MLM Training – 10 Tips on How to Hold a Power Team Meeting

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MLM How to Hold Power Team Meetings.

Have you ever held a meeting for your home based business team?

What did you do for your network marketing team meeting?

Are you wanting to know how to do a CRUSHINGLY Powerful meeting?

I recently read in Salesbriefs Training letter a GREAT article on how to hold Power Meetings – Online and Offline–and 10 tips to guide you along. I thought this worthy of sending out and letting you enjoy as I did. These tips can be also for a webinar meeting or skype meeting, or any other type of online meeting.

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Here are 10 Tips for holding a Power Team Meeting:

No. 1: Keep the Excitement Up

Sales and team meetings are all about creating excitement. Never let them become gripe sessions or chances to drone on about boring procedures. Play pump-up music before you start. Give away prizes. Talk about big plans. Get everyone revved up, then break! Keep the meeting short, sweet, and 100% positive!

No. 2: Get an Outside Perspective

We utilize sales coaching to bring outside opinions or approaches to our sales. The team can get exhausted with the same old “song and dance” from the sales manager; an outside presence tends to spur new life. They can vent frustration, bounce ideas, and ask for help, getting a different response than they’re used to.

No. 3: Keep It Short and Sweet

Keep it short and sweet. Come with an agenda and stick to it. If you open the door for additional ideas, you end up not being effective at what you meant to accomplish.

No. 4: Flip the Format.

Let the sales or marketing team run the meeting and present to you. Give them the data that they need such as past performance and let them create the charts and presentations. They will then see where they are and be forced to come up with their own plans and give you all the reasons for the decline or increase. Use that as an opportunity to thank them, show them you trust them and then fire them up.

No. 5: Analyze Up-to-Date Reports

My best tip for running a productive sales or marketing team meeting is to ensure the reports are accurate and up-to-date before the meeting is scheduled. These reports should be available to analyze during the meeting, which will lead the meeting in the correct fashion.

No. 6: Have Weekly One-on-Ones

Group meetings are important so that everyone can share lessons learned, and strategize to offer better value to customers. But weekly — or even daily –one-on-one meetings are critical to making sure that you catch any issues. Not only will your sales or leadership team feel encouraged because the manager is interested in their work, but you will be able to make quick changes to optimize 2013.

No. 7: Come Prepared

There is a major difference between running a “meeting” and a “status check-in.” In meetings, we set an agenda, have people prepared ahead of time, and discuss more strategic planning, leaving with action items. “Check-ins” are limited in time and more tactical; we discuss current deals, roadblocks, and reconnect on projections.

No. 8: Stand Up — Literally

Instead of sitting around a conference room table and trudging through an agenda, have everyone stand. Not only does standing retain attention, it also encourages everyone to get to the point and end the meeting quickly.

No. 9: Establish Preset Goals & Metrics

I believe in shorter meetings that focus on pre-established metrics and goals that are clearly tied to the compensation of the sales or home business marleting team. That way, each member of the team has a vested interest in the outcome, and can know what to expect and how to best prepare.

No. 10: Interact!

The best way to run an effective sales meeting is to make it interactive. New distributors attending a meeting where top-down information is disbursed with no dialogue will lose interest fast. Plus, your team members may have creative and innovative suggestions to improve sales. Make sure you give them a meeting agenda beforehand so they know what kinds of feedback you’re looking for.

These are 10 power tips for a Rocking Meeting for your mlm network marketing home business.

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blessings….doug firebaugh

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About Doug Firebaugh

Doug Firebaugh is the CEO of PassionFire International, a success and leadership development company for the Home Business industry. Doug is one of the most sought after speakers / trainers / authors and consultants in the Home Business / MLM profession. With over 25 years of Success and experience, plus a Billion Dollar Success story, his trainings and coaching have helped CEOs and Presidents of Home Business corporations to experience unprecedented growth. He has coached numerous organizations and downlines worldwide beyond their barriers and limitations, to a level of success they only once dreamed of. What can Doug Firebaugh DO FOR YOU?


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