Articles Tagged with: Effectiveness
DePaul University and SOAR Performance Group Launch Chicago Sales Leadership Community
Members of Advisory Board Named and Initial Meeting Scheduled for February 17, 2017

Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA – DePaul University and SOAR Performance Group announce the launch of the Chicago Sales Leadership Community. The Chicago Sales Leadership Community is a cross industry organization of senior sales leaders focused on building a community within the Chicago market for advancing best practices in sales leadership. It also creates networking and mentoring opportunities for senior sales executives with DePaul University students participating in the Sales Leadership Program within the Driehaus College of Business.

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SOAR Performance Group Releases Findings of 2016 Remote Sales Effectiveness Research Study

Atlanta, GA – In our 2016 Remote Sales Effectiveness survey, over one third of respondents are in a physical office fewer than five days per month. This presents challenges for sales leaders and sales managers with the primary areas being knowledge transfer and engagement. The research findings suggest three important ways to combat these challenges, lead more effectively, and deliver sales performance.

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Top 4 Trends Impacting B2B Sales Right Now

In nearly every client and prospect meeting, we are asked about the top trends impacting B2B sales right now. Over the last year, we have seen the top 4 B2B sales trends to be:

  • The Internet of Things (IOT for short) and the Digital Economy
  • Centralized or De-centralized Sales Organization Structure
  • Efficiency vs. Effectiveness
  • Social Selling

These trends impact the ability of sales organizations to deliver revenue, margin, customer loyalty, and customer satisfaction. They not only impact sales leaders, but also impact all levels of the sales organization. Sales people should be aware of the trends impacting decisions by their customers. Sales leaders should be aware of the trends that impact them internally and externally.

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Sales Performance Improvement Newsletter

The SOAR Report | July 2016 (newsletter) | Sales Transformation and Effectiveness

A Letter from the President

Welcome to our inaugural newsletter, The SOAR Report. To SOAR means to ascend to new heights of performance and this newsletter is all about how to SOAR. One of the things our clients enjoy most is learning how we are driving results with other companies. In fact, just last week we had a call with a client that completed a first phase deployment of a value-creation focused customer engagement approach. The results were terrific to hear with over $1.5 million in new opportunities generated in just 60 days. The real change that we saw was in the conversation, with a shift in focus to customer value creation. This example and many others like it are results-driven changes in the market place we want to share with you. We have been privileged to work with thousands of sales leaders across the globe and have had the opportunity to learn through these unique experiences.

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