In Sales, It’s Now or Never. Or Is It?

In Sales, It’s Now or Never. Or Is It?

By Chris Beall, CEO, ConnectAndSell In a narrow sense, the purpose of Sales as a function is to secure fresh revenue. It could be revenue from a new logo, a renewal, an upsell, or a cross-sell; but it is all just revenue, green and fresh and sliding deliciously into...
Five Sentences That Will Change Your Life

Five Sentences That Will Change Your Life

By Chris Beall, CEO, ConnectAndSell Recently, I found myself prescribing a script to someone in the most powerful class of salespeople: a CEO/Founder (aka, a C/F). C/Fs, a kind of Big Dog usually given a certain degree of respect compared to, say, an Account...
Your Prospects Are Not Psychic

Your Prospects Are Not Psychic

By Chris Beall, CEO, ConnectAndSell One should always hesitate before pronouncing something “the best,” and be even more circumspect before saying “the worst.” But what the heck? The worst thing I hear reps say to open a cold call is “Did you have a chance to read my...
At Abbott Laboratories, Allego Drives Higher Engagement

At Abbott Laboratories, Allego Drives Higher Engagement

Jake Miller Product Marketing Manager Allego As the old saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” There’s no denying that this makes sense at times, but some things don’t look broken until after they’re fixed. This is a story with which Travis Hecker, Senior...