Category Archive for: Sales Management

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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BANT banned

Should BANT Be Banned?

This week I was privileged to be invited to speak at a Sales Kick Off in Chicago and to spend time with a wonderful sales team. As we were reviewing qualification criteria from the sales rep’s perspective, a question was asked about BUDGET which is the B of BANT. My response was different than what…

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Is There A MEDDIC In The Area?

In addition to the courses that you can take online, we run extremely helpful MEDDIC workshops that we only deliver in-person for now. They help you learn how to apply MEDDIC on a daily basis and practice.

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Announcing MEDDIC Certification

Get MEDDIC Certified™ ! When I started offering online courses on MEDDIC Academy, I had only one goal: to share my knowledge and translate the proven (and older) techniques of management and business into the millennials’ language. I was not expecting such a fast adoption by the market. The consequence is that MEDDIC learners and…

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7 habits sales people on weekends Darius Lahoutifard

Seven Habits of Highly Successful Salespeople On Weekends

Happy Weekend! During my career, I have observed successful business people, whether they were in sales, in leadership or self employed and have heard them talking about some similar habits on weekends. Based on seven top habits that I have seen, here are my recommendations for your weekends. 1. Entertain yourself and enjoy the time…

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KEEP CALM and develop soft skills

Get Ready For Negative Unemployment Rates

Why Everyone Is Wrong About Automation Killing Jobs We have never been as worried or pessimistic as today about our economy’s ability to create new jobs faster than others vanish. Every week, we see new articles based on new studies that tell us that self-driving cars are going to push all professional drivers out of…

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MEDDIC Characteristics & Benefits

Benefits of Meddic

What are the benefits of MEDDIC sales methodology? This is a question often asked by new MEDDIC Academy clients. It’s a great question. What are the benefits of MEDDIC? Why has MEDDIC become the most renowned sales methodology for Enterprise B-to-B sales? In this article we are going to point out some of the key…

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MEDDIC Definition

Definition of MEDDIC

Definition of MEDDIC Sales The Original MEDDIC Definition MEDDIC is the most renowned Sales Qualification Methodology, applicable to any Enterprise Sales Process which is rather complex. The definition of MEDDIC is the acronym it represents, composed of six elements. They represent the MEDDIC checklist as described below: METRICS: Measure the potential gain leading to the economic benefit…

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More International Courses Released Today

MEDDIC Academy Releases More International Courses Today Today we released three more french courses online: Développer des champions Traitement des Objections ROI ou Retour sur Investissement Building Champions or “Comment développer des champions?” In another course, entitled “CHAMPION” which is part of the MEDDIC bundle you learn who the champions are and why it is…

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Learn Meddic in French

How do you say MEDDIC in French? ☺️

Question: How do you say MEDDIC in French?☺️ Answer: Enroll in the new MEDDIC course, in French and figure out ! MEDDIC Sales course is now available in French! Yeah! The new course content, just like the English version, is mainly composed of a series of videos, totaling more than 2 hours of cumulative videos.…

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