Sales Coaching Training for Superior Performance

Improving Results 4x1 through Sales Performance Coaching

“We engaged with LSA Global for sales coaching training to help our team identify opportunities to accelerate our commitment to sales excellence as “The Service Revenue Performance Company” in our market place. The facilitator’s shared passion for our goals created a foundation for skill adoption, as did LSA’s keen understanding of our unique business environment. This insight allowed LSA to deliver workshops which were adapted to reflect our specific business dynamics and provided our employees with the models and tools to leverage on every call with customers.”
Grant Clarke | Director Client Delivery | ServiceSource Corporation

“Through sales coaching training we learned how to effectively position, bundle and negotiate our newer high value offerings with our traditional services, the negotiations methodology has empowered us to “take back the high ground” we should enjoy as the market leader in our industry. Our financial performance over the past two years certainly reflects the value we are bringing to our customers.”
David Zavitz | Vice President Sales | Livingston International

There is substantial evidence that sales professionals who receive consistent sales coaching from managers and mentors achieve significantly higher levels of performance than those who receive little or no sales coaching.

Based upon more than 300 sales measurement projects involving organizations from 72 countries and a broad spectrum of industries, this coaching workshop is based upon the proven characteristics of high-performing sales managers and sales leaders.

As with professional athletes, the sales coach provides perspective and feedback that result in improved sales performance in terms of increasing revenue, meeting or exceeding quota, negotiating greater margins, having higher close rates, selling to executives, selling solutions, winning bigger deals, and achieving higher account penetration.

  1. Do you have “B” and “C” players holding back your sales goals?
  2. Could your sales leaders use help to more effectively motivate their team members and equip them for success?
  3. Would a formal sales coaching methodology lift your sales reps to a higher level of performance?
  4. Are you lacking the sales tools and processes necessary to help your sales force succeed?
  5. Would you like to improve the accountability and results of your sales force?
  6. Are your sales leaders only coaching to the “lagging indicators” of performance?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then Sales Coaching Training for Superior Performance is for you.

Description:
Sales Coaching Training for Superior Performance
provides sales managers and sales leaders with the core coaching skills and tools necessary to facilitate the professional development of their sales teams through a consistent program and process.

The workshop focuses on the proven factors that contribute to high-performing sales teams including areas such as creating clear sales performance standards, outlining the sales tools and sales processes required for success, providing effective and timely sales feedback, influencing others in a positive way, playing various sales management roles, developing and monitoring sales performance improvement plans, and reinforcing core sales skills and behaviors.

The Sales Coaching Training for Superior Performance workshop is an intensive process that uses modeling, structured group discussions, interactive exercises, and skill application to ensure the transfer of training to the job. It can be customized to map with any sales methodology and systems.

Outcomes and Benefits
As a result of effectively implementing the  Superior Performance workshop, sales leaders typically:

  • Establish successful sales development plans linked to sales performance
  • Ensure the transfer of training to drive true behavior change and on-the-job skill application
  • Create a climate of trust that fosters an ongoing beneficial coaching relationship designed to influence behavior and increase revenue
  • Increase sales team satisfaction and engagement
  • Decrease sales team attrition

To facilitate the Transfer of Training™, the sales workshop is supported by a full set of  tools, job-aids, coaching research, follow-up methodology, and sales training measurement options to assess the business impact.

Target Audience:
Sales managers and sales leaders.

To speak with an LSA Expert and learn about the Sales Coaching Training program customization and delivery options onsite at your company, please contact us.

Related Information

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

We selected LSA over a handful of other experts to assist with a key sales leadership imperative. LSA added value every step of the way throughout the entire engagement. Their customized approach to sales presentation training exceeded expectations, and we are excited about global implementation across our offices in more than 100 countries. LSA’s unique Strategy-to-Results approach is an added game changer.  I recommend them to anyone looking to get high quality results when it matters most.

Eric Mugele
Executive Director Global Learning

Grant Thornton

This was our first experience working with LSA, and we were not disappointed. From beginning to end, they were as invested in making sure the program succeeded as we were. They not only met the needs of our organization, but they helped us meet our very tight launch deadline. The consultant operated with the sense of urgency necessary to ensure that by the end of the training the trainer sessions we were ready to roll the program immediately out. Without their dedication and expertise we would not have been able to launch the program with the success that we did. Thank you LSA for being a valued business partner!

Erin Surprise
PHR, Manager - L & D

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

The introduction and continuous reinforcement of the MEDRAD objectives, vision, and mission was very impressive. By the end of the session, a large majority of the audience understood and was openly able to verbalize these items. LSA did a wonderful job introducing the importance of sales coaching and reinforcement and was able to keep the groups focused.

Cindy Steffen
National Manager, Telesales

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

LSA is an excellent training outsource partner! They listen to our needs, are responsive and work at a pace that keeps up with ours. We have found LSA to bring strategic and innovative solutions to meet our business problems by partnering effectively with our staff. I consider them to be an external extension of our team.

Wendy Chinn
Sr. Director, Global Sales Enablement

Originally, we launched a RFP to partner with a sales training provider to improve the sales skills of our global distributor network. LSA Global challenged our thinking by suggesting we focus on the systemic strategy, culture and talent factors that create sales success before we invested in the more symptomatic needs of sales skills and knowledge. LSA Global identified the two strategic actions to improve overall sales performance and then designed and delivered world class sales training across the globe to help increase revenue and margin.  I’m so happy we took a more strategic approach to sales performance.

Kim Benson
Director Human Resources

Trimble

We engaged with LSA Global to help our team identify opportunities to accelerate our commitment to sales excellence as “The Service Revenue Performance Company” in our market place. The facilitator’s shared passion for our goals created a foundation for sales skill adoption, as did LSA’s keen understanding of our unique business environment. This insight allowed LSA to deliver customized business sales training workshops which were adapted to reflect our specific business dynamics and provided our employees with the models and tools to leverage on every call with customers.

Grant Clarke
Director Client Delivery

Service Source

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

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

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

In an effort to establish a solid foundation of consultative selling skills for our client-facing teams that can be built on over time, we engaged with LSA Global. By understanding our business and our markets, LSA Global was able to develop and deliver the relevant skills, tools and processes that have established the foundation for our future success. We are very satisfied with our decision.”

Kevin Wiley
Chief Operating Officer

Nelnet

ServiceSource has relied on LSA Global’s expertise for a variety of core initiatives, from strategy design and implementation, to sales skills, to sales coaching. We recently engaged LSA Global to create a competency matrix for our inside sales team that will serve as our roadmap for employee on-boarding, development, succession planning and retention. This project had a tight timeline with high visibility. LSA Global completed the deliverable ahead of schedule and surpassed our expectations.

PMO and Outside Sales Operations
Senior Vice President

Service Source

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