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7 Things I Learned Running Tenbound for 7 years
Photo by James Lee on Unsplash According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 20% of small businesses in the U.S. end up failing within a year. After five years, around 50% fail, and after 10 years, only
The Sales Engagement Landscape – The Big Three Shaping Up
The Sales Engagement landscape is undergoing significant changes and consolidation right now. According to Dan Gottlieb’s recent insights, the various individual solutions in this space are transforming into a comprehensive “Seller Action Hub” that caters to the needs of sellers and their managers, everything except
SalesTech Landscape and Market Dynamics Part 2
by Nicolas De Kouchkovsky I just got back a few cycles to continue my discussion of the SalesTech landscape and market dynamics: part 2 digs into workflow orchestration and automation. A decade ago, CRM was ruling sales reps’ desktops, and
You have Product-Market Fit, but what about Go-To-Market Fit?
Most everyone knows about Product-Market Fit, but have you considered Go-to-Market Fit? I first heard about this from Tae Hea Nahm, Co-founding MD at Storm Ventures and Co-Author of the great book Survival to Thrival, which goes into depth about
Optimizing Outbound with the Kitchen Sink Cookie Technique
By Kathleen Robida Have you ever had a Kitchen Sink Cookie? There’s a chain eatery known for its bread items that make a version of this calorie-rich delicious cookie, and they put everything in it; chocolate, pretzels, caramel, and more.
SalesTech Landscape and Market Dynamics – Part 1
by Nicolas De Kouchkovsky After releasing the latest version of my SalesTech landscape, I want to discuss the market dynamics and share my findings: part 1 looks at prospect/customer engagement: Sales engagement is the first category that came out of
Fanatical Prospecting by Jeb Blount
According to author Jeb Blount, Fanatical Prospecting is what defines a superstar salesperson. He’s an introduction to how it wins over common sales tactics. Buy the book here. The most common reason for failure in sales is an empty sales
The Big Three Aspects of Sales Development Success
People, Process, Technology If you’ve ever seen The Profit with Marcus Lemonis, it’s a TV show where he drops into struggling businesses to try to rescue them before they go under. He’s the CEO of Camping World and has a
The Real Reason Nobody is Returning Your Calls
“We get paid for bringing value to the marketplace. It takes time,… but we get paid for the value, not the time” Jim Rohn You spent the whole day prospecting. You called everyone on your list and left countless voice messages. You