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Energy, Effectiveness & the 4 Keys to Unlocking Your Sales Productivity

Sales effectiveness drives the world around – economy, business, and relationships.  

Business might be disrupted, markets may collapse, artificial intelligence may replace many jobs but a great sales person will always thrive. As a profession salespeople are brilliant at training and development with a long, proud history.  

In this article, we explore the next frontier through the lens of biology. We ask the questions: can we get any better at sales? What has been achieved in sports and elite combat teams over the past 30 years is startling. Shouldn’t we be striving for the same things – Faster, Higher, Stronger? But not only in individual performance, as a team. Consider the power of modern teams such as the All Blacks, Team NZ and Navy Seals.

Five tips for Effective Onboarding of Sales Staff

Sourcing and recruiting sales staff who are superstars is just half of the puzzle. If you don’t have a robust and effective onboarding process for your sales staff, you might never get them to perform to their full potential. Worse still, you might not retain them for the long term. We’re going to share five tips with you today that will see you ramp up your new sales staff, and get them performing to the best of their ability, faster and more effectively.

Five top tips for farming your client base – As compiled by NZ Sales Leaders

We all know the different sales skills and attributes of hunters and farmers.

Hunters are your sales people who love the thrill of the chase, they have to get up every morning and decide where, who and which technique to use for the hunt. Farmers on the other hand are your account managers who love building fruitful (and profitable), long-term relationships. They know where their fields are – they just need to go and get the most from them.

Discount is a dirty word: Making more sales while protecting your margins

How many times have you heard:

“We got the deal but had to give away a bit to close it”.

 

Actually, if it was just ‘a bit’, that’s probably okay – but when it’s more than a ‘bit’ it starts to affect the all-important business margins.

How to boost your lead generation and convert more leads into sales

Just about every single time I have seen a company’s sales slump or slow down I can go back to the sales cycle duration, and see a corresponding slump in leads or prospects.

Sales Productivity Programme

Who is it for?

Designed for sales people, sales managers and executives who need to operate in a highly productive state.

Beyond Bounce

Presence, Flow and Eudaimonia 

As a young doctor, I saw that the medicine applied to save lives, might have another purpose.  Medical and biological sciences could be applied to improve and optimise life. The vision took me into Sports Medicine and then Resilience.

What is the Role of the Sales Manager?

Easy - the sales manager’s job is to drive their team to make sales. It’s that simple, right? Wrong. It’s big and it’s complex.

Indicator's 5 Recommended Sales Reads

Here are our 5 recommended reads on sales strategy and management, sales prospecting and more. If you have a suggestion to add to the list, we'd love to hear your recommendations too - please let us know or add your comments below.

7 Top Tips for a Transformational Strategy Day

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How well is your team executing strategy and do they even get it?

The company away day workshop, done well, is one of the biggest value creators you can invest your executive team’s time in. How well are you leading and communicating your plan, what are your great wins, how well are your values providing a compass for guiding decision making, is there a positive culture and determination around your plans and budgets? These meetings are not talkfests – they’re discussions to get plan refinement, reinvention and most importantly - engagement.

About Indicator

Indicator provides expert training and consulting for sales leaders and CEOs who want to transform their capability, performance and impact in the market – for their teams and organisations.

We bring together like-minded people and industry leaders through consultation, training courses and the Sales Syndicate – the monthly programme designed specifically for sales managers and sales leaders.