Match Your Selling to the Way Your Customers Want to Buy

Today too many SaaS companies have fallen into a trap of designing their sales processes to optimize for their own sales and marketing teams rather than for their buyers.  They approach buyers as just another transaction and focus on checking off a couple of checkboxes but this doesn’t match the way  Read More >

Best Practices for Effective Decision-Making (and My 6 Steps for Making Better Decisions)

Business managers/executives are hired for the primary reason to make good decisions.  But making good and smart decisions is very complex. Additionally, many business decisions can affect a lot of important things in the organization including people (and their families).  Good decision-making requires more than just critical thinking skills (analyzing  Read More >

Sales Org Design: Sales Management – Scope of Control

I notice in many B2B SaaS companies there is a wrong organizational design starting with too many “player/coaching” issues which is function of what is known as a “Scope of Control“.  Read on… and if this is feeling like it’s just academic or theoretical then I really recommend you to  Read More >

Sales Tech Stack of the Top VPs of Sales in SaaS

Previously I shared a big list of sales technologies – “Sales Tools to Scale More Efficiently – Sales Technology Stack 2019“. And here are the most common 2019 sales tech I’ve used and have seen my VP of Sales / CRO peers use effectively to increase productivity and effectiveness of  Read More >

Top 3 Problems With Most Discovery Calls

From time to time I take sales calls to see how reps at other companies sell – it’s both to learn about something that interests me in SaaS and also to keep an eye on what others are doing (and to gauge how effectively others are executing the selling process).  Read More >

Sales Team Development: Key Selling Skills to Coach Your Reps

Here is a comprehensive list I’ve used to develop my sales teams:   Prospecting Outbound Calling Skills Email Prospecting Inbound Lead Prospecting Capitalizing on peak selling time and knowing the peak times Understands key prospecting insights Prospecting into inbound leads Developing Multi-touch & Multi-channel prospecting cadence Effective LinkedIn Prospecting Consultative  Read More >