In a recent Forbes article, I investigated the possibility that social media might be negatively impacting the business goals and sales results of your Millennial sales leaders.I was curious to take a deeper look into the effects of social media on the moods of emerging leaders, after reading about former Facebook executive, Chamath Palihapitiya, telling an audience at Stanford Graduate School of Business that people needed to take a “hard break” from social media.
How is social media impacting your sales and business results?
What infectious personalities both Ken Blanchard, co-founder of Lead like Jesus, and president/CEO, Phyllis Hennecy Hendry, have! I had the privilege of meeting Ken for the first time at a recent Lead Like Jesus event in Palm Springs.I met Phyllis previously, having interviewed her for Millennials Matter. Here are a couple of extra insights on character-based leadership that stood out during our interview, that couldn’t be included in Millennials Matter due to space limits.In a recent Forbes article, I noted the importance of strong character as a business and sales advantage. How can you ensure you hire sales people with strong moral fiber?
These are the top two questions I was asked at a recent seminar for Business and Sales Leaders:1.) How do I find the salespeople that will not only be a right fit for my business but will also hit the sales numbers month after month?2.) How do I find Millennial Salespeople who are passionate about sales?
My husband, Gordon, and I love hiking. Whether we’re hiking through the countryside in China or Tanzania, exploring the natural wonders in Alaska, marveling at Minnesota’s boundary waters, or braving the North Dakota Badlands in our own backyard, we’re always seeking an adventure.
The star performers responsible for the growth of your business, will, in a few short years, be primarily made up of millennials. That’s a significant reason why mentoring young sales leaders need to be a top priority of every company’s sales growth strategy.What are you doing to strengthen your sales team?