Wednesday, September 6th, 2023

ISP events 9.4 2023

Details of upcoming events can be found at the Institute of Sales Professionals website. Resilient leadership in high performance environments Participants will understand the essence of leadership and how their resilience and positivity are important in achieving challenging goals and in building teams which thrive and prosper. Tuesday, 12 September 2023, 09.00 Developing a sales strategy which delivers competitive… 

Tuesday, September 5th, 2023

Sales leaders celebrate forthcoming book launch

Senior sales leaders from around the globe gathered in London on 7 July to celebrate the forthcoming launch of a unique new book they have created. Leadership Narratives: Reflective Journeys of Sales Professionals is due to be published by leading academic publisher Routledge in December 2023. The sales leaders flew in from as far afield as Nevada and Dubai and… 

Monday, July 10th, 2023

ISP events 9.3 2023

Details of upcoming events can be found at the Institute of Sales Professionals website. Motivation This webinar aims to help you understand how to draw on your hidden energy levels to improve your productivity and results. Tuesday, 4 July 2023, 09.00 Focusing your sales strategy in a changing world As a result of joining this event, your will know… 

Friday, April 21st, 2023

ISP events 9.2 2023

Details of upcoming events can be found at the Institute of Sales Professionals website. Do I need to know about change management to lead in sales? As a result of joining this event, participants will know the importance of change management in sales which will enable them to gain access to tools to help them learn and embed personal… 

Tuesday, February 14th, 2023

ISP events 9.1 2023

Details of upcoming events can be found at the Institute of Sales Professionals website. Pick fights! How to make your business/proposition stand out in a crowded marketplace and set yourself apart from your competition Mark Blackmore, Director, Lammore Consulting offers essential advice to make your business or your proposition stand out in a crowded marketplace.Wednesday 8 February 2023, 09:00… 

Friday, September 30th, 2022

ISP events 8.5 2022

Details of upcoming events can be found at the Institute of Sales Professionals website. Leadership in Sales (setting clear direction and getting out of the way!) – Sales Leader Round Table Tuesday 4 October 2022, 09:00 The impact of people culture to build trusting teams – Live Sales Leader Round Table Wednesday 5 October 2022, 08:30 Humanising the sales… 

Friday, April 22nd, 2022

ISP events 8.3 2022

Details of upcoming events can be found at the Institute of Sales Professionals website. Sales Cycle Best Practice – New Thinking Thursday 5 May 2022, 09:00 Push Back Against Post-Pandemic Procurement Pressure Tuesday 10 May 2022, 09:00 Buyer Behaviour – What are the key drivers in the decision-making process? Tuesday 24 May 2022, 09:00 Improving your Proposals Wednesday 25… 

Monday, January 10th, 2022

ISP events 8.1 2022

Details of upcoming can be found at the Institute of Sales Professionals website. +

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

ISP events 7.4 2021

Webinar: Outsourced sales – brand partners or guns for hire? 6 October 2021: 9.00 am – 9.45 am BST Dr Beth Rogers, Visiting Fellow at Cranfield University School of Management and examiner and lecturer in sales topics at two other universities in Europe. This talk explores research about the factors in the make-or-buy decision for sales activities and provides a… 

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Introducing the Institute of Sales Professionals

The Institute of Sales Professionals (ISP) is the new name for the Association of Professional Sales (APS) following a merger with the Institute of Sales Management (ISM). The new organisation was launched on 24 June and presents a “single, united voice for the entire sales profession, led by one team, under one name, dedicated to setting professional standards in sales”…. 

Monday, April 26th, 2021

APS events 7.2 2021

Webinar: Cracking the Code for Communicating Price Increases 29 April 2021, 15.00-15.45 pm BST (09.00 am CST) Tim Riesterer, Chief Strategy Officer at Corporate Visions – Nearly 70 percent of companies describe their price increase conversations as “50:50” or worse in terms of how well they go over with customers. It’s no surprise that most price increases aren’t received well…. 

Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Landmark merger for UK sales profession

What does the merger mean for the sales profession as a whole? AH: In the UK, this clears up what people have been potentially confused about: one body being more focused on the custodianship of sales and the standards of sales, and the other being perhaps more commercial – open to sponsorship and doing magazines and award ceremonies. I think… 

Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Supercharging sales

UK lawmakers warn that Britain is suffering from a shortage of salespeople and sales skills. MPs say much more needs to be done to recruit and train people with strong B2B selling skills. Last month’s report by Westminster’s All-Party Parliamentary Group for Professional Sales underlined a persistent problem for the sales profession in the United Kingdom: quite simply, not enough… 

Friday, February 26th, 2021

APS events 7.1 2021

Webinar: Coaching your sales team through personal change. Why is it important? 4 March 2021, 14.00-14.45pm GMTPresented by Grant Van Ulbrich, Director, Sales Transformation – International, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. We’ve all heard about change management through our work careers, and usually whenever organisations launch a new programme, there’s an element of change management that is involved. However, recent research… 

Friday, February 26th, 2021

4 key sales reads

Four new books written by distinguished contributors to the Journal offer business leaders, sales professionals, students and academics new insights and guidance as they seek to navigate the complexities of selling and sales leadership today. Each of the authors delivers that rare combination of academic credibility and practical business experience. Sales Management That Works by Frank V Cespedes Rather than moving… 

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Royal Mail sales boss elected new APS chair

Former head of sales at Royal Mail, Graham Davis has been elected the new chair of the Association of Professional Sales’ executive board, the Association announced on 4 March. “I’m very excited to be working with the APS on the next phase of our growth as we steer the industry towards professional chartered status,” he tells the Journal. Davis was… 

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Sales shame holding back the profession

Shame and stigma surrounding sales is a key contributor to poor UK productivity, according to a poll conducted by Censuswide. Nearly a third (31.1%) of UK managers believe that “sales shame” is negatively impacting their business growth, the survey of 1,000 managers found. In addition, more than a quarter (27%) of managers also believe that this sales shame is holding… 

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

The global growth of professionalism in sales

The Journal is proud to be part of an increasingly professional global sales community. Here at the International Journal of Sales Transformation we are celebrating our fifth year of publishing. Over the time since we launched back in 2015, we have been able to chart a quite noticeable upturn in the professionalism of the sales community both here in the… 

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Addressing the UK’s sales shame

To boost productivity it’s vital for companies to embrace an “everybody sells” approach and to harness the “hidden sales force” that is an energised customer service department. The UK is suffering a productivity crisis. Start-up companies and total early-stage entrepreneurial activity are still booming, but the number of high-growth companies in the UK has been steadily declining in the past… 

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

2018: another step toward sales professionalisation

It’s all change for 2018, and much of it for the better. Next year will be a big one for the sales profession globally. As an international publication with a global readership – we already have readers in over 30 countries – we see evidence of a new sales professionalism developing around the world. Here in the UK, 2018 will…