All right, let’s kick this thing off with a strong nautical metaphor. You, the manager, are the captain of your company-ship. And your core employees base is the engine. Well, not all ships have engines. They’re… the sails? Or… the crew? Okay, wait, let’s
Ah… another year, and another litany of hot takes about how the Academy Awards are in trouble. Dwindling viewership, hosting issues, and a whole lot of controversy surrounding who did or did not make the final cut. Maybe award shows
Recession-Proof Sales: Keeping Employees Motivated no Matter the Markets Call it a “trend,” but it seems like the hottest new fad in business outlets is to write about the it’s-possible-but-we’re-not-totally-sure-when-it-could-happen recession. So are we headed that way? Should we be pulling
We’ve got a tailor-made list of employee motivation strategies that you can really, truly, effectively motivate your employees this week. Check them out, try some on for size, and see how you can turn that team-wide case of the Mondays into a workweek win that everyone’s excited about.
There’s probably a good excuse for that sales slump. Probably. You had a great Q1, of course it’s going to be a little slow at the start of Q2. Hey the markets aren’t so hot either, of course clients are going
The Holiday Season is upon us! With all of the bows, boxes and holiday cheer everywhere, balancing our work and personal lives can be difficult. Whether you are working remotely, traveling, or in the office, here are 5 holiday productivity
Salespeople are by nature competitive and focused on accomplishing a goal. Employers can use these positive traits to the company’s advantage while offering a fun, engaging way to build a team atmosphere in the workplace. Using digital sales leaderboards in the sales bullpen not only amps up competition among coworkers, but it also encourages collaboration, especially between office staff and outside sales representatives
It’s long been a corporate practice that employee recognition is left for annual reviews or company anniversary programs. These once or twice a year moments are important, but are not going to be what motivates employees to work smarter. An annual increase in compensation and a t-shirt marking someone’s 10th year at a company is not what improves company morale or reaching new goals.
While job-related incentives have traditionally been used to boost sales performance in the past, companies are now looking to break the mold with new and ingenious rewards packages such as vacation getaways or the latest in highly coveted gadgets. A new dawn of non-cash incentives is upon us and they’re sexier, more fun, and help employees strike a better work-life balance than previous. Best of all, they’ll keep employees happy and sales at an all time high.
So far we’ve gotten the straight dope(amine) on the biology of motivation in part 1 of the series and learned how to put the power of progress to work for us in part 2.This week we turn to something familiar to all of saleskind - competition. Is there anything better for sales team motivation?