Eric Ries, The Lean Startup
“A startup is a new company designed to grow. If you’re ambitious about your startup, you want more customers and more revenue sooner. When growth stagnates, it indicates a problem with your growth strategy."
Sales Management Association
Newly hired sales reps require an average of 10-12 weeks for training. However, they only become productive after roughly 11 months.
LinkedIn | State of Sales 2021 Report | United States & Canada
Buyer-Seller disconnect - 65% of sellers say they "always" put the buyer first. But, only 23% of buyers agree.
Evan Sharp, Co-founder, Pinterest
“Solve for the real problem versus the perceived one.”
Revenue Growth & Retention
In these engagements, I help Founders, CROs and Sales Leadership teams align around a revenue growth strategy that drives clear expectations, priorities and measures surrounding consistent growth and retention results. Once the leadership team is aligned, I help guide its execution through training, advisory support and quarterly progress analysis.
VALUE - BASED SALES TRAINING
Solving Real Problems: ValueSelling Framework® : How to build trust-based customer success through repeatable focus, simplicity and consistent execution.
Whether you’re an executive, founder, sales leader, or sales rep – you’ll be more effective by utilizing the ValueSelling Framework® to create a common language for greater forecast accuracy, powerful deal reviews and effective sale coaching. Through role plays, scenario-based exercises and building ValuePrompter® for your current opportunities. Then, follow-on adoption solidifies skills.
Executive Speak™ : How to best prepare, communicate and build executive engagement for speaking confidently with executives.
Develop your sales team’s business acumen to think like an executive, predict potential business issues, and then correlate how your unique capabilities impact the most important business issues and financial metrics.
One-on-One Advice on Top Priorities
In these monthly conversations, I help executives solve problems, understand potential risks, and provide objective, fact-based evaluation to support decision making. Serving as an objective coach providing oversight on sales strategy execution, critical thinking and leadership management.