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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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ValueCloud® is Vital to Future Financial Success When Transitioning from Legacy Systems

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All companies have a way of keeping track of their data. We live in a modern world where information can be found in the click of a button, and people have access to everything. Legacy systems are equipped with older software. That may be difficult to operate seeing as some of the pieces used to operate it may be obsolete or hard to find because the system is so old. That will cause greater issues within a business. How can we fix something that is out of date? How can we do our jobs with a system that isn’t equipped to the new changes?

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