Insights into the B2B shopping trip – Know YOUR customers

“Know YOUR customer”. This is still the most important task for marketing. Forrester Research has vividly depicted the B2B (Customer Journey). Have a look yourself.

Inside Drucker’s Brain

Peter F. Drucker is a role model to me.
His ideas and thoughts are the blueprint for all other management books. I often say: “You don’t have to have read more than a Drucker”.
Drucker embodies the true essence of management. Drucker lived a life based on embracing tomorrow and giving up yesterday. In the process, he discovered an important paradox: in order to build something, you have to tear it down. Drucker had no problem tearing things down, giving up what didn’t work and leaving behind what no longer mattered. He could achieve so much that way.
In principle, this is also what interim management is all about and this is also reflected in my claim: MOVE | CHANGE | CONNECT

Tips for the new sales manager on the first visit to customers

Tips for new sales managers on how to prepare the initial visit to existing customers and how to strengthen and expand the relationship resiliently

WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE INTERIM MANAGERS AND WHAT MAKES INTERIM MANAGERS UNIQUE

Interim Management is the better way. It is a fast method for accessing management resources. Unlike consultants, interim managers are responsible for line management. They offer companies an effective way to expand the existing skills of their “core” employees – a just-in-time source of intellectual capital and additional specialist capacity.

B2V – BUSINESS-TO-VIDEO // The ultimate tips for video calls with the experience of the Corona times

B2B, B2C, B2B2C, B2G, … these abbreviations stand for different sales channels. I would like to add a new approach based on the experiences made in the last months: B2V – Business-to-Video. This is the appropriate description for the many video calls we have made with our customers recently. But how do you prepare yourself and your sales team for B2V? Here is my suggestion how to do it.

What can Interim Management Clients learn from a captain?

Here is one of the most interesting quotes of resent times: Captain (ret.) Friedhold Hoppert explains what Interim Management clients can learn from a captain.

These values count in B2B sales: 40 things that really matter to your customers

Purchasing decisions of B2B customers are more similar to those of private customers (B2C) than it may initially appear. It is not only objective criteria that count; subjective factors also play a role. These include whether the brand matches the positioning of the own company or whether the design and features are attractive. This article takes a look at the research and explains how – with the right data – it can be used to help you better understand the more personal elements behind your customers’ decisions. From this you can then form a value proposition that meets the deepest needs of your customers. After all, the customer should perceive the products and services of his supplier as unique and make his decision accordingly.

Questions about the mandate – What exactly is it about?

You can use these questions to prepare for the assignment of an Interim Manager.