Gartner tells us that the average buying group is anywhere from 6-10 individuals (I’ve personally seen as many as 15 or 16 involved in a single decision) which is almost double what we’ve historically seen in enterprise sales just a decade ago.
A Harvard Business Review study revealed that the top-performing B2B sales reps have abandoned traditional sales processes and proposals. They are more receptive to disruptive approaches. The Challenger® Sales Model is a sales method that focuses on challenging the status quo and getting customers to think differently. This approach can be very effective, but it […]
A closed deal is just what you aim for as a salesperson. But sometimes, we forget that a closed deal is the cumulative result of all the atomic efforts until that moment, including steps such as lead qualification and discovery. These efforts are commonly referred to as pre-sales. Pre-sales is the process that includes all […]
Your team can achieve sales acceleration if you effectively coach your teams on the right tactics and strategies. Even the most charismatic, fast-talker needs a few hints to engage with and earn a prospect’s trust.
“Make them an offer they can’t refuse!” said the marketing team to the sales team in a B2B business. But was the sales team able to convert the lead? No! Why? Sadly, most business functions live in silos with poor cross-communication and a lack of shared organizational goals. This results in missed business opportunities and […]
Many B2B companies sell into the enterprise market, which often means deals are large, complex, and long-cycle. These deals have come to be known as “megadeals.” These types of deals involve a higher-than-average number of stakeholders and decision-makers. Many of whom have conflicting goals and needs. In a recent McKinsey article, Landing the Megadeal – […]