Category Archive for: Sales Training

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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Lock your rate before price hike

Subscribe Now, Before The Price Hike; Existing Subscribers Not Concerned.

First good news is that we will soon include the ROI course into the Full MEDDIC bundle. The reason? I explained it in a previous blog post: The whole purpose of Metrics is to develop an ROI pitch, and I notice most reps don’t know how to do it. Also in this video we were…

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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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Metric without ROI

Metrics without ROI is Knowledge without Action

When training sales teams on MEDDIC, I observe that most sales people are not acting on the METRICS they obtain from the prospect. They are not leveraging the power of the METRICS into a nice, easy, convincing, pertinent ROI story. (Return On Investment).Metrics without ROI is as useless as Knowledge without Action.It’s like measuring your…

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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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Holidays special

Holidays Special

Holidays Special It’s that time of the year! Save some dollars and enjoy our Holiday Special. You don’t need to start learning right away if you are busy. Even though MEDDIC can help you close deals right away. Check benefits of MEDDIC here if you are new to MEDDIC. An investment in knowledge pays the…

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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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