On this edition of The Predictable Revenue Podcast, co-host Collin Stewart welcomes Lauren Bailey, founder of sales training and leadership consultancies Factor 8 and #GirlsClub
Lauren is a renowned sales trainer and entrepreneur: before founding her own companies and working as a freelance training consultant, she led global sales teams and training divisions at international software goliaths like SAP.
Throughout the pod, Collin and Lauren talk about a critical, yet often neglected, element of sales: cultivating confidence in reps.
Highlights include: how Lauren defines confidence (14:32), confidence killers (19:26), building confidence (24:30), the role of personality in confidence (41:15), how frontline managers can inspire confidence (47:46), the sales lightning round (56:12), and cold call Collin (1:00:50)
On this edition of The Predictable Revenue Podcast, co-host Collin Stewart welcomes Steven Broudy, Vice President and Head of Sales at San Francisco-based customer to customer community management platform Bevy.
From Army ranger sniper to SDR to renowned sales leader at some of the Bay Area’s most well-known companies, Steven has had one interesting journey into sales.
Throughout the pod, Collin and Steven take a look at the next skills, trends, and tactics that will define the next decade of sales. Highlights include: Steven’s sales journey (12:29), the evolving B2B sales cycle (22:28), meeting buyers where they are (30:53), and empowering salespeople in an environment of eroding trust (50:02).
On this edition of The Predictable Revenue Podcast, co-host Collin Stewart welcomes Kelly Del Curto, Director of Small Business and Corporate Sales at lever.
From starting as a quota-carrying rep, to running multiple sales teams, to hiring for a rapidly growing sales org – Kelly’s done it all during her tenure at Lever.
Throughout the pod, Collin and kelly do a deep dive on a critical yet underserved aspect of sales (and team building as a whole): effective goal setting.
Highlights include: Why investing in long term coaching is the right move (1:51), team goal setting (5:06), individual goal setting (27:38), strengths and saboteurs (39:19), putting it all into action (52:05), sales lightning round (1:02:55), and cold call Collin (1:05:43)
On this edition of The Predictable Revenue Podcast, co-host Collin Stewart welcomes Justin Clifford, Director of Sales at Lessonly.
Justin, by his own admission, grew up in sales: before leading the team at Lessonly, Justin held both leadership and quota-carrying roles in a host of different industries.
Throughout their discussion, Collin and Justin tackle a philosophical, nuanced, and undeniably important aspect of sales: inspiring your team to be themselves and excel at their jobs. They also talk about some inspiring reads, including the 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership by Jim Dethmer, Diana Chapman, and Kaley Klemp. Check it out, if you haven’t already.
Highlights include: unlocking growth in your reps (22:16), Justin’s approach to leadership (27:04), the importance of being vulnerable (30:20), the autonomy to get your teeth kicked in (41:58), value-adding moments (57:20), how Justin does his forecast reviews (1:09:07), the sales lightning round (1:18:31), and cold call Collin (1:24:59).