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Sales Leadership Podcast

English, Finance, 1 season, 286 episodes, 3 days, 23 hours, 50 minutes
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Each episode finds Rob Jeppsen and guest diving into the biggest question in business: How do you create predictable, repeatable, and scalable success? They discuss tactics and practices that the best sales leaders use to drive head-turning success. Rob lets you know what you can expect from each episode and gives you his promise: you'll leave each episode with new ideas to help you drive high growth with your team.
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Episode 286: Rich Horwrath, Founder and CEO of the Strategic Thinking Institute - Strategic Leadership: Excellence is a Deviation from the Norm

Subscribe to our Youtube Channel and watch this episode here (https://youtu.be/GSDr9hPrzu4). Rich Horwrath is the founder and CEO of the Strategic Thinking Institute. For over 20 years, Rich has helped over a quarter of a million executive leaders worldwide develop their strategic thinking and planning capabilities. He’s helped create impact in businesses of all kinds as he helps have a common language to talk about strategy and have clear and concise processes for developing strategic direction. Rich has appeared on every Network News Syndicate as an expert in business strategy and he’s been published in Fast Company, Forbes, and the Harvard Business Review. He’s a bestselling author…8 times over and joins us today to give a blueprint about Strategic Leadership, why it matters, and how any leader can become more strategic if they want to. This is the first time we’ve addressed this topic in the show’s history and you will enjoy the insights Rich has to offer. You can connect with Rich on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/richhorwath/). You can take a strategic leadership quiz on Rich’s website here (https://www.strategyskills.com/). You can learn more about Rich and his Resources here (https://www.strategyskills.com/resources/). You can check out Rich’s Podcast, Strategic Minds, here (https://www.strategyskills.com/strategic-minds-podcast/). Check out Rich's new book, "Strategic", here (https://tinyurl.com/mwy94xvf). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com).
7/10/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 285: Valentin Radu, CEO of OmniConvert: The OBSESSION You Can’t Afford to Get Wrong

Valentin Radu is the CEO of OmniConvert. Valentin and his team help fuel growth of organizations in arguably the most important way: Increasing and MAXIMIZING customer lifetime value. Valentin and his team offer a number of ways to not just keep the customers an organization lands…but to optimize the lifetime value for every customer a team wins. Today he joins us to share how elite organizations have intentional, predictable success in increasing Customer Lifetime Value and how leaders can help make every sale you make more meaningful in an episode you’ll be able to utilize immediately. You can connect with Valentin on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/valentinradu/). You can get Radu’s Book, the CLV Revolution, here (https://theclvrevolution.com/). You can learn more about OmniConvert here (https://www.omniconvert.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
7/3/20241 hour, 23 seconds
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Episode 284: Wesleyne Whittaker, Founder and Chief Transformation Officer at Transformed Sales: Developing Your Most Powerful Leadership Muscle

Wesleyne Whittaker is the Founder and Chief Transformation Officer of Transformed Sales. She’s a former chemist turned international sales leader of teams in very technical, complex sales situations. She helps leaders create systems to build teams that have predictable, sustainable success and move away from the approach of just work harder, cross your fingers and hope for the best. Wesleyne joins us at the midpoint of the 2024 Calendar Year to share how leaders can have impact in what is possibly the most important place to be intentional. Where? Listen in to this episode and find out. You can connect with Wesleyne on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/wesleyne/). You can ask Wesleyne any leadership question here (http://www.askwesleyne.com/)! For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com).
6/26/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 283: Josh Roth, VP of Revenue and Global Head of Presale at Pipefy: The Shift is Real

(0:00) "Here's What" (2:10) Intro (3:25) Special Interview with Josh Roth (45:07) "So What?" Josh is the VP of Revenue and Global Head of Presales at Pipefy. His team is experiencing rapid growth and that’s par for the course with Josh. He’s an award-winning sales leader who has accomplished things few others have. Josh is one of the most impactful sales leaders I’ve crossed paths with and he joins us today as a repeat guest to discuss the shifts facing sales leaders and how to shift in ways that fuels growth and confidence. This is a timely episode and one that every leader will benefit from. You can connect with Josh on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/josh-g-roth/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here. (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited) Check out and subscribe to our BRAND NEW Youtube channel (https://youtu.be/w8Ygg0Xcpsw) to get a special look at today's episode!
6/19/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 282: Chris Dyer, CEO and Co-Founder of People: Culture Isn’t an ART. It’s a SCIENCE.

Chris Dyer is one of the world’s top experts in Modern Day Team and Culture building. For 20 years, Chris served as the co-founder and CEO of People and helped change the game in how people built elite cultures. Chris has gone on to become a three time bestselling author, Top 50 Global Thought Leader, and highly sought after keynote speaker about one of the most important things we HAVE to get right as leaders: Culture. Today Chris joins us to share his mission: helping leaders create positive change in team culture and build environments where people don’t just survive…they thrive. You can connect with Chris on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisdyer7/). You can learn more about Chris and his resources here (https://chrisdyer.com/). You can follow Chris on X here. (https://twitter.com/ChrisPDyer) You can follow Chris on Instagram here. (https://www.instagram.com/chrispdyer7/) You can follow Chris on Facebook here. (https://www.facebook.com/chrispdyer7) For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here. (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com/subscriptions/)
6/12/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 281: Bowen Moody, CEO and Co-Founder of Wonderway: Using AI to Become an ELITE Coach

Bowen Moody is the Co-Founder and CEO of Wonderway. Wonderway is an AI tool to help develop salespeople faster with Elite coaching and the RIGHT use of AI. Bowen works with sales teams all around the world helping teams successfully onboard teammates faster, ongoing adaptation and adjustment to stay in alignment with the markets and how they change, and help people become more successful faster…and stay successful longer. Today Bowen joins us to help every listener think about coaching and development differently and identify where AI helps leaders coach better, more consistently, and do it in a way that helps every leader become an Elite leader they want to be. You can connect with Bowen on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/bowen-moody-6271a630/). You can check out the Wonderway website here. (https://www.wonderway.io/wonderway-coach-ai) For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here. (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com/subscriptions/)
6/5/202457 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 280: Amy Siegfried, CEO and Co-Founder of Last Night's Game: Connection > Correction: Why Connection is a Skill Every Elite Leader MUST Develop

Amy Siegfried is the CEO and Co-Founder of Last Night’s Game. Amy and her team help millions of people worldwide build confidence, learn to develop connection and create meaningful collaborations. And the way she does it is really unique and really applicable to every single listener of this show: learning to use small talk as a way of creating impact and interest. Today she joins the show and shares a 4 part framework on how every leader can connect. And in a world where everyone communicates but few actually connect, this episode is something that can help you create impact immediately. You can connect with Amy on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/amybsiegfried/). You can check out Amy’s Podcast here. (https://pod.link/1401017786) You can learn more about Amy and her Resources here (https://lastnightsgame.com/). You can check out Amy’s insights on her YouTube channel here (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4RPCZCwSjTVi0wqgjP2DJw/videos). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here. (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited)
5/29/202457 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 279: Philippe Bouissou, Founder and CEO of Blue Dots Partners: Solving the Monday Morning Dilemma

Philippe Bouissou is the founder and CEO of Blue Dots Partners. Philippe and his team help learn about and leverage the power of alignment with their market.Today Philippe joins the show and shares a framework every leader will be glad they are introduced to. He de-mystifies the alignment process and shares stories and tactics that will help you take your approach to alignment up to a level that will change the success trajectory of each member of your team. Philippe bases this framework on 3 decades of operating, investing, and consulting, including being the founder of the Online Apple Store and reporting directly to Steve Jobs. Want to make sure your team is crystal clear on how to win when they show up to work tomorrow? Be sure to check this episode out. You can connect with Philippe on LinkedIn here. (https://www.linkedin.com/in/phbouissou/) You can watch Philippe’s award winning Ted Talk on Alignment here. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Vu4aNGaGIc) You can find Philippe’s best-selling book, Aligning the Dots here. (https://www.amazon.com/Aligning-Dots-Paradigm-Grow-Business/dp/1734208708) You can learn more about Philippe’s approach to alignment here. (https://bluedotspartners.com/) For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here. (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited)
5/22/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 278: David Connors, CEO and Co-Founder of The Swarm: What’s Your People Plan? The Power of Go to NETWORK.

David Connors is the Co-Founder and CEO of The Swarm. The Swarm is a really interesting Go To Network Platform that helps revenue organizations tap into the vast power of their extended networks and relationships so they can accelerate sales, recruiting, and fundraising. The Swarm is experiencing some rapid growth right now as they help organizations of all sizes turn their networks into a different kind of superpower…and create unfair go to market advantages. David joins us today to share how Going to NETWORK can create advantages every GTM team should leverage and the power that comes from this different source of Revenue Team Fuel. Today David shares how to move away from the traditional “Spray and Pray” approach, throw away broken, outdated playbooks, and see more results, faster. You can connect with David on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/connorsdavid/). You can learn more about The Swarm here (https://www.theswarm.com/). You can TAKE ADVANTAGE of David’s SPECIAL OFFER for PODCAST LISTENERS HERE (https://www.theswarm.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com/subscriptions/).
5/8/202458 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 277: Paul Salamance, CEO and Co-founder of Top 1 Percent Academy: Cracking the Code of the 1% Factor

Paul Salamanca is the Co-Founder and CEO of Top 1 Percenter Academy. Paul is one of my all-time favorite sales leaders. He’s led teams to ridiculous levels of success. He’s done it in the good times…he’s done it in the tough transitional times. I’ve seen him take organizations through every stage of growth…successfully and predictably. Along the way, Paul saw a need to help salespeople take charge of their own development. And as a result he developed the TOP Program… Top One Percenter. His academy has been so successful that today he takes the principles of top 1 percenters to companies of all sizes worldwide. Today he REJOINS the show to share a blueprint for unlocking the Top 1% factor to help every listener break free of the gravitational pull of status quo. You can connect with Paul on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/toponepercenter/). You can learn more about the Top One Percenter Academy here (https://toponepercenter.com/). You can check out Paul’s Podcast, The Top One Percenter Show, here (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/top-one-percenter-show/id1568100453?i=1000641972088). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
5/1/202451 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 276: Annie Mosbacher, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder of Decoded Strategies: CAPTIVATE Your Customers with Storytelling

Annie Mosbacher is the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer for Decoded Strategies. Annie is an expert in maximizing the impact of the intersection points between Sales and Marketing. She’s helped scale organizations from zero to over $50MM ARR in a number of different organizations. Annie co-founded Decoded Strategies to help teams communicate more effectively with their audiences. She’s helped some of the most iconic organizations in the world eliminate confusion and not just communicate…but really connect in powerful ways. And one of the tools her team helps people use with great success? Storytelling. She joins the show today to share why so many organizations communicate…but few truly connect and what to do about it. You can connect with Annie on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/anniemosbacher/). You can learn more about Decoded Strategies here (https://decodedstrategies.com/). You can check out the Decoding Story-Based Marketing Podcast here (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/decoding-story-based-marketing-podcast/id1719017029). You can unlock Annie’s Insider’s Guide to StoryBrand-ing your Business here (https://decodedstrategies.com/ultimate_insider_guide_to_storybrand/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
4/25/202457 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 275: Steve Grossman: CEO of PodGuest Profits - Momentum is EVERYTHING

Steve Brossman is one of the top advisors to salespeople and sales leaders in the world. He helps teams differentiate and create game-changing strategies to help teams differentiate and cut through the noise of an increasingly crowded world. Steve has worked with leadership teams in 15 countries and has trained over 65,000 salespeople. He also is an elite sprinter and competed in the Olympic games. Today he shares how the principle of Momentum helps a team in a ways nothing else can…and how to be intentional about building momentum with each member of your team. Steve is a 9 time Amazon Best Selling Author in Marketing, Sales and Personal Performance. His latest book, "The Art and Science of Becoming a 6 Figure Podguest," delves into the nuances of mastering podcast guest appearances to build authority and drive business success. Drawing from his vast experience and success in digital marketing and sales, Steve outlines strategic methods for utilizing podcasts as a powerful marketing tool to elevate personal and business brands. You can connect with Steve on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevebrossman/). You can check out "The Art and Science of Becoming a 6 Figure Podguest" here (https://stevebrossman.com/6figpod). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com).
4/17/20241 hour, 46 seconds
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Episode 274: John Kaplan: President and Managing Partner at Force Management - Embrace the IMPERMANENCE of Life.

John Kaplan is one of the most influential people in sales. He is the President and Managing Partner of Force Management. For over 20 years, John and the Force team have helped organizations drive profitable AND predictable growth by training their sales and customer facing teams. John and his team that brought us tools like MEDDIC. They have worked with some of the most iconic sales organizations in the world. Helped architect some of the greatest sales success stories in the world. Won way more than their share of awards along the way. And John has emerged as one of the most impactful and influential sales leaders in sales history. John joins us today and shares important insights from an incredible leadership journey that will change your career and change your life. You can connect with John on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnkaplanfm/). You can check out John’s Podcast, The Revenue Builder’s Podcast here. (https://www.linkedin.com/company/revenue-builders-podcast/) You can learn more about Force Management here. (https://www.forcemanagement.com/) For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here. (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com/subscriptions/)
4/10/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 273: Dacy Corlee, VP of Sales at Tile Shop: People → Business → Finance. The Power of Connection.

Dacy Corlee is the Vice President of Sales at the Tile Shop. For 22 years Dacy has helped build the tile shop into what is now one of the largest and fastest growing retailers of manufactured and natural stone tiles in North America…with over 140 locations across 31 states in the United States. As they’ve found ways to keep growing faster and more strategically, Dacy has had to reinvent his leadership approach in order to adapt and continue to thrive. Dacy joins us and shares how he’s done it in a way that has helped him connect to markets, connect to people, and help those he leads choose growth in compelling ways…and shares a blueprint you can use to connect more intentionally with each member of your team. You can connect with Dacy on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/dacy-corlee-53a60b133/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com).
4/3/202452 minutes
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Episode 272: Brandon Bornancin, CEO of Seamless.ai: The Power of Going All In

Brandon Bornancin is the founder and CEO of Seamless.ai. Seamless has helped over 1 million salespeople find leads and contacts that convert. Brandon REJOINS the show today as a rare 3-time repeat guest and shares the power of Going All In…as a Leader, as an Individual, in Business, and in Life. Brandon shows up with his trademark high energy and on-point insights that will help each leader create elite performance as they make the choice to go All In. You can connect with Brandon on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandonbornancin/). You can check out Seamless.ai’s Lead Gen Services here (https://seamless.ai/). You can get Brandon’s new Book, “The Power of Going All In” here (https://www.amazon.com/Power-Going-All-Business-Leadership-ebook/dp/B0CWDSH7KM/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3C9AICO0VUDG3&dib=eyJ2IjoiMSJ9.a9lHPEHx53nkonv_EZovsedaq8VYTxjFYwL9dd3EydLj60L9RzA0gFPiXaVromV_CylkMXpu8DiuOgvQ0KkboaoQBWQMuDF35WGp385r4sw8KMdeFs_oINnPM4jhfj7uYSmLy0OOtyv1BBB4EM2Yux3CfPnZR5RF6cWWUW5dj36w4N4L9_MaDO2zNr_zqkPTlxJvEx74nf7CApJMKCj4Y13ZSfxtVXBz4uh-UkTj5N8.a-XvVmR0FH7Dz674rGgiKAyblwzFDqWs5ls4KWLEB2s&dib_tag=se&keywords=the+power+of+going+all-in&qid=1711476140&sprefix=the+power+of+going+all-in%2Caps%2C94&sr=8-1). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com/subscriptions/). Use Code "Rob" for a lifetime 20% discount!
3/27/202444 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 271: Jake Dunlap, Founder and CEO of Skaled: The 4 C’s of Innovative Sales Teams

Jake Dunlap is the CEO and founder of Skaled. Jake and the Skaled team have helped thousands of sales leaders worldwide create modern GTM systems and approaches and have been part of more than their share of elite sales team success stories. Jake joins the show in a rare 4th appearance to discuss how elite sales teams and salespeople are innovating to make HOW they sell be more impactful than WHAT they sell. This episode will help you make small improvements to how you lead that result in large, disproportionate results. You can connect with Jake on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jakedunlap/). You can get your copy of The Innovative Seller here (https://www.jakedunlap.com/the-innovative-seller). You can register for the Innovative Seller Summit here (https://www.jakedunlap.com/the-innovative-seller-summit?utm_source=Jake+LinkedIn&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=The+Innovative+Seller). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
3/20/202455 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 270: Joe Gravino: Vice President of Go to Market Search at FALCON - The DNA of an ELITE Sales Leader

Joe Gravino is Vice President of Go to Market Search of FALCON. Falcon is a Executive Search firm exclusively focused on recruiting C-Level executives for Private Equity backed companies. Joe recruits CROs and CMOs for high-growth companies of all industries, and as a result, not only has he learned what makes for an Elite Sales leader…he’s had to become one. Today, Joe shares the 5 lenses they look through as they identify ELITE sales leaders. These 5 lenses are what he refers to as the “Anatomy of an Elite Sales Leader.” This is an episode that will give you a blueprint of how to create more impact with just a few changes to your leadership DNA. You can connect with Joe on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-gravino-7b0b30a7/). You can check out Falcon’s CRO Digital Community here (http://www.privateequitycxo.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
3/13/202457 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 269: Andy Beitia, Director of Commercial Banking at Washington Trust Bank - Culture: The Rudder that Steers Your Ship.

Andy Beitia is the Director of Commercial Banking for Washington Trust Bank. Washington Trust Bank is the largest and one of the most respected privately held banks in North America. And Andy leads the team responsible for more revenue than the rest of the organization combined. Andy leads a team of leaders who face stiff competition, are highly regulated, and face consistent change from all kinds of market forces. But he does it with incredible amounts of success. The team at Washington Trust has had head turning growth…year after year…regardless of the external circumstances, and his approach to leadership is a huge reason why. And Andy is joining us today to talk about something that every single leader needs to be intentional about in order to have intentional success. You can connect with Andy on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/andy-beitia-7b007719/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
3/6/20241 hour, 43 seconds
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Episode 268: Jordan Wissel, GTM and Revenue Leader - Communication ≠ Connection: Reducing one of the Biggest Risks Facing Every Sales Opportunity.

Jordan Wissel has spent the last 10 years in high growth sales organizations. The last 5 years have been leading some of the fastest-growing SaaS teams…backed by some of the biggest names in the Venture Capital world. And through it all, he has navigated every economic condition possible…and he hasn’t just survived…he has thrived. Today, Jordan joins the show to discuss what is arguably the most important sales and leadership skill and how we can use it to reduce one of the most challenging risks every sales team faces. You can connect with Jordan on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jwissel-vfl/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
2/28/202455 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 267: Billy Stein, RVP at Seismic: Focus on Initiatives…Not Tools. 7 Keys to Winning in ANY Environment

Billy Stein is a 3 time Sales Leader with Great success at tech companies including ServiceTitan, First Resonance, and Seismic. He’s had a great run leading teams in every environment imaginable and today Billy joins the show to share a model he’s built that creates success regardless of the external circumstances. The host of his own successful podcast, the Sales RX Podcast, Billy is a fantastic resources and today shares a framework you can implement immediately to help you win…no matter what the external conditions are like. You can connect with Billy on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/billy-stein-24814117/). You can subscribe to the SalesRX Podcast Here (https://open.spotify.com/show/0YiCUVH0L2oXnvyWfEUrlU). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
2/22/202459 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 266: Larry Long, CEO of LLJR Enterprises: BE BOLD! Tough People > Tough Times

Larry Long Jr. is a long time friend of the Sales Leadership Podcast. He joins the show today as the first 4-time guest in show history…and joins to share a very timely message as we launch 2024. Larry is one of the most sought-after keynote motivational speakers, an award-winning sales leader, a best-selling author and someone who always brings a JOLT of energy to any conversation. Today Larry shares insights on how leaders can lead their teams into an uncertain future with Confidence, Belief, and Connection. If leadership is the transfer of belief…you’ll find this episode one of the most important you’ll listen to this year. You can connect with Larry on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/longjr7/). You can get Larry’s book, JOLT! here (https://amzn.to/3LbyABL). You can learn more about Larry and his offerings here (http://www.larrylongjr.com/). You can view Larry’s video content here (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZlxPcTQ5uSOHZ5dLaX4grrTYOG6de_sY). You can follow Larry’s Livestreams on Instagram here (https://www.instagram.com/longjr7). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
2/15/202446 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 265: Bronson Terry, District Manager at Sodexo - Quit Banging Your Head Against the Same Problems. Creating Capacity.

