Posts Tagged:Sales

Who Leads Your Schedule?

Who is leading your schedule? Not sure? Check on the last ten things you have done today so far, including reading this article. Did you check social media? Did you answer a call or an email or join a meeting, or was there something else that took up your time? The important question to ask…

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Sales teams should focus on sales skills more than sales automation.

Sales Automation Tools can be very effective but lead some salespeople to rely on them almost entirely. This is a mistake because sales automation is supposed to help the sales process, not be the process. It’s only a tool and sales should focus on skills to improve real performance like analyzing, qualifying, and closing quality…

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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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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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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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AI Produced Wine, Château MEDDIC™, Helps Sellers Learn MEDDPICC® Faster

Legal Disclaimer: Alcohol abuse is dangerous to your health (read more). Château MEDDIC™ is not affiliated with Château MÉDOC . At MEDDIC Academy, our mission is to make Enterprise Sales easy and accessible to all. Since our inception five years ago, we have constantly been innovating with modern ways to learn: Multimedia: Videos/Audio Book (Always…

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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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MEDDPICC Podcast

Everything you ever wanted to know about MEDDIC & MEDDPICC and never dared ask.

Well, maybe not exactly “everything” about MEDDIC & MEDDPICC, but quite an interesting interview ( in the form of podcast/video) with Steve Benson. Steve is an experienced leader in CRM and Sales Force Automation with a strong sales background obviously. So he asked me very pertinent questions. Our chat gave me the opportunity to share…

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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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What works best? call, email, text, or …?

Should you call or email? Whether you are in a customer facing role or simply professionally interacting with other people, I’m sure you have come across this question more than once: Should you call, text or email? This question has become even more present in our minds in the past few years, due to the…

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