The Point: Business Development is the lifeblood of any organization. If nothing happens in business until you sell something, then no sale is made until you develop some business! But at a professional service firm, what role does leadership play in Business Development? In this post, we’ll explore … [Read more...] about Professional Service Firm Leadership + Business Development
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 … [Read more...] about Can Business Development Efforts Lead to Less Sales? 3 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 … [Read more...] about What Are Your 2018 Sales Business Development Resolutions? – 6 Tips!
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 … [Read more...] about Sales Leadership: 7 Lies Your Sales Staff Tells That Will Get You Fired!
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 … [Read more...] about Is the Art of Business Development Prospecting Overrated? 3 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 … [Read more...] about Sales / Business Development: Success Strategies for Sаlеѕ Management – 5 Tips!
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 … [Read more...] about Sales / Business Development Driver!
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 … [Read more...] about The Inc 500 | 5000 Advisory Services Firm of Choice!