The Mansfield Sales Blog

Is Sales a Dirty Word?

“Sales” is a word that holds a lot of weight in the business industry and the way you view sales can set the tone for your entire organization. Listen as Mansfield VP of Sales Caleb Powers talks about what you can do if sales is viewed as a dirty word within your organization.

Best Practices for Driving Change in Your Sales Organization

Organizational change is hard, especially within the sales function. In some instances, it is extremely difficult to implement strategic transition even if it promotes growth. This is often due to employee pushback or decreased interest over time. The good news is that there are best practices management can implement to make transition easier and a permanent part of a company’s culture.

How a Change Agenda Can Drive Your Sales Strategy

Working for a sales organization that is struggling to achieve its goals and objectives can lead to low morale and high turnover which are indicators that it’s time for a change. Change is hard, but being agile especially in sales is a key to long-term success. To start encouraging small organizational shifts, conduct a root cause analysis and map out new, innovative solutions. Once the analysis is complete, developing a change agenda is pivotal to guiding your sales professionals in the right direction. Let’s further explore how a change agenda can drive your re-energized sales strategy.

3 Ways to Adapt to the Changing Sales Landscape in 2021

This year there has been an undeniable shift in the world’s professional landscape, especially for sales teams. With many companies going virtual, including our own, sales professionals have had to reframe their definition of success when it comes to creating business models and launching new products. Through these changes we have learned that in order to survive and thrive, sales organizations have to be agile. Here are three ways to adapt to the changing sales landscape in 2021.

3 Must-Have Qualities of a Great B2B Inside Sales Partner

One proven way B2B firms are scaling revenue is by evolving how they think about inside sales pipeline generation. But even if you know the best practices that guarantee telemarketing success, executing them is another matter. To do inside sales right requires expertise and resources that you might not have right now.

Four Best Practices That Guarantee B2B Inside Sales Success

Sales and marketing are constantly evolving, but the truth remains: to generate pipeline, you still have to pick up the phone. In the digital age, businesses must go beyond face-to-face meetings to achieve their sales growth targets.

Sales Operations: A CEO's Secret Weapon for Doubling Sales Growth

Over 40 years ago, Xerox established the world's first sales operations unit: a dedicated team to help salespeople sell faster, better and more efficiently. Their job? To take on activities such as forecasting, sales planning and territory design. Or in group leader J. Patrick Kelly’s words, “all the nasty number things that you don’t want to do, but need to do to make a great sales force.”

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