72 Hour Special Book Event
April 15 – 17
Barrier Four: You’re Coaching People, not Changing People
There’s a big difference between coaching people and changing people. However, for executives or front line managers who are commissioned to hit some aggressive sales numbers, coaching is the last thing they want to talk about. The real distinction is that coaching is a process of discovery. A coach cannot push for results or attempt to change people overnight. The traditional scenario to facilitate change is typically a stressed-out manager who lays the same stress on his salespeople that his boss dumped on him. “Work harder; get focused; our jobs can be on the line; just bring in some more business.” This hollow approach seldom drives change.
Barrier Five: Connection—It Has to Be the Real Thing
In coaching it’s critical for unrestricted, honest communication in the coaching relationship. It’s extremely challenging to connect with your salespeople at a deeper level, the type of connection necessary between the coach and the person being coached. Many employees are afraid that if they disclose too much, it will be held against them in the future. So they limit their vulnerability level to what is absolutely needed to perform their job function. This restricts safe and open communication, limiting the chance to connect with your people in a way that allows coaches to get to the real issues and barriers;—barriers that are preventing improved performance.
Overcome these internal obstacles using the strategies outlined in Coaching Salespeople into Sales Champions.
** 72 Hour Special Book Event April 15 – 17. Ends Tomorrow!
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Remember, this time sensitive event ends April 17 at midnight.