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10 Ways to Motivate Your Sales Team

In the hypercompetitive industry of sales, a motivated sales force can mean the difference between hitting targets and missing them by a mile.

In fact, a recent Gallup study found that an unmotivated workforce costs companies 300 billion dollars in lost productivity each year. Even the best sellers, with self-motivation and resiliency built into their DNA, still need a reminder of what they’re working toward and why.

Motivation is key to driving top performers and developing the junior ones. And, research supports this notion — organizations with engaged employees outperform those with low employee engagement by 202 percent. 

So, what can you do to motivate your sales team? There are a number of tactics to fuel your team’s fire and keep them on track to achieving aggressive revenue targets. But to keep things simple, we narrowed it down to our top 10.

Here are 10 ways to motivate your sales team to crush their numbers this quarter:

10 Way to Motivate Your Sales Team

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Taylor Dumouchel

Marketing Specialist at Peak Sales Recruiting
Taylor spent her first years in the recruiting business helping employers find top performing sales executives and then worked her way up through the ranks, becoming a specialist in marketing and an expert in B2B sales and hiring matters. A graduate from the University of Ottawa, she regularly contributes to the Peak Sales blog.
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