Business acumen doesn’t follow closing, differentiation, or prospecting, even though it is fourth on the list. Although there are salespeople who may be able to close and obtain commitments, most… read more →
Is a lack of business acumen within the ranks affecting your sales? Sales leaders can’t ignore the issues any longer. If you want to empower your sales managers and reps to make strategic decisions you need to adapt and align you training and development programs.
Research shows that the one characteristic that successful people have in common is that they continually set goals for themselves.
Happy holidays! Are you feeling like the “Donald” again? I know that it is very difficult to downsize your sales force. How do you think your remaining sales team will perform? Can you say with good conscious that your sales force is making a difference?
Why do you keep spending money on sales training? Every year you invest in programs to improve your reps’ skills but over and over again you see diminished returns. Will you be budgeting the same amount of dollars as you did last year?
The annual planning process is the time of year when pharmaceutical sales executives are asked to justify the cost of their sales force. In light of lost revenue with products going off patent, changes in formulary coverage, and evolving decision makers, sales executives are tasked with difficult decisions.