Bronson Terry is a District Manager for Sodexo’s Campus Division. Bronson is the first operations manager to ever join the show…and for good reason. Bronson has had remarkable success leading a large team of leaders who support universities in their facilities management services across the Southwest United States. In our conversation today, Bronson shares how his commitment to excellence has led him to creating an approach that generates more leadership capacity and as a result…head-turning growth. Bronson’s blueprint is one every leader will find interesting and can learn from. You can connect with Bronson on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/bronson-terry-51162423/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
2/7/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 264: Philipp Humm, Founder of Power of Storytelling: Stand Out with Stories

Philipp Humm teaches salespeople and sales leaders worldwide how to perfect one of the most important skills in sales: Storytelling. Philipp is the founder of Power of Storytelling and has helped thousands of sellers, leaders, and business executives worldwide use stories to build trust, stand out, and inspire in Business. Philipp works with some of the most iconic organizations in the world. You can connect with Philipp on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/philipphumm/). You can check out Power of Storytelling’s resources here (https://power-of-storytelling.com/). You can get Philipp’s book, the StorySelling Method here (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BZ3N7WBM?ref_=cm_sw_r_cp_ud_dp_4S7RJFB5DNT4JXNX1E7R). You can subscribe to Philipp’s newsletter here (https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/power-of-storytelling-6924287349258395648/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
2/1/202454 minutes
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Episode 263: Sarah Downs, Co-Founder and CRO of Doqaru: Look Inward FIRST

Sarah Downs is the Co-Founder and CRO of Doquaru. Sarah and the Doqaru team help sales leaders worldwide add predictability to the performance process. And in a day where the pressure to perform has never been higher…they help teams step away from the “Grind, Cross Your Fingers and Hope” plan and start adding predictability that can only come through systems. Sarah is a former Trauma Nurse turned Sales Leader. She takes many of the lessons learned in the hospital that help humans recover and thrive and apply these principles to sales teams…so they can help their companies thrive. Today Sarah shares how leaders can create growth and consistency by looking inside first and why this matters so much. You can connect with Sarah on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahdowns-doqaru/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
1/24/202458 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 262: Hannah Huesman, Founder of Mental Sweat: Success Comes in DOING. Secrets to a Championship Mindset

Hannah Huesman is the founder and CEO of Mental Sweat. Hannah is a mental performance coach who has made a huge impact with Sales Leaders, Professional Athletes, and First Responders. For the last 2 years Hannah has been the Mental Performance Coach for the Texas Rangers Baseball team and her work played an important part in their recent World Series Championship. Today Hannah joins the show in an encore performance. She shares how sales leaders can…and should…include mindset development as part of their 2024 strategic plan. Hannah’s first episode on the show was one of the top 3 most downloaded episodes of that year…and she does not disappoint as she shares insights to help every leader learn how they can make the development of bullet-proof, titanium-grade mindsets one of their key advantages in the 2024 year. You can connect with Hannah on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannah-huesman-ms-cmpc-76658bb4/). You can listen to Hannah’s previous episode on the Sales Leadership Podcast here (http://salesleaderpodcast.fireside.fm/174). You can learn more about Hannah and her practice at www.hannahhuesman.com. You can see Hannah in action by following her hashtag: #MentalSweatMonday. For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
1/18/202457 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 261: Mike Hofmann, Founder and CEO of PastSight: How to Have the Answers to the Sales Test

Mike Hofmann is the CEO and founder of PastSight. Prior to founding PastSight he led revenue teams in 6 different organizations and helped close over 2,000 deals. And while he celebrated those wins…it was the 8,000 losses that he REALLY wanted to understand better. After learning that most resources don’t provide the clarity an elite sales leader needs…he founded PastSight to create tools and insights to help sales teams learn from wins AND losses. Today he joins the show and shares how sales leaders can tap into the almost immediate growth that comes when sales leaders help their teams STOP losing for the same reasons over and over again…and how to create systems in your company to make sure your team wins more…and loses less. You can connect with Mike on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/mfhoffman/). You can learn more about PastSight here (https://www.pastsight.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
1/10/202458 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 260: Rob Jeppsen, Founder of Sales Leadership United: SKO 2024 - The Performance Pyramid

To kick off 2024, Rob Jeppsen shares some elements from SKO's he's delivering to sales teams around the world. His model, the Performance Pyramid features 5 areas leaders can be intentional about to create the greatest year of their career. Check out the Performance Pyramid and use it to help get off to a fast start. To see the video of this and access the deck, head to Sales Leadership United here (http://www.salesleadershipunited.com/). You can connect to Rob on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/robjeppsen/). To gain access to the largest collection of Sales Leadership Assets, including video snippets from other guests of the show, subscribe to Sales Leadership United here (http://www.salesleadershipunited.com/).
1/3/20241 hour, 22 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 259: Rob Jeppsen, Founder of Sales Leadership United: Using the Reflection Process to Create the Best Year of Your Career.

In the final episode of 2023, Rob Jeppsen shares his favorite leadership system to fuel a reflective process that will create new energy and confidence, sharpen the focus on the year ahead, and identify the positive and limiting beliefs that can often be elusive for a sales leader. James Clear has told us that winners and losers have the same goals…winners just have better systems to help them accomplish their goals. This episode will give you a simple system to help engineer the greatest year for yourself and each member of your team.
12/29/202330 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 258: Kim Ades - Cofounder and CEO of Frame of Mind Coaching: Belief is the Foundation of All Change

Kim Ades is the co-founder and CEO of Frame of Mind Coaching. For over 20 years she has been leading the charge in teaching leaders about coaching and mindset with remarkable success. Kim helps people change how they think…so they can change how they perform. She’s helped create record performances worldwide and joins us today to share how leaders can help those they lead intentionally “trade up” their beliefs that fuel performance. You can connect with Kim on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimades/). You can learn more about Frame of Mind Coaching here (https://www.frameofmindcoaching.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com).
12/20/202358 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 257: Frank Dale, SVP of Product Management at Salesloft: What are we REALLY Capable of?

Frank Dale is the SVP of Product Management for SalesLoft, where he helps shape how SalesLoft fuels growth for best-in-class sales teams worldwide. Frank has been helping sales leaders succeed for a long time and is also the founder and CEO of Costello, which was ultimately acquired by SalesLoft. Frank joins us today in an important conversation around myths associated with AI and sales and ways we can use modern tools to help teams accomplish more than they may have ever dreamed was possible. This is an important episode for every leader as they help each member of their team choose growth…not just the grind. You can connect with Frank on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/frankdale/). You can learn more about SalesLoft here (https://www.salesloft.com/). Follow Salesloft on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/company/salesloft/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com).
12/13/20231 hour, 56 seconds
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Episode 256: Ali Cudby, Founder and CEO of Alignmint Growth Strategies -- Keep Your Customers

Ali is the Founder and CEO of Alignmint Growth Strategies. For over 9 years her team has fuel growth with external and internal customers by aligning companies for growth. Ali’s approach is about creating alignment to the Customer Experience. By aligning every part of an organization, she has helped all kinds of organizations achieve remarkable growth. The result isn’t just predictability in revenue. Ali helps teams get TRANSFORMATIONAL loyalty through an approach I am excited to discuss today. Ali the author of the #1 best seller, Keep Your Customers. She works with organizations in every key industry across 6 continents. Her work has been featured in major media from the TV networks to American Express, Top Sales World, Yahoo and many others.
12/6/202352 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 255: Chet Lovegren AKA The Sales Doctor - Fueling Performance…not just Participation

Chet Lovegren is known by many as “The Sales Doctor.” He works with sales leaders and sales teams worldwide shaping a fresh, modern approach to every part of the sales ecosystem. His approach to engineering systems that fuel performance has made him a go-to resource for sales leaders, leading venture capital teams, and top organizations around the world. Today Chet joins the show to discuss how sales leaders everywhere can create intentional performance without turning to more of the grind. You can connect with Chet on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/chetlovegren/). You can subscribe to Chet’s Newsletter here (https://thesalesdoctor.ck.page/salesrxnewsletter). You can follow Chet’s Podcast, the Founder’s Formula, here (https://www.linkedin.com/company/foundersformulapodcast/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
11/29/20231 hour, 30 seconds
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Episode 254: Dr Yekemi Otaru, Co-founder and Chief Growth Officer at Doqaru: Creating an Environment that Fuels Massive Growth

Dr. Yekemi Otaru is the co-founder and Chief Growth Officer for Doqaru. Yekemi and her team help sales organizations create ecosystems that facilitate head-turning growth by using data to avoid unnecessary mistakes and to double down in areas of greatest impact. Yekemi is an award-winning business leader, an accomplished speaker, mentor to leaders worldwide and a published author. Today she joins us to share how the most impactful leaders create environments where motivated team members thrive…not just survive. You can connect with Yekemi on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/yekemiotaru/). You can learn more about Doqaru here (https://doqaru.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
11/21/202356 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 253: Monica Stewart, Founder and CEO of MSP Consulting: Changing Your Performance Starts by Changing Your Beliefs.

Monica is the Founder and CEO of MSP Consulting. She’s helped sales teams worldwide as a VP Sales who led the companies to acquisitions, consulted with iconic revenue organizations create systems responsible for massive growth and today helps teams grow faster, more predictably, and more intentionally. Today she joins the show and shares the 2 things people fear most, why changing beliefs is the first step in changing trajectory, and tactics to help you shape your own beliefs and the beliefs of every member of your team. You can connect with Monica on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/monica-stewart/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
11/13/202356 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 252: Jason Santana, Chief Revenue Officer at Sworkz: Why Leaders Need to be OPEN to AI, and why AI = AUGMENTED Intelligence… not ARTIFICIAL.

Jason Santana is an elite Data Scientist – turned Award Winning Sales leader – turned AI for Sales Expert. Jason is a long-time friend of the Sales Leadership Podcast with all the credentials. He’s led iconic, large teams like Paychex and today is preparing the launch of a game-changing AI for Sales technology. Jason consults with organizations worldwide in how to use modern tools (including AI) to create predictable changes that result in massive results. In this episode he shares how sales leaders can create a different kind of experience using AI…and how sales leaders can get started with this important advancement. You can connect with Jason on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jason-a-santana-mba-8849bb/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
11/1/20231 hour, 25 seconds
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Episode 251: Jane Hanson, Founder and CEO of HHH Productions: What’s the Point? Creating Elite Leadership Communication Skills

Jane Hanson is a 9-Time Emmy-Award winning television journalist. As an anchor at NBC Jane reported on every major event from the tragedy of 9/11 to celebrations in the streets of New York when the Yankees celebrated World Series victories, to every twist and turn on Wall Street. Along the way, Jane became expert in the art and science of communication and connection. Today, Jane is an executive communications coach and helps leaders develop elite communication skills in order to fuel the growth of the organizations they lead. Today, Jane joins us to share insights about developing what is arguably the most important skill every leader must have: Becoming an elite communicator. You can connect with Jane on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/janehansontv/). You can learn more about Jane’s tools and subscribe to her newsletter here (https://www.janehanson.com/). You can also follow Jane on Instagram at: @janehansonofficial Find Jane on Facebook here (https://www.facebook.com/JaneHansonTV) For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United here (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com).
10/25/202359 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 249: Christina Smears, Sales Leader: OWN IT!

Christina Smears is a highly decorated sales leader who has seen and done it all in the sales leadership world. She went through every condition imaginable at one of the great sales success stories of all time…Salesforce. She’s led Business Development, Sales Development, and Sales at the Director and Vice President levels with massive success. After creating life-changing success for hundreds of salespeople she has taken a break to evaluate how she owns her own development, career, and why every sales leader needs to give themselves permission to prioritize themselves in this insightful conversation with one of the best in the business. You can connect with Christina on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/christinasmears/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out the NEW AND IMPROVED Sales Leadership United Here. (http://www.salesleadershipunited.com/)
10/11/202357 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 248: Ryan Staley, Founder and CEO of WhaleBoss: How to 3x Your Top Performers With AI.

Ryan Staley is the founder and CEO of WhaleBoss. Ryan helps companies accelerate growth by doing things differently. Ryan has emerged as one of the top voices in how AI can help sales teams grow faster. Ryan helps sales organizations implement and benefit AI in ways that make sense. This is an important episode with an important topic that will help you now and in the coming sales year that you just don’t want to miss. You can connect with Ryan on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryan-staley/). You can get Ryan’s 9 AI and Sales Resources and FREE access to Ryan’s AI Accelerator Course here (https://www.aiforrevenue.com/sale-ai-accelerator-home). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United at it’s new home Here (http://www.salesleadershipunited.com/).
10/4/202351 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 250: Keith Weightman, RVP of Sales at Bullhorn: My ___ Don’t Like Surprises.

Keith Weightman is the RVP of Sales for Bullhorn. Keith has been part of an incredible success story. And while his leadership success in both sales and people development has been “next level,” it is worth noting that he’s grown with Bullhorn for 11 years at a time when the average tenure of a sales leader is around 18 months. Today Keith joins the show and shares how reducing surprises fuels the success of a sales leader in every part of their job. Keith is a “Must Follow” sales leader and this is an episode that will help you win immediately, grow predictably, and create impact no matter the market conditions. You can connect with Keith on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kweightman/). You can subscribe to Keith’s Newsletter here (https://serve2sell.beehiiv.com/). You can access Keith’s Sales Assembly Crash Course here (https://members.salesassembly.com/member-event/using-visualization-for-selling/?utm_medium=email&_hsmi=277027460&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--BVvslhBZVbvCYq_xHeKv1I0fSYePF37nFa0kNPsByQ7bBGlJDbNFy9qwEEsfauSPjzhgj5qqnt1cGtYwMyRJo82hGtVIbotsETLUJxqZX5sQXC8Y&utm_content=277027460&utm_source=hs_email). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out the ALL NEW Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com).
10/2/202355 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 247: Rob Jeppsen of Sales Leadership United: Choose to THRIVE…Not just SURVIVE

In this episode Rob Jeppsen shares his recent battle with Colon Cancer and 5 lessons he learned when being told he only had 18 months to live…and how those lessons have everything to do with leadership. This may be the most important episode we’ve recorded in the 5 year history of the show. Please check this one out and take Rob’s challenge to share this one with at least one of your colleagues. Check out Sales Leadership United at www.salesleaadershipunited.com
9/29/202339 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 246: Dan Goodman, Founder and CEO of TruCommish: Trust but Verify

Dan Goodman is the King of Comp in the Sales World. Dan’s been in the sales world for over 25 years…as a salesperson, a channel developer, a negotiator, and a sales leader. Along the way he noticed recurring challenges salespeople and sales leaders faced around what might be the most sensitive topic in our world…compensation and commissions. Today, Dan helps salespeople and sales leaders ask for and get what they deserve. He helps them when they need help the very most. This is an important episode about how to protect yourself, your team, and to get compensation right. You can connect with Dan on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-goodman2001/). You can learn more about TruCommish here (https://trucommish.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
9/20/202349 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 245: Dave Elsner, Sales Coach: Sales is NOT a Numbers Game. Become “Findable” by your Prospects.

Dave Elsner helps tech sales teams at every level create the best year in company history…year after year after year. Dave and his team help companies stay modern in how they sell and ensure how they sell is always more important than what they sell. Dave joins us today and shares ways to stand out in what may be the most competitive and noisy marketplaces we will ever face. You can connect with Dave on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/daveelsner/). You can learn more about Dave and his services here (https://thetechsalescoach.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com).
9/13/202355 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 244: Brian Will, Executive Business Coach: We Can Help Anyone Improve

Brian Will is a 2 time bestselling author, a regular Forbes contributor and works with companies from startups to members of the Fortune 500 to create predictable improvement in sales. Brian shares his experience working with companies of all sizes and why the commitment to improvement is so important for every single sales leader. In this episode Brian shares insights on how you can help anyone who wants to find the success and the life they want. You can connect with Brian on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/theforcemm/). You can learn more about Brian and his services here (http://www.brianwillmedia.com/). You can learn about Brian’s Mastermind Group, the Force Multiplier Mastermind here (http://www.theforcemm.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United at its new home Here (http://www.salesleadershipunited.com/).
9/6/202357 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 243: Lee Benson, Founder and CEO of Execute to Win: Be Intentional About How You Create Value

Lee Benson is the founder and CEO of Execute to Win. Lee and his team have helped hundreds of sales teams and thousands of leaders worldwide improve what’s most important. Lee has built and sold 7 companies but today he helps organizations create predictability in what makes organizations grow and thrive. He joins us today and shares a framework of how leaders can be more intentional about how they create value in ways that drive elite growth. Check out this episode where Lee shares a framework that will help any leader in any industry fuel growth they’ve never experienced. You can connect with Lee on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/lee-benson-5b6101/). You can learn more about Lee’s Organization, Execute to Win, here (https://etw.com/). You can check out Lee’s Book, “Your Most Important Number,” here (https://www.amazon.com/Your-Most-Important-Number-Collaboration/dp/B0B46PDSMM/ref=sr_1_1?crid=339Z8NJV9M60M&keywords=your+most+important+number+book&qid=1688591006&sprefix=%2Caps%2C109&sr=8-1). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out the NEW AND IMPROVED Sales Leadership United Here. (http://www.salesleadershipunited.com/)
8/23/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 242: Jake Dunlap, CEO of Skaled: AI isn’t Coming... AI is Here.

Jake Dunlap is the Founder and CEO of Skaled. For over 10 years Jake and the Skaled team have helped sales teams worldwide navigate the fogginess that comes with change. Jake and Skaled help sales leaders and sales teams stay modern, use tools in innovative ways, and create new advantages in how they approach the markets they serve. So it is no surprise that Jake has emerged as one of the early experts in how AI needs to be used for modern sales teams and sales leaders. Jake joins us in our first episode dedicated to the use of AI as a sales leader. This is a must-listen episode for every leader. AI will be a catalyst for elite performance…or it could be a catalyst of becoming insignificant if you’re not intentional about how to use this new capability with the teams you lead. You can connect with Jake on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jakedunlap/). You can register for Jake’s 9 Part Seminar with KD Here (https://bit.ly/sales-ai-unleashed-series). Sign up for LinkedIn Newsletter. Here’s our latest edition (https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/9-points-sales-process-you-should-use-chatgpt-jake-dunlap/), 9 Points in the Sales Process You Should Use ChatGPT For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com).
8/16/202359 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 241: Jason Smith, Co-Founder and CEO of Klue: Win the Deals You SHOULD Have Won.

Jason Smith is the Co-Founder and CEO of Klue. Klue is a competitive enablement platform that rounds up everything possible to find about competitors to help salespeople win. Under Jason’s leadership the company has had remarkable growth and now is working with over 500 sales organization worldwide…including many of the most iconic companies in the world. Jason joins us to talk about the importance of understanding the “Competitive Revenue Gap” and how you can transform your company just by winning the deals you SHOULD have won. You can connect with Jason on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/onemoresmith/). You can learn more about Klue here (https://klue.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United at it’s new home Here (http://www.salesleadershipunited.com/).
8/3/202359 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 240: David Kreiger, President of SalesRoads - We are in the People Business

David Krieger is the President of SalesRoads. For over 20 years, David and the SalesRoads team have helped companies simplify the development of Elite…high-performing teams. David and the SalesRoad team have built over 500 SDR teams, Created over 100,000 Qualified Sales Opportunities, and helped sales leaders stay modern and current through every imaginable market condition. David joins us and shares a blueprint of how putting people first creates record-setting teams and elite performance. You can connect with David on LinkedIn here (http://www.linkedin.com/in/davidkreiger/). You can check out SalesRoads’ LinkedIn here (http://www.linkedin.com/company/salesroads/). You can learn more about SalesRoads here (http://www.salesroads.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United at it’s new home Here (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com/subscriptions/). Be sure to use the code ROB for a free trial.
7/26/202359 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 239: Matt Phillips, Leadership and Mental Toughness Coach: Using Mindset to Create Unfair Advantages

Matt Phillips is a mental toughness coach who helps leaders learn how mindset development is the true differentiator…not just effort or tools. Matt has helped some of the most iconic companies in the world as well as some of the fastest growing companies in the world learn to develop elite mindsets as part of their go to market strategy. This is a topic and a competency not enough leaders become skilled in…and it is the one most often associated with success as a leader. This is an important episode you will want to listen to multiple times…check this one out now. You can connect with Matt on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattphillips15/). Connect with Matt on LinkedIn on Facebook here (https://www.facebook.com/MattPhillipsCoaching/) Connect with Matt on LinkedIn on Instagram here (https://www.instagram.com/mattphillipscoaching/) Connect with Matt on LinkedIn on YouTube here (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCox4uftnO0IprFkWkJK908A) You can learn more about Matt Phillips Leadership and Mental Toughness Coaching here (https://www.mattphillipscoaching.com/). The best players don’t want to work with sub-par leaders, and that’s why understanding your Superpower is so important…to become aware of your strength so that you can get more out of your sales team and blow past your revenue goals! Take his free quiz to find your Superpower as a sales leader at www.mattphillipscoaching.com/quiz. Listeners looking to up-level their leadership and mental toughness skills necessary to make next level results happen can check out Matt’s Podcast “ The Matt Phillips Podcast” at https://www.mattphillipscoaching.com/podcasts/the-matt-phillips-podcast-for-sales-leaders. For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United at it’s new home Here (http://www.salesleadershipunited.com/). Be sure to use the code ROB at the signup page to get a free trial.
7/19/202359 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 238: Collin Mitchell, VP of Sales at Leadium: The Death of Spreadsheet Leadership

Collin Mitchell is the VP of Sales at Leadium. Collin and his team help sales teams find prospects, create high-impact outbound, and develop pipelines that companies all around the world can count on. Collin has been involved in Sales Leadership as a Founder, a Sales Leader, an Advisor, and an Investor. Collin joins us today and shares a blueprint on how to drive growth in a way the members of your team and the companies you serve will thank you for. You can connect with Collin on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/cmsales/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, CHECK OUT THE BRAND NEW WEBSITE FOR SALES LEADERSHIP UNITED HERE (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com). Use the code "ROB" to get a free trial at Sales Leadership United (https://www.salesleadershipunited.com)!
7/13/202357 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 237: Tucker Hood, Head of Sales at InsuredMine: Time is Everything. Learn Yesterday, Change Today.

