Author: Lee

Manage Smarter 73: 7 Mindsets to Grow Your Influence and Impact

Michelle Tillis Lederman is named by Forbes as one of the 25 Professional Networking Experts to Watch and author of “The Connector’s Advantage: 7 Mindsets to Grow Your Influence and Impact.” In this episode, we discuss: How to be a relationship-driven leader; the 7 Mindsets to Grow Your Influence and Impact; the difference between connecting and networking; and how to build strong work relationships and what’s the ROI.

Manage Smarter 72: Don’t Just Be a Manager, Be a Hero!

Jeffrey Hayzlett is Chairman & CEO of the C-Suite Network, the former CMO of Kodak and (perhaps best known for being) a celebrity judge on the TV show Celebrity Apprentice for three seasons. He is the best-selling author of “The Hero Factor: How Great Leaders Transform Organizations and Create Winning Cultures.” In this episode, we discuss: The definition of The Hero Factor and Hero Leadership philosophy; why you should consider this different model of leadership; the benefits of being a Hero leader; and stories of companies that did not follow this model.

Upcoming Webinar: Detoxifying Your Team One Member at a Time

Free Executive Briefings webinar from the C-Suite Network. The ill-effects of just one toxic employee can infect your team like a virus. Demoralizing them. Eroding their performance. Causing everyone to walk on eggshells and dread coming to work.

How can you recognize the unlucky 13 types of toxic employees? Chances are, you’ve already encountered one in your workplace, and may be dealing with one right now. Join SalesFuel CEO C. Lee Smith as he shares the types of toxic employees – how to identify them, what to do if you’ve hired one, and how to avoid hiring them in the first place.

SalesFuel CEO Talks Sales Enablement on Training Unleashed

Co-host Evan Hackel sits down with C. Lee Smith, CEO and Founder of SalesFuel – a Columbus, Ohio-based firm that was named one of the Top 15 Sales Enablement Vendors in 2019 by Selling Power – for the April 15, 2019 episode of the Training Unleashed podcast. Evan and C. Lee Smith discuss sales strategies, training for larger companies, adaptive learning, various success stories and more.

SalesFuel CEO Talks About Rep’s Role in the Customer Journey on “Crack the Customer Code”

C. Lee Smith stresses the importance putting sales first on your customer journey during an interview on the “Crack the Customer Code” show on C-Suite Radio. He says that the successful and proper use of your product or service is the solution. This is where the salesperson comes in with the human element in giving customers that push. It doesn’t stop there though, getting the best representative means getting the right fit for your company, one who cares about the company, the product and the customers.

Manage Smarter 67: Getting Buy-In and “Ingagement”

Evan Hackel is The CEO of Tortal Training and Ingage Consulting, Author and Speaker. In this episode, we discuss: Definition of Ingagement vs. Engagement; how ownership buy-in employees act differently; taking the next step to survey employees and draw in everyone to find solutions; and creating better information flow throughout complex organizations to gain buy-in.

Enabling Your Sales Team for High-Performance in 2019: The Critical First Step

Free Sales Summit webinar on the Sales Experts Channel – recognized as the #1 All-Star Channel on BrightTalk. This 45 minute webinar focuses on the critical first-step of discovery for sales managers when building, developing and transforming their sales teams.

On-Demand Webinar: The 10 Things That Make Top Salespeople Tick

During this webinar, you’ll learn about The 10 Things That Make Salespeople Tick and how to use your knowledge of them to: personalize your sales coaching to optimize their professional development; communicate so you can be heard; connect with each rep as people, not just employees; and avoid costly hiring mistakes or spending too much time correcting one that’s already been made.

Manage Smarter 62: Gravitas – How to Achieve and Manage It

Deborah Thomas-Nininger is the founder of DTN Productions International, a company that provides professional development training on all areas of international and domestic protocol specializing in reputation management, business etiquette and communication effectiveness. IN episode 62, we discuss: the definition of gravitas for leaders as one of the 4 pillars of character; why taking the time to up your effort at etiquette/manners will pay off; What managers need to do to become defined as “serious leaders” in their organization; and the importance of email responses, tone of voice, body language etc. in the workplace.

Manage Smarter 61: Learning from Past Management Mistakes

Tabitha Laser is an accomplished professional with an extensive background in organizational culture in companies such as BP, 3M, and CH2Mis and others. Her upcoming book, Organization Culture Killers, addresses how to build a path that tomorrow’s leaders can follow in order to avoid the mistakes of their predecessors. In this episode, we discuss how to build a path tomorrow’s leaders can use to avoid mistakes of predecessors and how managers should analyze what happened prior to taking over.

Manage Smarter 59: Overcommunication is Impossible!

Lee Caraher is the best-selling author of two books titled The Boomerang Principle–Inspire Lifetime Loyalty from Your Employees and Millennials & Management. She’s also the CEO of Double Forte, a national PR/Communications agency headquartered in San Francisco and New York. In this episode, we discuss: how your career can suffer from poor communication; managing to hold teams accountable for information they receive; and managing how you talk to millennial workers.

Manage Smarter 55: Workplace Humor Minefield – Do’s and Don’ts

Scott Dikkers is the founder of TheOnion.com, The AV Club and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of “How To Write Funny.” He’s also been named to TIME magazine’s Top 50 “Cyber Elites” alongside Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and George Lucas. In this episode, we discuss: how workplace humor can be a danger area;
the 11 different kinds of jokes and literary devices; and the difference between creatives and non-creatives spheres in the workplace.

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