Jason Forrest, founder and CEO at FPG (Forrest Performance Group) is the winner of five international Stevie Awards for his training programs. During a recent Manage Smarter podcast, I asked Jason why so many training programs don’t impact the bottom line as much as business leaders hope.
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Sales management. Can there be a more intense work experience? You’re being asked to lead more people with fewer resources these days.
Accountability: How do you get it from your people and how can you actually transfer the responsibility for it onto your teams and make them WANT to give it to you? Cy Wakeman is a drama researcher, global thought-leader, and New York Times best-selling author who is recognized for cultivating a counter-intuitive, reality-based approach to leadership.
Jason Forrest, founder and CEO at FPG (Forrest Performance Group), is a leading authority in culture change programs and an expert at creating high-performance, high-profit, and "Best Place to Work" cultures. In this episode, we discuss: Why 70% of training in U.S. businesses fails; how managers can change team behaviors to embrace and retain training, and how “Performance equals knowledge minus leashes”
Is one of your newly promoted sales managers floundering? If they are complaining that their reps aren’t delivering, the root of the problem may be with you.
Brian Robinson is a sales and marketing expert, best-selling author, and coach. He has worked for some of the best-known companies in the world, including Coca-Cola USA and Johnson & Johnson. In this episode, we discuss: the Top 10 Power Phrases all managers need to know to motivate internal teams and external clients to action; his management strategy that resulted in selling one million dollars in business in 12 months; and how to craft great questions to elicit more informed, positive responses.
Today's buyers are savvy and well-informed. To succeed, it's time to employ the latest sales methodology. In a recent Manage Smarter podcast, James Rores, CEO of Floriss Group, author of the Collecting WINS Sales Methodology, and Founder of the Growth Multiplier Movement outlined how you can apply the servant leader approach to sales and sales management process.
Are your sales reps whining that they don’t have enough autonomy? Maybe they’re telling you, as Lee Salz wrote about a while back, that they can take care of business on their own.
To be an effective leader, you need to know the difference between managing and coaching. Outwardly, the roles appear to be similar, but in practice, they are drastically different.
They’re ambitious, highly educated and want to participate as individual contributors at work. Does this description sound familiar?
Carter Cast has uncovered the key reasons that good people - talented, motivated, got-game people - run into trouble when they move from contributing to managerial roles. This is fascinating research, especially in the context of a sales organization where so many great reps fail to make the leap to successful managers.
More employers are finding that their new hires lack soft skills. Whether it's learning to speak confidently or handling customer complaints with grace, new employees need more training and coaching.
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, we're certain you will enjoy it.
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SalesFuel CEO Talks About Rep’s Role in the Customer Journey on “Crack the Customer Code”
C. Lee Smith Featured on WABC Radio in New York
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If you don’t have time to coach your reps, when will you find time to replace them?
— C. Lee Smith