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What is the most difficult part of coaching your team to get better at sales? πŸ˜…

(And by coaching, I mean handholding & mentoring with care and not just the traditional/usually ineffective stuff like giving access to training videos, gamified leaderboards etc.)
Choose what you find most difficult while coaching a sales team
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🎈 Mentorship
πŸ— Sales Enablement
😎 Sales Skills
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Prunetracey
Fire Starter
+2
VP Growth
Option 8: Coaching through the "victim mentality".
I find it amazing how many humans default to blaming any external factor they can find for everything in their life.
TheNegotiator
Politicker
+7
VP of Sales
Holy shit dude. Say it again.
GDO
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+7
BDM
Victim mentality is a huge issue in our societyΒ 
StraightCashHomey
Politicker
+2
Manager, Commercial Sales
You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.
CaneWolf
Politicker
+12
Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
From the coachee standpoint, I'll add a point:

Why should I take any training/coaching you say seriously? Incompetent people/people who don't do what I do/people I don't respect/people who haven't sold in forever are usually the people who decide what training again.

And 90% of the time, that training/coaching is 90% useless.Β 
sales4lyf
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+5
Business Development Manager
I think for me, it's overcoming the frustrations of someone not getting it straightaway! When you're experienced it's easy to find something easy because you've done it a thousand times but when you're training someone and they don't get it or can't do it there's a thing inside me going 'come onnnn just do it'Β 
UrAssIsSaaS
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+8
SaaS Eater
Keep training and coaching relevant is so challenging. The last thing I want to do is train my team on something that is now irrelevant. Our industry moves incredibly quickly so staying up to speed on effective sales strategies is a challenge.


Panda4489
Valued Contributor
+4
Business Development Manager
Avoiding doing all the other shit "senior leadership" wants you to do instead of spending 60-70% of your time with your team. You send up getting stuck playing CRM desk jockey and building decks for internal meetings to report on shit already in the CRM
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