Nobody Knows Anything with Jeff Macomber

In this episode, Matt welcomes Jeff Macomber, the Global Sales Enablement Leader at Lumivero. Together, they challenge some of the conventional wisdom on selling and leadership. 

Jeff introduces a smart approach to on-boarding that begins with a detailed understanding of buyer perspectives. 

You can expect to take away some unconventional insights and practical lessons that could change your approach to sales and enablement leadership. This episode is a must-listen if you are looking for a fresh perspective and a few good laughs along the way. 

Show highlights:

  • Gain insights into buyer-perspective understanding. [00:05:09]
  • What does “nobody knows anything” mean in sales? [00:08:09]
  • Lessons in managing difficult employee dynamics. [00:10:47]
  • Why a leader must have motivator awareness. [00:22:50]
  • How to proactively draw teachings from brilliant mentors. [00:26:49]
  • The power of purposefully evolving leadership strategies. [00:31:34]

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Sales Coaching Moments with Richard Smith

In this week’s episode, Matt welcomes Richard Smith, a successful sales leader and conversation intelligence software company co-founder who has devoted most of his professional life to sales coaching. They’ll discuss the role of continuous coaching in enhancing team performance, the importance of careful hiring, and how recognition impacts your sales environment. 

Rich will also share effective strategies that have helped him optimize his time and effectiveness as a leader. Tune in for straightforward, practical advice that could help improve your sales team’s dynamics and results. 

This episode is ideal for anyone looking to elevate their sales leadership skills and foster a more productive team.

Show highlights:

  • Discover the top two components in Rich’s sales management system. [00:03:23]
  • Do sales leaders neglect ongoing team development? [00:08:29]
  • The one crucial trait to prioritize at hiring. [00:11:27]
  • The power of recognition for ongoing efficiency. [00:16:13]
  • Why multi-pronged practice makes perfect. [00:18:52]
  • Tips for team engagement in problem-solving. [00:24:57]
  • Explore conversation-rich coaching moments. [00:30:19]

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Building Trust and Goodwill with Jason Rozenblat’s Sales Leadership Insights

In this episode, Matt welcomes Jason Rozenblat, a seasoned sales leader with a knack for systematizing the core processes that underpin successful sales teams.

The discussion centers on building trust, the significance of impacting others through mentorship, and the benefits of a data-driven hiring process.

You will learn how Jason prioritizes actions that align with his business’s most important  business objectives. Tune into this episode for practical strategies and insights from an expert sales leader.

Show highlights:

  • Explore this objective data-driven, codified hiring method. [00:03:44]
  • Uncover the power of prioritization with OKRs. [00:08:16]
  • The 30–60–90 framework for new challenges explained. [00:12:52]
  • How to reorient losses with a “win-or-learn” outlook. [00:16:07]
  • Dive into legacy building with caring leadership. [00:26:15]
  • Why successful founders have sales backgrounds. [00:30:13]

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Your Managers and Your Network Are Your Best Investment with Chris DePatria

Today Matt is joined by Chris DePatria, SVP of Revenue at Setpoint, who shares insights on the impact of strong frontline managers and networking in sales success. They cover the fine points of hiring, coaching, and when necessary, parting ways with employees.

Join us for an episode with valuable guidance for nurturing a high-performing sales team and the significance of a strategic approach to sales leadership.

Show highlights:

  • A sales leader’s role in tech-stack and sales-ops synergy. [00:03:09]
  • Deep dive into sales council development and having a strong feedback loop with the field. [00:05:54]
  • Why a staggering 57% of sales reps quit. [00:13:29]
  • The right way and the wrong way to handle exiting sales people.. [00:17:22]
  • The power of imaginative hiring and  a passion for people. [00:19:51]
  • Promotion prudence with a “jobs are given, not taken” rule. [00:24:28]
  • How to establish  a learning culture to supercharge growth. [00:31:00]
  • Discover ways to network effectively in a sales career. [00:32:50]

Book a call with Matt using this link: https://calendly.com/mattmcdarby/30min

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Blending Art & Science In Sales with Matt Goff

Welcome to The Divine Comedy of Sales, where in today’s episode, host Matt McDarby and our esteemed guest Matt Goff engage in a thought-provoking discussion on craft and the science of assembling a powerhouse sales team.

Hear from Matt Goff, a sports and industrial psychologist, as he shares his approach to talent assessment, the wisdom of the 90-day evaluation window, and the reward of leading sales teams through ever-changing landscapes. We’ll explore the relationship between behavioral expectations and job performance and discuss the emotional intelligence required to manage tough personnel decisions.

Join us for an episode brimming with candid insights and approaches that will help you master the balance between art and science in sales. . Let’s get started!

