Ep 30: Helicopter Parent Sales Managers
You want your clients and prospects to have the best experience possible, but requiring your sales reps to clear everything through you before delivering creates a bottleneck that stunts growth, both for your organization and for your sales reps. While sales leaders need to serve as a guide for their sales teams and use their experience and knowledge to direct the team’s efforts effectively, the question is, how much involvement is too much? In this episode, we discuss some of the common micromanagement pitfalls that many leaders encounter and share a few remedies that will help you, the sales leader, strike a balance between ensuring the quality of your clients’ experience with your company and giving your team the experience they need to become independent and successful.
“It doesn’t scale to be involved in every little step.” – Taylor Barnes