Tucker Hood is the Head of Sales at InsuredMine. Over the last 2 years he’s helped the company double their employee count but more than 5x their revenue. Today Tucker joins us to discuss why Time is everything to a sales leader and shares how to make speed your best friend. Want to help your team go faster? Check out this episode with Tucker today. You can connect with Tucker on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/tuckerhood1/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
7/5/202353 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 236: Doug Brown, CEO at CEO Sales Strategies: Predictably Creating Top 1% Earners

Doug Brown helps develop some of the most successful salespeople, leaders, and companies in the world. He’s worked with iconic organizations worldwide and is massively successful in helping sales leaders and salespeople everywhere learn and adopt the principles of the most successful salespeople in the world. He is the creator of the Top 1% academy, where he trains on how to sell to buyers of all kinds…and how to be in the top 1% of sales earners in the world. He’s a best-selling author, a highly requested speaker, and an expert in intentional improvement. Doug joins us today to discuss how sales leaders can help those they lead enter the Elite status of top 1% earners worldwide in a can’t-miss discussion. You can connect with Doug on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/dougbrown123/). To learn more about how to create 1% earners check out https://ceosalesstrategies.com/1percent. You can get a copy of Doug’s book, Win Win Selling here (https://www.amazon.com/Win-Win-Selling-Unlocking-Profitability-Objections/dp/0578545233/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2Z7C7Q3ALS1IM&keywords=win+win+selling+doug+brown&qid=1687886611&sprefix=win+win+selling+doug+brown%2Caps%2C117&sr=8-1). Find Doug on facebook here (https://www.facebook.com/dougcbrownCEOSS). Add Doug on Twitter here (https://twitter.com/dougcbrown123). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
6/28/202358 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 235: Shari Lueck, Freelance Coach at Bridges2Bravery: Stop Handling People and Start Leading Them

Shari Lueck is a leader who has been there, done that. She’s been the top performing salesperson, led the top performing teams, and has done it in multiple industries and in every market segment from SMB, to channel, to enterprise sales. She joins us today to talk about the power of real connection. At a time when Activity-Based Leadership is alive and well, Shari shakes things up by sharing how building stronger, more meaningful, and more authentic relationships is where success REALLY comes from. You can connect with Shari on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/shari-lueck/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
6/21/202354 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 234: Dan Fantasia, President and CEO of Treeline Recruiting: Why Recruiting as a Skill is a Top Priority

Dan Fantasia is the Founder, President, and CEO of Treeline Recruiting…the top sales recruiting firm in North America. Treeline was founded in 2001 with an exclusive focus on helping companies build world-class, high-performing sales teams. They’ve been in business for over 20 years and have helped sales organizations of all kinds navigate every kind of environment and circumstance imaginable. Thousands of teams and even more thousands of careers have been improved because of Dan’s mission: We advance the careers of Salespeople in the United States. Dan joins the show to share how recruiting isn’t just a top priority, it is a leadership skill every leader should be intentional about creating. He shares a blueprint to help take recruiting up to a level that will change your team in ways that fuel performance your company will thank you for. You can connect with Dan on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/danfantasia/). You can learn more about Treeline here (https://www.treelineinc.com/). To gain access to a bunch of Treeline's of free resources, including a compensation calculator and an interview scorecard, click here (https://www.treelineinc.com/sales-recruitment-resources/). To contact Dan and the rest of Treeline click here (https://www.treelineinc.com/find-your-next-salesperson/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
6/14/202351 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 233: Oscar Torres, Global Sr. Director of Channel and Sales Transformation at Dassault Systems - Predictable Trust, Predictable Success.

Oscar Torres is a sales leader with every credential. He is the Founder and Director of the B2B Management Program at ESADE Executive Education…a business school ranked #4 in the world for Executive Education by the Financial Times. He also is the Global Sr. Director of Channel and Sales Transformation at Dassault Systems. He’s advised leaders in over 500 companies worldwide and his work on predictability and trust have been featured in leading publications worldwide. Oscar joins the show in a really insightful conversation around the drivers of predictability. And since the job of every sales leader is predictable growth…this is an episode you’ll be glad you took in. You can connect with Oscar on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/oscartorresbaus/). You can learn more about ESADE Executive Education here (http://www.esade.edu/b2b). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
6/7/202359 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 232: Elizabeth Andrew, Co-Founder and President of SalesCompete - Resilience Through Intentional Reinvention

Elizabeth Andrew joins us this week to share how important it is for a leader to be willing to reinvent themselves and the power that comes with being intentional about how you choose to reinvent yourself. She’s had a successful career that has been fueled by reinvention. She started on Wall Street, exited intentionally to raise a family, and then decided she wanted to come back as a Tech Executive. And while some said it was wishful thinking, she made it happen. She has decades of proven leadership, success in multiple industries, and has been involved in every part of complex sales. Elizabeth shares her story today and shares how intention, reinvention, and ambition fuel resiliency in a way every leader can learn from. Elizabeth is the Co-founder and President of Sales Compete (www.salescompete.com), a native Slack app that brings in-office sales floor energy and productivity to remote and hybrid selling. You can learn more about Sales Compete here (www.salescompete.com). You can connect with Elizabeth on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabethaandrew/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
5/31/202356 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 231: Rhett Nelson, Sales Director at Clozd - Using Win Loss to Improve Your Most Important Metric: Your Win Rate.

Rhett Nelson leads an Enterprise Sales team for Clozd. Rhett and the Clozd team helps sales orgs predictably improve what is arguably the most important metric in sales: Your win rate. This is the second leader from Clozd to join the show because we believe Clozd is the very best provider of win-loss assessment for sales teams of all sizes and industries. Win-Loss is a tool that isn’t used often enough and today Rhett joins us to talk about how we can move from reading the box scores and start watching game film. This is an important conversation and one you’ll be glad you listened to. And don’t miss out on the special offer from Clozd: A free Win-Loss Interview conducted by a member of the Clozd team. Be sure to take advantage of this no-lose introduction to why prospects respond the way they do to your interactions with you. You can connect with Rhett on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/rhett-nelson-195052bb/). You can learn more about Clozd here (https://www.clozd.com/). Be sure to take advantage of a free Win Loss Interview from Clozd HERE (http://www.freebuyerinterview.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
5/24/202354 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 230: Meyah Rose and Jonathan Mahan, Co-Founders of The Practice Lab: Deliberate Practice and The Improvement Zone

Meyah Rose and Jonathan Mahan are the co-founders of The Practice Lab. The Practice Lab helps salespeople and sales teams benefit from the impact of Deliberate Practice. Meyah, Jonathan and their team help professional salespeople take an approach to skill development similar to how professional athletes, performers and musicians do with theirs…deep and deliberate practice. Join us in an insightful discussion on how to create “Improvement Zones” in your organization that lead to almost immediate improvements to performance. You can connect with Meyah on LinkedIn here (http://linkedin.com/in/Meyahrose). You can connect with Jonathan on LinkedIn here (http://linkedin.com/in/jtmahan). You can learn more about the Practice Lab here (http://www.thepracticelab.co/). Check out The Practice Club Website (free monthly sales skills practice for individual reps) here (thepracticelab.co/club). Send an Email to [email protected] to be one of five teams to win a free objection handling practice lab! For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
5/17/20231 hour, 2 seconds
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Episode 229: Marina Golemis, SVP of North American Sales at ShipBob — The Confidence Journey

Marina Golemis is the SVP of North American Sales at ShipBob. ShipBob is a tech-enabled fulfilment platform that supports over 7000 ecommerce companies. Under Marina’s growth they are having incredible growth as she’s touched every part of the customer acquisition process. Today Marina joins us to discuss how leaders can learn to trust themselves and their perspective and why understanding the confidence journey is so important for a sales leader. You can connect with Marina on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/marinakogan/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
5/10/202355 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 228: Meredith Hudson, Sales Leadership Coach and Advisor — The Ability to Level Up an Entire Team is a Superpower You Can Develop...if You Want To.

Meredith Hudson comes from Leadership Roles in Google, AdRoll, Snapchat and Amazon, and after 20 years of head-turning impact, Meredith now is developing the next generation of Sales Leaders as she runs her own career coaching and leadership development firm. In this episode she joins us to share a framework that will help you develop what may be the greatest superpower any sales leader can have: The ability to level up an entire team…intentionally, predictably, and in a way that will change the career of each salesperson you lead. You can connect with Meredith on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/merhud/). You can learn more about Meredith and her organization here (https://www.merhudson.com/). You can get more of Meredith’s content here (https://www.instagram.com/meredithhuds/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
5/3/202356 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 227: #226: Jessica Schultz, Founder and CEO of The Amplify Group — Creating “Escape Velocity” at Times of Transition with Incremental Improvement

Jessica Schultz is the Founder and CEO of The Amplify Group. Amplify helps sales organizations move predictably to the next stage of revenue growth and navigate the challenges that come as companies grow from phase to phase. Jessica’s journey has included the Capital Markets, SaaS Sales and Leadership, and then Venture Capital before founding The Amplify Group. Jessica joins us in a really compelling conversation about the mindset of tracking down what’s next and how to get there. You can connect with Jessica on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicatschultz/). You can learn more about The Amplify Group here (https://www.amplifyscales.com/). You can subscribe to Jessica and Amplify’s blog here (https://www.amplifyscales.com/insights). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
4/26/202359 minutes
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Episode 226: #225: John Weiler, Director of Sales at Path Robotics — The Fuel for Growth and Strategic Leadership

John Weiler is the Director of Sales at Path Robotics. John’s team is leading the way on how AI and Machine Learning change how people build things. John’s Enterprise team has scaled from $0 to over $25MM in less than 24 months. He joins us today to discuss how leaders can create capacity to fuel strategic growth and development. Capacity is a component that ever sales leader needs to be intentional about. This episode will help you press pause and create your own plan to have the capacity you need to accomplish your strategic objectives. You can connect with John on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-weiler/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
4/19/20231 hour, 1 minute, 45 seconds
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Episode 225: #224: Matt Granados, CEO of Life Pulse — Using the Motivation Formula to Create Predictable Success

Matt Granados is the President of LifePulse. Matt teaches organizations and individuals how to achieve predictable results with the current resources available to you through the development of systems. Matt and his team works with organizations like Twitter, Google, and the US Air Force…but he also works with up-and-coming high growth organizations as well as individuals looking to do more with their careers. He’s someone top performers and leaders all around the world have learned from, lean on, and look to as they work to accomplish more with the teams they lead. Matt joins us today to share how leaders can help create trajectories that result in highly desired results and a formula for motivation and success. You can connect with Matt on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewgranados/). You can learn more about Matt and his organization here (https://www.lifepulseinc.com/teams/whatwedo/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
4/12/202358 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 224: #223: Rick Elmore, CEO at Simply Noted — Just Say Thank You

Rick Elmore is the founder and CEO of Simply Noted. Rick and his team helps leaders around the world tap into the power of saying thank you with a handwritten note. Today Rick joins us and shares insights on the power of gratitude and why more sales leaders should emphasize the power of a simple thank you. In a time where sales is more difficult than ever before, gratitude is a powerful tool that every sales leader will benefit from if they choose to tap in to it. And in this episode, Rick helps you learn how easy…but meaningful it can be. You can connect with Rick on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/rick-elmore/). You can learn more about Simply Noted here (https://simplynoted.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
4/5/202345 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 223: #222: Sam Jacobs, Founder and CEO of Pavilion — Kind Folks Finish First

Sam Jacobs is the Founder and CEO of Pavilion. Pavilion is an international community of Revenue Leaders from the world’s most successful companies. Pavilion provides unmatched resources, connections, and insights to sales leaders in companies worldwide. Sam is also the author of the bestselling book, “Kind Folks Finish First.” Sam joins us to share why Kindness is so important to any high-impact sales leader and how to make it part of your Sales Leadership Playbook. You can connect with Sam on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/samfjacobs/). You can get a copy of Sam’s book, “Kind Folks Finish First” here (https://www.joinpavilion.com/kind-folks-finish-first). You can learn more about Pavilion here (https://www.joinpavilion.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
3/29/202358 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 222: #221: Mandeep Sidhu, VP at RTS Carrier Services — Progress, Not Perfection

Mandeep Sidhu is Vice President at RTS Carrier Services. RTS is the leader in providing fuel, finance and technology services to an industry that is the backbone of any modern country: trucking. His team is growing in a mega industry that is highly competitive and highly regulated…but Mandeep’s team is having crazy growth and success stories. Mandeep joins us and opens his playbook on creating loyalty, development of people, retention, and creating predictability in an unpredictable time. This is an episode that will leave you wanting to connect with Deep and taking a few pages from this playbook he so willingly shares. You can connect with Mandeep on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/mandeep-sidhu-13b15a7/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
3/22/202354 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 221: #220: Tara Horstmeyer, Executive LinkedIn Advisor — Becoming "Unignorable"

LinkedIn has become a tool that the best sales teams, sales people, and sales leaders use to fuel elite performance. Unfortunately, most sales leaders and sales people don’t know how to use LinkedIn to create meaningful impact. Tara Horstmeyer simplifies LinkedIn for salespeople and is an executive content coach. She helps people learn how to create success in the important world of content creation and the use of LinkedIn. Tara’s work has been featured by leading industry publications and she joins us today to help each listener stop conducting random acts of content creation on LinkedIn and become “Unignorable” in this important episode. You can connect with Tara on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/tarahorstmeyer/). You can learn how Tara helps people become Unignorable on LinkedIn here (https://www.happywordssell.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
3/15/202359 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 220: #219: Tobi Oluwole, CEO of The3Skills — A Blueprint to Creating Top Performers

Tobi is Shopify’s top sales manager. He has built many sales teams from the ground up who have gone on to have record-breaking success. In addition, Tobi works with sales leaders and salespeople worldwide helping them earn more, grow faster, and live happier lives with his resources we have shared links to in these show notes. Today Tobi joins us to discuss how sales leaders can develop top performers, and do it more predictably, more consistently, and faster than you may think. Tobi’s blueprint for developing top performers is something every sales leader will want to see and implement. You can connect with Tobi on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/thetobioluwole/). You can learn more about Tobi’s 3 Skills System here (https://the3skills.com/). You can subscribe to Tobi’s “Paid in Full” Newsletter here (https://www.the3skills.com/paid-in-full). You can access “The Founder’s Blueprint” here (https://foundersblueprint.ca/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
3/8/202359 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 219: #218:Dr. Garland Vance, CEO of AdVance Leadership — There are No Neutral Sales Leaders.

Dr. Garland Vance helps leaders worldwide accomplish more while stressing less. Garland joined the show 2 years ago and his first episode became the #1 most downloaded show in Sales Leadership Podcast history in an important conversation around avoiding burnout with salespeople and providing a framework to help people recharge their energy. Garland rejoins the show to share new leadership insights and tools you can use to create Elite impact with each member of your team in one of our most important episodes ever. You can connect with Garland on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/garland-vance/). You can get a copy of Garland’s book, “Gettin’ (Un) Busy” here (https://www.amazon.com/dp/1640855327/ref=tsm_1_fb_lk). You can learn more about Garland and his organization here (https://www.advanceleadership.live/). You can sign up for Garland’s newsletter, Friday 411, here (https://www.advanceleadership.live/blog). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
3/1/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 218: #217: Rex Galbraith, CRO of Consensus — Creating Winning Experiences

Rex Galbraith is the Chief Revenue Officer for Consensus…The undisputed champ in the world of Presales Software. Consensus is experiencing head turning growth while many software companies are experiencing slow-downs. Rex has built an environment that has led to incredible sales success, won multiple industry awards, and helped create a new software category. And Rex has been there through it all. The Good times, the Hard times, and some Scary times. Rex shares a blueprint on why winning matters and how to do it right in an episode you will be better off for having listened to. You can connect with Rex on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/rexgalbraith/). You can learn more about Consensus here (https://goconsensus.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited). Sign up for the largest presales and demo virtual conference in the world. May 25-28th (FREE) . (www.demofest.com)
2/22/20231 hour, 15 seconds
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Episode 217: #216: Andie Jewett of AMP Agency — Creating “They Get Me” Moments with Storytelling

Andie Jewett leads the New Business Development team for AMP Agency…one of the top Digital Advertising Companies in the world. And that makes her a modern-day version of everything that made Don Draper of Mad Men Great. She joins us in a really insightful episode to share how storytelling works from a sales leaders’ perspective. She’s used storytelling to win business with many of the most iconic companies in the world…and opens the playbook up for you in this episode you’ll want to listen to over and over again. You can connect with Andie on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/andie-jewett/). You can learn more about the AMP Agency here (https://www.ampagency.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
2/15/20231 hour, 1 minute, 46 seconds
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Episode 216: #215: Amy Franko, Sales Strategy and Culture Expert — Metrics are for Mapping…Using Data to Create the Outcomes YOU Want.

Amy Franko has spent the last 16 years working with mid-market sales organizations helping sales leaders worldwide create new sales success standards through sales strategy, advisory, and skill development programs. Her work has been a massive success and she’s emerged as an expert in modern sales strategies. She joins us today to share why too many sales organizations don’t use metrics effectively…and how to fix it. This is an episode that will help you transform how you create value to those members of your team with some tools you can use immediately to make a difference. You can connect with Amy on LinkedIn here (www.linkedin.com/in/amyfranko) Learn more about Amy and her organization here (https://amyfranko.com/) Check out Amy's Sales Planning Template here (https://amyfranko.com/sales-worksheets/) Learn more about Amy on her blog here (www.amyfranko.com/blog) For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
2/8/202359 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 215: #214: Ronnell Richards of Business and Bourbon — Shut the Hell Up and Sell! Finding the JOY in Sales.

Ronnell Richards works with sales leaders worldwide helping set and achieve new standards with companies of all sizes and industries. He runs several sales organizations and has not only performed at a high level with consistency…he has the rare ability to teach others how to create predictable, repeatable growth. Ronnell joins us today to discuss non-negotiables for any sales leader who is chasing success in 2023. He shares insights from his new book and reinforces the importance of having a philosophy about how you approach sales…and why “the grind” may not be the right approach. You can connect with Ronnell on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ronnellrichards/). Check out Ronnell’s podcast, Business and Bourbon, here (https://www.businessandbourbon.live/). Grab a copy of “Shut The Hell Up and Sell” here (https://www.shutthehellupandsell.com/). You can learn more about Ronnell and his organization here (https://www.ronnellrichards.com/). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
2/2/202356 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 214: #213: Mark America Smith, Executive Advisor — Personality is Cheap. Character is Expensive.

Mark Smith is the sales leader who has done it all. He’s been the top salesperson, led large corporate teams with massive success, led younger high growth tech teams to rapid growth and massive fundings, and everything in between. Mark joins us today to talk about why trust is the resource that matters most to any sales leader…and how to lead in ways where you can earn the trust of those you work with and work for. If leadership is about influence, Mark’s discussion in this episode will help you gain influence in ways that will help you create life-changing years for those lucky enough to be part of your team. Mark recently spent about a year helping Ukrainian refugees. To learn more about and contribute to this important cause, see the link in the show notes. You can connect with Mark on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/markasmithjr/). Be sure to click that bell so you get notified of Mark’s Content. Mark’s family has spent the last 10 months providing housing, food, clothing, supplies, medical care, and transportation to Ukrainians impacted by the war in the Ukraine. To learn more about and to contribute to this important humanitarian effort (even $5 is a difference maker), please check out his fundraising page here (https://www.gofundme.com/f/long-term-relocation-assistance?utm_campaign=p_nacp+share-sheet&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer). Let’s have the Sales Leadership Podcast Listeners make a difference. For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
1/25/202358 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 213: #212: Rob Jeppsen — 20.23: The year of the Upgrade

Back by popular demand, Rob is sharing a personal SKO with each of the Sales Leadership Podcast listeners. To help kick off 2023 Rob shares important leadership insights based on content from some of the 18 SKOs he is delivering to sales teams worldwide right now. This year needs to be a year of the upgrade. In this episode will share with you 4 areas you can make small upgrades that lead to large, disproportionate results. Move past activity management. Move past the MORE button. And create meaningful impact in the lives of those you lead with strategic improvements that are massive difference makers. For video snippets of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, and for more content and trainings from Rob, head to www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
1/18/202356 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 212: #211: Jason Baskaran, The Sales Doctor and Commercial Account Executive at Contentful— Never Call Me Your Boss. Becoming the Anti-Boss in 2023.

Jason Baskaran is a sales leader who has found success in being the “Anti-Boss.” He’s led teams to head-turning growth and does it with an emphasis on people development. Jason has found that success for a sales leader ONLY comes as they focus on the success and development of the salesperson…individually and collectively. In this episode, Jason shares how he had learned how high-impact leaders fuel the growth of the individual in ways that lead to predictable team success. You can connect with Jason on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/i-love-sales/). Check out Jason’s podcast, the Sales G.O.A.T.S Podcast here (https://open.spotify.com/show/48m0SdK6B7eheX3LuokwcJ?si=9m48wUqQShmz1JkiIZOPbg&nd=1). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
1/11/20231 hour, 58 seconds
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Episode 211: #210: Amber Deibert, Performance Coach — Playing Chess while Everyone Else is Playing Checkers

Amber Deibert is a performance coach for salespeople who helps them find their mojo, think bigger, and create new performance standards. She works with some of the most successful salespeople and sales leaders in the world and has become a go-to resource for salespeople everywhere. Amber joins us in the first episode of 2023. In this important episode we talk about how leaders can help members of their team think bigger, unlock the best versions of themselves, build environments where team members find safe places to thrive, and the best fuel for elite performance levels. This is an episode that will help you start the year fast and set your team up for a career-changing year. You can connect with Amber on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/amberdeibert/). Check out more about working with Amber at www.amberdeibert.com (www.amberdeibert.com) Get Amber’s FREE course on overcoming Impostor Syndrome at www.amberdeibert.com/freecourse (www.amberdeibert.com/freecourse). Unlock the best version of yourself with Amber’s “Manage Your Mindset” course at www.manageyourmindset.io (www.manageyourmindset.io). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited/posts).
1/4/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 210: #209: Kyle Asay of MongoDB — Modeling Awesomeness: “What Does Good Look Like?”

