Articles Tagged with: sales performance
Sales Leadership Community Announces Meeting Dates and Topics for 2019
Chapters in Atlanta and Chicago will each have 3 meetings in 2019; Meeting topics to include hiring recent college graduates to strengthen sales teams, optimizing sales coverage models, and motivating sales professionals

Atlanta, GA & Chicago, IL – The Sales Leadership Community has released meeting dates and topics for 2019. The chapters in Atlanta and Chicago will each have 3 meetings during the year. The schedule for 2019:

  • Winter 2019 topic: Building Strength in Sales Teams with Recent College Graduates; Meetings will be February 8 in Atlanta and February 15 in Chicago
  • Spring 2019 topic: Optimizing the Sales Coverage Model to Best Engage Prospects and Customers; Meetings will be May 10 in Atlanta and May 17 in Chicago
  • Fall 2019 topic: Motivating Sales Professionals to Achieve Maximum Team and Individual Sales Results; Meetings will be September 13 in Chicago and October 4 in Atlanta

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September 27, 2018 — Breaking Down the Adoption Barrier — Dreamforce 2018

Breaking Down the Adoption Barrier

When Sales Enablement isn’t actually enabling sales and how you can leverage your investment in Salesforce to improve sales results

September 27, 2018 -- Breaking Down the Adoption Barrier -- Dreamforce 2018From 2013 – 2017 the number of companies with a dedicated sales enablement function increased from 20% to over 60%*. In spite of this fact, quota attainment dropped from 58% to 53%**. At this highly engaging workshop you will have the opportunity to:

  • Diagnose why Sales Enablement isn’t moving the needle as expected
  • Participate in Interactive Sessions with your peers to discuss challenges and opportunities to drive more business impact with sales enablement
  • Explore real customer case studies of how leading organizations create business value with sales enablement
  • See examples of how other Salesforce customers leverage native apps and Salesforce to improve sales results

You will leave this workshop with practical tools which you can use to:

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Here’s Why Top Sales Performers Are Leaving Your Sales Organization

Here's Why Top Sales Performers Are Leaving Your Sales Organization

The market is getting more and more competitive for top sales performers, which is why your sales organization may be losing top talent to competitors. This could either be helpful to you in ways you haven’t realized, or serve as a symptom of a serious issue within your sales organization.

Find out how to keep your regrettable losses at a minimum: 

It goes without being said that one of the most critical decisions you can make is hiring the right staff into your company. The other half of the battle is keeping the right staff. Before we dive in, if you’ve missed the blog post on the cost of a bad hire – go here to learn how to avoid the $250,000 mistake and practices your sales organization should adopt in this process.

While the cost of hiring the wrong person is an astounding $250,000 per bad hire, the cost of losing a top performer is even greater. When this person walks out the door they are taking their productivity with them.  So, you now must invest in finding a replacement as well as trying to close a big gap in your plan.  On a personal level, you will likely need to spend a lot of your time trying to care for your recently departed team members customers while you try to manage their transition.

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Executive Perspective of Sales Enablement at Chicago Sales Leadership Community Meeting on March 2nd
Panel of sales executives to provide view on sales enablement and the impact on sales performance; Meeting is open to practitioner sales leaders and invited guests

Chicago, IL – The next Chicago Sales Leadership Community meeting will be Friday, March 2nd at DePaul University’s Center for Sales Leadership. The meeting will include networking, breakfast, a panel discussion, and open question and answer time. The panel discussion will include sales leaders providing insight and perspective on sales enablement. During the discussion, the panel will talk about sales enablement within their companies, the impact of sales enablement on sales performance, and how sales enablement supports their customer-centric approaches.

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