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Why Small to Mid-Sized Businesses Need Sales Leadership Consultants in a Crisis

What Is a Sales Leadership Consultant, Why Are They Needed (and Why Should You Be One)?

If there’s one thing that’s become clear after several years working with small to mid-sized business clients, it’s this: they truly need and benefit from the sales leadership that fractional sales leadership consultants provide. This fact, of course, raises three questions: 1) Just what is a sales leadership consultant? 2) Why are sales leadership consultants so important to smaller businesses? and 3) Why should an experienced sales leader consider a career in sales leadership consulting?

Let’s answer these essential questions one by one:

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What is a Sales Leadership Consultant and Why Should I Hire One?

If you’ve struggled with improving sales in your business, maybe you’ve considered hiring an experienced sales leadership consultant. If so, you probably have important questions: just what IS a sales leadership consultant? What does a sales leadership consultant do? Why you should hire a sales leadership consultant? And finally, once you decide a sales leadership consultant can help you achieve your sales and revenue growth goals, how can you find the right fit for your organization? Let’s answer these important questions one by one.

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What’s Your Sales Management Career Vision for 2020 and Beyond?

After many years of success as a sales leader or sales management executive, it’s natural to ask yourself: “What’s next?” Or, “Where do I go from here?” Or, “Where do I see myself this year, next year, in five years or ten?” If your 20/20 vision for this decade (and beyond) is to stay put and stay the course professionally, stop reading; this article won’t help you. But if you can see yourself considering new paths, discovering new possibilities, and making a satisfying professional change, read on. You might find new focus for a more fulfilling future.

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How to Find Your Purpose and Avoid Rocking Chair Regrets (Before It’s Too Late)

I’ve been blessed in so many ways. Great family. Wonderful friends. A strong and supportive team of business associates. Strong faith. And thanks to these blessings, I’ve had some amazing adventures and achieved more than I ever dreamed. I say all of this not to be boastful, but to remind myself – and perhaps inspire you – to continue to make a difference. To live a life of meaning and purpose. To be able – as you sit on that porch in your rocking chair and look back at your life – to have no regrets.
For me, that means living life with a meaningful vision, a sense of mission, a positive attitude, and finally, gratitude. Here’s what I mean:

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Why Customers Don’t Return Your Sales Calls

Potential customers don’t care about your product or service.  That’s right, they couldn’t care less!

As a business owner or salesperson, you obviously care deeply about the product or service you sell.  In fact, you’re probably in love with your product, as you should be.  After all, your product is amazing, and your service is superior.  How can you not love it?  How can everyone not love it?  But your customer doesn’t care. 

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Why Outsourced Sales Management Works So Well for So Many Businesses

Have you considered outsourcing your sales function, in particular your sales management? If you’ve wondered about the benefits of outsourcing sales operations and how outsourced sales management works, read on. You might discover that sales outsourcing can take your business to new levels of success.

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How to Use Your Past to Shape a More Purposeful Future

Prolific management guru Peter Drucker once stated that “the best way to predict the future is to create it.” Easier said than done, perhaps. But one way to predictably create a more purposeful future is by applying the hard-earned lessons that have shaped your experience, your expertise and your wisdom. Taken together, these are the talents and capabilities you leverage every day. They are your gifts. And they are valuable not just for your continuing success today, but for tomorrow’s accomplishments and professional fulfillment as well. So, what’s the problem?

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Consider Sales Consulting as Your Corporate Succession Plan

A recent article in USA Today described advancement challenges many Millennial and Generation Z workers face as Baby Boomers choose to stay longer in corporate management and leadership roles. According to a USA TODAY/LinkedIn survey of 1,019 working professionals, more than 40% of respondents in each age group (Gen Z workers are 18 to 23 years…

From Zero to Heroes: Sales Xceleration Quickly Reaches 100th Advisor Milestone

From Zero to Heroes: Sales Xceleration Quickly Reaches 100th Advisor Milestone One hundred Advisors and growing! What a ride it has been and continues to be. What a blessing it is to continue to grow our influential network. What an honor it is to work with these experienced, wise and talented outsourced sales management consultants.…