Tips For Maximizing Improvement-Focused Feedback (I.F.F) For Managers

One of the most critical aspects of any organization is the ability to give and receive improvement-focused feedback (IFF) as opposed to traditional feedback. Psychologist Gabriele Oettingen developed mental contrasting which is a visualization technique that involves juxtaposing the present reality with the desired future reality to generate motivation. This is important for (IFF) from […]

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People-centric Coaching with Machine Learning

Sales coaching can leave an indelible impact on an employee, organization, or culture. And organizations looking to create high performing sales teams are, year over year, turning to sales coaching to create a competitive advantage.    In fact, 67% of companies who’ve had a formal sales coaching program in place for three years or more […]

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Unleash the power of data storytelling

Leveraging Human Connectivity to Gain Commitment

Last time, we got into why, as humans, we are attracted to great stories— which if you recall— involves a lot of biology! This time, we’ll discuss how to properly, effectively, relay, and relate data driven stories that will get reps closer to close. We should begin by stating that data without context, only tells […]

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Creating a Coaching Culture: Better Results, Less Time.

An efficient coaching culture is integral to your business and is achieved when leadership inspires purposeful, profitable professional growth amongst team members. And while the precise way to coaching faster, more strategically executed deal closings will vary from organization to organization– we’ve identified core tenants which translate to any business, in any industry– transforming stagnate funnels […]

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Data Storytelling

When Data and Stories Collide: Leveraging Human Connectivity to Close

Sales professionals throughout history have leveraged their power to persuade as the determinant in the close of just about every deal. I mean, unless a product or service is legitimately one of a kind, the difference between one company and another who are offering some variation of, or maybe even the exact same version of […]

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Strategies for Sales Kickoff Meetings

Sales Kickoff Meetings: Do This, and Please Stop…

  As many organizations’ 2019 fiscal year comes to a close, hundreds of planning teams and committees are going through dry runs & final preparations for their Sales Kickoff (SKO). It’s a great time to establish a cadence for the new fiscal year. The main objectives are motivating your sales reps, managers, and leaders; laying […]

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Traditional Sales Training Sucks - Here are Three Reasons Why

Three Reasons Why Traditional Sales Training Fails?

Traditional sales training can suck! That’s right, we’ve said it. Your new hires sitting in training right now are probably thinking it, your tenured sellers have written it in stone, and the national sales meeting committee is probably drinking because of it. If you decide not to read any further than this, we bet you […]

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Knowing Your Role: Why Definitions in Business Coaching Models Matter

In contemporary business culture, business coaching models are being adopted and implemented at a rate easily comparable to the corporate mad-dash for diversity and inclusion. In fact, the business coaching industry is on track to collect $12 Billion in estimated revenue for 2019 in the US, alone. At Core, we’re pumped that companies are becoming […]

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Top 3 Reasons Why Improvement Focused Feedback (IFF) Fails.

At some point in our professional lives, most of us have found ourselves on one, or both sides, of the feedback convo. When the feedback is great– you know, the kind that’s full of praise and validation– the person tasked to deliver and the recipient, come away feeling empowered and relieved. But what about when […]

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