This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Sales Management Training. Sales Management Training involves teaching sales team leaders to better conceive, plan, execute and control their sales strategy, in such a manner that ensures a growing flow of regular customers and increasing amount of sales. Rod McKinnis is the Official Guide to Sales Management Training.

Secrets of Great Sales Management, The: Advanced Strategies for Maximizing Performance , by Robert A. Simpkins, is a valuable resource for people interested in Sales Management Training, and it is available through and Barnes & Noble.

Book Description
Fortune teller. Psychologist. Financial analyst. These are just a few of the roles sales managers must play while making sure the sales team has what it needs to close deals. In an economic landscape where business strategies shift almost daily, it's all a sales manager can do to keep abreast of new developments. The Secrets of Great Sales Management shows sales managers how to work in concert with changing corporate goals without sacrificing the exceptional results they were hired to achieve.

This powerful book gives readers practical strategies to:

* clarify short-, medium-, and long-term goals * create and communicate team objectives * establish new performance standards and measurements * improve development and training initiatives * build compensation plans that drive stated objectives * create career development plans for team members

By helping sales managers build stronger connections between front-line strategies and boardroom expectations, The Secrets of Great Sales Management will help readers ensure both organizational and individual success.

About the Author
Robert A. Simpkins (Falls Church, VA) is founder and President of Global Crosswinds, an international advisory and training firm focusing on the development of sales and marketing professionals. He is a member of the American Management Association faculty team, delivering over sixty sales and marketing seminars a year.

Author's Bio: 

This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Sales Management Training. The Official Guide to Sales Management Training is Rod McKinnis.

As the founder of The McKinnis Consulting Group, Rod is the authority on High Performance Sales Results. His firm specializes in the acceleration of sales results for sales professionals, organizations and associations. He is an expert in enriching the skills of sales professionals and sharpening their competitive sales edge. His startling sales discovery enables sales teams and professionals to save time, energy and money while improving overall sales results.

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