research Findings

In the past twenty years, the work environment for professional sellers has changed dramatically. Some drivers that have expedited the shift to a more remote and virtual working environment in sales roles (field and inside):

  • Advancements in technology that allow work from anywhere.
  • A generational shift with the introduction of millennials to the workforce. These millennials have a higher focus on work-life balance and prefer a results-only work environment.

According to the most recent U.S. Census, the number of sales workers who reported working from home increased 45.9% from the level previously recorded.

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How Do Sales Leaders Make the Sales Transformation Happen?

In this part of our series on considerations for your next sales transformation, our focus turns to how you as a leader can successfully make the transformation happen. When it comes to leading sales transformation, there are three pillars that we see as critical actions for success:

  1. Articulating a vision of the future that is compelling for the organization
  2. Defining the expectations for the team members in the new organization
  3. Facilitating higher Change Velocity to move the organization towards the new state

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