Guest Post: Three Mindsets of a Great Sales Coach

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3 mindsets of a great sales coach by Mukesh Gupta Intro: This is a guest post by Kevin F Davis. Kevin is the founder and president of TopLine Leadership, Inc. which provides customized sales management development programs and services. He is the author of “The Sales Manager’s Guide to Greatness: 10 Essential Strategies for Leading Your Team to the Top”. I had the opportunity to read his book and was impressed with the thought process and the approach to sales management that he shares in the book. I was so impressed that I thought it would be best if I ask […]

Read This if You are A Sales Executive or a Sales Leader: Best Among What I Read – Sales Edition

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Best Among What I Read by Mukesh Gupta If you know me at all, you would already know that I read a lot of stuff – right from business topics like (Sales, Innovation, Leadership, Marketing) to personal topics like philosophy, religion, psychology, habit formation, economics and the lot. I used to share a collection of articles that I really thought were well written or were thought provoking for me, almost everyday till a few months back. Some of my readers have indicated that they miss those collections in place, that it saves them time and requested that I start posting […]

PBTO31: Insights on B2B Selling and Leading a B2B Sales team with Alok Goyal

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/pushingbeyondtheobvious/31_PBTO31__Insights_on_B2B_Selling_and_Leading_a_B2B_Sales_team_with_Alok_Goyal.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSSIn this episode, we host Alok Goyal, Partner at Stellaris Venture Partners and until recently, he was the Chief Operating Officer of SAP India Pvt. Ltd., a large global software company’s India subsidiary. Alok was also a strategy consultant (with McKinsey & Company in India and The McKenna Group in California, USA). Alok did his undergrad in Computer Science from IIT Delhi, a Masters in Computer Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from INSEAD, France. In this free wheeling conversation, Alok shares a […]

3 qualities of a great sales manager

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The three things that makes great sales manager are ability to Coach Absorb pressure Build a team I got this insight when I ran into an old friend late last evening. He currently works for a sales organization and was completely stressed out. When i asked for the reason for his stress, he indicated that the sales pressure being exerted on him by his manager is actually freaking him out. When I dug deep, he indicated that their organization follows the Jan – Dec sales cycle, which meant that they are in the last fortnight of the year and there is […]