Sales Leaders Will Need To Implement A Buyer Persona Driven Sales System To Adapt To New Buyer Behaviors And Preferences The past year of 2020 into 2021 will be looked at as one of the more transformative years to hit B2B sales in many a decade. Rocked to a standstill by the Covid-19 pandemic, sales […]
Marketing and Sales Leaders Must Build Core Competency of Understanding Buyer Persona Goals We have heard the terms “organizational DNA” or “company DNA” often in attempts to articulate what an organization’s culture may be like. Sometimes, culture and DNA are used interchangeably. If we get scientific, we know that DNA can have a higher degree
The sell-side of the seller-buyer equation has been flipped upside down. Transitions to virtual selling are happening at a rapid pace. Plans for complete digital sales transformation are accelerated. Marketing is producing new forms of digital content at 5 to 10 times the volume they did pre-pandemic. All of these efforts designed to reach and
A significant shift in how buyers choose to interact with selling organizations has been underway for the past year. The global pandemic altering seller and buyer interactions in ways unimagined just a few short years ago. A recent McKinsey study suggests that two-thirds of buyers will prefer to keep self-serve interactions or a form of
The new year is almost one-month-old. In less than three weeks, the country has experienced a time like no other. Where the degree of uncertainty about our future has intensified. The chaos surrounding the vaccination rollouts and the political climate has altered the degree of hoped-for certainty. Such a turn of events has an impact.
Despite turning the calendar from 2020 to 2021, we find ourselves starting the new year in more turmoil. A catastrophic COVID-19 pandemic that continues to increase in scope. The hope of the vaccines tempered as the rollout encounters delays. And the disturbing insurrection at our capitol causing national anxiety. To ignore these in a business
The prevalent uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 will remain and be a part of 2021. There is no getting around it. The inevitable surge of the winter months into spring of 2021 will make sure of that. While vaccines offer a pathway to an increase in business activity beyond the computer screen, it
The global COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the effect of fatigue on people from all walks of life. We are feeling pandemic fatigue from vigilant following of guidelines. Business professionals are burning out from Zoom meeting fatigue. Our courageous frontline health care workers are nearing collapse from the fatigue of long intense hours. Single mothers and
Compress. A word that has often been used in business. Compressed files. Compression thinking. To compress and flatten organizational structures. A myriad of uses meant to communicate reduction. It is an adequate word to use when thinking about important takeaways from 2020. A year in which a decade’s worth of future buyer trends was compressed
In sports, confidence is often mentioned as one of the key ingredients to winning. I saw this firsthand with my daughter and her competitive experience in gymnastics. She attended the same gym as Amy Chow, the U.S. Olympic Gold and Silver Medal winner in the 1996 Olympics. And a team member of the 2000 Olympics.