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CRO:

An Open Letter to CROs

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An Open Letter to CROs from Joe Sexton
  • 25% higher attach rates for early sales conversations 
  • 50-80% higher close rates 
  • Increased average contract value of 25-50% or more
  • Double digit reduction in discounts 
  • 30-50% impact on deal velocity 
  • 50-70% reduction in new hire ramp-up times***

Do the above metrics sound like your current year and latest Quarter results? Or did your last Quarter end with, “We had 15 Qualified deals in the Quarter, we needed 5 to beat not only the Board plan but our internal stretch plan, but we only got 3 of them. While we had a good Quarter, we left business on the field as deals slipped or shrank...

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6 Considerations to Adapt to The Great Resignation Phenomenon

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47 million people quit their jobs in 2021. Some chose a different career path. Others took a break and simply want to retire. Overall, this is a major shift in the workforce landscape, and it is far from over. Right now, in the USA, there 11 million open positions and 9 million workers sitting on the sideline. Additionally, there is a drought of specialized skills in engineering, sales, and accounting for example. If you are a CRO needing resources to scale, your HR leadership team must be your best friend right now. But facing The Great Resignation is not just an HR and talent acquisition...

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The Great Resignation and the Sales Team

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No industry is immune to The Great Resignation, especially in the go-to-market realm. Salespeople may be particularly susceptible to the phenomenon for a variety of reasons including but not limited to working 100% remotely, timing of the commission payments, pay levels due to increased uncertainty, and a lone-wolf mentality that can quickly lead to burnout and a lack of attachment to their teams.

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The CRO, Value, and the Future of Sales

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Today’s buyers are savvier than ever. To address their evolving sophistication and expectations, successful CROs are leaning into technology that aligns sales and buyer objectives to build long-term relationships. Customer Value Management (CVM) is the key to driving greater customer lifetime value. With an end-to-end CVM platform, your team has the power to unify value measurements, elevate sales conversations to what matters to decision-makers, and drive customer success by presenting value at every stage of the engagement.

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How to Scale Customer Success

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Customers stay loyal to a brand when they see value in a product. It doesn’t matter how many features the product has or how many problems it can solve. If a product can’t meet at least one business need, the customer will seek greener pastures elsewhere.

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