For over twenty years, Jill Harrington was a globally respected sales leader and executive within the corporate performance improvement industry. Since 2002, she has spearheaded her own company, salesSHIFT, and has helped sales teams from a wide range of industries (including business services, hospitality, travel, finance, technology, insurance, pharmaceutical, media and telecommunications) shift the way they think and act, enabling them to drive bigger better faster sales in highly competitive markets.
She is a highly respected speaker/trainer on the subjects of sales and sales leadership effectiveness, and business communication/influence skills. She has spoken to stellar reviews on four continents to audiences of 15 – 1500 people and everything in between. Her articles and blog posts are read by sales professionals around the globe and in fall 2017 she released her new book, UNCOMMON SENSE: Shift your thinking. Take NEW action. BOOST your sales.
Jill sits on the Advisory Council for the Centre of Excellence in Sales Leadership at Toronto’s Schulich Business School; She is an active member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers and in 2012 she was inducted into the Canadian Meeting and Incentive industry Hall of Fame under the category of “Industry mentor.”
Jill received her university education in the UK. She has an advanced business education from Western University’s Ivey Business School, holds advanced coaching credentials through the Adler School of Professional Coaching, and earned her certificate in adult education from St. Francis Xavier University.