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December 8, 2019

Manage Smarter 99: Reduce Self-Sabotage by Rewiring Your Brain

Tiffany Toombs is a mindset coach who specializes in helping people rewire their brains to overcome self sabotage and limiting beliefs; allowing them to experience success in every area of life. In this episode, we discuss: How to overcome self-sabotage; The role our parents play in the creation of limiting beliefs; and How to rewire your mind to lead to happier, more fulfilling work and personal lives.

December 1, 2019

Manage Smarter 98: Creative Networking Tips for Managers

Jennifer Gitomer is a speaker, trainer, writer, blogger, Facebooker, Instagrammer, Tweeter, YouTuber and Podcaster. She is online, on-point, and on the money. Her podcast Sell or Die, with co-host Jeffrey Gitomer, gets over 100,000 downloads a month. In this episode, we discuss: The #1 approach that makes you a networking magnet to others; creating a “profitable” network via your networking; and the top most unusual locations that are superb for networking you’d never think of!

November 24, 2019

Manage Smarter 97: 4 Techniques For Fixing a Misfire

Mitch Schneider is an entrepreneur, educator, master automotive technician, martial artist, and trade journalist.  He is the author of Misfire: What to Do When Things Aren’t Running on All Cylinders — described as “Who Moved My Cheese” meets “The Karate Kid.” In this episode, we discuss: The four techniques to help managers and business owners handle day to day stress and challenges; the importance of constant Situational Awareness; and how Mitch overcame a serious health issue to rally back into a new life and how facing death gave him a new outlook.

November 17, 2019

Manage Smarter 96: Managing Multiple Levels and Locations

Patrick Norris is Senior Vice President of Jim Doyle & Associates. Previously, as the Managing Partner of the Norris Auto Group, Pat ran a collection of 5 retail, multi-brand automobile dealerships and 2 motor sports stores. In this episode, we discuss: Managing corporate HQ and multi-location satellite organizations; Effective delegation tips; How to manage several brands within your organization; Latest on the automobile industry in the U.S.; and Millennials as customers and employees.

// 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 Talks Behavioral Analytics on the Lorne Epstein Radio Show

'Leadership Strategies for Tomorrow's Leaders' Features SalesFuel CEO

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

SalesFuel CEO Featured on The Bob Pritchard Radio Show on VoiceAmerica Business

SalesFuel CEO Appears on Take the Lead Radio

Sales Expert C. Lee Smith Appears on the Sell or Die Podcast


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

— C. Lee Smith