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How to Empower Salespeople to be Entrepreneurs
Blog / Entrepreneurs / Aug 23, 2013 / Posted by Nikolaus Kimla / 5289

How to Empower Salespeople to be Entrepreneurs

Salespeople are entrepreneurs [Podcast]Are you wondering how to empower salespeople to be entrepreneurs?

Last month, it was a great pleasure for me to be interviewed by Jim Obermayer from SLMA Radio. In this show you can find out why I decided to write my last book “salespeople embracing it all” and what do I mean by that; why we build Pipeliner CRM for salespeople and what is the core philosophy behind it.

Enjoy the show and let us know what you think:

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Salespeople Embracing IT All – The New Spirit of IT Revolution [Book]

We spoke about my latest book Salespeople Embracing IT All. It puts forth the concept that salespeople, being the primary contact points between company and customers, are actually “entrepreneurs in the enterprise”.

You will find the answers to the following questions Jim asked:

  • What do you mean by “salespeople embracing it all”?
  • Why did you decide the write this book?

Listen to the show to find out what motivated me to write this book and why I think that salespeople are entrepreneurs.

Philosophy of Pipeliner CRM

I spoke about the unique selling proposition and the philosophy of Pipeliner CRM. I revealed how we launched Pipeliner CRM and why we build it the way it’s build i.e. a CRM for Salespeople. Pipeliner revolutionizes the sales process in the interest of employees and businesses. Our CRM solution empowers salespeople to act in a personally responsible manner based on their own individual ideas and goals. Find the answers to the following questions:

  • Why salespeople hate CRM?
  • Why CRM fails?
  • Why is Pipeliner CRM different?

Listen to the show to learn the philosophy behind the Pipeliner CRM.

How Pipeliner CRM Empowers Salespeople to be Entrepreneurs

We have been following the main topics that are related to the Pipeliner CRM product. These questions are here answered:

  • What the salespeople say about Pipeliner CRM?
  • What kind of companies are buying Pipeliner CRM and using it?
  • How long does it take to setup Pipeliner CRM?

Listen to the show to learn the how Pipeliner CRM empowers salespeople to be entrepreneurs.

Enjoy the podcast and thank you Jim for having me.

Let me know what you think in the comments below.

Warm Regards,

Nikolaus Kimla
CEO at Pipelinersales Inc.
Pipeliner CRM

About Author

CEO and partner of and the uptime ITechnologies, which I founded in 1994 and has since played a significant role in the development of the IT-environment. pipeliner is the most innovative sales CRM management solution on the market. Pipeliner was designed by sales professionals for sales professionals and helps close the gap between the requirements of C-level executives for transparency and the day-to-day operational needs of field and inside sales. I am also the founder and Initiator of the independent economic platform GO-AHEAD!, which orientates itself on the principles of a free marketplace in terms of liberal and social responsibility. Connecting people, the trust of business leadership in terms of values such as freedom, self-responsibility, and entrepreneurial spirit, and strengthening their awareness in order to create a dynamic boost within the economy triggered through spontaneity, all stand for the initial ideas surrounding GO-AHEAD! I studied in Los Angeles and Vienna and received my Masters's Degree in 1994. I am married and have 3 children My Specialties are in: Sales Management, Sales CRM Software, CRM Cloud Solutions, SAAS, Business Strategy, Software Development, "Pipeline Management", Social responsibility, outbound sales, b2b sales, inside sales, sales strategy, lead generation, sales process, entrepreneurship, coaching, mentoring, speaker, opportunity management, lead management, Austrian School of Economics

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