How do we design the right plan for an unpredictable year?

So many sales compensation plans depend on goals or quotas. Regardless of the type of plan you have, some kind of productivity expectation is embedded in your plans. So in a year when “expected performance” is very difficult to establish accurately, how can you manage your plans with this in mind?

Paying from first dollar for annuity business

My company is in the throes of revising the comp plan for next year and one of the most hotly debated items revolves around compensating a salesperson on all business generated from dollar one for the life of the account. Currently our firm doesn’t discriminate…