Sam Parker over at justsell.com has a simple way to help sales managers do their jobs better. He created a checklist. It specifies the 22 issues that should have your attention on a regular basis. They involve people, operations, external relationships and self-development.
It’s not hard to find opportunities to improve sales performance. Sales cycles can always be shorter, win rates better and sales larger. But sales leaders are expected to “make it happen.” This post on Business2Commuity shows a few places to start. In Harvard Business Review and our own research, we found a couple more.