Manage Smarter 47: The 4 Commitments of a Winning Team

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Mark Eaton is a 7’4″ NBA All-Star, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and author. He is passionate about sharing his teamwork message and has spoken to many world-class organizations. His book, The Four Commitments of a Winning Team, is a blend between his intriguing personal story and his principles for team building. Even if you don’t follow professional basketball, I am certain you will enjoy it.

In this episode, Audrey, Lee and Mark discuss:

  • What Wilt Chamberlin told him in five minutes that changed everything
  • What a winning team looks like
  • Why teamwork is misunderstood
  • How to build the trust and loyalty 
  • The secret to establishing an inspiring, energizing and harmonious work environment 


“These four commitments (are) things you can use as a manager and CEO to understand what teamwork is like from the inside out, really working from inside out and being there for your teammates.”

Mark Eaton

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Join hosts Audrey Strong and C. Lee Smith every week as they dive into the aspects and concepts of good business management. From debunking sales myths to learning how to manage with and without measurements, you’ll learn something new with every episode and will be able to implement positive change far beyond sales.

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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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