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The National Center for the Middle Market ensures the vital middle market receives the attention it deserves. The Center provides a voice and point-of-view for this critical yet understudied segment of the economy, driving national dialogue about its importance and impact.

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How to Build a Better Sales Force: Sales Management “Secrets” of High-Growth Middle Market Firms

According to recent research by the National Center for the Middle Market, middle market executives agree that an effective sales force drives overall organizational success. The fastest-growing middle market businesses are more likely than their peers to give their sales teams top marks. These high-growth, sales-savvy firms share a number of key practices when it comes to how they hire, trai…

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Sales Force Effectiveness: A Key to Growth in the Middle Market

A recent study by the National Center for the Middle Market reveals a clear correlation between sales force effectiveness and company growth. In other words, middle market firms that say their salespeople are good at their jobs have the numbers to back it up. Here’s a closer look at some of the study’s findings and how middle market organizations with effective sales forces stack up.&n… Read More >

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Proterra

Ryan Popple is the CEO of Proterra (http://www.proterra.com/), the leading manufacturer of Electric …

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