Kyle Asay is Regional VP of Sales for MongoDB. He’s been ridiculously successful as a salesperson and as a Sales Leader. His teams have had remarkable growth, regardless of the market conditions and in this episode he shares why sales leaders need to upgrade their approach to leadership if they want to upgrade the performance of their team…and that “if you haven’t made changes in your leadership approach in the last 6 months you’re already behind.” He shares his go-to approach: How to make sure you can show each member of your team “What Good Looks Like.” This is a timely, important episode for every leader as you prepare for the 2023 sales year. You can connect with Kyle on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kyleasay/). Check out Kyle’s tools for salespeople and sales leaders at www.salesintroverts.com. For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
12/21/20221 hour, 1 minute, 56 seconds
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Episode 209: #208: Emily Johnson, Burnout Expert — Beating Burnout with Tiny Moments of Stillness

Emily Johnson is a Corporate High Achiever turned Burnout Recovery & Prevention Coach. She helps high performers all around the world prevent and heal from burnout so they can thrive in every aspect of their lives. In this episode, Emily shares why burnout thrives in the sales profession and what leaders can do to create an environment where they can help members of their team have life changing years. Burnout is more prevalent than it has ever been. This is an important episode for every sales leader to process and apply. You can connect with Emily on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-johnson111392/). You can subscribe to Emily’s Newsletter here (https://colossal-originator-5538.ck.page/22a86394a5). You can take Emily’s free Burnout Quiz here (https://www.alignwithemilyj.com/burnoutquiz). You can get more information about Emily here (https://www.alignwithemilyj.com/work-with-me). For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
12/7/20221 hour, 36 seconds
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Episode 208: #207: Ravi Rajani, Storytelling Expert — Help Your Customers Feel Seen, Heard, and Understood with Elite Storytelling

Ravi Rajani is one of the top storytelling experts in the world. He helps sales teams of all sizes worldwide improve win rates and create winning experiences with the customers they serve by harnessing the power of elite storytelling. He’s a highly sought-after storyteller who shares his award-winning frameworks in this fast-moving episode. As you prepare to upgrade your performance in 2023…you’ll want to upgrade how your team uses stories. This episode will get you started fast. You can connect with Ravi on LinkedIn Here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ravirajani/). Check out Ravi’s free resource on upgrading your elevator pitch here. (https://www.theravirajani.com/yourelevatorstory) For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United on Patreon Here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
11/30/202248 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 207: #206: Rob Jeppsen of Sales Leadership United — Gratitude

In the spirit of the Thanksgiving Holiday, Rob Jeppsen shares important insights in why gratitude is not just an attribute that leads to a happier, more fulfilling life...Gratitude is one of the most important skills and tools a sales leader can have. Gratitude will help leaders be more impactful and more influential leaders...and the people lucky enough to work with sales leaders who express gratitude will have life-changing experiences. Learn why gratitude is so important for a sales leader and several ways a sales leader can experience the benefits of gratitude in this holiday-inspired episode. You can connect with Rob on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/robjeppsen/). For video snippets of your favorite episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast and to access the world's largest collection of Sales Leadership Assets, check out Sales Leadership United here (https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited).
11/27/202248 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 206: #205: Chris Orlob, CEO of Stealth Startup — Creating Unmistakable Clarity

Chris Orlob is one of the architects of one of the most prolific SaaS success stories. He joined Gong as employee #2 in the US and helped it go from 17 customers to well over 3,000 customers and grow $178K in sales to a multi-billion dollar organization. Chris joins us today to share how to build team that create predictable growth and why clarity is so crucial to any sales leader’s success. This is an episode that will help fuel massive success for every sales leader fortunate enough to listen to it. You can connect with Chris on LinkedIn here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisorlob/). You can check out QuotaSignal here (quotasignal.com). You can check out PClub.io here (https://www.pclub.io). Click here for 91 free sales interview questions (https://go.quotasignal.com/cheet-sheat) For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
11/16/202257 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 205: #204: Ted Blosser, CEO of WorkRamp — Strategic Leadership

Ted Blosser is the CEO and Co-Founder of WorkRamp…the leading platform for educating customers AND employees. Ted is an engineer turned salesperson and joins us today to share how sales leaders can effectively leverage C-level leadership, how to manage up strategically, and how to transform yourself from a tactical sales leader to a strategic sales leader…and why that’s so important in an episode filled with insights you can use immediately. To learn more about WorkRamp, Click Here (https://go.workramp.com/podcast/request-a-demo). Click Here (https://www.linkedin.com/in/tedblosser/) to connect with Ted on LinkedIn. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
11/9/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 204: #203: Donald Kelley of The Sales Evangelist — Protecting Your Reps’ Blindsides

Donald Kelly is the Founder and Chief Sales Evangelist for the Sales Evangelist. Donald and his team work with sales teams worldwide with motivational trainings, online courses, 1:1 coaching, workshops, and group seminars. He is part of the Salesforce 2022 Sales Influencer Group and is a member of the Inaugural LinkedIn Sales Insider Group. Don shares some key data and findings from these groups and more important…how to best help those you lead now and into 2023 in this important…insightful episode You can learn more about the Sales Evangelist at https://thesalesevangelist.com. To connect with Donald, head to https://www.linkedin.com/in/donaldckelly/. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
11/2/20221 hour, 1 minute, 15 seconds
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Episode 203: #202: Alli Rizacos, Imposter Syndrome Coach — Upgrade Your Operating System

Alli Rizacos is one of the to experts in the world on how Impostor Syndrome impacts salespeople and sales leaders. After a wildly successful career as a top salesperson with iconic companies like Salesforce, Alli has become the go-to person in overcoming Impostor Syndrome for sales teams. She has helped hundreds of highly successful sales leaders overcome negative self-talk, build confidence, and find success on their own terms. Today Alli shares how sales leaders can make a huge difference in the lives and careers of their teammates…and themselves…with some tools every modern sales leader needs to develop. To learn more about Alli and her services, check out www.allirizacos.com. To take Alli's FREE Master Class, go to https://www.allirizacos.com/claim-your-confidence For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
10/26/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 202: #201: Brent Adamson of Ecosystems — The Future of Sales is About Buyer Confidence

Brent Adamson is one of the most influential researchers, authors, presenters, trainers and B2B sales advisors in the world over the last 19 years. Known as having the “biggest crystal ball in B2B sales,” Brent is the co-author of the best-selling, industry-changing books, The Challenger Sale and the Challenger Customer. He served as the Chief Story Teller for CEB, now Gartner from 2003 to 2022 and today is the Global Head of Research and Communities for Ecosystems where he works with iconic sales teams around the world. He joins the show today to share his insights on where sales is going and how sales leaders can best help their teams navigate the changes facing sales leaders worldwide in a must-listen episode. Subscribe to Brent’s Breakdown at: https://youtu.be/YvArdwynS5Y Learn more about Ecosystem at: https://ecosystems.us/ Join Ecosystems rapidly growing Customer Value Community at: https://ecosystems.us/customer-value-community/ Register here for Brents webinar coming up next week on the “Blueprint of a World-Class Value-Based Commercial Operating System.” https://ecosystems.us/events/ For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
10/19/202258 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 201: #200: J. Ryan Williams of Reach-Able — The Comp Plan IS the Job Description

Ryan is the CEO of Reach-Able, an executive coaching firm focused on Revenue Leadership Teams. He is a highly sought-after coach for leaders around the world and has helped multiple companies go from startup to $100MM in ARR 3 times. Today he shares the importance of alignment across an enterprise and why the comp plan is ultimately the job description for any member of your team…and what to do about it. To learn more about Ryan and his work check out www.itsreachable.com. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited. Learn more about J. Ryan Williams here: https://itsreachable.com/j-ryan-williams-executive-coach-ceo-filmmaker-sales-leader Connect with J. Ryan here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jryanwilliams/
10/12/202258 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 200: #199: Steve Travaglini of LinkSquares — I Don’t Care About Being Right, I Only Care About Finding What Works.

Steve Travaglini is the Chief Revenue Officer for LinkSquares. Much has been written about LinkSquares and their remarkable growth. Steve joins the show for an insightful conversation around creating an environment where every member of the sales team is part of finding creative ways to grow, adapt, and succeed. He shares how this deliberate approach to constant progression, career planning, and intentional improvement creates fulfillment and legacy for any sales leader. To learn more about LinkSquares, head to Linksquares.com/careers. To connect with Steve, hit him up on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevetravaglini. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited
10/5/202257 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 199: #198: Dr. Chris Croner of Sales Drive — Never Hire a Bad Salesperson Again

Dr. Chris Croner is a Principal with SalesDrive…a firm specializing in the selection and deployment of high-performing salespeople. Dr. Croner is an expert in helping sales leaders identify characteristics proven to predict success in sales roles. His book, “Never Hire a Bad Salesperson Again” has helped thousands of Sales Leaders build better, more successful teams all around the world. Dr. Croner’s team at SalesDrive has delivered over 100,000 assessments and helped nearly 1,500 companies worldwide hire and develop top-performing salespeople. To take advantage of Dr. Croner’s free SalesDrive Trial Test, head to https://salesdrive.info/free-trial-request To check out SalesDrive go to https://salesdrive.info/ For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
9/28/202256 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 198: #197: Alex Alleyne of Sales Impact Academy — Choosing to be a "Bar Raiser"

Alex Alleyne is the Head of EMEA Sales at the Sales Impact Academy. He’s an award-winning leader and the Host and Founder of Elite Level, where Alex educates aspirational sales talent around how best in class leaders think, act and operate through a Podcast and Newsletter To learn more about Alex, check out the Elite Level podcast, or subscribe to the Elite Level newsletter, head to www.elitelevel.co. Connect with Alex on LinkedIn Here. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
9/22/202259 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 197: #196: Derek Shebby of Modern Sales Training — Why Prospecting Should be SCARY

Derek is the Founder and CEO of Modern Sales Training. Derek and his team have helped over 20,000 salespeople worldwide become Fearless Prospectors and win more without dropping their price. Derek joins the show and talks about why Scary Prospecting is a good thing and how to help every member of your sales team build robust pipelines quickly and without the guesswork. Derek shares a playbook every sales leader can implement quickly in this important episode. To check out Derek’s FREE course head to: https://academy.modernsalestraining.com/p/salesin21days-trial To learn more about how Derek and his team help sales leaders world wide check out: www.modernsalestraining.com. For video excerpts of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, check out Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
9/14/202256 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 196: #195: Mor Assouline of From Demo To Close — You're NOT the Boss.

Mor is the founder of From Demo to Close. Mor and his team help AE’s close more sales by having more powerful conversations and demonstrations. Mor has been a 3x VP of Sales and has helped create massive revenue transformations with organizations around the world. Today he joins the show and discusses how leaders can create impact as they help people transform rather than conform in an insightful conversation. To learn more Mor and his work...head to www.demotoclose.com. To follow Mor’s podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/saas-talks-from-lead-to-close/id1399730223 For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
9/7/202259 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 195: #194: Chris Walker of Refine Labs — Creating Experiences that Build New Sales Patterns that Scale

Chris is the founder and CEO of Refine Labs. Chris is one of the most important voices in the Modern Revenue Generation world. He works with Marketing and Sales leaders at iconic companies worldwide increase and capture demand by orders of magnitude. To learn more about Chris and his work check out www.refinelabs.com. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
8/31/202259 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 194: #193: Adam Jay of Oncue — Busting the “I Can’t Tell You What it is, But I Know it When I See it" myth, and building an Elite Culture

Adam Jay is the Vice President of Revenue for Oncue. His team is growing fast and there is no accidental success. Adam’s teams have booked well over $100MM in ARR, hired over 350 sales professionals, and had Dozens of reps earn Internal promotions over the course of his leadership career. Today he shares how culture is the catalyst for rapid growth and massive success…regardless of the external circumstances in an insightful conversation loaded with tactics you can use today. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
8/24/202258 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 193: #192: John Madsen of Supra Human — Success By Design

John Madsen is the founder and CEO of Supra Human. John has helped thousands of Businessmen, CEOs and Entrepreneurs find elite success in every aspect of their lives…Financially, Fitness, and Family. John teaches every client he works with that success of any kind begins with mindset. In this episode, John shares how each sales leader can build strong mindsets that fuel Elite levels of performance. To learn more about Supra Human, head to www.suprahuman.com. Check out John’s Podcast, “The Show with John Madsen” here: The Show For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
8/17/202255 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 192: #191: Bryan Gray of the Revenue Path Group — Moving Past Problems and Creating Priority with Your Buyers

Bryan is the Founder and CEO of the Revenue Path Group. Bryan’s team helps steer their organizations through times of high velocity and uncertainty and overcoming the biggest current threat facing sales teams: Becoming a commodity in your prospect’s eyes. Bryan joins the show and shares insights on why problem-based selling isn’t enough and how to become a priority with the buying teams you engage with at a time where Value Collapse is becoming a sales epidemic…and how to overcome it. For an eBook to reinforce this conversation check out www.valuecollapse.com. To order Bryan's Book, The Priority Sale, head to www.revenuepathgroup.com/book. To learn more about overcoming the 3 Cs...head to www.revenuepathgroup.com And for video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
8/10/202259 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 191: #190: Ed Porter of Blue Chip CRO — Owning Your Own Development

Ed Porter helps revenue teams around the world intentionally improve. Today he joins us to share a blueprint on how sales leaders can take charge of their own development. While it is true that organizations SHOULD take a more deliberate role in the development of their sales leaders, the fact is that most don’t. And right now, with so much changing, being intentional and deliberate about how we lead has never been more important. Ed shares important insights that will help you find ways to create greater impact with those you lead in a very important, very timely episode. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
8/3/20221 hour, 44 seconds
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Episode 190: #189: Sam Stull of GCPay — Using “Show Me” Sales Leadership to Create Legendary Results

Sam Stull is the head of Sales for GCPay. GCPay is a SaaS platform experiencing tremendous growth helping contractors automate functions that have been inefficient, costly and difficult to manage. Sam is a self-taught sales leader who has put together a 10 year run of sales leadership with head-turning successes. He joins us today to talk about why Elite Leaders need to build credibility in what they do…not in what they say. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
7/27/20221 hour, 11 seconds
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Episode 189: #188: Tim Strickland of ZoomInfo — Execution: Never Just a Numbers Game

Tim Strickland is the Chief Revenue Officer for ZoomInfo. ZoomInfo’s suite of modern go-to-market software, data, and market intelligence is used by thousands of sales and marketing teams worldwide to uncover new opportunities and accomplish their goals through otherwise unknown insights and drivers of engagement for customers and prospects around the world. In this episode, Tim shares how world-class execution has led to massive growth at scale, regardless of the market conditions. Head to www.zoominfo.com to learn how insight-driven engagement can fuel next-level execution with your team. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
7/20/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 188: #187: Todd Caponi of Sales Melon — Transparency > Perfection Every Time

Todd Caponi works with revenue organizations off all sizes worldwide on how to leverage transparency to maximize their revenue capacity. He’s a highly successful sales leader, a sought-after speaker, and advisor to some of the world’s most iconic companies. His first book, the Transparent Sale is a best-seller and won multiple awards. In this episode, Todd rejoins the Podcast to discuss “The Transparent Sales Leader” and how the principles of transparency can help you become an Elite Sales Leader. To learn more about Todd, get his books, or gain access to all of Todd's work head to www.toddcaponi.com. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
7/12/202258 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 187: #186: Brandon Bornancin of Seamless.ai — Thriving in Challenging Times with Elite Sales Leadership

Brandon Bornancin is the founder and CEO of Seamless.ai, and is changing the game in how salespeople get and use data to create the best leads in the world. Brandon has built a company that has grown and thrived through all imaginable market conditions. Besides building one of the top tech companies in the world, Brandon has written 3 #1 best selling books, runs his own podcast, and speaks at events worldwide. Head to www.seamless.ai to learn how to get the best sales leads in the world. To get Brandon’s bestselling books and other resources for sales leaders head to https://www.brandonbornancin.com/. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
6/29/20221 hour, 1 minute, 45 seconds
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Episode 186: #185: Yoav Vilner of Walnut — Don't Be Bored by Generic Outreach Ever Again!

Yoav Vilner is the CEO and founder of Walnut.io, the world’s leading sales demo experience platform. Prior to founding Walnut, Yoav led a 600 client strong marketing company as CEO, was a founding CMO at an anti-bullying startup, and advices hundreds of startups in various accelerators worldwide. Yoav writes guest columns for CNBC, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc, theNextWeb and many more. In this episode, Yoav shares how to become a storyteller that will never bore a prospect again. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
6/23/202253 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 185: #184: Valerie Young of Impostor Syndrome Institute — How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome

Valerie Young is an internationally-recognized impostor-syndrome expert. She is the Co-Founder of the Impostor Syndrome Institute and is committed to stamping out Impostor Syndrome worldwide. Valerie has been leading the charge against Imposter Syndrome since founding the Impostor Syndrome Institute in 1982 and has helped many of the world’s most iconic companies successfully address Impostor Syndrome. To learn more about Valerie, her work, and the “Rethinking Impostor Syndrome” solution, visit www.impostorsyndrome.com. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
5/23/20221 hour, 1 minute, 38 seconds
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Episode 184: #183: Jason Santana of Axiom — How to Be an Informed Sales Leader…and Why It Matters

Jason Santana is the Sr. Vice President and Head of Global Sales Strategy and Operations at Axiom. Jason is a data scientist turns Sales Leader. He’s had massive success with some of the largest, most successful sales teams in North America. He joins us today to discuss one of the biggest challenges sales leaders face…using data to inspire rather than weaponizing data as so many sales leaders unintentionally do. This is a fantastic decision for every sales leader of all experience levels. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
5/10/202258 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 183: #182: Stratton Glaittli of TOOLBX — Conversations are King

Stratton Glaittli is the Director of Sales for ToolBx, a high-growth SaaS company in the contruction management space. Prior to joining ToolBx, he helped develop a multi-billion dollar inside sales business for Wayfair. Stratton joins us today to share how to have coaching conversations that create influence that ultimately changes lives and careers. If you want to enhance your coaching skills…this is a can’t miss episode. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
4/27/20221 hour, 15 seconds
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Episode 182: #181: Katy McFee of Insights to Action — The 3 Things that Stop You From Being Promoted…and How to Overcome Them

Katy McFee has had an award-winning career as an Executive Sales Leader with emphasis in the biotech and technology segments. Today she is the CEO and Founder of Insights to Action and works with sales leaders worldwide helping develop new and emerging sales leaders. Her mission is to help new and aspiring leaders get to that next level…and get there fast. She shares her framework of how to get “unstuck” in your career and earn that first…or next promotion. For video snippets of this and other episodes and for Rob's sales leadership resource center, head to Sales Leadership United at patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
4/12/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 181: #180: Maria Bross of Revenue.io — How Coaching Can Make a Difference

Maria Bross is the Director of Sales Development for Revenue.io. She has been recognized by LinkedIn 3 times as a top 100 voice in sales and her work building and leading sales development systems has turned a lot of heads. She’s a recognized expert in coaching who learned firsthand why coaching is so important…and she shares this high-impact coaching blueprint with us in this insightful episode. For video snippets of this and other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
4/6/202253 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 180: #179: Tyler Barron of Encapture — It’s NOT Just Business. Sales Leadership is Personal

Tyler Barron is the CRO for Encapture. Tyler has led high-growth SaaS teams for over 10 years with great success. He joins us in this episode and shares how strong, authentic connections to members of the sales team are required for success as a sales leader in today’s environment…and how to do it…in this important conversation. To see video clips of this or other episodes, head to Sales Leadership United at www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
3/31/202259 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 179: #178: Daniel Disney of The Daily Sales — Good LinkedIn vs Bad LinkedIn

Daniel Disney has earned the title of the King of LinkedIn. Daniel works with sales leadership teams worldwide to help them use LinkedIn to create revenue generating machines. And Daniel has cracked the code in a very unique way. LinkedIn has recognized Daniel as the most influential LinkedIn Sales Expert for 2019, 2020, and 2021. Daniel shares how leaders can help their teams use LinkedIn effectively as part of their Sales Leadership system. To get Daniel’s #1 best selling book, the Ultimate LinkedIn Sales Guide, visit https://danieldisney.online/books/.
3/22/20221 hour, 1 minute, 9 seconds
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Episode 178: #177: Chris Kosrow of Showpad — Coachable, Curious, and Smart: How to help new sellers achieve success faster.

Chris Kosrow is the Sr. Sales Manager of US Growth for Showpad. In this role, Chris takes brand-new sellers and helps them become successful in a very predictable amount of time. In this episode he shares his blueprint for helping new sellers become “Customer Ready” quickly. Right now, so many companies are requiring multiple years of experience and are avoiding talented people with less experience. Chris shows everyone in this episode how to tap in to fantastic talent that others overlook in this can’t miss episode.
3/17/20221 hour, 11 seconds
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Episode 177: #176: Mike Weinberg — Sales is More About the Heart than it is About the Head

Mike Weinberg is one of the top experts in Sales Leadership in the World. Mike is an award winning sales leadership trainer, a highly sought-after speaker, the author of 3 best-selling sales leadership books, and the host of the Sales Management Simplified Podcast. Mike joins the show and talks about how to be a sales leader who is a difference maker and why Sales is more about the heart than it is the head. To learn more about Mike check out https://mikeweinberg.com/.
3/9/20221 hour, 1 minute, 58 seconds
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Episode 176: #175: Tod Spooner of Kings III — Creating an Environment Where Those You Lead Thrive

Tod Spooner is the Chief Sales Officer for Kings III Emergency Communications. Tod and his team have had head turning success as they provide a service that saves lives and families. Tod joins the show to share how to create an environment where members of the team choose growth and are able to experience life-changing years. Being an influencer isn’t about likes and clicks. Tod shares how being an influencer is about getting members of the team to intentionally and willingly choose growth and chase improvement in this important conversation.
3/2/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 175: #174: Brandon Fluharty of LivePerson — Falling in Love with the Process of Growth

Brandon Fluharty is VP of Strategic Account Solutions for LivePerson. Brandon helps salespeople have the most successful years of their careers…not by focusing on specific sales techniques and tactics but more through designing and developing personal operating systems at an elite level. He’s learned HOW to ditch the grind and instead have personal growth that fuels elite performance…all while avoiding burnout. Be sure to connect with Brandon on Linkedin and to sign up for his newsletter to get all the resources Brandon has for sales leaders around the world.
2/23/20221 hour, 34 seconds
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Episode 174: #173: Hannah Huesman of Texas Rangers Baseball — How to Trade “Junk Confidence” for Healthy Confidence

Hannah Huesman is the Mental Performance Coach for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club. Hannah has been recognized as one of LinkedIn’s top Voices in Sports for 2 years in a row. She joins the podcast today to share how sales leaders can effectively help the members of their teams intentionally build strong mindsets that fuel performance. To get more from Hannah, check out #MentalSweatMonday on any of your social media platforms where she shares a short strategy to help you build a mindset you can count on.
2/15/202258 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 173: #172: Jamal Reimer of Saama — Moving Past the Number and Fueling Your Team with Purpose

Jamal Reimer is known in the sales world as one of the experts in large enterprise sales. His book, “Mega Deal Secrets” helps salespeople worldwide land massive deals even if they are seasoned sales pros. Jamal joins the show and shares how to fuel each member of the team with purpose and how a sales leader can create more impact by connecting to things other than the numbers in this important conversation. To learn more about Jamal and his work, check out www.megadealsecretsbook.com.
2/8/20221 hour, 44 seconds
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Episode 172: #171: Alex Newmann of Newmann Consulting Group — Curiosity: The Fuel of Every Elite Sales Team

