On Accelerate! Now: Episode 112 with Steve Richard. The Importance of Using Sales Call Recordings to Train and Coach Sales Reps

Steve Richard is the co-founder of Vorsight and VorsightBP and a serial sales entrepreneur. Steve is also the co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer for Exec Vision, which focuses on conversational insights to transform the way executives and sales reps understand their business. In this episode, Steve discusses how to use state-of-the art sales call recording techniques to transform your sales reps’ performance. …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 110 with Bridget Gleason. Are we setting up our Sales Development Reps (SDRs) for failure?

My regular guest on Front Line Friday is Bridget Gleason, VP of Corporate Sales for SumoLogic. In this episode, Bridget and I have a conversation about setting up SDRs for failure and how companies can accelerate forward by consciously favoring quality over quantity in sales development. Included among the questions we discuss are: Are companies reaching out to only the qualified leads? …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 106 with Duncan Lennox. How sales training protocols are changing.

In this episode, Duncan Lennox, CEO and co-founder of Qstream, discusses how training sales reps has completely changed, even though reps are still being trained the same way as they were before. Among the many topics we discuss are: How sales reps should be educated to focus on the outcomes we are trying to achieve. Why focusing on sales training is not an effective …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 105 Front Line Friday with Bridget Gleason. Are We In Danger Of Breaking The Modern Sales Model?

My regular guest on Front Line Friday is Bridget Gleason, VP of Corporate Sales for SumoLogic. In this episode, Bridget and I have a conversation about the pressures placed on sellers and customers alike in the modern sales development based sales model.  Included among the questions we discuss are: Are we burning out and exhausting prospects with the modern sales …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 101 with Marc Miller. 4 Ways to Transform and Improve Sales Rep Conversations with Customers

In this episode, Marc Miller, founder and CEO of SpearFysh, shares how the SpearFysh commercial conversation management platform can transform the ability of sales reps to effectively communicate with prospects and customers. Among the many topics we discuss are: How the feedback provided by a sales call management platform can transform the performance of individual reps Why customers approve of …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 98 with John Golden. CRM Systems Should Work For Sales Reps; Not The Other Way Around.

In this episode, John Golden, Chief Strategy Officer at Pipeliner CRM, discusses how next gen CRM systems are evolving away from management platforms into tools that help sales reps close business. Among the many topics we discuss in this episode are: Why every sales organization needs a CRM system How the increased velocity of business in general demands more process …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 85 Front Line Friday with Bridget Gleason. Is 2016 The Year Of The Sales Development Rep?

My regular guest on Front Line Friday is Bridget Gleason, VP of Corporate Sales for SumoLogic. In this episode, Bridget discusses how she, as a sales leader at a high growth tech company, views the importance of the sales development rep (SDR) role and how it will continue to evolve over the coming year. Included among the topics we discuss …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 80 Front Line Friday with Bridget Gleason. How Detailed Sales Planning Can Help You Hit Your Sales Goals

My regular guest on Front Line Friday is Bridget Gleason, VP of Corporate Sales for SumoLogic. In this episode, Bridget discusses how she, as a sales leader at a high growth tech company, uses the sales planning process to help her team achieves its goals and objectives. Included among the topics we discuss in this conversation are: Does every member …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 78 with Kyle Porter. How to Become A Modern Seller And Transform Your Sales Productivity

In this episode, Kyle Porter, founder and CEO of SalesLoft, shares his take on what is required to build a modern sales team. He also provides a detailed look at how he has built a modern sales development sales process at his rapidly-growing successful SaaS start-up. Included among the subjects we discuss in our conversation are: What is a modern seller? And how …