Manage Smarter 46: Manipulate Your Employees to Build Business?

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Brian Parsley is an entrepreneur, global speaker and business strategist. He teaches external business strategies, customer loyalty programs across all industry sectors including financial services, retail, technology, automotive and professional services.  

In this episode, Audrey, Lee and Brian discuss:

  • No one wants to believe they’re an ineffective leader
  • People manipulation with good intent
  • Manage the weaknesses and focus on the strengths
  • How Fast & Flexible is a game changer in managing
  • What is an “Imperfect Action”? 


“As a manager, your role is to help manipulate people that you know is going to benefit them the best.”

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C. Lee Smith

C. Lee Smith

President/CEO at SalesFuel
C. Lee Smith is the President/CEO of SalesFuel - a firm he founded in 1989 with the mission to empower media sales professionals to help their advertisers make intelligent decisions on how to spend their marketing dollars. He is a graduate of Ohio University with an Executive Leadership Certificate from Cornell University. He is also one of the world's few (Jeffrey) Gitomer Certified Advisors for consultative sales.
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