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Being a Sales Hunter, Part 3: The 8 Strengths of Successful Hotel Sales Hunters

HSMAI’s Sales Advisory Board has created a three-part series to help sales hunters improve their skills and increase their value to organizations, beginning with a checklist of best practices, followed by advice on developing prospecting skills, and now including this list of strengths to look for when hiring a sales hunter.

Being a Sales Hunter, Part 1: The Essential Checklist

HSMAI’s Sales Advisory Board (SAB) is developing resources to help hospitality organizations that are gearing up to bring back staff and hire for new positions, including sales hunters. The SAB created a three-part series to help sales hunters improve their skills and increase their value to organizations — beginning with this checklist.

Cindy Novotny: Believe

Sales leader Cindy Novotny of Master Connections says in this message for HSMAI that now is the time of the year to believe, to give back to your customers, and to prepare for success in 2021.

Planning for Hospitality Sales Recovery

Reopening to your local markets and then to the broader market will put an emphasis on new skills and lines of communication. The following strategies will help you capture as much from the reopening process as possible.

Staying Proactive as a Sales Professional

As part of its Confronting Coronavirus: What’s Next? webinar series, HSMAI hosted a sales-focused program on April 7. Ed Skapinok, immediate past chair of HSMAI’s Sales Advisory Board, and Amy Infante, CEO of GitGo, presented research and opinions on what hospitality sales professionals can focus on to drive the quickest recovery possible

4 Imperatives for Hospitality Sales Leaders

At HSMAI’s Sales Leader Forum on Nov. 5–6, Cindy Novotny, managing partner at Master Connection Associates and recipient of HSMAI’s Award for Lifetime Achievement in Sales, presented a keynote address on “Sales Imperatives for Today’s World.” Here are four key takeaways.

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