Alex Newmann helps sales teams scale fast. His newest playbook for prospecting has turned heads worldwide and will help you add systems that fuel effective and efficient prospecting. In this episode, Alex shares how curiosity fuels rapid success and how sales leaders can build more curious teams. To get Alex’s playbook, please visit https://www.alexnewmann.com/prospecting-playbook. To get a copy of Don Cash’s hiring guide, send an email to [email protected].
2/2/20221 hour, 1 minute, 25 seconds
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Episode 171: #170: Dale Dupree of The Sales Rebellion — Choosing Growth Over the Grind

Dale Dupree is the founder and CEO of the Sales Rebellion. Dale’s mission is to bring love back to sales, create legendary experiences for prospects, and rise above the status quo. Dale and the Sales Rebellion help salespeople worldwide rise above the average salespeople in companies of all sizes and industries. You can join Dale’s Slack community at https://tinyurl.com/salesrebel and learn to up your prospecting game at www.crumpledletter.com.
1/26/202258 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 170: #169: Matt Green of Sales Assembly — The Power of Perspective

Matt Green is the Chief Revenue officer for Sales Assembly. Matt and the Sales Assembly team offer the first Scale-as-a-Service Platform and work with some of the most exciting B2B tech companies in the world. Matt joins us today to talk about why it is so important for Sales Leaders to reach out to resources all around them so they don’t have to do it alone. Matt shares some really helpful insights on how to create perspective and how to find resources that will help you create more impact, faster. To get more from Matt and the Sales Assembly team, head to www.salesassembly.com
1/19/202259 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 169: #168: Larry Long Jr of LLJR Enterprises — Show Me You Believe…Don’t Tell Me

Larry Long is one of the top sales motivational speakers in the world. He is an award-winning sales leader, a highly sought-after speaker, and joins us this week in his second appearance on the Sales Leadership Podcast. And this encore is a can’t miss as he talks about leading with intentionality and building authentic belief. You can learn more about Larry and his work at www.larrylongjr.com.
1/12/202253 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 168: #167: Rob Jeppsen of Jeppsen Performance Group — A Personal SKO for your 2022: The Difference Maker...its on the INSIDE

In the first episode of 2022, Rob shares a personal SKO for each listener, based on some of the SKOs he is delivering to sales teams worldwide right now. This episode will give you five laws to help you make 2022 the best year of your career. For video snippets of this and other episodes of the Sales Leadership Podcast, and for more content and trainings from Rob, head to www.patreon.com/salesleadershipunited.
1/5/202259 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 167: #166: Warren Zenna of The CRO Collective — The Responsibilities of Elite Sales Leadership

Warren Zenna is the founder and CEO of the CRO Collective, a B2B consultancy for CROs worldwide. Warren and his team help CEOs and CROs re-engineer revenue strategies and revenue operations to meet the emerging demands of modern business dynamics. In this episode he shares how to advance your sales leadership career, attributes of world-class sales leaders, and how you can create more impact faster.
12/29/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 166: #165: Troy Barter of Hired — Leaving Those You Lead Better Than You Found Them

Troy Barter is the Director of Sales for Hired. Troy has led High-Growth Sales teams for several years and is an expert in helping salespeople get on a well-lit pathway to success. He joins the show today and talks about how to become that sales leader who is a “Difference Maker” in the careers of those you lead. Move past the quota and start connecting to the people you lead in this high-energy conversation. Troy’s insights around the role of people development and the reasons it matters will help every single sales leader create greater impact in the lives of those people they lead.
12/14/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 165: #164: Steven Schmidt of Tidal — Creating Massive Success by Helping Your Reps Think Big

Steve Schmidt is the Founder and CEO of Tidal, a lead generation agency responsible for helping sales teams build some of the healthiest, most robust pipelines in the world. Steve works with sales teams all around the world and helps them accomplish big results…fast. Steve has turned a lot of heads with the rapid growth with Tidal and he joins us this week in a conversation about how sales leaders can help people think bigger, play bigger, and achieve life-changing results. You can learn more about Tidal at risewithtidal.com.
12/7/202153 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 164: #163: Céline Santini — Providing Hope to Your Team Through Kintsugi

Céline Santini helps people worldwide learn to apply the ancient Japanese art of Kintsugi to overcoming challenges in every part of their lives. Céline is the bestselling author of Kintsugi: Finding Strength Through Imperfection. To learn more about her work to go get her book, visit www.celine-santini.com. To learn more about the art and application of Kintsugi in your life or the lives of the members of your team, check out this Video: https://vimeo.com/606772223/cb5f4d5ab2.
12/1/202158 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 163: #162: Larry Levine — Authenticity: A Lifestyle…Not a Light Switch

Larry Levine is the international best-selling author of Selling From the Heart and the co-host of the Selling From the Heart Podcast. With 30 years of in-the-field sales experience within the B2B technology space, he knows what it takes to be a successful sales leader. Larry discusses how authenticity fuels trust and credibility in an important discussion for every sales leader. To learn more about Larry or his work, visit https://www.sellingfromtheheart.net/.
11/16/202159 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 162: #161: David Walter — Creating Experiences that Change Priorities

David Walter is the best-selling author of the book “The Million Dollar Rebuttal.” He helps salespeople all around the world learn to connect to prospects faster by creating a different experience. His insights around connecting to high-value prospects will help your customers prioritize the problems you solve faster. To get his seven cold-calling secrets head to www.freeworkbook.com.
11/10/202153 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 161: #160: Ang McManamon of Crunchbase — Choosing Growth Every Day

Ang McManamon is the VP of Sales for Crunchbase. Ang and her team are experiencing rapid growth as they help sales teams around the world get Account Based Selling done right. Ang has had an incredible career as a sales leader with global sales leadership positions at several organizations including Amazon before her current role with Crunchbase. In this episode she shares her approach to creating an environment where members of the sales team choose growth every day and a blueprint on how every sales leader can create growth environments that lead to big success stories.
11/3/202157 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 160: #159: Brad Jensen of Motivosity — Creating a Culture of Motivated Teammates

Brad Jensen is the VP of Sales for Motivosity. Under Brad’s leadership, Motivosity has had head-turning growth with their award-winning recognition platform that helps people be happier at work. Brad is a rare repeat guest and one of the top sales coaches in the world. To learn more about Brad and the way Motivosity helps create a culture of motivated employees, visit www.motivosity.com.
10/26/202156 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 159: #158: Bryan Elsesser of SaaStr — The Difference Maker is the Sales Leader

Bryan Elsesser is the VP of Sales for SaaStr. He works with SaaS organizations around the world helping them enter High Growth mode. Bryan has led High Growth sales teams as a practitioner and now advises some of the fastest growing SaaS companies in the world. You can follow Bryan on Linked in or learn more about SaaStr at www.saastr.com.
10/20/20211 hour, 1 minute, 7 seconds
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Episode 158: #157: Heather Monahan of Boss in Heels — The Power of Belief

Heather Monahan is a bestselling author, award-winning speaker, and an expert in helping create confidence. She works with sales teams worldwide in developing sales leaders and salespeople fueled with authentic confidence that helps them overcome challenges that others run from. Her newest book, Overcome Your Villains is available at https://overcomeyourvillains.com/.
10/12/202150 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 157: #156: Kyle Petersen of of Catalyst Software — Achieving Elite Performance Through Trust & Consistency

Kyle Petersen runs sales at Catalyst Software. They were just named one of the top 40 privately held companies in the world. Kyle shares how to create trust through a leadership style grounded in consistency. As you prepare for a year end push and preparation for the upcoming 2022 year…Kyle shares how to use Consistency in ways that build trust and create results without pushing the panic button.
9/28/202152 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 156: #155: Nadia Rashid of Seismic — Adapting Your Leadership to Fuel the Development of Each Member of Your Team

Nadia Rashid is the SVP of Sales at Seismic. She’s helped Seismic get into high growth mode, but more importantly…stay there. Today she shares how she’s had to change her leadership approach to make sure she is able to fuel the growth of each individual of her team. She shares how leaders need to adapt and what the new non-negotiables are in an insightful conversation you won’t want to miss.
9/21/202153 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 155: #154: Dr. Garland Vance of AdVance Leadership — Avoiding Burnout by Making Busy a Bad Word

Garland Vance is helping professionals all around the world make the word “Busy” a bad word. And right now, burnout is at an all-time high and sales leaders need tools to help the people they lead overcome this epidemic facing salespeople worldwide. His book, Getting’ UnBusy is a bestseller and a fantastic resource to help you kill busyness and live with purpose, productivity and peace. This episode is one every sales leader will want to listen to multiple times as the topic has never been more important than it is right now.
9/9/202155 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 154: #153: Ryan Staley of Whale Boss — The Core Systems Every Sales Leader Needs to Create Predictable Success

Ryan Staley is the founder and CEO of Whale Boss. He helps organizations around the world build the systems required to have predictable success selling to large enterprise customers. This conversation introduces those key systems and insights you can use to start building the systems for your team immediately. To join Ryan’s Referrals for Revenue Workshop, you can learn more and sign up here: https://www.referralsforrevenuechallenge.com/go. To join the MasterClass on accelerating your success in advancing and closing deals, you can sign up here: https://www.robandryan.live/training.
9/2/202145 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 153: #153: Rob Jeppsen of Sales Leadership United — Maximum Effort Does Not Always Equal Maximum Speed

Ever felt like you're doing maximum effort but not creating maximum speed? Our job as sales leaders is to help those we lead choose growth and to outgrow their talent. This is easier said than done. This week, Rob shares an episode from his private podcast, Coaches' Corner. Coaches' Corner is something Rob updates weekly for members of Sales Leadership United, a community of sales leaders working to create elite impact for the people they lead. Each week he shares insights based on work he is doing with other sales leaders around the world. To access all the episodes of Coaches' Corner, over 100 hours of training, and Sales Leadership Content in every leadership topic you'll need...check out Sales Leadership United here: https://www.patreon.com/SalesLeadershipUnited.
8/28/202138 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 152: #152: Jon Selig of Comedy Writing for Sales Teams — Create More Connections by “Roasting Your Prospect’s Pain”

Jon Selig teaches sales teams how to connect to the challenges of a prospect through humor. In a world where the sales noise is louder than it has ever been, learning how to connect to things clients and prospects care about has never been more important than it has ever been. This episode is not about punchlines…it is about pipelines. Jon shares how sales and comedy are more similar than most expect. Learn the secrets from the great comedians on how they become more relevant and relatable to their audience…and how your salespeople can as well.
8/20/202155 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 151: #151: Tony Hughes of Sales IQ Global — How to Thrive as a Sales Leader in the 2020’s

Tony Hughes is a legend in the sales community. He joins the show this week to talk about what sales leaders need to do in order to thrive in the 2020s and beyond. His insights will help every sales leader connect to the members of their teams in ways that creates life-changing years to each of the people they lead. This is a can’t miss episode with tactical suggestions each leader can use immediately.
8/12/202157 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 150: #150: Josh Roth of Lob — Influence: Leading With More Than Just the Numbers

Josh Roth has had a huge impact in the modern sales world. As a co-founder of SDR Defenders and the Sr. Director of Inside Sales for Lob...he's seen firsthand how to fuel rapid growth. Josh shares how the great leaders move past the spreadsheets and connect to the whole person...not just the salesperson...in finding ways to create influence. Learn how top leaders help those they lead choose growth over talent in one of our most important episodes yet.
8/5/20211 hour, 28 seconds
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Episode 149: #149: Amy Slater of Palo Alto Networks — How to Stop Checking the Boxes and Start Engaging With Your Reps

Amy Slater is one of the top sales leaders in the business right now. She’s worked with several of the world’s most iconic sales teams and right now is VP of GTM for Internet Security at Palo Alto Networks. Her commitment to the individual development of salespeople. She joins the show to share why it is more important than ever before to stay connected to members of your team and how to do it in an ever-changing environment. Learn insights to having 1:1s your reps will thank you for and how to connect to the whole person…not just the salesperson in this important conversation.
7/22/20211 hour, 1 minute, 28 seconds
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Episode 148: #148: Cherilynn Castleman of Sistas In Sales — Creating Connections that Matter

Cherilynn Castleman helps women of color in the sales community become too good to be ignored. She’s learned that those who connect best have the most success. As a result, she’s developed frameworks to have conversations that create connection and fuel head-turning results. She joins us this week and shares her conversation frameworks so you can make a difference with the careers of those you lead almost immediately. Want to be too good to be ignored? Follow Cherilynn’s blueprint.
7/15/202159 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 147: #147: Ryan Walsh of RepVue — More than a Numbers Game: The Quota Attainment Challenge

It is no secret that the percentage of reps hitting quota continues to be a real challenge for sales leaders in nearly every industry. Too many leaders continue to rely on the 80/20 rule and ride their top performing reps while the others continue to struggle. Ryan Walsh, founder and CEO of RepVue joins the show and shares insights on how the most successful sales leaders are beating this trend. Ryan shares a blueprint of how to overcome this attainment challenge and creating an organization that attracts the right kind of reps to your team. Ryan's work at RepVue gives him unique insights to what is driving success and why many of the "usual things" don't work in the modern sales environment. Check this episode out and start beating the attainment trend with your team today. The Sales Leadership Podcast is brought to you by Skipio. Get your free 30 day trial by going to Skipio.com and using the promo code Rob to see just how powerful texting in the sales process can be!
7/8/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 146: #146: Eric Buckley of Skipio — Using Text to Transform Your Response Rates

Eric Buckley is President of Skipio. This week he joins us to discuss how to get texting right as part of the sales process. If you aren't using text as part of your sales process...you need to. The reason is simple. Over 80% of emails never get read. And 98% of texts do get read. But it isn't as simple as just using a texting tool. You've got to use text the right way and in the right part of the sales process...and Eric gives everyone a blueprint of texting done right in this insightful conversation. Reach out to Eric and not only will you get a free 30 day trial of Skipio...the top texting platform available to salespeople today...but you'll get a free 1 hour consult on how to use texting in your sales org. Texting is the last platform that has not been overused and using it correctly will help you create differentiated interactions that lead to more meetings, more connection, and more sales. Don't miss this episode or Eric's special offer to all listeners worldwide.
6/30/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 145: #145: Sara Hurst of SAP Concur — Creating Organizational Impact by Choosing Growth Over Talent

Sara Hurst is turning heads in the SAP/Concur enterprise. As Sr. Director of Client Sales, she has won Manager of the Year, is on top of the leaderboard, and is helping those she leads have career-best years. Sara joins the show this week to prove that you really can choose growth over talent and that you can create organizational impact quickly. Sara's blueprint is relevant, timely, and sure to help each sales leader find ways to create larger-scale impact faster than you might think.
6/16/20211 hour, 1 minute, 41 seconds
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Episode 144: #144: Ryan Lallier of SalesGevity — Building Momentum By Building Morale

Momentum is a sales leader's best friend. In this episode, Ryan Lallier of SalesGevity shares how to build momentum by building morale with the members of your team. Ryan shares the building blocks of morale and how they can be used to build up...or tear down...the momentum your team generates. Ryans shares why sales leaders need to move past the "More" button and how to create objectives that lead to morale, momentum, and new standards of success.
6/10/202158 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 143: #143: Marcus Chan of Venli Consulting Group — Transformational Leaders vs. Transactional Managers: A Roadmap to Discretionary Effort

Marcus Chan is turning heads worldwide. In this episode, Marcus shows why he is one of Salesforce's Top Sales Influencers to follow with an insightful conversation on how to become a transformational sales leader rather than a transactional one. This episode will help you tap into one of the most powerful tools a leader can access: Discretionary Effort.
6/2/20211 hour, 12 seconds
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Episode 142: #142: Darren Reinke of Group Sixty — Don’t Be Afraid of Being Great: Becoming Authentically Confident

Darren Reinke is the CEO and Founder of Group Sixty, an executive coaching and training company committed to building strong leaders from the inside out. In this episode, he brings the heat and challenges each listener not to be afraid of chasing greatness. He provides a blueprint on how to chase greatness in a way that is authentic to each individual. This is an inspiring episode and one that will help you chase greatness with each member of your team. What are you chasing?
5/26/202157 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 141: #141: David Dulany of Tenbound — Wipe Out The Whiteboard: A Project Management Approach to SDR Success

David Dulany is the Founder and CEO of Tenbound. His team helps sales leaders worldwide have wildly successful SDR teams. In this episode, David shares how to use a Project Management approach and demystify the pipeline creation function. With a big fat pipeline your chances of winning change fast. Be sure to check out David's book, the Sales Development Framework (https://www.amazon.com/Sales-Development-Framework-Productive-Program/dp/1736768905/ref=asc_df_1736768905/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=507975958237&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=2924097480645065597&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9029683&hvtargid=pla-1244094187816&psc=1)...it is a fantastic resource for every sales leader.
5/19/202158 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 140: #140: Davida Ginter of Enkindle Global — Keeping the Fire Burning in your team: Preventing Burnout

Burnout is a bigger problem for today's sales leader than it has ever been. The challenges and changes of the last year have been tough. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Burnout is a part of the Mental Health challenge facing salespeople worldwide. This is an important episode for every single sales leader. How can you keep the fire burning with the team you lead?
5/12/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 139: #139: Keith Rosen of Profit Builders — Coaching: The Art of Creating New Possibilities

Keith Rosen literally has written the book on sales leadership and sales coaching. He is one of the rare repeat guests on the show and joins us this week to talk about how sales leadership and coaching has changed and what leaders need to do in order to create impact your reps will thank you for. Keith has a passion and level of insight that is unmatched. This is a high-energy episode packed with insights you won't want to miss.
5/5/20211 hour, 50 seconds
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Episode 138: #138: Don Yaeger of Greatness, Inc — Storytelling: The Currency of Kings and Queens

Simon Sinek has called Don Yaeger the "Greatest Storyteller of our Time." Don joins us this week with a MasterClass on storytelling. Don has created a workbook for all listeners of the Sales Leadership Podcast. To get it, send an email to [email protected] with the subject line of "Sales Leadership Podcast-Storytelling" and Don's team will send you the workbook right away. Get your free trial of Skipio's text messaging platform at www.skipio.com and use the promo code of springfree.
4/28/202158 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 137: #137: Mario Martinez Jr. of Vengreso — Getting More First Conversations

Recent research shows that 60% of salespeople find the most difficult part of sales is getting that first conversation with a prospect. Mario Martinez and his team at Vengresso have been helping sales teams worldwide prospect effectively in the digital era. If your pipeline is your lifeline in sales…this is an episode you’ll refer to over and over again. Mario brings a blueprint of sales prospecting excellence in his trademark style of both style and substance. Want to know what’s working today? Listen to Mario and find out. In addition, Mario provides the following resources to each listener. Check each of these out: "Prospecting" - https://vengreso.com/blog/what-is-prospecting "Remote Selling" - https://vengreso.com/blog/what-is-remote-selling "Video for sales" - https://vengreso.com/blog/video-for-sales
4/20/202155 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 136: #136: Joe Caprio of Reprise — Removing Friction in the Buyer Journey

Joe Caprio is the co-founder of Reprise. Reprise is changing how SaaS companies around the world handle the demonstration of their technologies. Reprise is growing fast having just secured a $17MM Series A financing and is servicing customers worldwide. In this episode, Joe discusses how customers want to buy products in the modern era and the importance of removing friction from the buyer's experience. Joe provides real-life examples on how to help people buy rather than emphasizing how to sell. This episode will help you re-think how you use your product in the buying process. You can learn more about Joe and Reprise at www.getreprise.com.
4/13/202153 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 135: #135: Chris Barney of the Utah Jazz — The Privilege of Pressure

Chris Barney is the CRO of the Utah Jazz. He shares the inside scoop of watching the NBA shut down when one of their players tested positive for COVID and how they navigated the shut down of the NBA. Chris shares his blueprint of how he and his team responded, adapted and came back stronger. Today not only are the Jazz in first place in the NBA standings and one of the top sales teams in the NBA as well. Chris' insights will help every sales leader...regardless of the industry they work in. Don't miss this episode with a story you won't hear anywhere else.
4/6/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 134: #134: Christine Rogers of Aspireship — Building an Energized Workforce

Christine Rogers is President and COO of Aspireship. She helps SaaS Sales Leaders around the world create high performance teams. In this episode she shares how to build a high-energy team and why energy is so crucial to a team’s success. In a time where so much change has happened to salespeople around the world, a dose of energy can go a long way. Check out Christine’s blueprint and help your team find the benefits that come from energized sales teams with energized sales leaders. The results come faster than you might think.
3/30/202158 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 133: #133: Spencer Dent of Clozd — The Truth, The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth: Learning Why Customers Buy

In nearly 3 years of this show’s history, we’ve never hit Win Loss Intelligence. So we do it with the top provider of win loss insights in todays’ show with Spencer Dent of Clozd. Spencer shares how to learn directly from your customer why they buy…and why they don’t. He shares how you can use this to create massive competitive advantages and the ways to make sure you collect this in a way that give you insights you can count on. With all the changes that have happened in the last 12 months…the timing for this discussion has never been better.
3/23/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 132: #132: Larry Long Jr of Teamworks — Common Knowledge ≠ Common Practice

Larry Long Jr. is one of the top sales coaches in the world today. In this episode, Larry brings his trademark enthusiasm and shares the top three things any sales leader must do to win with their team today. People development has never been more important than it is right now and Larry gives a bulletproof blueprint on how to help your team members intentionally improve. You won't want to miss this entertaining conversation.
3/4/202157 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 131: #131: Ginnette Harvey of Real Staffing — What’s Your Leadership Identity?

