A Comparison of Lawyers and Salespeople

We believe that great salespeople are everywhere. We’re so sure, in fact, that we’re asking you to challenge us to find the link, in any profession. This time, we shed a light on lawyers and their similarities to salespeople.

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Sales excellence in a Customer First digital world

There is a huge amount of talk right now about how the digital world is changing the Sales environment. Organisations large and small, but particularly the largest, are having to re-think how they approach their customers in order to remain relevant, competitive and worthy of loyalty.  

In my view there's never been a better time to be a sales professional. Yes, the invention and acceleration of the digital world has enabled our customers to have more insight and choice than ever before, however, "choice" seems to be multiplying as fast as everything else and we all need help to choose the right thing, across our lives, in and out of business. 

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sales motivation Sales Process business transformation leadership business development market intelligence Innovation sales profession success digital digital sales

A crystal ball for sales talent?

Predicting future sales talent has been a bit of a lottery in the history of the sales profession. A disturbing trend in X Factor-style talent assessments have been widely used for weeding out those deemed to have the magic dust needed to be a future sales star.

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sales recruitment recruitment process

Adapting to GDPR legislation

Reform. It’s a word that strikes fear into many, but come 25 May 2018, it is exactly what is set to happen in the world of data protection, whether you like it or not. We’re of course talking about the new General Data Protection Regulation legislation, GDPR for short. And while many of you will already be preparing for the change, if you’re not, you need to be.

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data tips business transformation

Innovate or stagnate: earning the right to sell in a Buyer's Market

When was the last time you were ‘sold to’ and what’s the best buying experience you’ve ever had? This is the question we most often ask in sales training sessions, because when you’re in Sales, it’s easy to forget what it’s like to be on the receiving end.

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Sales Process sales transformation Innovation