Show highlights:

  • Learn the key elements of a successful system. [00:03:40]
  • Discover the art of strategic talent diagnosis. [00:08:35]
  • Manage the success profile vs. expectations gap. [00:11:00]
  • How long is too long to evaluate employees? [00:15:36]
  • How to derive joy as a sales leader. [00:19:11]
  • Tips for preparedness with leadership challenges. [00:22:58]
  • Grab this indispensable leadership concept. [00:28:09]

Book a call with Matt using this link: https://calendly.com/mattmcdarby/30min

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The Power of Serving with Chris Turnley

Settle in and listen to our latest episode of  The Divine Comedy of Sales. Today, host Matt McDarby talks with Chris Turnley about what drives sales teams to succeed.

Listen in as Chris shares his pragmatic approach to aligning sales strategies across functions, and learn how to balance boldness and humility  in your leadership style. Discover how your own career in sales can flourish through continuous learning and adaptation without losing sight of your core values.

This episode will give you helpful tips for succeeding in the changing world of sales. This conversation could help guide your career in a new direction. Let’s get started!

Show highlights:

  • How to align behavior for repeatable sales success. [00:03:15]
  • Sage advice on sales as a skill ladder vs. a job sequence. [00:11:35]
  • Dos and don’ts of talent development as a leader. [00:16:02]
  • The power of formative influences in success. [00:23:14]
  • Learn about work–life alignment. [00:26:20]
  • Why sales leaders must evolve with the industry. [00:28:33]
  • Is success too early in sales a career hindrance? [00:29:46]

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Building A Winning System with Laci Buzzelli

In today’s episode, we’re joined by Laci Buzzelli, who brings a wealth of experience from her impressive 19-year career in sales and leadership.

Today, Laci shares the importance of clear directives and the impact of supportive leadership on both personal and team success. We’ll discuss the realities of transitioning leaders and the challenge of aligning individuals with roles that fit.

Join us as we share and discuss practical insights on accountability, mentorship, and navigating the often complex dynamics of sales teams. This conversation will change your perspective and help you refine your approach to sales leadership.

Show highlights:

  • Gain key insights into the human factors and execution-level challenges that impact sales. [00:03:22]
  • Uncover the biggest growth need in leaders. [00:07:29]
  • Why clear expectations are the key to accountability. [00:11:53]
  • What makes leadership so rewarding? [00:13:36]
  • Explore the challenges of fitting people to roles. [00:17:35]
  • Do you raise your hand as a growing leader? [00:23:02]
  • Mentorship vs. sponsorship, find out the difference. [00:24:09]
  • Are great salespeople always the best leaders? [00:26:45]

Book a call with Matt using this link: https://calendly.com/mattmcdarby/30min

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How to Assemble a Playbook That’s Simple and Clear with Shaun Priest

Get ready to revolutionize your sales leadership playbook with one of today’s best leaders in healthcare tech sales, Shaun Priest. Matt and Shaun discuss the core principles of sales leadership success, from the need for simplicity and clarity to the challenge of understanding and meeting boardroom expectations.

Discover how to create the winning blend of art and science as you lead and why celebrating even the small wins can lead to monumental triumphs.

Tune in now and take a few pages from Shaun’s playbook.

Show highlights:

  • Discover the essential elements in Shaun’s playbook. [00:03:11]
  • Why you should fight for clarity over complexity. [00:09:34]
  • How to turn natural friction between departments into a positive force.  [00:13:33]
  • Tips to create the winning blend of art and science as you lead. [00:16:39]
  • Discover the critical virtue driving leadership success. [00:20:13]
  • The power of engaging your board and stakeholders. [00:28:52]

Book a call with Matt using this link: https://calendly.com/mattmcdarby/30min

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Great Systems Make Great Leaders

In this episode, Matt takes a deeper look at systems thinking and its impact on the performance of  sales leaders and their organizations. Using the legendary college football coach Nick Saban as inspiration, Matt explores the significance of developing and refining a system over time.

He shares valuable insights into how operating within a system can unleash creativity, enhance leadership, and boost confidence for sales leaders.

Join us as we uncover the key elements of a successful system and gain practical strategies to drive outstanding sales results.

Tune in now.

Show highlights:

  • Discover how Nick Saban perfected his process [00:01:34]
  • Powering up the elements of a sales system with creativity [00:03:36]
  • Do this for transformational people leadership [00:08:04]
  • How a great system will turn you into a bold leader [00:10:16]

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How Systems Thinking Transforms Average Leaders into Powerhouses

In this episode, Matt journeys into the world of systems thinking and how it separates the great sales leaders from the average.

Learn how to move beyond simple cause-and-effect analysis, understand the interconnectedness of every aspect of your organization, and make smart, focused moves to drive real change.

With practical examples and expert advice, you’ll discover the power of systems thinking in solving common sales challenges and revolutionizing your approach to sales leadership.

Tune in now.

Show highlights:

  • Find out the MIT definition of systems thinking [00:01:19]
  • Systems thinking beyond simple cause-and-effect analyses [00:02:11]
  • The power of leveraging interconnected processes [00:05:04]
  • How to strategically drive successful change [00:10:47]
  • Why you must measure the impact of changes [00:12:13]

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