How Do You Qualify Your Leads?

In working with my clients on their lead qualification, I’m often left with the question, “Why don’t we qualify our leads better before jumping on a call with them?” Without having any sort of lead qualification process in place, you’re essentially giving prospects – whether a good fit for your services or not – free reign over your time. Anyone …

Looking Forward to The Next 5 Years

As I celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and other milestone moments at this stage in my life, I often find myself taking the time to look back and reflect. Last week, celebrating The Doyenne Agency’s five-year anniversary since we made the pivot into sales support, I recounted some of the most important lessons learned during this iteration of the agency so far. …

5 Lessons from 5 Years

Five years ago at this time, I was working with my advisory council to launch a formal pivot from my former leadership institute into launching a sales agency. That’s right – The Doyenne Agency is turning five! It’s hard to believe it’s been five years since I started the agency, but I’ve also learned, grown, and accomplished so much in …

Crisis in Confidence

I’m so excited to share with you that I have a new book coming out in September of this year. It’s been a long time in the making! One of the topics I discuss in the book is what I call a crisis in confidence: that feeling of imposter syndrome as it relates to women in business, sales, and leadership …

Who Does She Think She Is?

I recently facilitated one of my Tighten Up Your Sales Game trainings. One of the activities I always include in the session involves participants thinking about a big revenue goal they’d like to achieve sometime this year. I have them write that goal down and then ask a series of questions around how achieving that goal would feel. What would …

Don’t Be DisMAYED

If you’ve been in sales for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard the adage, “In order to get a ‘yes,’ you have to get a lot of “noes.” And it’s true: whether you’re just starting out or well-established and pivoting focus, there’s value in hearing “no” over and over again. By allowing yourself to have the conversations and ask …