When to Stop Mentoring, and Start Coaching

Optimé Leadership Development

Mentors and Coaches play a pivotal role in guiding and developing teams. But, understanding when to transition from mentoring to coaching is essential for effective leadership. In this article we explore some key differences between mentoring and coaching, the scenarios where each is most appropriate, and how leaders can smoothly make the transition.   Difference […]

Five Traits of a Great Sales Leader

Optimé Sales Training

As a sales leader, one of your biggest challenges is to maneuver the different personalities on your team. Not only do you need to make sure your sales reps are doing their jobs, you need to inspire them to exceed the goals set for them. But there is always a very fine balance. Too friendly […]

Selling – It’s not just for the Sales Teams

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Building a strong sales culture in which everyone within an organization, whether they are on the sales team or not, is actively engaged in the processes, will result in stronger sales effectiveness. It’s no surprise that providing sales training to more than just the sales team can greatly benefit a company’s top line growth – […]

The Many Hats of a Leader

Understanding the Right Time to Manage, Mentor, or Coach. Effectively leading and developing the capabilities of your team requires you to provide different types of support in different types of situations. On any given day, your team members may present you with opportunities to teach, manage, coach, mentor, arbitrate or delegate. Making the right choice […]