Merit Gest

Merit Gest is President & Founder of Merit-Based Development, a Denver based firm specializing in on-boarding top sales talent.  She is one of a small handful of specialists in the world certified and trained in Emotional Intelligence and Cultural Transformation Tools, giving her a unique perspective for hiring, on-boarding and retaining top sales talent.  Reach Merit at 720-980-1286 or

Articles by Merit Gest

Three secrets sales trainers don’t want you to know
I'm spilling the beans anyway

Top 10 tips for onboarding salespeople
Onboard well, and they'll be seeking you out

The real reasons people quit
And it's not about money

Where emotional intelligence meets LinkedIn
The key to using social media for sales

Two keys to survival in the sales jungle
Have you got what it takes?

Why before what and how
It can make onboarding more successful

To coddle or not to coddle?
That is the question

Logo mug versus paper cup
A look at the onboading-probation distinction

Job descriptions versus job agreements
Ready for an upgrade to sheer brilliance?

Gear up for New Year’s hires
Consider this your wake-up call

Feedback vs. feedforward
Focus on what can go right in the future

A six-minute fix for your onboarding process
This can make all the difference

The power of team
Here's the key that makes all the difference

Got culture?
You might have some work to do

The devil is in the details
So why do businesspeople ignore them?

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