An up to date analysis of the UK supermarket sector - mergers, acquisitions, consolidation, relentless pressure - but why no all-out price war for the past 15 plus years - would Amazon's entry be the final straw?
What you will learn
•Unmissable for anyone selling into the UK supermarkets
•Get yourself fully up to date with the latest changes that could impact your business
•Delivered by an acknowledged industry expert
RecordedMar 21 201931 mins
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Stella Dixon: Training Manager, Aggregate Industries
A suggested approach to developing commercial skills in Business Graduates in the construction industry.
Reasons to attend
Commercial awareness is one of the key attributes cited by many employers as being essential to employability, but unfortunately, one that many people seem unable to demonstrate. It comes up time and time again in job advertisements, discussions between recruiters and on careers guidance websites. But what does 'Commercial Awareness' really mean, and how can you develop it?
Xabier Izaguirre, Head of Planning, Oban International
Reasons to Attend:
Oban has helped several clients across various sectors and has learned a few tips and tricks to influence the whole lead generation process: from setting out a strategy based on audience insight to write content and promote it online.
This is an opportunity to gain some basic insight into how marketing departments can increase the rate and efficiency in generating leads for sales departments.
•Ways to understand your audience better and prioritise countries
•Techniques to generate content ideas to attract more prospects to your site
•Whether capturing date is always better
•Best practice in data capture
•How to use paid media to drive users to your site
In 2017, millennials comprised 35% of the UK workforce. By 2020, they are projected to represent an astounding 50% of the total global workforce.
They bring wants and needs which differ greatly to previous generations, and hold more bargaining power than ever before in the labour marketplace.
With that in mind, companies and business leaders need to be made aware of how to harness that power in their favour. Nazma Qurban, Chief Revenue Officer at Cognism, has built a high-performing sales team that is made up of 98% millennials.
In this inspiring and insightful webinar, Nazma will demonstrate how to motivate millennials – by being a mentor, not a manager.
•Why understanding millennials is key to your business’s future success
•Identifying misconceptions about this generation and demonstrating why they are incorrect
•How millennials have been integral to Cognism’s growth and success
•How to create an honest, transparent and inclusive working culture that millennials thrive in
Let’s face it… selling isn't easy. Sometimes it seems easier to lure a ravenous lion with a lettuce leaf than hit your monthly sales target. Even the best, most seasoned salespeople will feel pressurized from time to time and result in them not hitting the target. It’s this pressure that spawns excuses – excuses that detract attention away from a salesperson’s performance (or lack of it).
I hate hearing excuses; it feels like people are trying to blame others rather than accepting their own failings. But what are the top excuses you’ll hear from a salesperson?
Understanding brain development since caveman times provides the key to influencing others especially given the massive advances in neuroscience over recent years which has taken the art of persuasion beyond psychology into brain chemistry. The Reptilian brain, the Limbic system and the Neo Cortex can be likened to your “Gut”, “Heart” and “Head” brain. These three brains transmit data constantly to each other when we make decisions but if we want sales success we must first understand our own preferences by using behavioural profiling and then diagnose which of these dominates the customers brain to stimulate sales, increase conversion ratios and shorten sales cycles.
•Understand how the human brain has developed and how to use this in sales
•Discovering your own behavioural brain preferences is the critical first step to managing your selling style
•Learn what techniques stimulate which part of the brain and how to leverage them
•Understand why selling has to stimulate each part of the brain to ensure success
•Learn why so many training methodologies and programmes are too one dimensional to succeed.
Reasons to Attend:
If you want to find a way to create a great sales funnel and community to develop long-lasting relationships, provide a regular revenue stream and opportunities to up and cross-sell then this is the webinar for you. Many of the major brands like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Linkedin all have very successful membership models, find out how it can work for your business
•Are you membership ready – the different types to consider
•How to create a membership programme
•Understanding the importance of member engagement
•Why they join, why they leave
Leading yourself or others, it doesn’t matter. At the end of each day, we are all looking for meaning and purpose for what and why we get out of bed every morning.
It's an important aspect that impacts our daily lives.
As a business and leader, you play an instrumental role in helping your employees finding purpose, and it should start with your business being 'purpose-driven' instead on 'product/solution' driven.
Many employees feel that they are just working for a paycheck and aren’t contributing to the greater good of society.
Without a sense of purpose, it’s difficult for employees to connect with their work and their company. Working with a sense of purpose boosts employee motivation, productivity, morale, and overall job satisfaction.
- What is purpose or meaning?
