EP. 14) Sales Enablement in 2021: The #1 Skill Every Salesperson Needs With Andy Paul

Posted by Josh Paul on Oct 13, 2020 11:57:35 AM

Sales enablement is a term that is gaining traction in the corporate world and its definition varies greatly depending on who you ask. 

To some, sales enablement means content management. To others, it means sales rep training or coaching. Some would venture even deeper into the concept of sales enablement and say it’s not a business strategy, but instead, a company vision.

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Topics: Sales, Sales Efficiency, Modern Sales Management Podcast

EP. 13) How to Communicate Your Value Prop to Your Sales Team So It Sticks With Angela Rakis

Posted by Josh Paul on Oct 6, 2020 9:19:27 AM

Most CEOs have a vision or value proposition that is the backbone of their company and corporate strategies. Quite frequently, however, that value proposition isn’t communicated to or followed by the sales team (and other important departments).

Value proposition misalignment and confusion can wreak havoc on your growth plan as departments market to the wrong customers, work towards different goals, and use the wrong tools and messaging to sell products and services that they don’t fully understand. 

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Topics: Sales Process, Revenue Operations, Modern Sales Management Podcast

EP. 12) How to Prioritize Sales Rep Development on Busy Sales Teams With Chris Jordan

Posted by Josh Paul on Sep 29, 2020 10:35:58 AM

Being a successful salesperson doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll make a great sales manager. After all, the customer-centric skill set that helps you close deals is much different than the team-focused skills needed to coach, motivate, and inspire a diverse group of salespeople. 

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Topics: Sales, Sales Efficiency, Modern Sales Management Podcast

EP. 11) How to Diagnose Your Sales Team’s Performance Problems With Charlene DeCesare

Posted by Josh Paul on Sep 22, 2020 10:57:54 AM

As a sales manager, you know it's easy to get overwhelmed - even when your team is performing well. However, the weight of all of the data and all of those starting points grows exponentially when you have to evaluate and resolve a dip in sales. 

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Topics: sales content, Modern Sales Management Podcast, Sales Messaging

Guide to the Modern Sales Management Podcast [Episodes 1-10]

Posted by Josh Paul on Sep 16, 2020 6:40:13 PM

To sell is human. To run a sales team is not.

Leading a sales organization - where everyone has the tools, support, and clarity they need to turn leads into opportunities and opportunities into closed sales - takes a completely different skill set, mindset, and discipline than caring a bag.

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Topics: Company News, Modern Sales Management Podcast

EP. 10) How to Accelerate SaaS Sales Using Data and Automation With Kevin Mead

Posted by Josh Paul on Sep 15, 2020 11:51:52 AM

Startup SaaS companies face abundant opportunities and tremendous risks when it comes to scaling revenue. Without high fixed overhead and fulfillment costs, SaaS leaders can direct more capital toward marketing and sales. However, if their sales and marketing processes aren’t streamlined and optimized, all that money will quickly go to waste and their investors will walk. 

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Topics: Sales Automation, Revenue Operations, Modern Sales Management Podcast

EP. 9) How Sales Managers Can Improve the Performance of Individual Sales Reps With Rick Roberge

Posted by Josh Paul on Sep 9, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The most successful sales teams are made up unique individuals with different backgrounds, personalities, and levels of work experience. As a sales manager, you understand that working with and coaching a diverse group of talent can be as challenging as it is rewarding. 

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Topics: Sales, Sales Efficiency, Modern Sales Management Podcast

EP. 8) How AI and Machine Learning Are Changing Sales Teams With Howard Brown

Posted by Josh Paul on Sep 1, 2020 11:15:31 AM

Technology is continuously improving the sales landscape, but the overload of options and information can seem daunting to even the most versatile sales leaders.

While they understand that AI-driven insights and relevant data based on machine learning can be valuable tools, top revenue executives also know that sales and CRM processes must be as simple as possible so that reps can sell quickly and easily. 

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Topics: Sales Process, Sales Efficiency, Modern Sales Management Podcast

EP. 7) How to Set Your Business Development Team up for Success

Posted by Josh Paul on Aug 25, 2020 11:21:49 AM

Sales skills are one thing, but building a world class business development organization is a whole different ball game. From motivating your team to follow a unified process to aligning your sales and marketing teams, creating a business development engine is just as much art as it is science. 

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Topics: Sales, Sales and Marketing Alignment, Modern Sales Management Podcast

EP. 6) How to Successfully Transition a Field Sales Team to Remote Selling

Posted by Josh Paul on Aug 18, 2020 11:20:49 AM

While many companies have been selling their products online with a remote sales team for years, sales managers that are new to this “COVID-19” sales model face tremendous challenges. Tasks such as keeping your sales team engaged, finding new ways to demo/sell products online, and promoting collaboration within a remote team can seem daunting to even the best sales executives. 

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Topics: Sales, Sales Process, Modern Sales Management Podcast