7 Horrifying Sales Call Mistakes (Video Below)

If you’re not following Gong’s content online you should start. The thing I love about what they share is the data doesn’t lie. They take thousands of sales calls and identify what works and what doesn’t. This is a repost that’s worth coming back for. Stop making these 7 horrifying sales call mistakes: 1. Feature dumping – The video shows compelling data: a direct correlation…

Why First Time VPs of Sales Fail (by Jason Lemkin)

At some point, we’re going to figure out how to have Jason Lemkin as a guest contributor on StretchVP. If you’re a sales leader in SaaS and don’t follow Lemkin…well…start. Here are his Twitter, Quora and LinkedIn profiles to get you started. Jason has walked the talk and then some. He’s a guru in SaaS startups and Sales. He Started/Sold Echosign to Adobe for $400M…

Top 10 SaaS Podcasts For a First-Time VP of Sales

As a newly minted Stretch VP of Sales, you’re starving for more content, insights and advice from others that have paved that same path. Also – as a podcast junkie – you crave content you can consume on the road, on the run and in the air. I do to. So… Hoping this can be a resource for others in similar situations, I thought I’d…

Stretch VP To-Do List: Everything You Have to Do as a New VP of Sales

Often, you’ll be overwhelmed with everything you need to do as you focus on driving ARR. The never ending to-do list can be daunting sometimes. The faster you grow, the faster you can hire more people to help you with each task below. But in order to grow, you’re going to be swamped at first. Here’s a brief, and yet non-exclusive list as you take on your new role as VP of Sales.