Category Archive for: Management

Why Sellers With Engineering Backgrounds Are Successful.

When you think of tech salespeople and you think of engineers, you think of two completely different kinds of people, or you think of people like Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk. These two titans of tech and business may have very different personalities, but they have one thing in common that sets them apart from…

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Tokyo Olympics 2021-German judo athlete Martyna Trajdos and her coach

HOW A SALES COACH CAN CREATE SALES SUPERSTARS

Sales coaching has become very popular in recent years, and it’s easy to see why. Studies have shown that companies with sales coaching programs boost their win rates by almost 30%. That rate jumps to over 40% with weekly 30-minute coaching sessions and more than 55% for reps who receive more than 2 hours of coaching per…

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Time Management

New Course: Effective Strategies For Time Management

Strategies for Peak Productivity: The Synchronicity of Time Management At MEDDIC Academy, we’re obsessed with sales productivity, and time management is a key part of it. So far, we have dealt with the most complex and most challenging part of sales productivity by leveraging the importance of QUALIFICATION. The book, Always Be Qualifying, became an…

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Reasons why MEDDIC

12 Reasons Why Sales Leaders Need A MEDDPICC Training Now!

Why a MEDDPICC Training now? Sales leaders are usually conscious of the continuous need for training for their teams. However, they don’t necessarily see the specific issues and challenges they face every day, which could be resolved with our educational programs here at MEDDIC Academy. So how to know if there is an urgent need?…

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Budget

Why You Should Never Ask About A Customer’s Budget

In Transactional sales, Budget is key In transactional sales with a short sales cycle and low value-added sales, it’s been prevalent to use the customer’s budget to qualify a sales opportunity. It makes sense. The budget is a crucial qualifier. The Budget is even a pillar of the framework for several older sales methodologies and…

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MEDDIC Sales Kickoff : The Perfect Agenda

A MEDDIC Sales kickoff should be inspirational, short and valuable. I’m sure everyone agrees with that. But what is an inspirational event? For example, you might be wondering, “should we invest in a top-notch motivational speaker?” Or “should we take them to the luxury resort of their dreams?”  Time is your sales force’s most valuable asset.…

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sales methodology

Sales Culture vs. Sales Methodology

Sales culture is a set of habits and behaviors of a sales team in a consistent way. That’s both internally and externally.

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[update] MEDDIC The Book, Is Here!

[UPDATE]: Registration closed. The book is out. Grab your copy here. I’m excited to announce the arrival of my new book. No surprise! Of course it’s about sales qualification. ALWAYS BE QUALIFYING. You are welcome to call it MEDDIC-The-Book. More on it later. For now, sign up to get on the list to be notified.…

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Enterprise Software Paul Graham

How Is Enterprise Software Sales Different?

An edition of this article, titled “Paul Graham doesn’t understand enterprise software” was published earlier this week on Venture Beat. As a philosophy lover, I follow Y Combinator founder Paul Graham on Twitter mostly because of his philosophical comments and quotes related to technology. Yesterday, I saw this on my Twitter feed: I wondered why he’s attacking…

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