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Mike Montague interviews Clint Babcock on his new book and How to Succeed at Negotiating from the Inside Out.

This year, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the book, Dave will revisit each of the original 49 Sandler Rules and give updated takes on their relevance to salespeople and sales leaders.

 

Many of the sales leaders I talk to these days tell me that they are struggling with the issue of keeping the team(s) focused. Of course, this problem, which extends across all industries, comes at a time when many of us are directly or indirectly confronting issues related to the global pandemic, to financial pressures on both the personal and organizational scales, and to questions of social unrest. It's not all that surprising that sales teams are distracted. Everyone is distracted. The question is, what do leaders do about it when that distraction reaches the point where it affects revenue generation?

 

Mike Montague interviews Pete Oliver on How to Succeed at Vision-Based Execution.

David Mattson, President and CEO of Sandler Training and 6-time Author, talks about his Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek best-selling book, The Sandler Rules: 49 Timeless Selling Principles and How to Apply Them.

Mike Montague interviews Hamish Knox on How to Succeed When the Sale Goes Sideways.

This year, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the book, Dave will revisit each of the original 49 Sandler Rules and give updated takes on their relevance to salespeople and sales leaders.

 

I believe we should start by simply acknowledging the reality that telling our employees that we have a learning culture does not mean that we actually have a learning culture in our organization.

 

“The Critical Elements of Proactive Client Retention” is the most recent Sandler Research Center survey project, which closed to survey participants on May 31. We are now performing data analysis and will soon publish our complete findings. In advance of that report, I’ve followed, with great interest, the results from a single question asked among the 25 questions of the survey and want to share the findings.

Communication is a key component for any successful sales team. And when sales teams work remotely, the need for excellent communication increases even more.