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Mission: To integrate and educate sales leaders on emotional and sales intelligence to develop the next generation of sales professionals and create sales cultures of health and success.

Purpose: SalesLeadership Founder Colleen Stanley brings years of knowledge, success and results to companies who need sales leaders to lead with vision and purpose. Ms. Stanley has published three books, won numerous industry awards, and brings her focus to sales leaders guiding their teams using emotional intelligence (EQ) to guide their teams to success.

Founded: Colleen Stanley Founded Sales Leadership Development in 2001 and create the Ei Selling® System, a unique and powerful program that integrates emotional intelligence skills with consultative sales skills to create successful sales teams and cultures. Ms. Stanley works with sales leaders to help them work with and develop successful and healthy sales teams for the next generation of business.

Colleen's latest achievements and articles:


Top Sales World's Top 50 Sales Books of 2019


Colleen Stanley article The EQ and IQ of Sales Management Quotable


June 2019 edition of Top Sales Magazine 


2019 Top 50 Sales & Marketing Blog from Top Sales World


Colleen Stanley listed among the  Top 41 Motivational Speakers by Resourceful Selling.


Colleen Stanley ranked #5 in the World's Top 30 Sales Professionals for 2019 by Global Gurus.


2018 Gold Medal Award Winner for Top Individual Blog from Top Sales World.
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Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair features Colleen in an article following her speaking engagement at DRITTI al SI on May 12 in Milan, Italy.
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Global Gurus Top 30 2018

Ranked #12 in the World's Top 30 Sales Professionals for 2018 by Global Gurus.

Global Gurus identifies leading salespeople and other luminaries through an email survey of more than 20,000 industry experts. Top nominees who receive more than 500 votes in their fields are added to a shortlist.

Industry judges assess the ideas, writings and presentation style of each nominee. Ultimately, the Top 30 Gurus lists are determined by a worldwide audience who identify the “Cream of the Crop” in over a dozen categories.

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2017 Gold Medal - Top Sales and Marketing Awards
2017 Gold Medal Award Winner for Top Sales & Marketing Post & Video from Top Sales World.
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Quotable by Salesforce
Why Emotionally Intelligent Sales Teams Outperform the Competition
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Sales Pop - Purveyors of Prosperity
If you're serious about scaling your sales organization and revenues, get serious about systematizing your sales department.
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Sales Pop - Purveyors of Prosperity
There are many factors that contribute to sales success. But it all begins with one single decision: to become masterful, not average, in sales.
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Dritti al Si speaker 2017
SalesLeadership, Inc. announces that president and founder Colleen Stanley will journey to Italy for a speaking engagement at Dritti al Si (English: "Straight to You"). Stanley will present three sessions on May 12 in Milan.
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