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Quotes to Stay Focused in Leadership

Quotes to Stay Focused in Leadership


Posted By on May 20, 2014

By Leanne Hoagland-Smith Many times the words of others actually have far more impact and insightfulness than when those words are read within the pages of a dictionary. Quotations are rooted in the actual performance of leaders who have been there, done that. They can be easily incorporate into everyday speeches or part of a training session. These quotations help to define or explain leadership: “Leaders are people who do the...

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When I inquire about the investment to hire new employees, many executives either look at me with the deer in the headlight gaze or mumble off a few cursory costs such as recruitment or even training. by Leanne Hoagland-Smith The business landscape has changed especially when it comes to the workforce. Beyond having three to four generations in the workplace, the ongoing Silver Tsunami along with a shrinking qualified talent pool has...

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by Leanne Hoagland-Smith The founder of Inspiration Fitness, Angela Ramos, shares her insights on leadership. Ramos is a hands-on leader from being a certified international fitness trainer/coach, author of “3 Steps to Your Best Body in Record Time” and to homeschooling her children. Her business, Inspiration Fitness, is located in Crown Point. Q: What five words or phrases would you use to describe a leader? A: ● Fearless ●...

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by Nancy Bleeke, Author of Conversations That Sell I cringed as I watched the ‘guys’ return to the sales office bragging of their latest sales activities in the iconic sales movie Glengarry Glenn Ross. (We had a very long drive south last week to move our daughter for college and I needed something to occupy my time.) I found it painful to watch the actor’s bravado, lies to prospects, and desperation about closing sales during the...

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by Colleen Stanley Where is Your Focus? Sales managers work hard to transfer the success skills that made them a top producer. They deliver training and coaching on key account management, running consultative sales meetings and overcoming objections. All of the above require another selling skill that is becoming obsolete in our multi-tasking society: focus. Learning and mastering new sales skills can only be achieved with focus....

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The Preferred Sales Leadership Model

The Preferred Sales Leadership Model


Posted By on Feb 21, 2014

by Leanne Hoagland-Smith By leaving the old, traditional leadership model and embracing one that actually works with the fast- paced, ever changing 21st century, makes good business sense. Think for a moment of a leader you appreciate or admire. Then jot down three of his or her qualities that make this person a leader to you. If you were in a group of three or more, do you believe everyone would identify the same person as a leader...

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