Business Sales Training and Coaching

Assess, Develop and Measure the Sales Skills to Grow Revenue, Margin & Win-Rate

“We selected LSA Global over several other sales providers based upon their ability to clarify and align our sales strategy, their expertise in identifying the critical business sales scenarios necessary to meet our growth targets and their willingness to stand behind the results with targeted sales coaching and a pay-for-performance guarantee. They have become an integral part of my sales team as we rapidly scale. I would recommend them to any head of sales looking for a true partner.”
Anthony Lanham | SVP, Sales North America | Jumio

“We turned to LSA  to help us take our executive and solution selling skills to the next level. Their ability to formally assess our situation, identify key sales skill gaps, develop a plan to measure the results, and fully implement a key sales initiative has been outstanding. LSA delivers the full solution; not just business sales training.”
Daniel Heckman | Director of Sales Enterprise Accounts | Avid Technology

Clients across multiple industries that have participated in LSA’s Business Sales Training programs have grown sales by 40%, increased units sold by 42%, increased average pricing by 12%, and closed over 50% of their pipeline. These are not marketing slogans. These are actual results from recent clients just like you.

Sales skill development can play an important role in a salesforce’s ability to succeed.

To succeed, business sales training programs must equip sales teams with the knowledge and skills to impact business results. Yet, our research of over 800 training projects shows that only 1-in-5 participants change behavior from well designed and highly targeted sales training alone. If you want to improve sales performance, make sure that your go-to-market sales strategy is clear enough and your high performance sales culture is driving the strategy forward, Then do what it takes to attract, engage and retain top sales talent.

Once those sales strategy and culture components are in strongly in place, we help sales team to identify, develop and measure the critical few sales skills and scenarios that make the most difference in the following areas:

1.  Sales Skills Assessment
Combined with interviews, this proven sales assessment is based upon 150-behavioral research-backed sales competencies. It is used to increase buy-in, provide a baseline, identify gaps, and inform customization coaching.

2.  Sales Territory and Major Account Planning Training
Sales territory training provides proven approaches, strategies, and skills required to successfully maximize sales territories. Major account planning provides a proven process designed for large accounts and complex opportunities.

3.  Inside Sales Training
Our inside sales training workshops focus on getting qualified sales appointments, improving referral-based selling, increasing inside sales skills, and driving more transactional revenue without sacrificing relationships or profits.

4.   Executive Selling
Executive selling training teaches sales reps how to to identify what matters most to executive buyers and how to position products and services as part of a strategic investment that addresses critical organizational goals.

5.  Solution and Value Selling Training
Our solution selling training is based upon the critical few sales scenarios and skills that matter most in your unique selling situation.  It teaches the critical few concepts and methods to bring value and build long-term relationships.

6.  Sales Communication and Presentation Training
Our sales presentation and communication workshops are for customer-facing people who can positively or negatively influence customers through sales, executive, briefing center and technical presentations.

7.  Sales Negotiation Training
Our sales negotiation training helps sales professionals prepare for, understand, and conduct negotiations while preserving credibility, protecting margins, decreasing sales cycles and creating more balanced customer relationships.

8.  Sales Performance Coaching
Our sales performance coaching is based upon research showing that sales professionals who receive consistent sales coaching from managers and mentors achieve 4-to-1 higher levels of sales performance.

9.  Sales Training Measurement
While creating the foundation for accountability and reinforcement, our sales training measurement determines skill adoption levels, correlates business impact and provides data for targeted sales coaching.

Our research-backed, proven and systemic approach to sales development helps sales leaders get everyone pointed in the right direction,  shape the sales environment for everyone to perform at their peak and build a differentiated salesforce that creates a competitive advantage.

Ask us about Sales Performance Pay-for-Performance options and how to move the sales metrics that you care most about.  Typical metrics that we move include:

  • Sales revenue, margin, win rate, portfolio mix, deal size, and sales cycle.
  • Customer acquisition, loyalty, growth, and satisfaction.
  • Leadership execution effectiveness of key corporate strategies.
  • Employee attraction, development, performance, engagement and retention.
  • Project cost, quality, and time.

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We recently hired LSA to help us take our client delivery methodology to the next level as we continue to grow and help our clients succeed. The custom strategy and design session exceeded my expectations. They really understood our business and turned around the project within a tight timeframe. LSA’s consultants were the best I have seen for this type of project. LSA’s ability to get a group of 20+ executives from around the globe on the same page, push their thinking to new heights, and ensure an executable plan was excellent. I would recommend LSA to anyone looking to take their plans and execution to the next level.

Rob Sturgeon
EVP Client Delivery

Service Source

We recently hired LSA Global to help take our sales team to the next level. Specifically we focused on targeting the ideal client, differentiating our solutions, getting more qualified leads, and closing a higher percentage of our pipeline through a proven referral selling methodology.

So far, the results from the business sales training have been great. We were pleasantly surprised with the results-oriented approach and thoughtful follow-through plan to ensure that the new sales practices “stick.” We look forward to a long-term relationship, and I would recommend LSA to anyone looking to increase the effectiveness of their sales force.

