Seasoned Corporate Director, Leading Sales Expert, and Former Tableau EVP of Sales, Kelly Breslin Wright joins Cien.ai Board of Advisors

[ 2 -3 min read ] Dallas, TX, December 15th, 2020 – AI-for-sales company Cien.ai expands its advisory board, and introduces new AI-Driven Assessment for B2B sales teams.   Cien Inc., a fast-growing provider of AI-driven sales performance solutions, today announced the addition of Kelly Breslin Wright to its board of advisors. AI-for-sales company Cien.ai […]

Digital Selling: Transforming B2B Sales (2020 Update)

  Shifts in Consumer Behavior And Technology Four years ago, Andy Hoar writing for Forrester Research, famously postulated that a million B2B sales representatives would be displaced by 2020. Andy asserted that the combination of digitally enabled self-service models and the retirement of previous generation buyers who are replaced by digital-native buyers would form new […]

Sales Leadership When The Future Is Unclear

[ 2 -3 min read ] Without A Clear And Adaptive Sales Strategy, Customer Acquisition Efforts Fail We have heard paraphrased versions of this again and again. Despite this, sales leaders frequently find themselves managing in situations of strategic ambiguity. As the pace of change continues to accelerate, sales leaders are quickly learning management agility […]

Measuring Value To Succeed In Uncertainty

[ 2-3 min read ] According to research by McKinsey & Company, there are three scenarios of COVID-19 affecting the world economy. Unpleasant as it is, let’s look at scenario #3 since they label it as ‘the most likely’. Scenario Three & Most Likely: The middle of Q2 sees some progress of the containment of […]

Does Quota Even Matter?

  Several years ago, in my last position as a major account executive, my brand new first-line sales manager asked me to sit down with him so he could give me my new quota for the year. I told him that I did not care what quota number he assigned to me and that the quota […]