Biographical Information

Mark Thacker

president, Sales Xceleration

Mark Thacker is the president of Sales Xceleration, a firm specializing in sales strategy, process, and execution. Thacker has a 33-year history of sales leadership and success in diverse industries. He is the author of Beyond the Mountaintop: Observations on Selling, Living, and Achieving, which not only recounts his trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro but also highlights the sales and leadership best practices that he has learned throughout his career.

Articles for Mark Thacker

4 Tips for Using a Sales Process to Improve Your Wins

Salespeople often can't help changing up their sales process every time they engage with a client, but their results end up being unreliable and inconsistent. The answer to turning around fluctuating numbers is to adopt sales best practices that work.

5 Best Practices for Maximizing Your CRM Capabilities

With the right people in place, you can use data and CRM optimization to create powerful, compelling reports that inform your leadership's strategy and decision-making.

6 Steps for Recruiting Top Sales Talent

Pandemic-related shifts mean that every member of a strong sales team must be adaptable enough to pivot their strategies and processes and engaged enough to learn new skills and technologies.