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 this ebook, Nikolaus Kimla discusses the two pillars of the future are technology, and human beings and how you have to have the perfect technology, and then the perfect human being in application, performance, and presentation. He argues that today and into the future, it’s a 50-50 balance. In the past, it was perhaps ... Read More
Being connected has always been a goal of humanity. In the beginning it only happened through personal contact, shortly followed by written messages such as letters. Coming into the modern age, we then had the telegraph and then the telephone. The computer age eventually brought about the internet, which meant we were connected like never ... Read More
Pipeliner is a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) product of which Founder and CEO, Nikolaus Kimla, is extremely proud of. It was and is the first CRM product developed to actually empower salespeople—prior to Pipeliner, a CRM was intended to control salespeople (and in many cases still is). Pipeliner is a true sales enablement tool. How ... Read More
Network Selling is a sales model we created several years ago, that expresses the ideal needed in today’s interconnected digital sales landscape. It is expressed in this graphic: In this ebook, Nikolaus Kimla goes through each of the factors in Network Selling, fully explaining each. Respect We start with the very first element required in ... Read More
In this ebook author, Nikolaus Kimla gets very specific, dealing with sales management through CRM. He personally believes (as do a lot of experts today) that utilizing a CRM is the only way to manage a sales team—and in fact, it is practically impossible to manage one without it. There is no system in the ... Read More
There are literally hundreds of pain points that plague a sales manager. In Pain Points of Sales Management, Nikolaus Kimla gives you a fascinating and insightful tour of the most important of these. These pain points can be broken down into 3 categories: Management Technology People Throughout the book, pain points fall within one or ... Read More
If you’re a member of a sales force, or in sales management, there is always practical information you must know. You need to know as much as possible about your own products. You need to have a firm grounding about your particular industry and market. Today especially you must have as much insight as possible ... Read More
What does fitness mean for a salesperson? Hint: it’s not just being buff. Fitness is an interesting subject. It certainly means staying bodily fit–and the tens of thousands of gyms seen all over our cities serve as reminders of how much attention people have on toned physiques today. But it also means staying fit in ... Read More