It’s all too easy to fall into bad habits at the office: browsing social media, online shopping during business hours, or maybe even sneaking glimpses of World Cup matches when you should be finishing that critical report. But what about the habits we don’t even realize we’re repeating day in and day out? These commonplace behaviors can seriously damage your chances of success, especially if you’re a member of the sales team working with large amounts of customer and prospect data.
If you want to stand above the crowd with a sales operation that’s the envy of your peers, you must stamp out these bad seven data habits before they drag you down:
Do any of these sound familiar? If so, it’s time to pull yourself together and kick these old habits, many of which were formed back in the days before the advent of cloud connectivity and Big Data. New tools with flexible connections and rapid-assembly report formats can foster good habits that will help modern sales operations lift their performance to a new level. Take Progress Easyl, for example. Easyl can help sales and marketing teams use data integration and data sharing to assemble meaningful reports. Learn more about our latest addition to the Progress family of solutions, and even sign up for a free trial here.
Dion Picco is the Vice President of Product Management for Progress Core products. In this role, Dion combines his domain expertise with his analytical capabilities to make sure our products serve the needs of our customers and ensure that the voice of the customer is thoughtfully considered throughout product development. Dion was formerly the General Manager of our data connectivity business, where he played a pivotal role in establishing Progress as a world leader in data connectivity solutions.
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