This Week Ginnette Harvey, Sr. Vice President of Sales for the Specialist Staffing Group joins us and talks about the importance of your Sales Leadership Identity. What do you want to be known for? How do you create a leadership style that creates both trust AND results? What are the characteristics of the Sales Leaders today creating the most impact? Check out this episode with one of the top sales leaders in the modern era.
2/17/202153 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 130: #130: Ryan Bott of Sodexo - Connect before you Correct: Building Authentic Relationships with Those You Lead

Ryan Bott leads sales at one of the largest companies in the world. He shares why authentic relationships are so important today and more important...how to develop them. In a time where everything seems to be changing, the importance of connection to the people you lead has NEVER been more important than it is right now. Connect before you correct...and your leadership efforts will have more impact...faster...than ever before.
1/29/202154 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 129: #129: Dale Dupree of The Sales Rebellion — Momentum: A Leader’s Best Friend…and How to Build it

As we kick off 2021, one of the most important topics a sales leader can put structure around is Momentum. Momentum is a sales leader's best friend. With momentum, you give teams reasons to believe. With momentum, people think their leaders are geniuses. With momentum, people overlook mistakes. Momentum is very real...and very elusive. Dale DuPree is the founder and CEO of Sales Rebellion. He's a highly sought after author and speaker and helps sales teams worldwide build momentum by creating experiences that help you stand out. In this can't-miss episode, Dale joins us and talks about how sales leaders can build momentum in very real, very tangible ways to help your team get off to a fast start. And as we all know...the better you start, the better you'll finish.
1/13/202157 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 128: #128: Jake Dunlap of Skaled Consulting — Sales in 2021: It’s about Experiences

Jake joins us again on the Sales Leadership Podcast to talk about how sales is changing in 2021. As sales teams work to keep customers and close more deals in 2021, one of the best ways to ensure success is to build multiple relationships in your accounts and create positive experiences for all of them. Do not get stuck working with just one person and leaving the success or failure of the future of the account on that one person. Learn how to use mutual action plans to build experiences your customers will thank you for.
1/6/202148 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 127: #127: Jared Robin of RevGenius — The Rise of Communities in the World of Sales

Communities have exploded on the scene for salespeople and sales leaders and become an important resource. And none have grown faster or become more valuable than RevGenius. Jared Robin, co-founder of RevGenius joins the show to share why Communities are so important to the growth and success of a sales leader, how they can find the right communities for their career, and how to get the most out of your community involvement. This is an eye-opening conversation that will change how you pick the communities you participate in.
12/17/202057 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 126: #126: Roderick Jefferson of Roderick Jefferson & Associates — Using Experiences to Fuel the Buyer Journey

Roderick Jefferson, one of the founding members of the Sales Enablement Society and a top sales leadership guru joins the podcast to teach us how to focus on the buyer experiences rather than the goals and intentions of the seller. Problems get prioritized, while products do not. Roderick shows us how to create experiences that are shared by both the buyer and the seller, creating more wins and more satisfied customers. To order the book, “Sales Enablement 3.0: The Blueprint to Sales Enablement” please send an email to: [email protected]. If you’d like to learn more, Roderick is offering $35 off of his Udemy “Best Seller” course, “Applying The Art & Science Of Sales Enablement” until 12th January 2021 by using the code: SALESENABLEMENT
12/9/202051 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 125: #125: Jen Ferguson of Sales 911 — The Rhythm of Success

Is your sales team in a state of emergency? Not enough in your sales pipeline is certainly a reason for concern. Learn from Jen about how to create predictability in your pipeline and how to build a sales system that makes it easier for the customer to choose you. Consistently improving by 1 or 2% on a consistent basis will give you the small edge that is often the difference between winning the deal or being one of the many who lose out.
12/1/202057 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 124: #124: Lee Brown of IMS — Modeling Awesomeness

Lee Brown visits the Sales Leadership Podcast and shows us how clarity, diagnosis, and coaching are his keys to leading sales teams towards intentional improvement. Lee says leaders should show someone what great looks like and create a model of awesomeness rather than just telling their teams about it. Leaders who keep their skills sharp are always more effective with their sales teams and can lead from the front. Learn from Lee how to model awesomeness and show your sales team how they can exceed their sales goals.
11/18/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 123: #123: Thomas Boccard of GlobalData Plc — Pivoting without Panicking

Thomas joins Rob on the Sales Leadership podcast to show us how to mobilize faster than the competition. Thom is constantly testing and using micro-campaigns to find out what works best for his teams’ sales process and is all-in on intentional improvement by finding ways to sell smarter no matter how successful his teams are. He involves everyone on his team in his testing as he looks for the next upgrade, and then he is quick to pivot as the market changes. When you are prepared, you can face big opposition and still come out on top, so learn from Thom how to use these methods to ensure your team’s success.
11/10/202059 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 122: #122: Kevin Knieriem of Clari — Creating Revenue Confidence

Kevin is a sales leader who has managed high revenue sales teams from any angle and he teaches us why forecasting is the most important number for any sales organization. Using AI can help sales leaders make the most accurate forecast and give you a competitive advantage right from the start. Measuring engagement from the customer and using the experiences they have as a part of your forecasting. Learn from Kevin how to make your reps experts on the problems they are solving, and boost engagement through their curiosity.
11/3/202055 minutes
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Episode 121: #121: Tim Kight of Focus 3 — Elite Leaders Have Elite Leadership Systems

Tim joins Rob on the podcast to talk about how you can help your team achieve meaningful standards, and set new goals. What helps someone be an elite performer vs average? As you seek to be not just good, but elite, Tim shows us how leadership is a journey, and it is something we can work on and improve consistently. We can do this with a system that shows us how to orient toward the outcome we want, and then become elite to get there.
10/27/20201 hour, 53 seconds
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Episode 120: #120: Michael Hoy of Pendo.io — Creating Revenue Confidence in a Changing World

With Covid 19 still forcing business to deal with more uncertainty and stressful changes, Michael joins Rob on the podcast to talk about how you can have revenue certainty. He starts by predicting churn and focusing on how to keep existing customers by ensuring renewals. Learn from Michael how you can use your sales methodology to build predictability and confidence to help plan the customer experience after the sale.
10/20/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 119: #119: Ryan Staley of Whale Boss — De-Mystifying Enterprise Sales

Ryan Staley, Founder and CEO of Whale Boss, knows that enterprise selling is a different beast, where everything is bigger: the number of users, the number of buyers, the total risk, and the potential reward. It is a high-stakes game and requires a different set of skills and experience. Ryan talks with Rob about a better way to sell to the enterprise, and how to show differentiation and build consensus. Sign up for the Enterprise Sales Summit here: https://enterprisesalessummit.com/free-registration?affiliate_id=2751861
10/14/202057 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 118: #118: Mark Fershteyn, CEO of Recapped.io — How to Win More & Faster with Mutual Action Plans

B2B sales are becoming more complicated, and more people are involved in purchase decisions than ever before. How you sell can be more important than what you sell! Mark knows sales teams need to win now and can’t wait for things to hopefully get better in 2021. He shows us how to win the deals that matter now using mutual action plans, and how to simplify the buying process and create an easier pathway to sales success.
10/6/20201 hour, 21 seconds
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Episode 117: #117: Zorian Rotenberg of Infotelligent — Achieving Disproportionate Results in a Noisy World

Expert in scaling companies, Zorian teaches us about stress and passion, how each salesperson feels these In their jobs. Taking care of your team members is required before you to take care of your customers. Zorian loves to quote Eisenhour, who said, “You don’t lead by hitting people over the head, that is assault!” A great leader is someone who makes everyone on the team better. He teaches us that we need to get your team SET: give them support, energy, and trust.
9/29/202054 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 116: #116: Dionne Mischler of SalesClass.io — Everything, Good or Bad, Comes Down to Leadership

Dionne joins the podcast and teaches us about sales leadership today. Everything is about leadership, the good and the bad. If you like what your team is doing, look in the mirror and congratulate yourself, you are doing some good work. If you don’t like what your team is doing, also look in the mirror, and consider your connection to your team. How in touch are you with what is really going on? Learn from Dionne how to stay connected to your team, and how to address the good and the bad as a sales leader.
9/15/202055 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 115: #115: Catie Ivey Coutinho of Demandbase — High Impact Leadership in a New, Virtual World

Catie joins the Sales Leadership Podcast and asks, how purposeful are you in your role as a sales leader? Having purpose will help you make every single person who works for you become the best version of themselves, professionally and personally. Catie explains how focusing your purpose can help you develop new skills for your sales process to become a high impact leader in a virtual environment, rather than simply a talking head.
9/8/202052 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 114: #114: Robert Beattie of Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting Professionals — Cutting through the Noise Your Salespeople Face Today

Robert Beattie, the first-ever guest of the Sales Leadership Podcast, joins us two years later to share his advice and knowledge on how to lead through the confusion and stress facing sales leaders as 2020 ends. His recommendation? Don't be that manager who just creates noise. Reps are facing more noise than ever, personal, professional, physically. Pressure coming from new challenges, new opinions, new points of view, new health challenges, new professional challenges…everywhere, there are crazy things causing confusion. Don’t be a manager who adds to the noise, but a leader who cuts through the noise.
9/1/202059 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 113: #113: Dale Zwinzinski of SmartAction — Becoming a Coach Your Reps Will Thank You For

Dale joins us on this episode to talk about the role of sales coaching in businesses today. Leaders who don’t know how to be a good coach to their reps are becoming exposed, and professional salespeople will look elsewhere for leaders who will provide that kind of development. When business is good, winning covers a lot of bad leadership. When things get tougher, are you prepared to coach your team out of it?
8/25/202051 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 112: #112: Kevin Dorsey of PatientPop — Scaling Greatness

Everyone knows sales is hard, and there are no happy accidents. Everything you do as a leader matters; the 1:1, building culture, setting goals, connecting to people rather than numbers. But maybe most important is to help your team build belief. If your salespeople believe they can reach their goals both professionally and personally, your team will exceed those goals, and it won’t be an accident.
8/18/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 111: #111: Chris Roth of Insider Intelligence — The Difference Maker: It’s ALWAYS on the Inside…Not the Outside

Chris shows us how sales leaders can face tough changes, adapt, and win. Learn how your sales team can find success by adapting to each prospect’s situations daily, and quickly find ways to show value. Chris shows us how identifying new opportunities for personal growth is more important than ever, and when you are at peace with yourself you are better able to adapt successfully.
8/10/202053 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 110: #110: Todd Caponi of Sales Melon — Becoming “Flawsome” with Transparency in Sales

Todd Caponi, Founder of Sales Melon, teaches us how to get your product’s imperfections considered and taken care of early in the sales process and reduce buyer defense mechanisms. Transparency outperforms perfection when you are talking to a customer because it removes some of the friction inherent in the sales process. Customers can just confirm the flaw, rather than putting time and energy into finding them when you are transparent right from the start. Help your customers do their homework. Help them reduce the anxiety that they feel as they work to ensure they are making the right decision.
8/4/202058 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 109: #109: Armand Farrokh of Carta — Build a Culture of Commitment

One of the biggest mistakes sales leaders make during their 1:1’s with their sales reps is having conversations but not making commitments. On this episode of the Sales Leadership Podcast, learn from Armand how to build a culture of commitment for your team, and then teach your reps to get commitments with their customers.
7/28/202053 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 108: #108: Laura Guerra of ringDNA — Culture: It Isn't Part Of The Game...It Is The Game

Laura joins the Sales Leadership Podcast and talks with Rob about culture. She defines culture as a consistent observable pattern of behavior. Culture drives every company, no matter what the business builds and sells. Laura says that culture is made up of the small things the people at your company do every day, not the big things you do once a year or something you did years ago. Culture can be a leader’s best friend or their greatest challenge. Learn from Laura how the best corporate cultures are intentionally maintained, and not just a happy (or unhappy) accident.
7/21/202056 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 107: #107: Scott Leese, CEO and Founder of Scott Leese Consulting — Talking ‘Bout an Evolution (in Sales)

Scott defines the role of a sales leader as helping salespeople reach their desired level of success, whatever that is. Scott is well-known as a sales leader who can show you how to evolve your team to changing conditions, and that those teams who move first will have great advantages over slower-moving competitors. Learn how important it is to be a doer, and to be one of those who take quick action and win the most.
7/13/202059 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 106: #106: Mike Bosworth of Solution Selling - Creating a Sales Experience Your Customers Will Thank You For

Mike Bosworth, author and founder of Solution Selling, talks about the concerns buyers go through in the sales process, and how you can manage those concerns. Buyer phases go from emotional to logical to emotional again, and navigating through these phases can be challenging for unprepared salespeople. Learn how you can build a better relationship with your customers and help them reach their own visions of success.
7/6/202053 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 105: #105: Morgan Ingram, Director of Sales Execution and Evolution — Playing Offense without Being Offensive

Morgan Ingram, Director of Sales Execution and Evolution, JB Sales Training joins us on Episode 105. Are you an action-oriented leader, or just a big talker? Morgan shows us how to be an action leader, not merely a thought leader. While planning is important, doing is what helps you create confidence, and figure things out. The best and most-effective sales leaders can demonstrate the key skills and activities that lead to success. Now is the time for your sales team to evolve, and you can start by following Morgan’s proven path to sales success.
6/30/202057 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 104: #104: Julie Hansen, Founder of Performance Sales and Training — Creating Connection with Video

The sales world has changed, and many sales leaders are wondering how to rewrite their sales playbook. Julie Hansen, Founder of Performance Sales and Training, shows us how video has become not just a critical platform for sales success, but a critical skill as well. Julie is an expert at using modern sales tools and processes like video to sell, and can help your team learn, apply, and internalize winning skills to deliver a persuasive, compelling presentation or demonstration that wins business when it counts…and it always counts.
6/24/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 103: #103: Heather Monahan of Boss In Heels — Proceed With Confidence

As sales leaders, our job is to sell our way through this current Covid19 crisis. Members of our sales teams have to believe they can win, and to do this they have to know that their leaders believe. We must push our confidence into our teams and lift them up. Learn from Heather that doing builds confidence, and you as a leader can create a culture of doing and lean into challenges. Taking action builds confidence, and confidence is what is needed to sell through this difficult time.
6/16/202056 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 102: #102: Sam Dunning of Web Choice — The Impact of a Great Manager

Sam Dunning, Sales & Marketing Director and Co-owner of Web Choice joins Rob on the podcast to talk about how great managers create clear, well-lit pathways to success. They don’t just give them a quota and then let the stack-rank report light the way. The best managers don’t leverage pressure and gamification, they create individualized plans for each member of the team and then help them execute. The plan is very personal…and not an “average” plan for the entire team.
6/9/202054 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 101: #101: Darryl Praill of VanillaSoft — Speaking With the Voice of Your Customer

Darryl’s powerful combination of sales and marketing experience brings a valuable view of the sales world today. With the Covid19 crisis affecting every business, salespeople need to take better care of each lead. Your targeted customers are picking up the phone and letting their guard down a bit more than during the “old normal”. If you can be authentic and offer relevant and helpful information in the customer’s own voice, the same voice a marketer uses, then you can get back the high growth place where you belong.
6/1/20201 hour, 1 minute, 35 seconds
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Episode 100: #100: Kristina Jaramillo of Personal ABM — Helping Buyers Learn to Buy Again

Kristina Jaramillo, President at Personal ABM, talks with Rob on this latest edition of the Sales Leadership Podcast about how to rebound from the Covid19 sales crisis and what it will take to teach buyers how to buy again. Selling used to be about meeting the needs of the customer by solving a problem, building a good business case versus the risk of not solving a specific problem. Now selling requires finding a way to solve the problem right now, and purchase decisions are made requiring many more people to come to an agreement on a solution that must solve a mission-critical problem.
5/26/202053 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 99: #99: Alain Hunkins, Managing Director of Hunkins Leadership Group — Cracking the Sales Leadership Code

Alain Hunkins, Managing Director of Hunkins Leadership Group, shows us that success or failure is often a result of the environment we create, and sales leaders have the responsibility to shape environments that lead to success. The emotions of sales leaders are contagious, and the environment is set by the people in the company, not the outside influences. Alain’s three C’s: how do we connect, how do we communicate, and how do we collaborate are powerful ways leaders can create the culture at their company.
5/19/202056 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 98: #98: Paul Salamanca of SecurityScorecard — True Salesmanship Will Stand Out

Paul Salamanca, VP Global Accounts at SecurityScorecard, joins Rob on the 98th episode of the Sales Leadership Podcast. Paul says that in this unique environment, true salesmanship will stand out. Fundamental sales skills are still the key to winning deals. Customers still need to identify there is a problem worth solving, and that you are the best partner to help them solve that problem. They still have to be willing to secure the political and financial resources to make it happen. Sales leaders who take the time and energy to develop basic skills at the individual level for each sales rep will find great success in spite of the challenges resulting from Covid 19.
5/12/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 97: #97: Dale Dupree of The Sales Rebellion — Choose To Be Legendary

Dale Dupree, CEO of The Sales Rebellion, joins Rob to talk about the kind of leader you choose to be. Do you really know your sales team? Do you support what they want, or are you just translating to them what you want to accomplish? Learn how legendary leaders use constructive methods to help your reps build confidence and reach success levels higher than they think is possible.
5/4/20201 hour, 9 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 96: #96: Robynn Storey of Storeyline Resumes — Own Your Success When Telling Your Story

If you are looking for a new opportunity during this challenging time or if you just need to update your resume for the future, this episode features Robynn Storey of Storeyline Resumes. Robynn’s company is the top resume expert on LinkedIn, and she talks about how you should own your success when telling your story through your resume in a way you are not afraid to share it or talk about it to hiring managers. We need to be able to show not just that we have something to offer to hiring managers that they are looking for, but also that we can bring the impact that companies need in a salesperson.
4/27/202051 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 95: #95: Corey Sommers of Enableocity — Engineering Experiences That Build Trust

Corey Sommers, Co-Founder of Enableocity joins Rob on the Sales Leadership Podcast. Corey says that sales enablement is a way to prepare salespeople to build trust, and trust is the currency of any relationship. For many of us, trust is tough to define, but we all agree it is important. When salespeople show their customers that when they experience interactions with you that they solve problems they care about or achieve results that are important to them, those experiences will build trust, and this is one of the great ways to stand out from your competitors.
4/21/20201 hour, 57 seconds
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Episode 94: #94: Kristie Jones of Sales Acceleration Group — How to Embrace Change

Kristie Jones, Principal of Sales Acceleration Group, joins Rob on the podcast to talk about how companies who use creativity and innovation to change during this challenging time will be the ones who win their way to not just survival, but high-growth success. Companies must be ready to adapt quickly and be prepared to reevaluate everything. Kristie reminds us that when we embrace change, we have to understand that failure is to be expected as we implement new products, new pricing models, and new partners.
4/14/202055 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 93: #93: Chad Olds of Anchore — Be Kind and Grind

This week's episode features Chad Olds, VP Worldwide Enterprise Sales for Anchore. Chad's motto is "Be kind, and grind." His message is that especially in these crazy and difficult times, companies still need their salespeople to be successful. Sales managers should lead with kindness, but don't stop pushing to get the results your business needs to win deals. Those that adapt most rapidly to this new environment will be the ones to not just survive but keep on that golden road to high success.
4/6/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 92: #92: Colleen Stanley of SalesLeadership — Connect With Real-World Empathy

Colleen Stanley, CEO of SalesLeadership, joins Rob on the podcast this week to talk about how empathy will help sales leaders connect with their sales teams in these difficult times. Real-world empathy means you understand what is really important to both your sales representatives and your customers. With a new reality facing most of us, including new tools, new skills, and a new selling environment, Colleen shows us some new ways to take on these challenges and win.
3/31/202059 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 91: #91: Tim Clarke of UNCrushed—How Salespeople Can Prevent Burnout And Have A Successful Career

This week's guest is Tim Clarke of UNCrushed, back as a Greatest Hit for the Sales Leadership Podcast. Tim brings a special story today on an important topic. He believes that salespeople need to be wary of the pressure to win, to be a "crusher," because that kind of success comes with negative effects. Tim says that we are so focused on outcomes that we often lose track of people. Tim's non-profit group, UNCrushed, helps salespeople avoid the negative impact of the "crush it" culture. He talks about how to minimize the soul-crushing rejection, the uncertainty, and the fear in order to be successful and thrive. Tim sums it up with the belief that strength comes from vulnerability. Check out this episode for more information.
3/24/202049 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 90: #90: Adam Peek of Fortis Solutions Group — Invest in Your Own Career

Adam Peek of Fortis Solutions Group shows us how to get off the sidelines and take charge of your own career and development. When you find solutions that can help you succeed, and bring success to your team and company, you build influence and become a great leader even if you don't have that VP of Sales title.
3/16/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 89: #89: John Madsen of Athletic AF — Your Mindset Drives Your Success

John Madsen, CEO of Athletic AF joins Rob to discuss how your mindset can be your greatest catalyst or your most permanent limiter. Learn how to become the best version of yourself by managing your mindset.
3/10/202058 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 88: #88: Rob Jeppsen of Xvoyant — The Sales Leadership Crisis

Max Altschuler interviews Rob Jeppsen on this episode of the Sales Leadership Podcast, talking about the crisis facing sales leaders today. Sales reps want to be coached on a path of high growth, but leaders think they are doing a great job, but the truth is they aren't good at coaching. Learn on this podcast how to give your reps the leadership they want and deserve.
3/2/202037 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 87: #87: Tiffani Bova of Salesforce — Innovate Your Sales Team in 2020

Tiffani Bova, the Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce, joins Rob to discuss how sales leaders can add balance and inject passion for each member of their team by taking advantage of technology and managing time better. When 60 percent of a rep's time is spent on something other than sales, but 58 percent will not meet quota, your reps need you to help them in individual ways.
2/24/202056 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 86: #86: Thiago Sa Freire of Hudl — Having a Growth Mindset

Thiago Sa Freire, SVP of Global Sales & Customer Success at Hudl, joins Rob on this episode to talk about his keys to having a high-growth mindset. Thiago shows us why you can't scale your business if you don't give up some control and trust the people on your team, and why the best leaders hire people who are better than themselves in some way. Find people who can level up the company, and together you are creating that high-growth culture.
2/17/202054 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 85: #85: Shari Levitin of The Levitin Group — Empathy Builds Trust In Sales

Shari Levitin, CEO of The Levitin Group, joins Rob on Episode 85 of the Sales Leadership Podcast. In this time of information overload, Shari shows us how to become the "sense maker", and how to be the person who knows how to make the connection. While empathy and competency are both huge parts of sales, the order you bring them to the sales process matters. Learn how to make empathy your competitive advantage.
2/10/202058 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 84: #84: Jonathan Graham of IRC Group — Hire For Skill, Then For Experience

Jonathan Graham, Managing Director of IRC Group, is an expert on hiring the right salesperson. He talks about how hiring managers can be seduced by the companies listed on a candidate's resume, and as a consequence, that person may not have the skills required to be successful for the job. Learn from Jonathan how to hire for skills first, then for experience, and how that can get you moving towards greater sales success faster.
2/3/202053 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 83: #83: Ralph Barsi of Tray.io — Play the Long Game While Keeping Your World Small

Ralph Barsi, VP of Global Inside Sales of Tray.io, joins Rob and talks about how sales leaders can earn the right to be a leader who is listened to. The best sales leaders are those who have created standards of excellence and who know what brings success for their reps and makes sure they are following a well-lit path to high growth. Ralph teaches us about how having an attitude of gratitude will help us keep things in perspective and make it through the tough times that are a part of being in sales.
1/27/202052 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 82: #82: Richard Harris of Harris Consulting Group — What Great Sales Leaders Do

Richard Harris of the Harris Consulting Group joins the podcast to share what the great sales leaders do to be successful. First, sales leaders help their company leaders realize they don’t need to know it all. Sales leaders should utilize sales operations teams to manage the important sales data and make sure baseline metrics are tied to revenue. Richard also discusses his work with Uncrushed, and how the group helps sales leaders find better mental health.
1/21/202056 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 81: #81: Max Altschuler of Outreach — Setting Goals That Work in 2020

Max Altschuler joins Rob for the second time in the Sales Leadership Podcast to share his excellent method for creating goals and having a growth mindset. As we start this year, use Max's tactics for taking stock of what is important and beneficial for you, and plan out where you want to be in 2021 and beyond.
1/13/202059 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 80: #80: John Barrows of JBarrows Sales Training — Getting Sales Right in 2020

John Barrows joins the podcast to talk about how companies can "get sales right" by starting with the leaders who are fully involved in creating that amazing sales culture and drive improvement for each individual rep. John warns that sales leaders who just chase a number will lose out on developing their teams and will end up not reaching the high growth levels that are possible. Learn how to define the core values that can unite your team and paint the vision that drives success.
1/7/20201 hour, 10 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 79: #79: Greatest Hits Mark Smith — Trust: The Currency of Every Relationship and How a Sales Leader Can Earn It.

