2018 Sales Acceleration Survey

Join the 2018 Sales Acceleration Survey! Our 2018 Sales Acceleration Survey will explore how World-Class Sales Organizations are rethinking the evolving role Sales, Business Development (BizDev), and Sales Acceleration play to give their sales forces a performance edge towards results. Join us at the Tip of the Spear, and join this year's … [Read more...]

Can Business Development Efforts Lead to Less Sales? 3 Tips!

The Point: The common Sales Leader thought goes something like “Increased business development efforts lead to more sales.” But what if you, as a Sales Leader, increase your business development efforts and achieve less sales? We’ve run into this a few times here at Tip of the Spear when conducting some Sales/Business Development advisory services. … [Read more...]

What Are Your 2018 Sales Business Development Resolutions? – 6 Tips!

The Point: Nothing happens in business until you sell something! If that’s the truth, as we start-off another year here at Tip of the Spear Ventures we asked ourselves “What are we going to see in terms of Sales + Business Development activity that is going to make our goals become reality?” So in this post, we’ll explore 6 tips that we believe … [Read more...]

Sales Leadership: 7 Lies Your Sales Staff Tells That Will Get You Fired!

The Point: Oh the joys of Sales Leadership… Typically, successful salesperson today becomes sales leader tomorrow. But are those successful salespeople the best candidates for sales leadership? And if they become sales leaders, are successful salespeople going to be able to work successfully with previous coworkers and new hires? In this post, we … [Read more...]

Is the Art of Business Development Prospecting Overrated? 3 Tips!

Many sales guru’s think that the Art of Business Development Prospecting is overrated, but this aspect of business can never be sidelined. Many make blunders because they mistake the art for “something else” by committing one or more of the under listed blunders: Not listening. No salesperson has ever heard of a sale. However, when asked a … [Read more...]

Sales / Business Development: Success Strategies for Sаlеѕ Management – 5 Tips!

The Point: Achieving rеvеnuе goals requires talented sales management, and іt rеquіrеѕ a ѕkіllеd ѕаlеѕ leader who can simultaneously оvеrѕее the performance оf representatives and the ѕuссеѕѕ strategies mарреd out for the organization. Accomplishing this tаѕk іѕ nо small fасtоr bесаuѕе the development оf representatives hеlрѕ dеfіnе the ѕаlеѕ … [Read more...]

Sales / Business Development Driver!

Is your Sales Leadership coaching their salespeople to a higher level of sales execution, or are they coming in at a percentage of their potential? Our research shows that salespeople that receive targeted coaching achieve 108% of their goal. Salespeople receiving no coaching achieve 42% and bad coaching 45% of goal attainment. Tip of the Spear’s … [Read more...]

The Inc 500 | 5000 Advisory Services Firm of Choice!

At Tip of the Spear, we are the Inc 500 | 5000 Advisory Services Firm of Choice! We partner with leaders from the Inc 500 | 5000 who are challenged by stagnant business plateaus, and/or achieving their full potential (i.e., They are achieving Point "A" results, however the higher potential at Point "B" should be achieved). [countdown] After … [Read more...]