Patrick Arnold
President

Filice

The sales negotiations training program was awesome. The facilitator was excellent. We are immediately able to see the relevance and apply it to specific needs at Blackhawk. The preparation and energy was very apparent. The facilitator did a great job keeping the class engaged for the entire day and focused on what mattered most to our success. I am very pleased with the results and like the very relevant and applicable sales negotiations tools. Great job.

Jack Lord
Vice President of Sales

Blackhawk Network

We partnered with LSA to help custom design, deliver, and measure an advanced new employee on-boarding and measurement process. The process was well thought out and bought into by sales leadership. The combination of targeted sales tools, technology, coaching, performance plans, training and reinforcement made all the difference.  The pilot program in EMEA was a big success and the solution quantifiably improved new employee and hiring manager satisfaction and increased the speed to sales quota for new hires. We are continuing to work with LSA Global to scale the program in other GEOs and expand to cover more roles at VMware.  I would recommend LSA Global for any sales enablement team looking to increase the engagement and speed to productivity of their sales force. We are excited to implement the program globally across VMware as we continue to scale.

Rochana Golani
Director, Global Field Readiness

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Originally, we launched a RFP to identify and partner with a sales training provider to improve the skills of the sales teams in the distributor network. However, throughout the process, LSA Global challenged our thought processes and engaged with us by suggesting that we focus on the systemic factors that create a high performance environment first, before we focused on the more symptomatic needs of sales skills training. LSA Global has identified the two strategic moves that will enable us to create a high performance environment and we continue to seek their guidance on implementing those moves, as well as other key needs.

Kim Benson
Director Human Resources

Trimble

LSA was instrumental in making our worldwide sales meeting a success. They saved me a ton of time by recommending ‘best in class’ vendors to meet our business objectives. Whenever I’m in a pinch, I can count on LSA’s dynamic team of sales trainers and consultants to really go the extra mile. They truly understand the meaning of customer delight.

Amy Walker
Manager

Seagate

We evaluated 6 well known sales development partners in the market. Late in the process we discovered an organization called LSA Global. We ended up selecting LSA global because of their unique model (bringing together best-of-breed organizations under 1 umbrella to deliver the best solution to meet a customer’s needs). Additionally, LSA had the strongest assessment, implementation, measurement, coaching, and global capabilities combined with an excellent program focused on true executive selling. We’ve had such strong feedback that the program has developed a buzz and there are requests to roll it out within the Marketing, Product Management, and Executive teams.

Stephanie Lucey
HR Manager

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Seagate has always found LSA to be a valuable resource. LSA delivers top quality solutions when we need them with just one call. The recent business sales training programs they’ve delivered for Seagate University have been the right solution, highest of quality and customized to our business and culture. I would highly recommend LSA to any company interested in offering top notch learning solutions.

Tammy Dujmovich
Sales, Marketing & Customer Service

Seagate

We turned to LSA Global to help us take our executive selling and solution selling skills to the next level, which will ultimately help our customers succeed. Their ability to formally assess our situation, identify key sales skill gaps, develop a plan to measure the results, and fully implement a key sales initiative – has been outstanding. LSA delivers the full solution; not just sales training and I would recommend them to any organization looking to transform its sales force the “right way” to sell higher and wider.

Daniel Heckman
Director of Sales-Enterprise Accounts

Avid

We needed a way to improve training with our customers. We had to reach a disparate group of people in a very short period time. LSA gave us a new training methodology and a way to go to market with our training that improved our customer touch. LSA delivered what we needed in the time we required.

Hinda Chalew
Vice President of Marketing

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We originally engaged with LSA Global to help our subcontract administrators and buyers develop better negotiations skills. As manufacturers of satellites, we have many sole source companies to procure the required parts.

Our teams must be able to interact effectively with international companies. This environment uniquely challenges our team in their ability to create equitable contracts, while preserving and strengthening our supplier relationships.

LSA Global not only provided our team with the skills to negotiate effectively and consistently, but we further expanded our relationship to include consulting around our negotiations’ process, measurement of our negotiations, and one-on-one coaching for our team members. We are very pleased with the result of our partnership with LSA Global.

Vivian Mackintosh
Vice President of Materiel

Space Systems Loral

The sales strategy and goal setting session was right on target. It was a very valuable process that I highly recommend to any sales team.

Phil Rosenberg
Senior Vice President of Sales

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For the past 5 years LSA has consistently delivered top notch value to Seagate’s Corporate University Program. The level of facilitator involvement and continuous program evolution has kept the sales negotiation training content and lessons engaging and relevant. We look forward to working with LSA in the future.

Geoff Purnell
Sales Executive, Seagate Data Recovery Services

Seagate

LSA custom designed and delivered the best sales training session that I have ever attended. They focused on our industry, our customers, and our competitors. The materials and facilitators were world class. They were passionate about helping our global sales force understand the fundamentals necessary to be successful and not leave money on the table. I recommend them to any sales force looking to drive profitable revenue and beat the competition.

Carl Dickenson
Sales

Cutera

LSA Global’s negotiation training assessment and workshop provided sales negotiation tools and practices that have significantly enhanced our negotiations process. Their facilitators understood our business, its challenges and framed the learning in a way that we understood. I am very happy with the value we have received from this program, and would highly recommend LSA to others looking to improve their sales negotiations results.

Jeff Bizzack
President

Service Source

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