Sales Development

Check out our resources on developing and empowering your commercial sales team through smart hiring, ongoing support and the latest relationship-building tactics.

  • Talent Challenges in Commercial Banking

    Talent Challenges in Commercial Banking

    How are banks doing in recruiting commercial lenders? Why are incentive plans still an unsolved issue? Discussing the results from the latest Bank Director Annual Compensation Survey.

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  • How Outdated is Your Commercial Pricing Technology?

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  • Winning Tactics of the Top Commercial RMs, Part 1

    Winning Tactics of the Top Commercial RMs, Part 1

    Why is it that top commercial relationship managers win deal even when they're not offering the lowest rate? Learn the tactics that separate the best RMs from the rest.

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  • Aligning Your Bankers' Self-Interests

    Aligning Your Bankers' Self-Interests

    Why are the toughest competitors for a commercial deal sometimes working at the same bank? And how can you align your commercial bankers so they're working toward the same goals with each customer?

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    Sales: Unleashing High-Impact Sales Enablement

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  • Building Your Commercial Bank Around Relationships

    Building Your Commercial Bank Around Relationships

    Commercial banks may talk about being relationship-based in their sales, but are they set up to execute that strategy? And is relationship-based banking a high enough priority?

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  • Is Your Commercial Bank Truly Relationship-Based?

    Is Your Commercial Bank Truly Relationship-Based?

    Relationship banking is a concept that's very important to commercial banks, but are they actually delivering the type of personalization and customer experience their clients expect?

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  • Attracting and Building A Rock-Solid Team [Podcast]

    Attracting and Building A Rock-Solid Team [Podcast]

    Mikey Trafton, BankOnPurpose 2018 Speaker, joins us to chat about how to attract and hire a rock-solid team. He'll also share what he'll be covering at the BankOnPurpose Conference in 2018.

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  • Training vs. Coaching Your Relationship Managers [Podcast]

    Training vs. Coaching Your Relationship Managers [Podcast]

    Carl Coe, EVP of Client Development at PrecisionLender, talks about the difference between training and coaching your sales team, and which method provides the most value.

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  • "We want all of our RMs to think and act like owners.”

    Woodforest's Story
  • Get Great RMs, Keep Great RMs [Podcast]

    Get Great RMs, Keep Great RMs [Podcast]

    Your relationship managers' success directly impacts your bank's success. Jim and Dallas discuss how to attract and retain top RM talent at your bank and create a culture that helps them thrive.

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  • How to Attract & Keep Top RM Talent at Your Bank

    How to Attract & Keep Top RM Talent at Your Bank

    Banks face a stiff challenge if they’re going to increase the number of talented, experienced RMs on staff. But the potential rewards are worth the effort.

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  • Let's Get Back to Cross-Selling! [Podcast]

    Let's Get Back to Cross-Selling! [Podcast]

    Jim Young and Dallas Wells discuss why now is the time to cross-sell and how you can do it better.

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  • Becoming an Accountable Leader [Podcast]

    Becoming an Accountable Leader [Podcast]

    Lorraine Moore uncovers why creating a culture of accountability is more important than ever before and how leaders can create an environment that encourages accountability.

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  • Stop Pricing With a Tourniquet [Podcast]

    Stop Pricing With a Tourniquet [Podcast]

    Jim Young and Dallas Wells discuss what it means to "price by tourniquet" and how the practice can be detrimental to your bank and your customers.

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  • Is A Performance Plan in Your Future? [Podcast]

    Is A Performance Plan in Your Future? [Podcast]

    Jim Young and Ned Miller of MZ Bierly Consulting discuss why some experienced bankers are falling short and how they can regain the confidence in selling that they once had.

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  • Woodforest National Bank: Relationship Managers Taking Ownership2:26

    Woodforest National Bank: Relationship Managers Taking Ownership

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  • 5 Articles to Make You a Smarter Banker

    5 Articles to Make You a Smarter Banker

    We've compiled a list of the top 5 articles you need to read to help you become a smarter banker today.

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  • Becoming A Leader In The Workplace [Podcast]

    Becoming A Leader In The Workplace [Podcast]

    Katharine Briggs sits down with Maria Abbe to share her experience as a leader, both in the work place and in the community, and how women can work towards becoming leaders in their organizations.

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  • How To Avoid Originating A Bad Loan [Podcast]

    How To Avoid Originating A Bad Loan [Podcast]

    We sit down with Katharine Briggs, EVP of Client Success at PrecisionLender, to discuss what you can to to avoid originating bad loans.

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  • The Power of Positive Peer Pressure in Banking [Podcast]

    The Power of Positive Peer Pressure in Banking [Podcast]

    Dallas Wells, Chief Success Officer at PrecisionLender, sits down with Jim Young to discuss the positive powers of peer pressure - beginning first with its role in the Montgomery Bus Boycotts.

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  • The Seven Deadly Sins of Pricing

    The Seven Deadly Sins of Pricing

    Things are looking up in the banking industry. But as you look at reshaping the experience for your commercial customers, make sure you are aware of these seven deadly sins of pricing.

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