Proof that your sales quota is meaningless

Remember, as you read this, that I'm not making this up. I'm just reporting the facts.

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The #1 Read for Sales Coaches, Leaders and Reps

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ROI of Sales Blah, Blah, Blah

Sometimes I can't help myself. On a coaching call this morning, I suggested that the sales team should elect a wuss of the month. One salesperson immediately started insisting that he would not win even though I suggested that he'd be the favorite. Another thought it was a great idea. Imagine bringing the trophy home to live with your family for a month and having to explain what it meant. What does this have to do with the title?

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Perfect Introductory Call

Imagine this. You call a prospect and say,

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How NOT to hire a sales consultant

Poor Carole! She had to explain my reputation and attitude to another hot shot VP of sales that was set on conquering the world. There's a very simple rule to follow when you reach out to us.

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How to Design Sales Training and Coaching

Do your salespeople need to be trained or coached? As you may know, we use the OMG Sales Assessment with our clients. Every assessment has a summary of findings that we don't typically share with our client until the end of our engagement. This is an excerpt from one of those summaries.

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Eff'in Sales Quotas

You can't even imagine the conversations this week.

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#1 Sales Obstacle

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Celine Dion on Sales

Elaine has never missed an episode of American Idol, Dancing with the Stars or the Voice. We have our DVR set to record every episode automatically. I'm not a big fan, but I'm typically in the room with her with my laptop on my lap and my ears on the show.

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Do you see what your prospect sees?

Do not scroll to the end until you have looked at the three photos! Pay close attention to each scene. Tricky Colgate has created a very ingenious advertising campaign to promote their dental floss. But.... before I explain to you the main detail of these images, I will let you observe them quietly on your own...

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