In this episode, Bill and Bryan discuss best practices for motivating sales teams through compensation. The guys explain why overly complex commission structures often backfire by eroding trust between sales reps and management. They share real world examples of commission plans gone wrong, and advise simplifying compensation to focus on customer needs instead of maximizing rep pay. They also emphasize striking a balance between company goals and rep motivations. Listen for tips on creating commission plans that incentivize integrity and service. Struggling to design a sales compensation plan that actually works? Check out Xactly,, and see how their AI-powered platform can help optimize your commissions, motivate your team, and drive growth - be sure to mention The Advanced Selling Podcast!  ================================= Want our "Insider Secrets?" Go to to get them right now! The Insider program is open for enrollment. If you have not checke