Coaching Culture, Digital Brand & The Importance of Practice

How can leaders create a coaching culture, empower teams, expand influence with social media & take their teams to the next level by making “practice” a part of regular execution?

Kelsan #Sales VP Justin Clark joins Microsoft Director & #1 social seller Carson V. Heady on Salesman on Fire to discuss.

It begins with intentionality – identify why it is important to have a winning, strong, diverse and inclusive culture that isn’t exactly like us.

Leaders don’t exist to be the heroes; they are the hero-makers. Strong coaches are not reactive and it’s not important for them to be the smartest person in the room. Understand your team’s why, invest in them, and show you trust them by letting them execute as they see fit.

Find people that will enhance everyone else on your team because their strengths are unique and they complement the whole. Not only are you building a team, but you’re building a leadership reputation and attracting future talent by the moves you make.

We can help them see around corners, but it’s not our job to analyze every facet of their process. We can certainly advise ways they can broaden impact and improve outcomes, but we leave the call on how they do it with them.

The role of the leader is relatively invisible in the day to day. Inspect, be available, communicate frequently and transparently so your team is armed with everything they need to be successful. Remove legitimate barriers to success so the road there is clearer.

Justin and Carson discuss how leaders can best leverage digital to enhance brand and influence teams plus how making “practice” normal in the workplace takes everyone to the next level.

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About cvheady007

I am a Christian, Husband, Dad, workaholic and author. Biography Carson Vincent Heady was born in Cape Girardeau, MO, graduated from Southeast Missouri State University and moved to St. Louis in 2001. He has served in sales and leadership across Microsoft, AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile. Carson is best-selling author of the Birth of a Salesman series, the first book of which was published by World Audience Inc. in 2010. He released The Salesman Against the World in 2014, A Salesman Forever in 2016 and Salesman on Fire in 2020. He is also featured in Scott Ingram’s B2B Sales Mentors: 20 Stories from 20 Top 1% Sales Professionals. Carson is a 7-time CEO/President’s Club winner across 5 roles at AT&T and Microsoft and National Verizon Rockstar winner. He has been recognized as a top social seller at Microsoft and is consistently ranked in the top 25 sales gurus in the world on Rise Global. He is included among the Top 50 sales authors on LinkedIn. With over 330K social followers, Carson has also been interviewed on over 30 sales and leadership podcasts, by such luminaries as Jeffrey & Jennifer Gitomer, Jeb Blount, Brandon Bornancin, Sam Dunning, Larry Levine, Darrell Amy, Scott Ingram, Thierry van Herwijnen, Jim Brown, Sam Jacobs, Luigi Prestinenzi, Donald Kelly, Marylou Tyler, George Leith, Pat Helmer, Eric Nelson, Ron Tunick, Jeff Arthur, Mary Ann Samedi, Jean Oursler, Andre Harrell, Marlene Chism, Bill Crespo, Matt Tanguay, Josh Wheeler and Chad Bostick. He has also co-hosted the Smart Biz Show on EG Marketing Radio. His articles have appeared in several noteworthy publications such as SalesGravy, Smash! Sales, Salesopedia and the Baylor Sports Department S3 Report. Carson lives in St. Louis, MO, with his wife Amy and daughters Madison, Sidonia and Charlotte.
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