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.

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LSA was instrumental in making our worldwide sales meeting a success. They saved me a ton of time with ‘best in class’ solutions 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.  Thank you!

Amy Walker
Manager

Seagate

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 has been a great partner in helping us move toward being “the leading developer of talent in the service performance management industry.”

I have engaged LSA to help develop best-in-class programs in the areas of: Executive On-boarding, Manager Training, Sales Training and Coaching, Employee Engagement, and Instructional Design.

They have consistently met or exceeded my (very) high expectations and are always responsive to my needs to increase performance, engagement, customer satisfaction, and sales growth.

Mike Normant
Senior Director, Training & Development

Service Source

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 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

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 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

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

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

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 design and deliver the relevant sales skills, tools, and processes that have established the foundation for our future success.

We are extremely satisfied with our decision to work with LSA.  Thank you!.”

Kevin Wiley
Chief Operating Officer

Nelnet

LSA’s customized Effective Presentation Skills program has helped us elevate our presentation skills to the next level. I personally now have a much greater self-awareness of my presentation skills and can leverage my strengths while working to improve upon other areas.

I definitely recommend LSA Global to anyone for whom presentations are an integral part of their job.

Jim Elliott
Senior Marketing Manager

Samsung

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

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

What a refreshing change from the half-baked psycho-babble you normally get from training and consulting organizations. LSA gives you the practical and results-oriented assistance you need to define and reach your goals.

Their leadership, management, and sales expertise has been invaluable.  They think strategically and provide a results driven plan – not just a temporary fix.

They are great to work with, and even more importantly, they “get it!”

David Fiano
Director of Merchandising

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

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