This is one of our greatest hits from the Sales Leadership Podcast, original episode #5. Mark Smith is VP of Sales for Womply. Womply has not only entered high-growth mode….they’ve been there for awhile now. His secret to ongoing growth? It isn’t a sales methodology, technology, or process…though they certainly use all of those things well. The fuel that has helped Mark’s team succeed has been developing trust. Mark shares why trust is the currency of every relationship and how they’ve built a team where trust helps them execute, adapt, and smash all of their sales goals. Mark believes the biggest challenge each leader has is to get every team member to believe in themselves. And here’s an interesting twist: If you have to ask for their trust, you’re doing it wrong. Mark lays down a blueprint on how to create a team fueled by mutual trust. The results speak for themselves.
12/31/201942 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 78: #78: Lisa Magnuson of Top Line Sales — How to Sell the Big Deal

Lisa Magnuson of Top Line Sales joins us to talk about how you and your sales teams can get those big deals won. Lisa defines a "big deal" as a deal 5x over what is normal for your company, and she talks about the huge gap between the experience of sales leaders over the sales reps when big deals are in the pipeline. Learn how teams can rise above the challenges by focusing on the important issues and get those big deals won.
12/23/201956 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 77: #77: Dave Kennett of Replayz — The Value of a Sales Coaching Culture

Dave Kennett, CEO of Replayz joins Rob to talk about the benefits of having a sales coaching culture. Less than five percent of sales teams have a coaching process, and Dave shows us how companies who coach their reps more often exceed their goals. He and his team have reviewed hundreds of sales calls, and he shares the best practices of the sales reps who are top performers. Go to the link below to see the free coaching guides Dave has offered to listeners of the Sales Leadership podcast. www.Replayz.com/SalesLeadershipPodcast
12/16/201953 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 76: #76: Amy Volas of Avenue Talent Partners — How to Get Sales Hiring Right

Amy Volas, the Founder & CEO of Avenue Talent Partners, joins Rob to discuss the ways sales leaders can attract, hire, and retain the top sales talent. Amy shows us how to learn what your company requires of its salespeople, and how to tailor your hiring to ensure the best fit for both the rep and the business. With the sales crisis of a higher percentage of salespeople leaving their jobs to find greener pastures affecting businesses across the globe, Amy has the answers to how to make sure you get the sales team that your business needs to reach and sustain high growth.
12/9/201953 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 75: #75: Daniella Sardi of TriNet — Making an Impact as a Sales Leader

Daniella Sardi, Director of Client Acquisition at TriNet, teaches us why coaching your reps is the key to high-growth sales. Daniella shows us how having an individual development plan for every rep on your team maximizes your impact as a leader. Focusing on the motives each rep has for success and then tailoring activity and skills can result in measurable improvement for both high-and-low performers, and bring explosive growth to your company's bottom line.
12/2/201953 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 74: #74: Travis Huff of Wayfair — Individual Road Maps for Individual Reps: Moving Past the Minimums to Scale with Swagger

Travis Huff, Director of B2B Sales for Wayfair has driven growth that resulted in Wayfair being recognized as one of the fastest growing stocks in 2017. His blueprint is simple: Talk is Cheap. Too many leaders talk about key things like onboarding, metrics, playbooks, and coaching. Travis builds process around them. Learn how you can build processes around onboarding and coaching that not only gets reps to revenue quickly, but create consistency in how your leaders connect to the development of each individual and help develop unique roadmaps for each rep’s success.
11/26/201940 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 73: #73: Shep Maher, EVP of Global Sales at Betterworks — The State of the Sales Coaching World

Shep Maher of Betterworks talks to Rob about the state of sales coaching in business today. Shep explains that while sales coaching is getting a lot of attention from companies right now, the skill of sales managers is not where it needs to be. One particular area that needs attention is the level of individualization each leader gives to each sales rep. Each coaching session needs to have a consistent time and a consistent focus on the individual, and each rep needs to know that the sales leader is invested in their success. Shep is a true champion of sales coaching, and we learn a lot from him in this episode.
11/19/201952 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 72: #72: Robert Beattie, Sales Lead, Thomson Reuters — How To Create a Sales Culture Where the Motivated Can Win

Robert was our first-ever guest on the Sales Leadership Podcast, and still one of our most-listened-to episodes. Many subscribers have not yet heard this amazing sales leader, so we decided to bring him back to share the leadership blueprint that has helped him achieve double-digit growth in a mature, single-digit growth market.
11/11/201937 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 71: #71: Steven Broudy of Bevy — Accidentally Involved, Intentionally Successful

Steven Broudy, VP & Head of Sales for Bevy, teaches us about how finding and developing the best people are crucial to maintaining the core values companies must have to reach hyper-growth. Learn why being uncompromising on who you hire by using assessment and selection helps leaders screen candidates to find those who can succeed under the conditions of your sales team.
11/4/20191 hour, 44 seconds
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Episode 70: #70: Josh Braun of SalesDNA — Empathy Is the Heart of Selling

Josh Braun, the founder of SalesDNA, shows us how sales teams can reach their greatest success when they understand the customer's world. Josh teaches us how to overcome the disconnect between the words reps are saying and what the customer's job is actually about, and learn to speak in the customer's language. We have to be different in a meaningful way, and then show how we are different creatively in a way that people care about.
10/28/201955 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 69: #69: Meg Kopka of BetterManager — Be a Manager Worth Working For

Meg Kopka of BetterManager joins us and talks with Rob about the crisis facing companies today: research shows that 70% of sales reps leave their jobs because of their managers. Meg recognizes that managing sales teams is a tough job that most are not properly trained for, but she gives us her blueprint on how becoming a better manager can be learned through learning the principles of coaching while employing empathy and awareness.
10/21/201955 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 68: #68: Jake Dunlap of Skaled — Building A High-Growth Sales Team That Scales

This week Jake Dunlap, CEO of Skaled Consulting shows us how companies can grow faster and more predictably using technology, consulting, and strategy. Jake describes how sales leaders can eliminate variance by standardizing the set of core competencies reps have, and by creating common messaging that is customized to each business. Then, use technology to reinforce these skills and behaviors.
10/14/201956 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 67: #67: Kelly Roach — How Connecting To Your Reps' "Big Why" Equates To Sales

Kelly Roach joins the Sales Leadership Podcast and shows us why being fanatical about setting the right tone and expectation can make the difference for your reps. Kelly teaches us how spending part of each day helping each rep improve creates a culture of coaching that will create phenomenal growth.
10/7/201950 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 66: #66: Mark Kosoglow of Outreach — How to Grow Your Company From $34 to $1 Billion

Mark Kosoglow, VP of Sales at Outreach shows us how to engineer remarkable growth without adding huge amounts of headcount to match. Learn why building the right system for each sales process will solve your toughest problems and how training and enabling your sales leaders can help your teams reach the success that before looked impossible.
9/30/20191 hour, 1 minute, 56 seconds
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Episode 65: #65: Jason McElhone of RemoteSales — How to Manage Without Micromanaging

Jason McElhone, Founder, and CEO of RemoteSales shows us how in this tightest of job markets, it is essential that you are able to recruit salespeople worldwide. Technology now makes it possible to hire the best salespeople, wherever they are. Learn why self-starters are the best remote workers, and why having a culture of "fail fast, fail forward" is the key to having success in the tough grinder of the sales lifestyle.
9/23/201959 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 64: #64: Justin Welsh – How to Eliminate Guesswork

Justin Welsh joins Rob as our first-ever repeat guest. They talk about Justin's keys to eliminating the guesswork as you build a high-growth sales team: Getting the right people, and then the right process. Are you managing data the right way? Justin also discusses how to maintain your own personal balance and sense of who you are to avoid burnout and depression.
9/16/201954 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 63: #63: Richard Smith of Refract - How to Build An Effective Coaching Culture

This week's guest is Richard Smith, Co-founder & Head of Sales for Refract. Richard is a champion of sales coaching and tells us how companies are learning the importance of having a coaching culture. He says that hiring the right people for your sales team is important, but having a manager that knows how to help each of those reps improve is of equal importance. Learn how to create that coaching culture in your company and make it a competitive advantage.
9/10/201958 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 62: #62: Michael Gallagher of The Stevie Awards - The Importance of Showing Your Team Appreciation

Michael Gallagher, President of The Stevie Awards talks with Rob on why it is important that a sales leader is able to tell the story of the team's success, and then successfully repeat it. The Stevie Awards help leaders share that story and also gives the team a chance to celebrate that success and be publically recognized for it. In this podcast, learn about how to nominate your sales team for a Stevie Award, and also how you can review past Stevie winners' stories and see how they created their own success.
9/2/201943 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 61: #61: Lance Tyson, President and CEO of The Tyson Group - The Importance of Building A Positive Sales Culture

Lance Tyson, President & CEO of the Tyson Group, teaches us some of the things he has learned in a long career of teaching professional sports franchises how to sell. Considering that these businesses are selling something that their customers don't need, but want to buy, it presents some interesting challenges. Lance believes that culture is the key to creating an environment where the motivated can succeed. He has found his greatest success by ensuring that the sales leaders are always trained first, and then they need sales reps who are determined to win their individual games.
8/26/201959 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 60: #60: Samantha McKenna - How Knowing Your Customers Drives Success

This episode features Samantha McKenna, Head of Sales, Enterprise NYC for LinkedIn. Samantha is an expert at selling to large enterprise customers, and she shows us how multithreading is essential to win those massive accounts. Her tactics on how to build engagement through personal relationships and why you need to get comfortable at being uncomfortable will help you win deals both large and small.
8/20/201958 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 59: #59: Collin Cadmus of Aircall - Trust and Respect: The Foundation of Everything in Sales

This episode features Collin Cadmus, VP of Sales for Aircall. Collin believes the role of a sales leader is to first be a teacher and second build strong relationships with each of your reps. A good sales leader knows how to put the right person in the right role, and Collin shows us how that depends on the leader building trust and earning the respect of the team. He shows us how to build a learning organization and also what are the most important aspects of a winning culture.
8/13/201956 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 58: #58: James Buckley of Ringlead - The Formula For Sales Excellence

James Buckley, Business Development Manager and Brand Ambassador for Ringlead talks with Rob about how being courteous, professional, patient and persistent will drive success in both sales and life. He believes that if you are working, you need to learn to work "right" because for most of us the end of work will never come. James shows us how to help each sales representative build a personal brand, and create unlimited potential.
8/6/201957 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 57: #57: Joel Rackham - How to Build a Culture of Authenticity in the Workplace

Our latest episode features Joel Rackham, SVP, Global Head of Direct Sales at Marketstar. Joel shows us how culture is more than foosball tables and free soda; it is made up of getting the right process at procedure first. Once you have that set, then consider the environment, made up of the physical and psychological aspects of the workplace. This creates an environment where your sales representatives can flourish and have hope.
7/30/201953 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 56: #56: Paul Butterfield of Vonage - How Consistency in the Sales Process Drives Consistency in Outcomes

This week we learn from Paul Butterfield, Head of Global Sales Enablement for Vonage. Paul knows that since the role of sales has changed, the role of sales leaders must also change. He tells us that since hiring new salespeople can be an expensive mistake, it is important to equip your sales team with everything they need to be successful and have a coaching process that is based on individual one-on-ones and relevant.
7/23/201949 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 55: #55: Daren Tomey of Revenue Path Group - Being a Co-Pilot and Not a Micromanager

This week Daren Tomey of Revenue Path Group teaches us about the importance of role clarity and how to guide your reps as a co-pilot to reach success. He talks about how using coaching during one-on-ones with each rep can help them focus on the activities and skills each individual needs to win. Daren shows us how each sales leader's primary role should be about developing people.
7/16/20191 hour, 1 minute, 10 seconds
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Episode 54: #54: Brandon Bornancin of Seamless.AI - Being Obsessed With Every Detail of Your Sales Process

This episode of the Sales Leadership Podcast features Brandon Bornancin, Founder and CEO of Seamless.AI. Brandon discusses how taking care of his sales teams and obsessing over the details helps his teams win over the short and long term. He compares this to winning the SuperBowl every day. Brandon shows us how daily role-playing and actionable coaching and scoring are the keys to high growth success exceeding sales goals consistently.
7/9/20191 hour, 4 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 53: #53: Marius Smyth of Adroll - Keys to High Growth: Consistency, Alignment, and Accountability

This week we learn from a truly international sales leader, Marius Smyth, Global Head of Sales & Customer Operations at AdRoll Group. Marius shows us how having consistency, alignment, and accountability leads to credibility with your sales team as well as with your customers. He talks about how having consistency in your process will give you consistency in your outcomes, and how you can reduce variance by coaching your sales team.
7/2/201950 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 52: #52: Matt Marino of Global Payments - Using Your Customers' Outcomes as a Measurement for Success

Matt Marino, VP of Sales for Global Payments, teaches us to set the standard for success based on the success of your customers' experiences. He shows us that passion is the rocket fuel for performance and that as you add value to the careers of each of your reps, you increase that passion and performance.
6/25/201954 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 51: #51: Mike Lockert of Simplus - Why Listening to Your Customers and Sales Reps Matters

This episode features Mike Lockert, Chief Revenue Officer of Simplus. Mike shares his blueprint for how to keep your sales on the high-growth trajectory. He talks about how culture is a key ingredient to that success, and how it is made up of all the things you do as a sales leader. Mike gives the key to making your sales reps WANT to follow you, something that is invaluable in this world of short-term job longevity for sales professionals.
6/18/201947 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 50: #50: Jacco van der Kooij of Winning by Design - Double Your Sales Without Doubling Your Sales Team

On our 50th Episode, Jacco van der Kooij, Founder of Winning by Design, joins the Sales Leadership Podcast to talk about how you can become a modern sales leader. Jacco shows us how focusing on what matters most to the customer can grow your sales by 2X without doubling your sales team or doubling the price. He shows us the seven key moments that a modern sales leader can work on with the sales team and be a coach, not a trainer.
6/11/201956 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 49: #49: Jen Spencer of SmartBug Media - How to Align Your Sales and Marketing Efforts to Maximize Revenue

In this week's episode, Jen Spencer of SmartBug Media joins us to talk about team. She describes, in detail, a good, authentic approach to creating a "team." According to Jen, you should build a team that compliments your own strength and overshadows your weaknesses. Her advice is to stay close to the Market, close to your staff, and find ways to level your people and compensate for their weaknesses. If you can do these things, you can build the right team to spur growth.
6/4/201951 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 48: #48: Ryan O'Hara of LeadIQ - The Art of Prospecting in the Digital Age

In this week's episode, Ryan O'Hara, VP of Growth and Marketing at LeadIQ, talks about one of the most important skills in Sales: building pipeline. He says you can't have the important conversation about your product and the problems it solves if you can't prospect to find someone to converse with. Ryan believes that you were hired to be yourself, not someone else because it is your unique skills that your company needs. Authenticity is what will help you win. Ryan also believes in building brands around people, not just around products and companies, so as a sales leader, you should help build the brands of your people.
5/28/201953 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 47: #47: Amy Appleyard of Carbon Black - Using Change as Your Competitive Advantage to Sell More

This week on the Sales Leadership Podcast, we learn from Amy Appleyard, SVP Global Inside Sales for Carbon Black. Amy talks about how all your competitors are trying to be unique, so to drive high growth you have to give your customers something more. Be agile and nimble, and embrace change as you design and redesign your sales process. Amy also shows us how to help your sales team be "all in", and be excited about pursuing success.
5/21/201951 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 46: #46: Tamara Schenk of CSO Insights - Leading With a Customer-Centric Sales Strategy

This week Tamara Schenk, Research Director of CSO Insights, shows us how to use dynamic coaching to gain a two-digit improvement to drive your sales team’s success. She has performed the research that shows how coaching is a skill that can be developed, talks about how sales leaders should have a long-term view while focusing on short term issues.
5/14/201955 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 45: #45: Adam Clark of REPAY - Using Laser Focus to Build a High-Growth Company

In this episode, learn how Adam Clark, Director of Sales for REPAY, measures and manages all sales activities and applies a laser focus to learn what his team is doing well and what could be improved. He subscribes to the idea that if you can't measure it, you don't know what you are doing. Adam shows how a leader with a student mentality can drive positive change and lead a company to continued high growth and success.
5/7/201954 minutes
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Episode 44: #44: Kevin Hart of Challenger - How to Adopt Disruption Inside Your Sales Organization to Drive Better Results

In this week's episode, Kevin Hart, Vice president of Sales & Marketing at Challenger, shares how disruption can help you get disproportionate results. He says you should start with learning what "good" looks like to your customers, and then do whatever it takes to teach your team to reach it. It might mean doing something new that is uncomfortable, but Kevin shows us why that is how high-growth companies are always reaching higher. This is an episode that you don't want to miss!
4/30/201951 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 43: #43: Kharisma Moraski of Conversica - A Milestone Approach to Sales Leadership

This week we learn from Kharisma Moraski, Vice President of Sales for Conversica. Kharisma started selling at age five and continued an amazing career as a sales leader. Learn how she and her team recognize and utilize the milestones on the path to success. Kharisma talks about how to assess the skill and will on your team, and build a team that can move mountains and creates great leaders. She espouses a work-life balance and fosters the growth of her people.
4/23/201950 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 42: #42: Joe Caprio of Chorus,ai—Using Customer Conversations to Drive 1-on-1 Sales Coaching

Less than 5% of sales call information makes it into Salesforce. You can't improve what you don't fully understand, so Joe says to find a way to see what's working. Find a way to see exactly what your customers are saying. If you have a genuine desire to help customers, you will find time to do it. Having systems for interacting with customers and potential customers is how you eliminate variance at scale, which Joe says is a key to entering high-growth mode.
4/16/201951 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 41: #41: Tim Clarke of UNCrushed—How Salespeople Can Prevent Burnout And Have A Successful Career

This week's guest is Tim Clarke of UNCrushed. Tim brings a special story today on an important topic. He believes that salespeople need to be wary of the pressure to win, to be a "crusher," because that kind of success comes with negative effects. Tim says that we are so focused on outcomes that we often lose track of people. Tim's non-profit group, UNCrushed, helps salespeople avoid the negative impact of the "crush it" culture. He talks about how to minimize the soul-crushing rejection, the uncertainty, and the fear in order to be successful and thrive. Tim sums it up with the belief that strength comes from vulnerability. Check out this episode for more information.
4/9/201948 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 40: #40: Sam Jacobs of Revenue Colective - How To Become a Great Leader and Beat the Odds

This week's guest is Sam Jacobs of Revenue Collective. He believes that sales leaders are in the most volatile position in business. As sales leaders, there are absolutely things that you have to do. As Sam says "We must be great. Great from the get-go." You also have to ask yourself questions about the company-like, "what is the market size?" All the salesmanship in the world won't solve the problem of a small market. How connected to the market are the leaders? Sam believes that ensuring position fit should be your absolute priority, as early leaders often become casualties. Join Sam and Rob for a provocative look at Sales Leaders - the position and the pitfalls.
4/2/201954 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 39: #39: Woody Klemetson of Divvy - Turning No Into Yes With A Can't Lose Mentality

This week's guest is Woody Klemetson of Divvy. Woody is a leader presiding over truly hyper growth. He believes that great partnering is the key to growth, making sure that they understand you and your business as well as possible and vice versa. Woody is also a great believer in team-which he says extends to everyone in the company. He gets to know his team in a personal and authentic way because it fuels the mission that they all signed up for. His advice: take every chance possible to build up your team and give kudos to those people. His creed is "I can't lose," and he believes that if you're not failing, you're not trying.
3/26/201948 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 38: #38: Jamie Crosbie of ProActivate—Building a Replicable Sales Process and Formula For Success

This week's guest on the Sales Leadership Podcast is Jamie Crosbie. Jamie believes that it doesn't matter whether you are better or worse than your competition. You have to know why you are different and why that matters. Jamie says that in order to have sales success in a competitive market, she lists three things: 1-Specialize; 2- Process, 3-Problem. Although sometimes people get lucky, if you want to be hired as a sales leader, you need to be able to discuss and show how process helped you win. You need to be able to measure the strength of your sales process and have leaders who can help you establish new normals. Jamie says to ask yourself: Do I know that I am impacting the lives of the people that I am working with? Have I helped change the trajectory of a career? Listen to this episode for the answers.
3/19/201948 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 37: #37: Ben Simms of MarketSource—Process Is The Foundation For Everything

