Manage Smarter 159 — Leo Bottary: Using Peer Advisory Groups to Build High-​Performing Teams

Leo Bottary on the Manage Smarter podcast from SalesFuel

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Leo Bottary is the Founder/​Managing Partner of Peernovation, LLC and author of the new book, Peernovation: What Peer Advisory Groups Can Teach Us About Building High-​Performing Teams. Leo's mantra is "The Power of We Begins With Me." His mission is to prove that we learn better together.

In this episode, Audrey, Lee and Leo discuss:

  • How Peer Advisory Groups are a more effective model of teaching over other techniques
  • Teams vs. Groups — Benefits of both models
  • The 5 Factors and why they're essential to making for an effective peer group/​Best structure
  • Best group size for Peer Advisory Groups

"Once we open our minds to myriad possibilities, perspectives, and ways of thinking we abandon the "me" mentality and fall into the "we" mentality."

Leo Bottary

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C. Lee Smith

C. Lee Smith

CEO and Founder at SalesFuel
C. Lee Smith is the President/​CEO of SalesFuel - a firm he founded in 1989. He was named one of the 14 Leading Sales Consultants by Selling Power magazine. Lee is the creator of the AdMall® and SalesFuel COACH™ SaaS platforms. He is also a Gitomer Certified Advisor, expert on the Sales Experts Channel and a C‑Suite Network Advisor.
C. Lee Smith


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