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7 Tips to Get the Most Value from Your Virtual Meetings

Here are the best tips and resources we’ve come across to maximize effectiveness of your virtual meetings.

Sales Training

Sales Training

5 Steps to Find Your Actual Cost of Sales Training (Part 2)

U.S. firms spend almost one trillion dollars on their sales forces, including training. Follow these 5 steps to determine your actual sales training costs.

Sales Leadership

Modern Sales Enablement

Confessions of a Fired Chief Sales Officer

Congratulations, you've made it to sales leadership. Learn a few secrets to staying there, including some surprisingly common mistakes made by new leaders.

win planning

Losing is Winning: Leveraging Win Planning to Improve Your Win Rates

How can you improve your sales team's win rate? We share approaches to qualifying opportunities and win planning.

Sales Management

Modern Sales Enablement

When it Finally Clicks: Behavioral Coaching Makes All the Difference

Behavioral sales coaching focuses on diagnosing and improving underlying rep activities vs. inspecting outcomes. Done right, it can transform performance.

sales management

Front-Line Sales Leadership: What Works Now

Most managers already know the importance of sales coaching. What they’re struggling with is how to do it efficiently in today's virtual operating model. 

Sales Leader

Sales Enablement

How Do Sales Leaders Stay Credible and Legitimate?

Leaders are good when they’re willing to learn. This is relevant for sales leaders to remain credible and legitimate.

Virtual Selling Training

Sales Enablement

Virtual Selling vs. Remote Selling: What’s the Difference?

It’s been over a year since sellers started navigating a new paradigm. Virtual selling and remote selling have been used to distinguish the new model.

Sales Management

sales management

Sales Leadership Excellence: A Virtual Master Class

Brevet has partnered with TCU's Sales Center to host a virtual class on modern sales management. Be part of this event and help young sales professionals.

sales leader

Sales Leader's First 90 Days: Dig Deep to Determine Long-Term Strategy

Learn how to dig deep into the sales organization so you can systematically surface the knowledge you need to determine longer-term strategy.

sales leader

Sales Leader’s First 90 Days: Setting a Longer-Term Sales Strategy

This blog describes days 60 to 90 of a new sales leader's 1st 90 days, including identifying alignment issues and building a sales strategy roadmap.

sales process

What Sales Leaders Can Learn from Epicurean Philosophers

What could followers of Epicurean philosophy in 307 B.C. Athens and modern sales organizations have in common? More than you think.

sales leader

Sales Leader's First 90 Days: Learn and Take Action for Early Wins

Learn your new organization enough to start achieving the early wins that are critical to establishing credibility as a Sales Leader in your 1st 90 days.

Sales Strategy

Sales Opportunities: When to Hold 'Em, When to Fold 'Em, When to RUN

Why do sellers waste time on questionable pursuits and how do we focus them on the right deals?

sales process

The Top 4 CRM Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Many companies struggle to drive CRM adoption. Read more to learn the typical reasons for failed CRM implementations and ways to prevent it.

sales leadership

Setting Sales Priorities in a Fast-Changing World

In an increasingly unpredictable market, a well-structured longer-term plan and investment roadmap are critical for managing sales teams successfully.

Sales Leadership

sales leadership

Sales Leaders, Did You Make the Right Decision?

We share perspectives on how sales leaders should balance data and other considerations when making decisions for their business.

sales leader

A Sales Leader’s First 90 Days: Preparing for Day One

Part of our First 90 Days series will help sales leaders cut down on the initial chaos that comes with a new sales leadership role.

sales leader

The First 90 Days for a Sales Leader: A Guide to Success

What should be a Sales Leader's priorities be in The First 90 Days in a new role? We share elements of a First 90 Days Guide for a long-term sales strategy.

sales compensation

New Research: 2020 Sales Compensation Policies & Practices

Brevet and Spiff are launching the 2020 Sales Compensation Survey. Your plan’s policies can have a huge impact on the performance of your sales team.