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Amaarae takes her spot as BET Amplified International ‘Artiste of the Month’

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Ghanaian artist, Amaarae has been named BET Amplified International’s ‘Artiste of the Month’ for February.
The initiative which was launched in January 2020,  is a multifaceted campaign that identifies and elevates stars on the rise.

The ‘Fluid’ singer will be highlighted through feature stories and videos on all BET platforms

The goal of the initiative is “to engage in specialized social and digital activations, giving artists full-frame promo spots across all BET channels and creating unique opportunities for them to engage with audiences across BET’s platform of over 90 million households around the world,” shared Connie Orlando, Executive Vice President of specials, music programming & music strategy in a previous interview.

Artists previously spotlighted include Masego, Snoh Aalegra, Omah Lay, and Rema.

Amaarae’s debut album ‘THE ANGEL YOU DON’T KNOW’ has earned global recognition since its released in November last year.

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The 14- track body of work has been featured on international sites including Pitchfork, The Guardian, The New Yorker, and CLASH Magazine.

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Parts of Medikal’s public statements are a great departure from truth – Fella Makafui

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Ghanaian actress and entrepreneur,  Fella Makafui, has publicly expressed her distress over recent comments made by her ‘ex-husband’, Samuel Adu Frimpong, popularly know as Medikal. (more…)

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Fella Makafui physically abused me many times, says Medikal

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Watch: Medikal and I might pull a surprise at VGMA - Fella Makafui.

Ghanaian rapper Medikal is opening up about being a victim of domestic abuse at the hands of his now ex-wife and baby mama, Fella Makafui. (more…)

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The Role of Communication in Coaching Sales Teams to Success

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Effective communication is the cornerstone of any successful sales team. When sales leaders harness the power of clear and constructive interaction, they create an environment where trust prospers, and their effectiveness soars through the roof in terms of coaching sales teams. From active listening to personalized feedback, each conversation shapes the future of sales engagements. This impacts not only the team’s cohesion but also its ability to close deals and foster client relationships. In this article, we explore how communication channels and styles can significantly impact sales team dynamics and outcomes.

Understanding the Impact of Effective Communication in Sales Team Performance

Effective communication fosters a culture of transparency, enabling a sales team to operate as a united front. When sales representatives understand the goals, strategies, and tactics at play, they are better equipped to function cohesively. Clear guidelines and expectations mitigate confusion and provide a solid foundation from which sales teams can rise to the occasion.

Beyond clarity, effective communication also involves empathy and understanding. Sales managers who listen to their team’s feedback and concerns can make informed decisions that boost morale and productivity. Acknowledging achievements and addressing challenges head-on shows a level of engagement that encourages team members to strive for excellence.

Leveraging Active Listening to Identify Sales Opportunities

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Active listening extends beyond simply hearing a client’s words; it involves understanding the underlying needs and desires that drive their actions. For sales professionals, this skill is critical in identifying opportunities that might otherwise be missed. Active listening can reveal the subtle nuances of a sales conversation, leading to more effective positioning of products or services.

Sales coaching often highlights the importance of active listening in building rapport with clients. When team members demonstrate that they truly understand a client’s situation, it builds trust and credibility—two essential components in any sales relationship. By mirroring and validating client concerns, sales professionals increase the likelihood of a successful transaction.

However, beyond understanding the client, active listening within the team itself is also vital. When sales leaders listen to their representatives, they capture valuable insights into frontline experiences, customer feedback, and product pain points. This internal intelligence is instrumental in refining strategies and addressing market challenges.

The Power of Constructive Feedback in Sales Team Development

Providing constructive feedback is one of the most significant contributions a manager can make to a salesperson’s growth. Constructive feedback celebrates strengths while also addressing areas for improvement in a supportive manner. This approach encourages continuous personal and professional development, which is essential in the fast-paced world of sales.

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To be truly effective, feedback must be timely and relevant. This means highlighting specific instances where a sales representative excelled or could use improvement, rather than vague generalizations. In doing so, sales leaders set clear benchmarks for performance and create a roadmap for individual and collective progress.

Tailoring Communication Styles to Enhance Sales Training