10 Deal Killers in 2018

The calendar has quickly turned to February. Sales teams are shaking off their SKO hangovers and back building pipeline and closing deals. We’ve been busy in the field, too. During the past month, Brevet has conducted over client 100 ride-alongs and sales call reviews. We’ve been alongside reps in such…...

Sales Performance Assessment

 Selling is a repeatable process.  If you can't measure it, you can't improve it.  Download the FREE SCORESHEET HERE  to measure how effective you are--using repeatable sales processes, high-win tactics, key success factors and selling profiles. Typically a 15% increase in your sales effectiveness score translates to a 20% improvement in your revenue…...

6 Reasons Salespeople Win or Lose a Sale

Why does a salesperson lose a sale?It’s a question I’ve studied for years, as part of the win-loss analysis research I conduct.There’s a tendency to assume that the salesperson lost because their product was inferior in some way. However, in the majority of interviews buyers rank all the feature sets…...

How You Can Avoid My Biggest Mistake as a Sales Manager

When I started managing, I was focused on things such as ...Gaining trust from my teamUnderstanding what motivated each one of my team members to work with me and at the companyEnsuring I knew sales forecasting fundamentalsFinding scaleable training initiativesManaging my time effectivelyBuilding a team-wide vision and enabling team unityDefining…...