Weekly Sales News Roundup
Keep up with the latest entrepreneurship, startup, sales and business news by reading our weekly Sales News Roundup, posted every Friday.
The 5 Types of Leaders [Infographic]
Being a manager isn’t always easy, but becoming aware of what employees look for in a leader can help you maintain a positive outlook and demonstrate the traits that foster a healthy and productive team. The following infographic identifies five types of leaders: Authoritative, Affiliative, Democratic, Pacesetting and Coercive.
3 Undeniable Reasons Why We’re All in the “Sales Business” Now
The fine line dividing a company’s “salesforce” and other professional disciplines is beginning to blur. While you may not have ‘sales,” in your job description, and you may not be making a commission, in today’s market we are all working to sell our skills. More than ever before your relationships and connections are becoming increasingly important. Effectively, we are all “salespeople” now.
Be the Leader They Respect: Your Weekly Tips (VIDEO)
Catch up with Entrepreneur as their experts explain what traits leaders really need to inspire staff and get things done. This week hear from Jacqueline Whitmore, etiquette coach and founder of the Protocol School of Palm Beach, Jon Taffer, host of Bar Rescue, and Jim Koch, founder of the brewhouse that manufactures Sam Adams beer.
How Workplace Gamification Makes Good Sales Teams Great
Imagine you are an athlete for just a minute. Athletes always push themselves at their workouts and practices. But the time they really put in 110% is when they are on the field or on the court, playing against their opponents. It’s the competition that brings the best out of an athlete. The same goes for your sales team. Workplace gamification can create that same competitive state of mind that motivates athletes on the field. In this post, we are going to look at the benefits of using gamification with your sales team.
The Startup Guide to Building The Best Sales Team
Linnea Goldstein is a Marketing Co-op and Northeastern University senior, working in communications, marketing and public relations. When Linnea isn’t at work, she enjoys sailing,