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How I’m managing during the lockdown

How I’m managing during the lockdown My office is in a buzzing and vibrant building filled with other businesses. We interact in the corridors, in the kitchen area and while waiting for our barista to make our favourite coffee. Sharing ideas, stories and anything else we fancy. Even on the days that I’m the only […]

Leading your Sales Team during a pandemic!

Leading your Sales Team during a pandemic! Many Sales Leaders are well versed in leading a virtual team but what you will not be familiar with is leading a virtual team during a pandemic. You know what…neither am I. So how do you deal with the emotions of your team? Not to mention your own […]

Is your personal life getting in the way of your leadership?

Is your personal life getting in the way of your leadership? It’s easy to let the things outside of work affect our mood at work. It could be an argument with a loved one, a bad journey to work, financial issues, bereavement…the list of possibles is super long. You may think you hide what’s going […]

When Selling Seems Demotivating

Have you ever been to work and feel like everything is just not working, not worth pushing and you just want to pack and leave!? That often happens when you are in sales in an economy that is on a downward trajectory. I have been there, am sure together with others and still going on. […]

Getting your sales people to the next level!

Getting your sales people to the next level! I often meet experienced Sales Leaders that have really high standards for themselves. They strive to be the very best version of themselves and do what it takes to achieve business objectives. This, of course, is to be applauded 🙂 A trait that often comes with that […]

Why behaviour is your best clue!

Why behaviour is your best clue! How often do you listen to a sales person in your team telling you their plan for achieving and exceeding their sales target…only to observe them not doing what they planned throughout the month? It’s one of the biggest frustrations of sales leadership. Even when your team know exactly […]

Who in your team needs a lift right now?

Who in your team needs a lift right now? Sometimes my post on Linked In gets a bigger reaction than normal. I don’t think I’ve done anything different but it lands in a way that connects with more people. One of my posts did that last week. It was about the language we use to […]

What’s your Sales Leadership Mission?

What’s your Sales Leadership Mission? Every time I work with a group of Sales Leaders and ask what their Sales Leadership Mission is, I get responses like… To be the best Sales Leader that delivers on targets and key business objectives. To ensure my team consistently achieve targets. To ensure that everyone is happy and […]

Do you need a new recipe?

Do you need a new recipe? Have you ever tried to make a curry with only one spice, or a fruit cake with only one fruit? How about a paella with only rice? It doesn’t work does it? That’s because you need the blend of ingredients to create the magic deliciousness that makes your mouth […]

Good Habits…Bad Habits. What are yours?

Good Habits…Bad Habits. What are yours? There are some approaches that come up with every Sales Leader I speak with and have written countless blogs about. They are the most common behaviours that Sales Leaders indulge in to achieve their goals and targets…that actually get in the way of creating a high performing sales team. […]