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October 13, 2019

Manage Smarter 91: Building Better Work Relationships

Dr. Randy Ross is founder and CEO (Chief Enthusiasm Officer) of Remarkable! A master of cultural transformation, Dr. Ross has a unique understanding of employee engagement and offers practical solutions for increasing both team morale and performance. In this episode, we discuss: 4 Key Principles to Cultivating Better Relationships; building healthy environments to get more productivity out of your team; harnessing humility as a leader; and professional relationship health as an indicator of your personal relationships.

October 5, 2019

Manage Smarter 90: Recovering from a Career Crash-and-Burn

Chicke is the CEO of Solutionz Innovations. She spent the 1st half of her career working for industry leading travel distribution tech and telecom companies. And then, her story got really interesting. In this episode, we discuss: how to recover from a business failure; reaching out to peers during a business crash; turning startup/bootstrapping pain into joy to forge ahead; rebuilding your team and business with internal and external value proposition.

September 29, 2019

Manage Smarter 89: Top Tips for Becoming a Better Speaker

Cindy Ashton is the CEO of Minerva Enterprises LLC, an elite-level presentation strategist, professional speaker, singer, and award-winning TV host of Cindy Uncorked on e360tv. In this episode, we discuss: why people fail to deliver and present their message in a way that’s heard and ups their business game; vocal tips to help you draw people in, rather than repel them; body language tips; and the differences between men and women in how they hear other people.

September 22, 2019

Manage Smarter 88: Managing International Offices and Markets

Darby Doll is an Asia-based strategic communication consultant with more than two decades’ experience working with multinationals and startups in the region. In this episode, we discuss: managing teams in Asia-Pacific; dealing with an international office; financial concerns and cryptocurrency; land mines of entering the Asia-Pacific market and what to watch out for.

// Our Latest Podcasts for Sales Managers

// Making the Case for Sales Manager Enablement

Most sales teams are over-reliant on their top talent with the top fifth bringing in almost 60% of revenues

CSO Insights

High ranking salespeople promoted to management average a 7.5% decline in their subordinates performance

Harvard Business Review

87% of high-performing reps say sales manager competency is a top decision driver when considering a new job

SiriusDecisions

39% of U.S. salespeople have left jobs because they didn't like their direct managers or their performance

Voice of the Sales Rep Study, SalesFuel, 2017

45% of high-performing sales managers say they received inadequate training to prepare them for the role

SiriusDecisions

61% of new managers do not receive management training and 69% do not receive coaching

Blanchard

Less than 30% of managers strongly agree that someone at work encourages their development

Gallup

70% of the variance in team engagement is determined solely by the manager

Gallup

Training budgets for managers and supervisors has increased for 6 straight years

Training Industry Report

79% of sales leaders think they are good coaches, yet only 38% of reps agree

Harvard Business Review

Only 35% of US sales reps believe their managers set realistic, obtainable and clearly defined goals for them

Voice of the Sales Rep Study, SalesFuel, 2017

Most sales managers invest less than 8% of their time coaching their salespeople

"The Sales Manager's Guide to Greatness," Kevin F. Davis

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C. Lee Smith Leads Off New Season of All Business Podcast with Jeffrey Hayzlett

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High-performing sales teams start with high-performing sales managers.

— C. Lee Smith