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Kevin F. Davis

About Kevin F. Davis

Kevin has more than 30 years of experience in sales. He has worked his way up from sales rep, to sales manager, to general manager, and is the author of “The Sales Manager’s Guide to Greatness: 10 Essential Strategies for Leading Your Team to the Top.” The book is available for purchase on

How Remote Sales Managers Can Avoid Destroying Team Morale

For remote sales managers, this article describes three things you can do to improve the quality of your remote sales coaching. Better quality sales coaching is the key to improving your team’s morale.

One of the biggest fears that salespeople have with a remote sales manager is the fear of being micromanaged. According to the Harvard […]

By |2020-09-03T12:12:43-07:00September 3rd, 2020|Sales Leadership Blog|0 Comments

Book Review: “Selling is Hard, Buying is Harder”

“Selling is Hard, Buying is Harder” by Garin Hess. A counter-intuitive sales book that delivers solid how-to’s

According to author Garin Hess, the key to success in sales is for salespeople to take charge of the buying process in order to help your customer sell for you. That’s a real role reversal.

This book shares practical tips […]

By |2020-07-28T05:15:30-07:00July 27th, 2020|Sales Leadership Blog|0 Comments

3 Tips for Hiring A Coachable Salesperson

This article describes how to hire a coachable salesperson. Here are the tangible qualities that sales managers should look for during the interview process to accurately predict whether or not a sales candidate will be coachable.

When hiring a salesperson, sales managers are increasingly telling me that they’re paying more attention to “coachability” — mostly because […]

By |2020-07-07T14:05:32-07:00July 7th, 2020|Sales Leadership Blog|0 Comments

7 Powerful Sales Questions for Winning More Deals

This article provides seven powerful sales questions along with the reasons why you should ask them. These questions can help you expand customer needs, shift your prospect’s focus from price to value and improve your understanding of the buyer’s thinking.

The questions you ask your prospects are more important than anything you say. Here are seven […]

By |2020-02-03T11:15:34-08:00February 3rd, 2020|Sales Leadership Blog|0 Comments