This week's episode features Ben Simms, Vice President of Commercial Client Services at MarketSource. Ben is a believer in process. He believes that it is the blue print for what it takes to get into high growth mode and stay there. How does he build a team focused on process? MarketSource is good at making sure that they have their I.C.P. for recruiting and they hire for coachability. Ben believes that coachability is the x-factor in whether you are going to get someone to grow with the company and be successful. He also talks about integrity being your best asset. Join Ben and Rob for this enlightening discussion and learn what it takes to internalize process.
3/12/201945 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 36: #36: Keith Rosen—The Blueprint to Coaching Salespeople Into Champions

This week's guest is Keith Rosen, is an undisputed expert in the realm of sales coaching. He believes that the biggest problem that managers have is that "Chief Problem Solver" is the role they adopt because they make assumptions that they need to be a fixer and a closer. He believes that managers are here to maximize human potential and that only 1 in 10 managers is qualified to manage - let alone coach. Keith says that if leaders take the right role, they make their people more valuable. Join Rob and Keith as the discuss how to recognize and fill the proper role for success.
3/5/201954 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 35: #35: Max Altschuler of Outreach — Using Marketing to Grease the Wheels of Sales

In this week's episode, Max Altschuler, a consummate salesman and the founder of Sales Hacker, is now Vice President of Marketing at Outreach. He brings the rare perspective of a sales leader who now leads a marketing team. He explains how using your marketing team to send the right message to connect to problems that your customers are experiencing. Max shares many valuable insights and experiences in an episode that you can't afford to miss.
2/26/201949 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 34: #34: Alyson Welch of Twilio—Key Components to World-Class Sales Leadership

This week's guest is Alyson Welch. Alyson is the VP of Sales for Twilio. Her number one priority is wearing her customer's shoes and understanding the customer's voice. She also believes that as a leader, you have to have performed as a salesperson. You have to have the cadence and operational discipline, but you also need the personality. empathy and energy for your team and your customers. By doing so, you can be in charge of your own destiny. Join Rob and Alyson for this insightful look at what it takes to be a sales leader.
2/19/201944 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 33: #33: Kyle Morris of SifData—Building a Bullet-Proof Sales Process

This week's guest on the Sales Leadership Podcast is Kyle Morris, founder of SifData. Kyle is a former Special Forces Army Ranger who offers insights from his military experience that he has applied to his highly successful company. He believes that it's hard to stay in high-growth mode for a long period of time. The only chance you have is to have a bullet-proof sales process. According to Kyle, you have to have systems to find the right people and then have systems to plug them into. A mature leader can scale by learning to comfortably delegate. His most important point? You can delegate authority but you can never delegate responsibility. So listen this week—you'll come away with a new appreciation of the 80/20 rule and Commander's Intent.
2/12/201943 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 32: #32: Jason Santana of Paychex—See Around the Corners with Your Sales Data

This week's guest is Jason Santana, Senior Director of Sales Strategy and Operations at Paychex. Jason believes that culture is either your greatest asset or your greatest challenge. Coming from a background of data science and sales leadership, Jason has a unique understanding of their relationship to culture. He answers the question: how do you use data and still maintain personal connections? He believes that data is what makes it so you can individualize with people. Jason gives some great management advice as well. His best advice is to sympathize instead of empathizing. Join Jason and Rob as they explore these topics and more in a spirited 45 minutes.
2/5/201950 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 31: #31: Keenan of A Sales Guy—How to Win with a Problem-Centric Sales Process

In this episode, Rob interviews a big name in the sales world—Keenan from A Sales Guy. Keenan believes that selling has become too tactical and product-centric. He believes you should sell to the gap between the current state and the future state by finding the problems in the market and concentrating on them. For Keenan, understanding your prospect's problems is the most important part of the sales process. He gives a multitude of actionable examples of how to find and define this gap how to best coach to it.
1/29/201951 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 30: #30: Skye PoVey of Weave—How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything

In this week's podcast, Skye PoVey of weave talks about how he builds a culture that empowers his people and teaches them to become leaders themselves. Learn how he uses his passion to develop people to become the best they can be, whether they are selling software services or selling hot dogs in NYC. Skye’s mantra of “How you do anything is how you do everything” drives his success and has helped him drive high growth at Weave.
1/22/201953 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 29: #29: Lacey Bell of Adobe—Want to Build Your Sales Culture? Embrace Everything.

This week's guest on the Sales Leadership Podcast is Adobe's Lacey Bell. Lacey is the GVP, Adobe Target Sales of North America Adobe. Lacey has a tangible enthusiasm for her team. She believes in appreciating internal networks and celebrating diversity. Enabling her team is Job One and supporting Women in Sales is her passion (https://www.linkedin.com/company/utah-women-in-sales/).
1/15/201947 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 28: #28: Ryan Cannady of Deere Employees Credit Union—It's Not the People, It's the People

This week's podcast features Ryan Cannady of Deere Employees Credit Union. Ryan goes into great detail about what he means when he says "It's the People." And it's not what you think. He talks about building an extraordinarily motivated and driven team by concentrating on the coaching relationship. Ryan believes if you invest in your people, your numbers and success will come as they feel chalenged and rewarded.
1/8/201946 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 27: #27: The Best of the Sales Leadership Podcast, Volume 2

We've taken the best of our first 25 episodes and found the common traits that these great leaders share. In Volume 2, Rob Jeppsen breaks down episodes with Doug Landis, Cody Lamens, Michael Barton, Dan Cook, Ryan Leavitt, Matt Millen, Jeff Spencer, Sean Murray, Brad Jensen, Kyle Norton, and Haley Katsman. You will be surprised at how closely these leaders' messages align. So enjoy this holiday gift from the Sales Leadership Podcast team.
12/18/201857 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 26: #26: Rob Jeppsen of Xvoyant—The Seven Deadly Sins of Sales Coaching

In this week's episode, we flip the tables and Rob is interviewed by past guest Doug Landis of Emergence Capital. Doug gets right to the point: How do you make coaching better and be relevant to every rep? Rob goes into detail on the Seven Deadly Sins of Sales Coaching and gives can't miss advice on identifying and overcoming each of the sins. This week is Rob's holiday gift to sales coaches everywhere and you will be a better coach for listening.
12/11/201832 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 25: #25: The Best of the Sales Leadership Podcast, Volume 1

We've taken the best of our first 25 episodes and found the common traits that these great leaders share. In Volume 1, Rob Jeppsen breaks down episodes with Robert Beattie, Justin Welsh, Travis Huff, Mark Smith, Ralph Barsi, Robert Cornell, Tonni Bennett, Kevin Dorsey, John Barrows, Scott Leese, Justin Hiatt, and Jacob Heugly.
12/4/201851 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 24: #24: Doug Landis of Emergence Capital—What Great Sales Leaders Do to Stay in High Growth Mode

This week’s guest is Doug Landis of Emergence Capital. He an icon in the Sales industry. Doug asks a simple question of salespeople: Who’s voice are you using? Too often salespeople find themselves speaking with the voice that they think the company wants. Doug is committed to speaking with the voice of the customer, and he gives actionable advice on building the listening function into your leadership process. He believes it is your most competitive advantage and that the 1:1 is the place to facilitate it.
11/27/201853 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 23: #23: Cody Lamens of TINYpulse—Using Engagement as a Competitive Advantage in Sales

This week Cody Lamens of TinyPulse talks about how engagement drives not just how hard you work, but how effective you are in your efforts. He describes how sales leaders can face and defeat challenges by adapting and adjusting to the pressure and opposition. Cody brings great success to TinyPulse by tuning his processes and building passion in his teams through effort, quality, and open communication.
11/20/201845 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 22: #22: Michael Barton of Avery Dennison—Taking What the Market Will Give, and Then Some

This week’s guest brings a ton of experience in taking more from the market. Michael Barton of Avery Dennison shares his process for achieving stretch goals, which includes three major tenets. First, he believes it is all about mentality. Everyone must buy in to take more from the market. You must be in high-growth mode, and if you focus everything you do on that goal, you will achieve it. Second, he believes that you must be even-handed with your team. If you are transparent with your dealings, your team will buy in quicker, but your company must show increased support for initiatives. Third, you must deal with facts. You can’t be about emotion. You must see accountability over time to ensure predictability. By following these guidelines, Michael has been able to take what the market gives… and then some.
11/13/201842 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 21: #21: Dan Cook of Lucidchart—Scars to Avoid When Scaling Your Sales Team

This week, Dan Cook, Senior Vice President of Sales and Customer Success at Lucidchart, addresses the fact that scaling is no joke. According to Dan, there is no end to the thirst for growth, so you had better learn how to scale your team and your processes. To do that, he believes that reps need to self-assess and design their processes around what they find. In combination with the 1:1 report, self-assessment is the only way to close the communication loop and scale a sales team. He addresses the challenges of operationalizing your sales playbook, of keeping your growth hackers occupied and how to take care of yourself in the process.
11/6/201847 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 20: #20: Ryan Leavitt of Learncore—Attention Salesleaders! It's Time to Stop, Collaborate and Listen

Today’s guest is Ryan Leavitt, Founder of Learncore and current Head of Growth and Strategy at Showpad. Ryan shares his unique insight into building a team from scratch. His biggest tool? Collaboration. According to Ryan, it teaches resourcefulness for problem-solving, creates accountability, fosters proactiveness, and creates teammates well prepared to execute. He and Rob even get a little nostalgic for the 80’s and Vanilla Ice. Don’t miss this one!
10/30/201845 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 19: #19: Matt Millen of Outreach—Going Fast with Certainty and Confidence

This week Matt Millen, Senior Vice President of Revenue at Outreach, shares his formula for going FAST. Matt brings his experiences as a professional racing driver to bear on the sales process and shares the wisdom that has helped him create one of the fastest-growing sales teams in the U.S. Matt believes that there are three things that sales leaders must control to be successful: You have to be a storyteller, you have to manage how you spend your time and you have to have the right mindset with your attitude toward your company. He says a great leader must look inward first, do the right thing and most of all—have fun.
10/23/201844 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 18: #18: Jeff Spencer of Waste Management—Creating a Sales Environment Your Reps Won't Want to Leave

This week's guest is Jeff Spencer, Sr. Director of Sales Operations and Marketing at Waste Management. Jeff is the architect of one of the most sophisticated sales organizations in the world. Jeff's team of over 3,000 salespeople has impressive results and ridiculously low turnover. Much of the loyalty that a rep has for a company comes from what the coaching process is like, and at Waste Management, Jeff has brought consistency and discipline to the coaching process. He has three traits that have led to his success: 1. The ability to be decisive 2. He's not afraid of change, and 3. He takes ownership of the change mindset. Under his direction, coaching is not just for underperformers. Jeff believes in the power of self-correction and shared vision to ensure the success of every rep and his results speak for themselves.
10/16/201845 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 17: #17: Sean Murray, Chief Revenue Officer at Salesloft—Healthy Growth vs. Growth: A Blueprint for Organizational Success

Sean Murray is the Chief Revenue Officer for SalesLoft. SalesLoft has helped transform how Modern Sales Organizations provide a world-class sales experience. After leadership roles helping launch the Challenger Sale, taking a company public, and now helping SalesLoft accelerate their already impressive growth rate, Sean has a unique perspective on what sales leaders need to focus on. His primary lens: Healthy Growth vs. Growth at all cost. Sean shares a 5-point blueprint to help you create an environment where Healthy Growth can drive the success of any team. This thought-provoking episode will share key insights to help you find that next level, regardless of your team’s size.
10/9/201841 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 16: #16: Brad Jensen of Motivosity—The 1:1 Is Everything: Getting Real with Every Rep

Brad Jensen is VP of Sales for Motivosity. He's helping disrupt how organizations reward teamwork and connect with each other and has a team that is growing faster than projections called for. Disruption takes energy and effort...a lot of it. Disruption doesn't come easily or quickly and Brad has found 2 "go-to" focus points to help him keep his team in high-growth mode. In this episode, Brad discussed these 2 leverage points and really dives into what he calls "The Greatest Missed Opportunity in the History of Sales Leadership." Avoiding this one mistake may very well be the fastest way you grow revenue in both the short and long term. Brad's "non-negotiables" are worth considering for every sales leader. Check out this week's episode and add both of these to your leadership gameplan.
10/2/201838 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 15: #15: Kyle Norton of League — Slow is Smooth...Smooth is Fast

Kyle Norton is VP of Sales for League. He has taken advantage of the unique opportunity to take a blank slate and create a high growth sales team from scratch. Kyle is a Black Belt in Jiu-Jitsu and has applied the martial arts approach of "Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast" to the sales team. In this episode Kyle shares the importance of Iteration and Innovation as they not only got the sales team built, but how this keeps them aligned with the customers in their markets. Kyle gives killer insights on things like capturing attention, the importance of learning from losses, and even shares a tip on how to prospect HIM effectively.
9/25/201843 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 14: #14: Haley Katsman of Highspot—Creating a Growth Organization (Not Just Sales)

Haley Katsman is Vice President of Account Development, Enablement, and Growth and HighSpot. Her job is to more than just drive sales. She is building a growth organization. Her team fuels the Sales Pipeline of HighSpot as well as the People Pipeline. In this week's episode, Haley discusses the how she's developed a growth organization. She's traded "force-feeding" management strategies and instead has developed a team built on self-awareness and collaboration. Haley's perspective is unique to our show as she shares her journey of joining HighSpot as the first SDR and now leads the growth engine of one of the fastest growing software companies in North America.
9/18/201846 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 13: #13: Jacob Heugly of Zions Bancorporation—Teach, Don't Preach. Show, Don't Tell.

Commercial Banking is a complex B2B sales motion. Like any complex sales team, these bankers have turned to process and technology to create better customer experiences and to create measurable value. One of the complexities comes in the sheer number of products these bankers have to offer their clients. Jake Heugly of Zions Bancorporation leads one of the most successful fee income teams in the United States. They are growing at an industry-beating rate and are averaging 15 products per customer…double the industry average…without having product-related goals. In this insightful episode, Jake shares how his team uses process in a unique way to create experiences their customers aren’t used to having and how this not only creates successful customer relationships, the process creates powerful coaching opportunities that inspire and engage the members of his teams.
9/11/201841 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 12: #12: Justin Hiatt of Workfront—A Sales Leader's Guide to 90% Retention

The Sales Development role is an important one…but a challenging one. So challenging, the turnover rate is consistently between 35-40% annually. Just not at Workfront. Justin Hiatt is VP of Sales Development at Workfront. He’s built a team that not only is crushing their quotas, they’ve built a culture that has resulted in 90% retention rates. In this episode, Justin shares the non-negotiables that has led to a high-performing team that is growing fast, how he’s been able to create clear career paths for every rep on his team, why coaching is a leaders’ primary role…and why a rep should quit if they aren’t getting meaningful coaching from their leaders.
9/4/201844 minutes, 44 seconds
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#11: Scott Leese of Qualia—The First Hire Every Sales Leader Should Make, and How to Find Them.

Scott Leese, SVP of Sales at Qualia, is an anti-establishment sales leader who finds ways to maximize his time and impact with each member of the sales team. In this episode, Scott explains how he views his team differently and how he ensures that each rep is set up for success. He believes in doing what you are passionate about and what you are best at. Connecting with each rep and helping them in their personal journey along with getting the right operational help and building a reliable network is his formula for success. Scott is a best-selling author and producer of the first non-conference sales conference ever conducted from a surfboard (www.surfandsales.com). Scott shares the first two things he does with every company he works with....and why it is a difference maker in this week's episode.
8/28/201843 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 10: #10: John Barrows of John Barrows Consulting—What High-Growth Sales Leaders Do Differently

John Barrows is trainer to the world’s fastest growing companies. But John bristles at the label of “Sales Trainer.” Much of John’s success has come because he is an active, practicing salesperson that shares what he’s learned and tactics that are currently working for him with other organizations. We invited John to the Sales Leadership Podcast to share what he sees the High Growth Sales Leaders do that those wanting to get in high growth mode NEED to do. John outlines what High Growth leaders do that elevates their results above other leaders. Look for the “John Barrows Top 10 things High Growth Sales Leaders Do Different” in the So-What portion of this extended interview.
8/21/201845 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 9: #9: Kevin Dorsey of ServiceTitan — Practice? We Talking About Practice?

Kevin Dorsey runs Sales Development for ServiceTitan. Service Titan is changing how thousands of the world’s most successful home service companies grow and operate their businesses. Under Kevin’s leadership, his team has had head-turning success in helping these previously overlooked business owners optimize their businesses with technology. Kevin has earned a reputation as one of the top trainers and coaches in the business and has scooped up well-deserved accolades including Sales Development Executive of the Year and Top 100 Sales Coach. In this episode, Kevin shares his blueprint of creating a culture of excellence. He shares how he helps his team become “Customer Ready” and his focus points may surprise you. Allen Iverson could have used a little help from ServiceTitan’s KD…learn why in this engaging discussion.
8/14/201845 minutes, 34 seconds
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#8: Tonni Bennett of Terminus—Out of the Box Thinking Creates Out of the Box Results

Tonni Bennett is VP of Sales for Terminus and joined the company as employee #9. A brand-new company with a brand-new way of creating value in a brand-new market was not going to achieve high-growth with conventional thinking. Tonni shares her approach to building a sales team that not only surpassed their growth goals, they helped fuel the ABM movement. This episode highlights how to encourage big thinking and the how immersing the team in the entire process of building a sales org led to complete commitment from her team. Her impact can be seen in more than just the numbers. She has a team of evangelists that are finding new believers in the Terminus story around the world. Sometimes too much experience can put professional blinders on a sales leader. Learn how Tonni built a system that matched their mission in this insightful episode.
8/7/201839 minutes, 42 seconds
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#7: Robert Cornell of Steelhouse—Removing the "Sink" Out of "Sink or Swim"

Robert Cornell is VP of Sales for Steelhouse. There’s a reason Steelhouse is the fastest-growing company in advertising today. His approach to leading his team is centered in his commitment to removing “Sink” from “Sink or Swim.” He does it by exhausting all efforts to helping each rep succeed. In this episode Robert shares how this impacts how they onboard, coach, use metrics, and work as a team. The impact is a team with authentic passion and the result is beating aggressive goals by 50% or more every month. You’ll love Robert’s approach for building authentic enthusiasm across the enterprise.
7/31/201835 minutes, 31 seconds
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#6: Ralph Barsi of ServiceNow—Why You Need a Team of JEDI Salespeople and How to Develop Them.

Ralph Barsi is the Global Sales Development Leader for ServiceNow. He leads a team of Sales Development Reps that fuels the growth of what Forbes Magazine has recently decided is the Most Innovative Company in the World. In the nearly 3 years Ralph has led the global SDR team ServiceNow has seen 380% growth. He’s added 14 offices around the globe, increased headcount over 100% and creates the pipeline that fueled last year’s revenues of over $1.93 Billion. He shares how he creates the next generation of “Jedi-level salespeople.” He has 2 missions: Develop pipeline and Develop people. In this episode Ralph shares a 5-step approach to creating Jedis that includes lighting the Bat Signal and finding the Boysenberries. Don’t miss this one.
7/24/201843 minutes, 40 seconds
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#5: Mark Smith of Womply—Trust: The Currency of Every Relationship and How a Sales Leader Can Earn It.

Mark Smith is VP of Sales for Womply. Womply has not only entered high-growth mode….they’ve been there for awhile now. His secret to ongoing growth? It isn’t a sales methodology, technology, or process…though they certainly use all of those things well. The fuel that has helped Mark’s team succeed has been developing trust. Mark shares why trust is the currency of every relationship and how they’ve built a team where trust helps them execute, adapt, and smash all of their sales goals. Mark believes the biggest challenge each leader has is to get every team member to believe in themselves. And here’s an interesting twist: If you have to ask for their trust, you’re doing it wrong. Mark lays down a blueprint on how to create a team fueled by mutual trust. The results speak for themselves.
7/17/201840 minutes, 27 seconds
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#4: Travis Huff of Wayfair—Individual Road Maps for Individual Reps: Moving Past the Minimums to Scale with Swagger

Travis Huff, Director of B2B Sales for Wayfair has driven growth that resulted in Wayfair being recognized as one of the fastest growing stocks in 2017. His blueprint is simple: Talk is Cheap. Too many leaders talk about key things like onboarding, metrics, playbooks, and coaching. Travis builds process around them. Learn how you can build processes around onboarding and coaching that not only gets reps to revenue quickly, but create consistency in how your leaders connect to the development of each individual and help develop unique road maps for each rep’s success.
7/10/201837 minutes, 32 seconds
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#3: Justin Welsh of PatientPop—Obsession with Execution: The Doorway to Hypergrowth

Welcome to the Sales Leadership Podcast, where the most successful leaders and practitioners of the art and science of sales share their knowledge and insights. Each week, you'll hear froma sales leader who is driving performance that's beating their market. These quota-crushers share actionable strategies and tactics that have fueled their success. Episode 3, Obsession with Execution: The Doorway to Hypergrowth welcomes Justin Welsh, SVP of Sales for PatientPop. Justin shares how obsession with execution helped him get PatientPop in HyperGrowth mode in year 1 and keep them there for four straight years. His blueprint focuses on 3 areas to get right first and he shares the 4 step process his leaders use to execute in the present. These tactics will help you…regardless of your company’s size or growth phase… create a culture where your salespeople are the evangelists of learning and execution…no micromanagement required.
7/2/201834 minutes, 40 seconds
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#2: Robert Beattie of Thomson Reuters—The Double-Digit Growth Playbook

Robert Beattie, Dr. Director of Sales For Thomson Reuters joins the podcast to share his leadership blueprint that has helped him achieve double digit growth in a mature, single-digit growth market. He shares his playbook that led to him being awarded 2018 Executive of the Year by the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP). Rob shares how to create impact as a leader so those that are motivated are able to achieve performance levels faster than even the reps had hoped.
6/26/201835 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 1: Welcome to the Sales Leadership Podcast

Join Rob Jeppsen for an introduction to the podcast. Each episode will help to answer the biggest question in business: How do you create predictable, repeatable and scalable success? We're here to help, by introducing you to the tactics and practices that the best sales leaders use to drive head-turning success. Rob lets you know what you can expect from each episode and gives you his promise: you'll leave each episode with new ideas to help you drive high growth with your team.
6/20/20188 minutes, 32 seconds