- How do I find it?
- How can I help others to find it?
- Why should I care?
Jon Williams, Managing Director, Strategic Proposals
Reasons to Attend:
•75% of Buyers say that proposals are the critical part of their decision-making process and therefore critical to winning business for many sales teams
•Majority of clients and prospects are disappointed with the proposals they receive
•In fact, according to recent research, most buyers think they could write better proposals than their bidders!
•Understand latest industry thinking
•Leading insights into buyers
•10 tips for maximising your win rates by ensuring your proposals are the best
•Best practice examples
Written proposals are a key part of winning business for many sales teams. Yet salespeople often find the process for responding to an RFP frustrating – and clients report being disappointed in the tenders they receive. According to Strategic Proposals’ most recent survey, the majority of buyers think they could write better proposals than their bidders!
Join our July 4th webinar with Jon Williams, the managing director of Strategic Proposals, to gain insight into how leading organisations ensure their proposals are the best. Jon will share the latest industry thinking, best practice examples and his top ten tips for maximising your win rate.
This #IAM10 High-Performance Teams webinar will help you to build world-class teams that are more motivated, more focused and more productive.
Are your teams frazzled, constantly fire-fighting and drowning in day-to-day challenges? Do they struggle to find time to focus on their most important tasks? Does it sometimes feel like Groundhog Day where your people seem to be going through the motions, day after day? Do you feel like a small percentage of your people are on fire and the rest is just smoldering, lacking that important spark of motivation, commitment, and passion?
What could you achieve in your business if your teams were more motivated, more focused and more productive? What if you could light the touch paper and stand back and watch them ignite?
Attend this webinar for more.
Today’s B2B buyers are more savvy and demanding than ever. They want a high quality, personalised and interactive content in real-time that will enable them to make informed buying decisions.
Learn how a relatively new discipline, sales enablement, empowers teams with the tools, content, knowledge and skills to boost engagement with buyers resulting in improved returns. Furthermore, understand how digital alignment from CRM to marketing automation and sales tools, is essential for success empowering real-time activity and reporting through AI.
Understand how ‘Sales Enablement’ together with Digital Transformation help your organisation to:
- Boost Sales and ROI through a centralised end-to-end platform that aligns Sales and Marketing.
- Adopt a buyer-first approach by creating personalised, buyer-driven content in real-time to boost engagements and results.
- Reduce cost and drive efficiency with AI-driven search, recommendations and integrated IT infrastructure.
Christian Atherton (Director) and Sam Oliver-welsh (Manager) at Simon - Kucher & Partners
Reasons to Attend:
Incentives can be a powerful lever to drive sales, but it can be a challenge to get them right.
What metrics should we use? Sales? Gross Margin?
Should we keep it simple or should we drive better outcomes more elements in a balanced scorecard?
How much of the reward should be variable?
Should we cap incentives?
We think that we are rational about incentives, but actually, we all share some innate biases that could be leading to sub-optimal sales outcomes. Join us for our “Incentives - following the money” webinar to see how you can counter or even take advantage of sales biases to drive better sales performance.
•Insight on what metrics tend to work best
•How thinking of incentives as a cost can lead to sub-optimal decisions
•Learn whether incentive caps tend to be a good idea or not
•The place and relative value of penalties vs. positive incentives
•How to maximise the impact incentives
You have set yourself an exciting goal. You’ve come up with a solid step-by-step plan of how to achieve it. But you just can’t find the time in your busy schedule to work on it? You’re not alone!
In the final installment of Personal Development Essentials, Ruta will show how she managed to find 100+ hours a year of her time for personal development whilst keeping up with her day to day activities. Make sure you find time for what’s important and sign up to this webinar now!
• An overview of what’s getting in the way of you achieving your goals
• Simple mindset tricks to help you achieve your goals quicker and with more ease
• Practical tips on how to carve out at least 15mins for personal development each day
Have you set yourself a quality goal and you get the things started, but you’re don’t know where to start? Well then, it sounds like you’re in need of some help building a solid plan!
During this second instalment of our Personal Development Essentials, Ruta will talk you through the importance of having a personal development plan and show you how to write an effective and actionable plan that helped her progress from being the most junior sales person in the company with no prior sales experience to one of the Senior Business Development Managers within 4 short years.
• Clear understanding of why having a solid plan is so important in successfully achieving your goals
• Practical advice on how to use reverse engineering to create an effective personal development plan
• Tips on what to do when you feel that you’re not getting anywhere close to achieving your goals or if your goals are not exciting to you anymore.
