Full Funnel Freedom
076 Components of a Successful Inside Sales Team with Kevin Gaither
Kevin Gaither is an Inside Sales Expert on a mission to help leaders at early-stage tech startups avoid mistakes when building or scaling their sales teams while growing revenues. He loves sharing his expertise and experience from over 25 years of sales leadership. When you learn from Kevin, expect to get experience and not fluffy opinions.
In today's episode, we discuss how sales leaders can build and scale successful inside sales teams from scratch. Kevin also shares some best practices for onboarding and training new sales teams.
What You'll Learn:
- What is inside sales?
- How to build a successful inside sales team to support an early-stage startup
- The best places to find inside sales reps
- What is the most important trait in a salesperson?
- Mistakes to avoid when hiring inside salespeople
- Kevin's 4-step method for effectively onboarding a sales rep
- How to manage performance and set realistic expectations
- The fine line between micromanagement and expectation setting
Many startups are making inside sales a priority, because they understand that they need to create new teams and upgrade their customer engagement processes to attract able investors. However, the trick is to hire the right people and not screw it up during the onboarding process, which is what Kevin helps us understand how to do.
Links and Resources
- When you need to hire top sales professionals, turn to a recruiting partner that speaks sales. Alaant Workforce Solutions. Learn more and book a discovery call at www.fullfunnelfreedom.com/alaant
- The perfect CRM system, streamlined business processes and happier customers – Eligeo CRM Inc can make it happen for your business. Go to www.fullfunnelfreedom.com/eligeo for more info
- Kevin's LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevingaither/
- Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World by Gary Vaynerchuk - https://www.amazon.com/Jab-Right-Hook-Story-Social/dp/006227306X
- Full Funnel Freedom https://fullfunnelfreedom.com
- The Sandler Summit 2023 https://www.hamish.sandler.com/orlando
- Sandler on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/sandler_yyc/
- Sandler in Calgary - www.hamish.sandler.com/howtosandler
- Connect with Hamish Knox on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/hamishknox/
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