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When do you know if you should let your sales manager go, and what should you look for in a new one?
Anyone managing remote employees needs to understand that their needs are different than those of in-house employees. Remote employees enjoy a more flexible lifestyle and tend to take advantage.
As a knowledge worker we think and decide and have the ability to impact business performance – as long as we give ourselves the ability to use our talents.
Business partnerships are a lot like getting married. You’re grinning like a fool at the alter one day, but somewhere down the line you start to wonder what you’ve gotten yourself into.
Taking on a leadership role is not an easy task; being successful at it? Even more difficult. Finding the time to tune-in may seem impossible considering your busy schedule.
The traditional definition of span of control is “the number of people who report to one manager in a hierarchy. The more people under the control of one manager – the wider the span of control. Less means a narrower span of control.”
Sales leaders should consider that their top performers have a slightly easier ride than others. The star salesperson may have slightly more attention from the team leader, may get slightly more leads (as the leader sees they have the best chance of converting them into sales), and feels a certain respons
For most managers, having to fire people is a low point of their position. Truth be told, the situation promises to be slightly awkward and uncomfortable for each party involved, even more so for the employee.
When people are presented with a crisis, it typically triggers the part of our brain called the limbic system. This primitive part of our brain is responsible for emotions, motivation, predatory and defensive behaviors, memory and other functions.