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The Power of Why – A King’s Fable and Lesson in Leadership

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The Power of Why – A King’s Fable and Lesson in LeadershipBooks, Leadership, Live Responsibly: Life Tips, Great Living, Sales Management

by Keith Rosen on February 5, 2017 with 4 comments

What does a king do when there’s no heir to the throne? Here’s a parable everyone can relate to when it comes to developing personal connections, strengthening relationships and becoming a transformational leader; and king. Years ago, there lived a wise and noble king. The king lived a happy life with his beautiful wife. Then, …

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Your Meetings Suck: How Managers Facilitate Influential, Productive Meetings – Part 1

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Your Meetings Suck: How Managers Facilitate Influential, Productive Meetings – Part 1Communication, How to Manage Your Team

by Keith Rosen on October 16, 2016 with 0 comment

There’s a difference between facilitating a conversation and managing a meeting from a soapbox. When managers stand on their soapbox, the consequences of preaching are severe, since they’re the only one participating in the meeting. Here’s how to avoid the stale, monotonous meetings and reinvigorate ones that create the engagement, buy-in, alignment and accountability you …

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LinkedOut – How to Teach Millennials the Right Way to Prospect

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LinkedOut – How to Teach Millennials the Right Way to ProspectProspecting, Cold Calling and Networking, Sales Training

by Keith Rosen on June 12, 2016 with 3 comments

Do you have millennial salespeople on your team? Do they refuse to do anything except use social media and LinkedIn for business development? Here’s how to help them execute a comprehensive prospecting strategy—both offline and online. Millennials Don’t Cold Call I’ve heard this from many frustrated sales managers. “I hired this new salesperson with great …

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When to Fire Your Top Salesperson

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When to Fire Your Top SalespersonAmerican Entitlement, Books, coaching for managers, management tips, Sales Management

by Keith Rosen on May 22, 2016 with 2 comments

You love your top performers, but are you being held hostage by them to the point where they are causing more damage than they’re worth? (Excerpt from Keith’s upcoming book, Coachquest.) The holy grail for leadership is to develop a team of self-motivated, highly accountable, top performers. But if you ask any manager if they’ve …

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6 Steps to Ensure Your Salespeople Hit Their Goals in 2016

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6 Steps to Ensure Your Salespeople Hit Their Goals in 2016Sales Coaching, Sales Management

by Keith Rosen on January 24, 2016 with 4 comments

Your salespeople may have their goals for the year, but do they have a road map for success, buy-in to their goals, and embrace full accountability for their results? Here’s the updated 2016 version of our popular, annual Steps to Ensuring Your Salespeople Hit Their Goals post (find the 2015 version here). This article isn’t …

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Stop Branding Your People (Part 1)

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Stop Branding Your People (Part 1)Sales Coaching

by Keith Rosen on October 4, 2015 with 2 comments

Do you ever label people based upon your experience with them? That’s exactly what this group of managers did, without realizing the consequence of doing so. Excerpt from Keith’s upcoming book, Coachquest. It was the morning of the sales leadership coaching program I was delivering in Santiago, Chile for one of the world’s largest global …

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Own Your Day – How to Manage the Expected Interruption

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Own Your Day – How to Manage the Expected InterruptionSales Management

by Keith Rosen on June 28, 2015 with 0 comment

Are you constantly being interrupted due to the nature and demands of your position? Your co-workers and customers aren’t going anywhere. Here’s how to best manage their demands. Excerpt from Keith Rosen’s upcoming book, Own Your Day. Interruptions are a part of our day. Whether they take the form of an impromptu meeting, a client …

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Peer-to-Peer Coaching: Your New Secret Weapon

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Peer-to-Peer Coaching: Your New Secret WeaponSales Coaching, Sales Management

by Keith Rosen on May 7, 2015 with 0 comment

Discover how to avoid slipping back into unproductive habits, drive adoption, and sustain positive change after any leadership training event is over. (Excerpt from Keith Rosen’s upcoming book Coachquest) During any coaching workshop I facilitate, the managers who care the most and who are truly coachable—the ones who take responsibility for creating coaching cultures in …

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