Sales Coaching Training for Superior Performance

SALES COACHING TRAINING FOR SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE

Improving Results 4x through Sales Performance Coaching

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“We engaged with LSA Global for sales coaching training to help our team identify opportunities to accelerate our commitment to sales excellence.  

The coaching and skill building workshops were adapted to our specific business dynamics and provided our sales and service reps with the models and tools to leverage on every customer call.”
Grant Clarke | Director Client Delivery | ServiceSource Corporation

“The sales coaching training enabled us to effectively position, bundle, and negotiate our newer high value offerings with our traditional services.  The sales team feels empowered to “take back the high ground” to be the market leader in our industry.

Our performance certainly reflects the value we are bringing to our customers.”
David Zavitz | Vice President Sales | Livingston International

“Your sales coach is excellent. We also used him for sales leadership, and I cannot recommend him highly enough. Thank you!”

Shaun Callaghan | Sector Vice President Sales | Trimble Inc.

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 coaching.

In fact, recent McKinsey research found that top sales organizations commit 79% more time coaching their sales reps.  Our own research found that reps who are consistently coached outperform their peers 4-to-1 in terms of quota attainment.  Unfortunately, the majority of sales leaders and managers tell us that they don’t have the skills or the time to coach their sales teams.

The truth is that most sales leaders and managers are preoccupied with hitting their numbers rather than meeting the needs of their sales reps.

The good news is that effective sales coaching improves your chances of success.  And even if you feel you have zero capacity to coach others, it does not have to distract  you from meeting targets.  Based upon more than 800 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 who consistently meet and exceed sales quotas.

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.

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

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then this proven workshop 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 in the areas of leading, coaching, and managing a sales team including:

  • 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
  • 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 who want to lift their team’s performance.

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

Related Information

LSA is an excellent sales and leadership outsource partner! They listen to our needs, are responsive, and work at a pace that keeps up with our rapid speed.

We have found LSA to bring strategic, innovative, and practical solutions to meet our business priorities by partnering effectively with our key staff. I consider them to be an important external extension of our team.

Thank you!

Wendy Chinn
Sr. Director, Global Sales Enablement

We engaged with LSA Global to deliver a custom sales territory planning and management workshop. They have a unique ability to quickly understand our business and needs. This keen understanding allowed for a solution that was specific and impactful.

Their facilitators were well prepared and ingrained themselves to become one of us. We’ve come to see LSA Global as a true sales partner.

Pratiksha Patel
Assistant Vice President Talent

L'Oreal

The sales negotiations training program was awesome. The facilitator was excellent. We are immediately able to see the relevance and apply it to our specific. The preparation and energy was very apparent. The facilitator did a great job keeping everyone engaged 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 engaged with LSA Global to help our sales team identify opportunities to accelerate our commitment to sales excellence. 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 and impactful business sales training workshops which were adapted to reflect our specific business dynamics and provided our employees with the sales models and tools to leverage on every call with customers.

Grant Clarke
Director Client Delivery

Service Source

At the onset of our engagement with LSA, I was skeptical that an outside firm would be able to understand and dissect our organization’s highly complex and technical business challenges.

However, through the leadership team interview and strategy retreat processes that LSA utilized, they provided a fresh, innovative, and practical perspective that created tremendous strategic value and focus for our executive leadership team.

As a result, I would highly recommend LSA Global to any leader struggling with building the strategic alignment and high performance teams necessary to generate sales growth, in a way that fits their unique corporate culture.

Robert Laudati
Managing Director

We value the relationship we have with LSA Global. They customize and deliver top quality sales solutions when we needed them. They pay special attention to ensuring the solution fits our unique needs, business, and culture.

I would recommend them to anyone looking to greatly improve the skills of their sales force.

Carol M. Harbin
Manager, Worldwide Sales L&D

AMD

Seagate has always found LSA to be a highly valuable consulting, training, and coaching resource.

The recent business sales training programs they’ve delivered for Seagate University have been the right solution, of highest of quality, and highly customized to our unique business and culture.

I would highly recommend LSA to any company interested in offering top notch learning solutions that make a difference.

Tammy Dujmovich
Sales, Marketing & Customer Service

Seagate

LSA Global’s sales negotiation training and assessment process provided the 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 and would highly recommend LSA to others looking to improve their sales negotiations results.

Jeff Bizzack
President

Service Source

We partnered with LSA to help custom design, deliver, and measure an advanced new employee on-boarding process. It 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 solution quantifiably improved new employee and hiring manager satisfaction and increased the speed to sales quota for new hires.

I would highly 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 as we continue to scale.

Rochana Golani
Director, Global Sales & Technical Field Enablement

LSA always delivers the right sales and sales management solutions to meet our unique needs. I especially appreciate their ability to deeply understand our business and our culture so that they can design the most valuable and impactful outcomes for us and our clients.

Sarah Parks
Senior Project Manager

Hyperion

We turned to LSA Global to help us take our executive selling and solution selling skills to the next level.

Their ability to formally assess our sales 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.  I 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

LSA Global demonstrated excellent expertise in sales and sales leadership, spent the time required to make sure the objectives were clear, and showed flexibility in shaping and sustaining everything that they did.

They “MEDRADized” the session to meet our unique needs, looked beyond the obvious, and got the key points across in a way that made sense.  Thank you!

Doug Stantial
North America Sales Training Manager

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 looking to increase performance.

Thank you LSA Global!

Phil Rosenberg
Senior Vice President of Sales

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 sales 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 critical strategic actions to improve overall sales performance and then designed and delivered world class business sales training across the globe to help increase revenue and margin.

I’m so happy we took a more strategic approach to sales performance with LSA.  Thank you for making this fit our culture.

Kim Benson
Director Human Resources

Trimble

LSA’s introduction and continuous reinforcement of the MEDRAD objectives, vision, and mission were very impressive. The majority now understands and is openly able to verbalize these key items.

LSA did a wonderful job introducing the importance of sales coaching and reinforcement and was able to keep everyone focused.

Cindy Steffen
National Manager, Telesales

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