(30:00) Donya Rose was interviewed by Alex Adamson on behalf of Bowery Capital. In this 30 minute podcast, Donya walks us through the do’s and don’ts of building rewarding and sustainable sales compensation plans for SaaS businesses.
Over the years we have interviewed hundreds of senior business leaders about their need for better sales compensation plans, and 100% of them have listed plan simplicity as a key characteristic of a better plan. If it’s a top priority for everyone, why is it so elusive?
(54 mins) Learn about a new plan construct we’re calling a Relative Rate plan. In this construct, we don’t start with weights. We start with the idea that sales in a preferred category should pay out at a high commission rate than “vanilla” sales, and we directly manage the relative values of the commission rates rather than the weight for each stand-alone component.
(15:20) Donya Rose was interviewed by David Johnston on behalf of the Canadian Professional Sales Association. In this 15 minute podcast, Donya provides helpful tips and best practices on a number of topics across sales compensation plan design.
A tiered plan generally involves several different payout rates at different levels of achievement. Generally the rates increase as sales productivity increases so that the reward for higher levels of sales is a greater payout rate for additional sales.