A 30-year veteran of the computer industry, Nikolaus has founded and run several software companies. He and his company uptime iTechnology are the developers of World-Check, a risk intelligence platform eventually sold to Thomson Reuters for $520 million. He is currently the founder and CEO of Pipeliner Sales, Inc., developer and publisher of Pipeliner CRM, the first CRM application aimed squarely at actually empowering salespeople.
Also a prolific writer, Nikolaus has authored over 100 ebooks, articles and white papers addressing the subjects of sales management, leadership and sales itself.
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In the last few years, there has certainly been a lot of talk about sales enablement—it’s one of those trendy terms that came around and has definitely remained. There certainly is no sales enablement “magic bullet”—you utilize it and bang! instant results! People today will jump on any train when they hear it will bring ... Read More
In the world I was born into, people went to school in the traditional way. During that time, you were asked what you wanted to be one day. You went to elementary, middle school, high school and university. You learned a profession, and you worked in that profession most of your life. In those days ... Read More
Today, salespeople have become increasingly detached from the products they sell and the companies they stand for. That is why they change jobs so frequently—an average of once every 2 years. Go back 50 years, and a salesperson actually identified with and believed in their products and company, along with what the product stood for ... Read More
People are smart to question the future of automation, for it has become part of everything we do. With the quantity of applications and technology around us, we yet still crave more. We become convinced of its power when our package is delivered from Amazon Prime, containing the items we were simply browsing for that ... Read More
This book examines the sales techniques of the greatest salesperson of all time: Jesus of Nazareth. I’ll begin with the disclaimer that began every post on which this ebook is based: this doesn’t mean I’m taking a jaded view of Jesus and only characterizing him as a salesperson. Nor does it mean I’m stepping all ... Read More
Much has been written about “how to sell”—the rules, the methods, ways to vastly increase your sales. Nikolaus Kimla has written a number of books himself on the successful methods he´d seen and personally used. But little is said about the things you can do wrong, and for that reason he decided to write about ... Read More
You may not realize it—or the fact may have snuck up on you while you weren’t looking—but today there are far more smartphones out there than computers. There are currently an estimated 3 billion smartphones in use globally. Just to show the comparison, in 2017, the percentage of smartphone users accessing the internet was 63%, ... Read More