•Key metrics to address to transform a sales team
•What the board wants to see
•How to make a positive personal impact
Reasons to attend:
In today’s selling world, Sales Leaders often hit roadblocks, start new roles and need to make an impact and find it harder and harder to make their mark. Ian Moyse has achieved success in firms running large multi-national teams, smaller startup’s needing to ramp and in joining companies needing sales fixing or acceleration and speaks often on fundamental approaches to driving sales growth and performance. If you take one new idea or focus away, it is with your 30 mins to attend this webinar.
Have you already failed your New Year’s resolutions? Are you dreading coming into work on Mondays? Are you in need of some motivation to kick-start your goals and finish 2019 with a bang? Then you’re in luck because this webinar is meant for you!
Within four short years, Ruta Misiunaite has progressed from being the most junior sales person in the company with no prior sales experience to one of the Senior Business Development Managers at IRI UK, responsible for going after £39m worth of key prospects’ business. The key driver behind Ruta’s success is her relentless focus on continuous personal development and passion for learning everything there is about being a great salesperson.
In this first installment of our three-part series on Personal Development Essentials, Ruta will show you how to set quality goals that are challenging, exciting, and help you fall in love with what you do. Don’t wait for a Monday or January 1st to start working on your goals and sign up to this webinar now!
●Tips & tricks that will help uncover what truly motivates you to get up in the morning
●Simple tools to help write a quality goal that makes you feel excited about realising your full potential
●Easy to implement techniques to ensure you stick to your goals throughout the whole year
This event is designed to give you the opportunity to learn, network, and get the resources to take your teams to the next level. In this two-day event, you'll hear about the latest Zoho solutions, get inspired by the visionary keynotes and the big picture, experience hands-on workshops, and one-on-one sessions, and connect with like-minded peers who also use Zoho to drive their businesses.
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Date And Time:
Tue, Apr 23, 2019, 8:00 AM – Wed, Apr 24, 2019, 6:00 PM BST
etc.venues 155 Bishopsgate
Jim Bloomfield & Sarah Clapperton: Bloojam Consulting Ltd
Reasons to Attend:
The Acuity® for Strategic Sales model has been designed by Business Psychologists to enable organisations to develop high performing salespeople and to recruit new sales talent.
By reviewing credible research from 30 years of scientific studies into sales behaviours, the Acuity® for Strategic Sales model identifies the 9 key sales capabilities that determine success. Aimed at Sales Directors and Sales Managers this webinar will share with you how you can measure these sales capabilities in your team to drive sales performance.
Environmental drivers that require a change in sales behaviours
What to look for in your sales teams:
•Personal Drive- Describes why an individual enjoys sales activities and whether they will seek to perform at a consistently high level.
•Sales Focus- Describes what the individual does to understand the client and the relevant economic and industry drivers, to use this knowledge to provide insight and solve customer problems, and to seize opportunities to create momentum in the sale.
•Interpersonal Insight- Describes how the individual interacts with the customer, through appreciating the perspective of the other party, modifying their behaviour in a way that is appropriate to the situation and developing relationships and connections internally and externally.
Now in its sixth year, the sell-out National Sales Conference (NSC19) is universally regarded as the UK's leading sales event amongst C-level sales orientated professionals. NSC19 offers you the opportunity to be empowered and inspired by key presentations from some of the world’s leading internationally renowned leadership and motivational speakers.
Why Companies Invest in their Sales Force?
Increase sales effectiveness & revenue
Improve motivation & profit margins
Recognition & award sales teams
Retain key personnel & attract new talent
Who will be there?
CEOs, Sales Directors, Heads of Sales & Sales Managers
Sales Enablement, Head of Talent and L&D Professionals
Sales Teams, Account Managers, BDMs & Sales Executives
Inside Sales Professionals
Future Sales Talent, Universities & Growth Mindset Graduates
These sessions look at the importance of management behaviour in optimising Sales CRM systems in the workplace. How leadership behaviours shape successful outcomes and why manager cadence is critical to embed and sustain the good practice. Investments in sales CRM systems can often focus on just the sales process and workflow, but to maximise return, integration of the platform into the whole organisation and culture is critical to optimise its success and customer insight. With customer insight and data accuracy becoming more and more critical in the digital world.
The ISM is a not-for-profit membership organisation representing sales professionals in the UK and internationally. By supporting sales executives, managers and leaders in their careers, and by improving professional sales standards, we benefit our members, their organisations and, ultimately, the wider economy.