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Value Hero: Brad Cornett - Key Wins Based on Outcomes

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Brad Cornett has driven value-based selling at Kibo. As a VP of Sales, he has taken ownership of the program, working to define business outcomes his company drives for customers. He has ensured reps are enabled with the proper training to drive success. Brad continues to be curious about value and other value practitioners, continuing his learning and sharing that knowledge with others. 

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Incorporating the Value Toolbox within Successful Value-based Selling Programs

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Value-based selling programs must be prepared carefully with the right objectives in mind and the right content. In this department, content is key. I often get the question of who is responsible for putting together the overall value playbook supporting the value-based selling curriculum. My response is simple - Marketing is in charge and must pull information from various departments such as market intelligence, customer success, strategy, pricing, and more. Marketing leaders often forget that they are the R&D of sales. They must work hard in preparation for these training events. And first...

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Six Considerations for Successful Value-based Selling Programs

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Currently, companies are investing heavily in training their salesforce to become value sellers. There are numerous reputable companies offering commercial excellence training combined with a value management approach. No methodology is perfect and there is always room for improvement. However, there are certain things a company must do before embarking on a strategic value-based selling program for their go-to-market teams. I list six considerations that sales leadership and training professionals need to keep in mind when designing value-based selling programs.

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How to Recession-Proof Your SaaS Business

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5 tips to grow in an unfavorable market

Talks of an upcoming recession have prompted businesses to take a hard look at their revenue streams—and to find ways to boost their sales. Tackling the challenges ahead will require a new approach that emphasizes value to the customer. From initial conversations to renewals, customers need to understand the benefit they get from a product as they tighten their belts. To learn more about how businesses can beat the upcoming recession, we sat down with Joe Sexton, current Board of Advisors member at DecisionLink and former President of Worldwide Field...

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