In our increasingly intelligent and 4th Industrial Age Economy, every company CEO must become an AI company, and ensure trust in AI yields the promise it holds for both business and society.
This article was written by Ton Dobbe – Chief Inspiration Officer, Value Inspiration, following an interview with Dr. Cindy Gordon, Founder & CEO of SalesChoice.
Every week I interview entrepreneurs and experts from around the world to share their big idea about new forms of value creation and the potential we can unlock when technology augments the unique strengths of people to deliver remarkable impact.
CEOs across North America are confident they have solid growth prospects over the next three years, but despite this long term outlook, the KPMG U.S. CEO Outlook 2018 report features results from an in-depth survey of 400 U.S. CEOs determined that:
“Are you going to hit your sales target this quarter?”
This question holds true for quota carrying B2B Sales Professionals. There is nothing more important than closing the right deals faster and being smarter.
Sales is hard and not getting any easier as sales leaders today find themselves strapped for time and are often focused on activities – not conducive to successful conversion or win rates. 30-60% of sales reps in the mid-tier do not meet their sales targets or forecast accurately, while customer facing productivity has declined from 50% to 36% over the past five years (Accenture, CSO Insights).