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Let’s Talk Sales! Coaching & Mentoring Q&A with Charles Bernard – Episode 113

December 31, 2018
Let’s Talk Sales! Coaching & Mentoring Q&A with Charles Bernard – Episode 113

This week's Let's Talk Sales episode is our coaching & mentoring Q&A!

And today, we're focused on the questions, comments, and struggles sent our way via social media.

As a reminder, this Q&A series is all about you! We want to help you to be the best that you can be–professionally and personally. So, if you're struggling in a particular area, we'd love to help! All you have to do is submit your question(s). Jump to the end of this post for details on how to submit your questions to the Let's Talk Sales podcast.

Now, let's talk about advisors, mentors, and coaches.

Coaching & Mentoring Q&A with Charles Bernard

Today's coaching & mentoring Q&A is all about leveraging outside resources to improve. Whether you're a CEO looking to grow your company, a Sales VP or Sales Manager looking to grow or improve your department, or a salesperson looking to improve, there's lots to learn from this episode!

We've also been talking about coaches, mentors, and advisors on the CFS blog all month, so be sure to peak around!

In today's episode, I sat down with our CEO, Charles Bernard, and asked him the questions sent in by our audience about coaching & mentoring. We had quite a few questions, and many who shared their struggles. And we focused on the following areas:

Coaching & Mentoring Q&A Questions

The questions that we focused on during the podcast were:

  1. Why are coaches, mentors, and advisors important? And what is their impact?
  2. How to find and work with a mentor
  3. The benefits to working with business advisors
  4. How the audience can get great coaching AND give great coaching
  5. Ways to use your Sales PlayBook for coaching

We really enjoyed answering these questions, and hope that this discussion and the tips we shared are helpful.

Resources on Coaching & Mentoring

There were a few great resources mentioned during this episode.

1. Podcast – Let's Talk Sales! – Advisors, Coaches, & Mentors: eBook Interview – Episode 107

In this episode of Let’s Talk Sales, Elizabeth Frederick, our Operations Office & Senior Sales Advisor, and I talked about our newest eBook titled The Difference Between Advisors, Coaches, and Mentors: And How They Can Help You Skyrocket Your Career. This eBook was co-authored by Elizabeth and I, along with our CEO, Charles Bernard.

During the podcast, Elizabeth and I discuss the following:

  1. Why this topic is important going into a New Year
  2. The three areas in the eBook, and why they’re important for sales leaders
  3. What to look for in an advisor, coach, or mentor
  4. Where to look for an advisor, coach, or mentor
  5. How working with business advisors, coaches, and mentors can help transform your mindset and performance

Click here to listen to the podcast today!

2. eBook – The Difference Between Advisors, Coaches, & Mentor – And How They Can Help You Skyrocket Your Career

Are you a business leader looking to take your career to the next level? Have you ever wondered what business advisors, coaches, and mentors do and how they might be able to help you? 

Click here or on the image below to download a copy of this eBook.

 

Complimentary eBook: The Difference Between Advisors, Coaches, & Mentors: And How They Can Help You Skyrocket Your Business

3. Webinar – How to Accelerate Your Growth by Leveraging Coaching and Peer Groups

As you're learning and growing, leveraging the help of business advisors, coaches, and mentors can help you skyrocket your career.

Click here or on the image below to watch this webinar!

Webinar - Personal & Professional Development: How to Accelerate Your Growth by Leveraging Coaching and Peer Groups

4. eBook – Coach Your Team to Success: A Simple Model for Providing Feedback & Coaching

As a sales manager, your key responsibility is to develop your sales team.

One of the best ways to do that is coaching. But it can be hard to figure out how to provide that coaching – and if your salespeople aren't receptive to your coaching, it will fall on deaf ears.

Click here or on the image below to download a copy of this eBook.

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5. Behavioral Assessments

Want to understand yourself and your team member's better? The Success Insights Snapshot Behavioral Assessments can help! Click here or below to learn more.
Success Insights Snapshot Behavioral Assessments by Criteria for Success

Submitting Your Questions for a Q&A Session

Want to participate in a future Q&A session? There are two simple ways to submit your sales and leadership related questions to us.

1. Social Media

Using social media is the quickest and easiest way to get your questions over to us. Simply jump on Twitter, type your question, and add the hashtag #askCFS. And don't forget to tag us! @CFSPlayBook

We check the hashtag frequently throughout the week, and will pull your question for our next Q&A episode.

2. Email

Not on Twitter? Or prefer a little privacy? Shoot us an email! Simply send your question(s) to podcast@criteriaforsuccess.com.

Want to hear your voice on the air? (Hey, it's fun!). Open the “voice memos” app on your iPhone, record yourself asking the question, and shoot it to us at the email address above.

Listen & Subscribe to Let's Talk Sales

There are TWO WAYS you can listen to this podcast. You can click the play button at the top of this page. Or, you can listen from your mobile device’s podcast player through iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or TuneIn.

If you have any questions or suggestions for Let's Talk Sales, please feel free to leave a comment below. And if you'd like to be a guest on Let's Talk Sales, please contact us at podcast@criteriaforsuccess.com.

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