Sales Skills

The essential sales skills all sales professionals, business development representatives and agents need to start implementing.

With more and more companies looking to generate leads using LinkedIn, I am often asked, how to craft the ideal LinkedIn Profile for sales professionals. Because there is a big difference between a LinkedIn profile set up to gain employment and one set up to connect with prospects. The truth is the first step in […]

Here’s a compilation of some of our favourite sales training slide decks: 7 Ways to Motivate Your Sales Team to Reach Targets from Tom Abbott, CSP Effective sales leaders are role models who embody the vision and mission of the company they work for while inspiring their team to reach their potential and sales targets. […]

Inbound marketing may be today’s biggest trend, but despite what others people may tell you, cold calling is not obsolete. The truth is that when a sales team uses it correctly; it is still one of the most effective methods for creating new leads, establishing high-value sales opportunities for your business, and developing your network. It is part […]

What Makes Storytelling in Sales So Powerful? Study after study shows that people are more receptive to stories than almost any other type of communication. Our brains are designed not only to crave stories, but to remember them, and pass on meaningful ones to others. That’s why incorporating storytelling into your sales pitch is so […]

Too many sales professionals think they need to do all of the talking when meeting with prospects. They tell them everything about their product or service. They dominate the conversation, leaving little time for the prospect to share anything about themselves or what they’re looking for. The end result is usually the sales person talking […]

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