Colleen Francis is driven by a passion for sales - and results. A successful sales leader for over 20 years, she understands the challenges of selling in today's market and that business leaders can no longer rely on approaches to sales based on techniques from decades ago.
Colleen works with business and sales leaders to design, implement and hone their sales teams to seize market opportunities. Whether designing strategy to target a new market or working with a team to improve their productivity, Colleen's results have attracted clients such as Merck, Abbott, Merrill Lynch, Royal Bank of Canada, Dow AgroSciences, Adecco, Trend Micro, UBM, and over 1,000 other leading organizations.
Time and time again, clients who work with Colleen note her frank, no-nonsense approach to solving problems and addressing opportunities. Always with an eye to results, Colleen has become renowned for her use of measurement and accountability to inspire sales team performance.
Colleen has been distinguished as a Certified Sales Professional (C.S.P.), is a past President of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers and is a member of the Canadian Speaking Hall of Fame. Sales and Marketing Management Magazine has called Colleen and Engage Selling: One of the top 5 most effective sales training organizations in the market today!
- In Pursuit of More!
- Protect Your Turf
- Where's The Profit In That?
- Avoiding The Sales Trap
Sales, Women, Customer Service, Negotiation, Networking, Performance
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$10,000 - $14,999
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"I am looking forward to our sales team working with Colleen on an on-going basis because I feel that it's important to reinforce what we learned in her seminar. Consistency is the key. Sales skills need to be practiced constantly, in order to become habit. Our targets are aggressive this year; Colleen gave us the tools to get there." - Cummings Mitchell
"After almost 20 years in the staffing industry, cold calling USED TO BE one of my least favorite activities. Colleen's 3 step cold calling technique has worked wonders for me! I actually enjoy the process now and have had great success in getting my calls returned. Thanks Colleen!" - ProVision IT Resources
"Colleen takes the time to understand your requirements and tailor her sales training solutions to your specific needs, even taking into account individuals within the team. Her training has resulted in many "aha!" moments for my sales team, and our steadily increasing sales show the training is having an effect. Highly personable, trustworthy and consistent, you would be hard pressed to hire better than Colleen". - Grand & Toy