Highlights and Happenings: A Standout Start to 2019

Highlights and Happenings: A Standout Start to 2019

It seems like just yesterday I was writing my “one word” post to kick off 2019. Yet here we are already, halfway through the year. My one world was “standout.” And the first six months have been standout, indeed.

From the success of The Modern Seller to exciting client and strategic partnerships, I’d like to share some of the highlights and happenings with you.

Top Effectiveness and Productivity Tools for Sales Professionals

Top Effectiveness and Productivity Tools for Sales Professionals

Tools can help us work more efficiently so we can sell more and increase our impact.

There are many options for productivity tools out there – it becomes important to find the tools that work best for each individual. Of course, it can take some experimentation to get there. This week on the blog, I share some tools I’ve found to improve my effectiveness and productivity in the sales profession. What are your favorite productivity tools?

Do this to capture full-client value

Do this to capture full-client value

One way you can break through in the new sales economy is to build upon your already strong client relationships by cross-selling services. Growing existing relationships is a strategic way to lower your business development costs while increasing overall margins and client loyalty.

In my new guest blog for the National Society of Accountant’s Main Street Practitioner, I share four sure-fire steps to leverage your existing client meetings to uncover new cross-selling opportunities. You can check it out at the link below, and be sure to watch for follow-up articles in the coming months.

Sell More with Supply Chain Thinking

Sell More with Supply Chain Thinking

The Top Sales Magazine “Women in Sales” edition is out this week, and you won’t want to miss this jam-packed issue– which includes a contribution from yours truly among other prestigious women sales leaders.

My article takes a look at how you can improve your sales results by building your territory like a supply chain. This week on the blog I share highlights of the article (including three types of maps you can use) and tell you how you can get Top Sales Magazine each month for free.

Five Must-Watch TED Talks for Sales Professionals in 2019

Five Must-Watch TED Talks for Sales Professionals in 2019

What are you watching?

According to Hubspot, 78% of people watch online videos every week, and 55% view online videos every day. You can make the most of your video consumption by creating a list of talks that can inspire your sales success. Two years ago, I shared a list of my favorite TED talks for sellers. Today, let’s look at this updated list.

Stay in Focus and Elevate Your Productivity with Modern Selling Lists

Stay in Focus and Elevate Your Productivity with Modern Selling Lists

Time, motivation, discipline, and energy. If you’re a regular reader, you know I’ve written about these before. They are the “non-renewables.” With so many demands on our days, some specific approaches can help us to better decide where the resources get allocated.

Modern selling lists are one strategy for helping you focus on your most important activities– and elevate your productivity. These are more than typical “to do” lists. Several of can be used in collaboration with your CRM, and can give you that extra boost of focus.

This week on the blog, I share a few lists to get you started. I share more in my book, The Modern Seller.

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