Sales Performance Management

The lazy salesperson and the overachiever Part II

How do we make things easier: Ok, so you want to make life easier for your salespeople, and more importantly, get past some of the issues we discussed that their lack of interest in entering deals can cause. Since we are going to discuss making things easier for them, I will skip over concepts that […]

The lazy salesperson and the overachiever Part I

The administrators of systems that require data entry by sales people loathe the overachiever. We all know this person, they blow their quota out of the water, go to countless club trips, and make a wad of money that would make Al Capone turn over in his grave. Yes, this person gets praise heaped upon […]

Sales Territories

Throughout history, developing a brand new territory to establish a commission’s plan has been a challenging task for the Sales Department of all companies. With the advent of international trade agreements and globalization, the customers have been scattered to remote locations. Those remote sites might be in different cities, states, or countries. Sales representatives have now many different […]

Sales Performance Management system selection – The Scorecard

Usually you will develop your Sales Performance Management system scorecard off questions you submit in your RFI and RFP, if you chose to go that route. There will be some more in depth questions and examples that you will have that might have not been included in the RFI/RFP documents and they will have a […]

The Stakeholder’s buy-in

When selecting and implementing a Sales Performance Management system there are many critical steps in the process.  In this blog I will cover what is the most essential step: the stakeholder buy-in.  Why is this most important step you ask?  Well, without the interest of this group the project is destined to fail.  I remember […]