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Three Undeniable Shifts Sales Leaders Can’t Ignore

There’s been an undeniable shift within our client base regarding their sales management and strategy. I’ve noticed two major things in the last 24 months: Every company has a nationwide talent pool, which is incredible. However, cultivating loyalty and commitment...

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The Original Sharp Chicks

Founded in 2018, AK Operations has flourished, partnering with over 100 clients in ten countries and growing from a team of one (just me!) to a team of 12 super Sharp Chicks. In this post, I shared how my proudest journey is the one of designing my company and culture...

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What You Need to Know About A/B Testing

How often should you test new sales and marketing ideas or strategies? Should you always run multiple tests at once? Or should you only run one test at a time? And what exactly is an A/B test? These are questions that come up all the time at AK Operations. Whether...

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Pipeline Logic for Autopilot Sales Campaigns

Like most folks responsible for top-funnel, at AK Operations there are a few key campaigns we keep on autopilot because they’re nonstop low-hanging fruit for our clients. These are campaign lists that will auto-populate all year long and with only a few seasonal...

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Sales: The Greatest Team Sport

Marketing + Biz Dev + Sales = Closed Won Stories When I was working with my last start up, every win resulted in team high-fives and company-wide email announcements. From building the product, driving awareness and closing a new logo, a win was a win for everyone in...

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How to Track A Closed Won Story

Read this article to understand the value of conveying Closed Won Stories to your team. Ever since the world turned upside down in 2020, activities in the sales pipeline have never been more uncertain. What used to take 8 touches to schedule an appointment now takes...

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Amy’s Journey to “Intentionally Different”

After realizing I had pioneered a fairly repeatable process for the last company that I worked for, I set out to do my own thing. I wanted to pursue better balance, create fulfilling work, and create an environment where work—even if it was intense—would fit around my...

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