Enabling Strategic Agility Through Sales Compensation

Increasingly, sales compensation—often considered largely an operational initiative—must move upstream as a key element for GTM strategy. Download the framework for a detailed look at 3 go-do’s to ensure your compensation program supports collaborative, strategic imperatives.

2021 Group Benefits: Changing Distribution and Go-to-Market Models

In Part 1 of our series, we dive into the specific go-to-market models for benefits providers as they face challenges. From employer-via-broker to direct-to­ consumer models, read on to see what’s happening and where things are going. We share strategies, imperatives, and foreseeable opportunities for benefits providers and their senior executives.

Six Go-to-Market Themes for 2021 Success

With 2021 underway, and the world appearing to be transitioning from the pandemic, we took a look at how certain market trends are crystallizing going forward. We identified 6 key market trends and themes for revenue leaders to understand and react to…

Activating Competitive Response to Fintech Disruption

Access our on-demand webinar to learn how Financial Services incumbents can capitalize on the advantages they already have and execute tactical go-to-market actions to respond to FIntech competition.

The COVID-19 Catalyst: Brick-and-Mortar Retail’s Future 

(Part II of the Hammer and the Dance Series)   I started writing this post as a sequel to the “Hammer and the Dance” post about health care. This one is focused on retail. As soon as I started writing it, the scope expanded significantly. I’ve been doing a lot of work on retail strategy for the past […]

Two Core Go-to-Market Principles to Future Proof Growth Post-Disruption

The most pronounced issue this pandemic has brought front and center for revenue leaders is the imperative to operate in ever smaller ‘windows of certainty’. While this is undoubtedly true in the midst of disruption, it will also be true post-disruption. In fact, it is increasingly clear that for the foreseeable future there will be no obvious demarcation line…

Post-Disruption Go-to-Market Strategy

This pandemic will be over soon. While the costs will be high, scientific innovation and “social distancing” will eventually eliminate this catastrophic disease transmission. To help revenue leaders operationalize strategic change, we have put together a basic three-step process and a sample “checklist” of strategies and capabilities that leadership teams should address before the economy rebounds under a new set of buying behavior rules.

Driving Revenue Success Through Customer Experience Enablement

Carriers and brokers are struggling with fundamental changes in their roles as the go-to-market landscape transforms around them. As margin compression continues, and competitive encroachment increases, the most critical path to success is to win on Customer Experience. In an effort to identify which Customer Experience strategies are guiding Insurance businesses’ success, we analyzed real customer conversations, competitors, and client insights to uncover strategies we see the most successful companies adopting.

Winning in The Platform-as-a-Channel Ecosystem

Commonly known as “marketplaces” or e-commerce sites, increasingly these online buying sites are looking more like “Platforms-as-a-Channel” to vendors. Both B2C and B2B buyers are rapidly adopting multi-vendor platforms for access to broad offerings, frictionless buying experiences, easy payment/financial options, and personalized product recommendations. In this guide we help senior executives understand and strategize a plan for success around this new marketplace model.