Friday, November 26th, 2021

The Consultants

Mark Davies, Founder, Segment Pulse Limited, Visiting Fellow, Centre for Strategic Marketing and Sales, Cranfield School of Management, and The Advanced Services Group, Aston Business School; Dr Mark Hollyoake, Director, Customer Attuned and Associate Lecturer, University of the West of England; Tim Riesterer, Chief Strategy Officer, Corporate Visions; Dr Philip Squire, CEO, Consalia; Philip Styrlund, CEO, The Summit Group Q:… 

Friday, November 6th, 2020


The pandemic has understandably forced a rapid… 

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

What’s it like working in sales?

A career in selling can be vibrant, fast-paced, bold and exciting. It can also be demanding, challenging and subject to long hours in a busy, target-driven environment. But the sales function is the bedrock of any business so, if you’re committed to developing client relationships and providing valuable solutions, sales can be a highly rewarding, dynamic and fulfilling long-term career…. 

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

On-screen selling

Exploring the surprising benefits of remote selling by video. COVID-19 has suddenly changed the dynamics of selling. Salespeople who normally see prospects and customers in person are scrambling as they explore how to sell remotely. It may be a problem now, but could this be an unforeseen opportunity? Up until nine years ago, we sold our sales consulting services exclusively… 

Friday, May 22nd, 2020



Thursday, May 21st, 2020

The digital takeover

McKinsey & Co’s latest B2B DECISION-MAKER PULSE… 

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Ten-year-old top performer

It’s easy to make schoolboy errors when you start selling, but ten-year-old Joe Beales is already well on the way to mastering telephone sales, thanks to his dad Kevin, the founder of Newcastle based start-up, Refract, a sales coaching platform. Beales junior has become an internet sensation – with approaching 100,000 views on LinkedIn – after his dad posted a… 

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Forecast accuracy remains an oxymoron

In general, deals won have been less… 

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Survey explores sales cadence

Salespeople make on average four attempts per lead to contact a prospective customer, a recent survey has found. Email and phone calls are still the most common touchpoints for sales teams: the most common pattern was a single email – 32% of respondents used that method, accounting for 61% of first contacts – while the second most common cadence is…