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Join hosts Audrey Strong and C. Lee Smith every week as they dive into management, leadership, business, sales, company culture, talent retention, revenues, performance metrics, hiring and more. From debunking sales myths to learning how to manage with and without measurements, you'll learn something new with every episode and will be able to implement positive change throughout your workplace.

Join hosts Audrey Strong and C. Lee Smith every week as they dive into management, leadership, business, sales, company culture, talent retention, revenues, performance metrics, hiring and more. From debunking sales myths to learning how to manage with and without measurements, you'll learn something new with every episode and will be able to implement positive change throughout your workplace.

Location:

Columbus, Ohio

Description:

Join hosts Audrey Strong and C. Lee Smith every week as they dive into management, leadership, business, sales, company culture, talent retention, revenues, performance metrics, hiring and more. From debunking sales myths to learning how to manage with and without measurements, you'll learn something new with every episode and will be able to implement positive change throughout your workplace.

Twitter:

@salesfuel

Language:

English

Contact:

614-794-0500


Episodes

129 Coronavirus: Digital Tech Survival Kit--Get One Now

7/5/2020
Frank Zinghini is President & CEO, Applied Visions, Inc. Applied Visions helps businesses build and expand their digital relationship with their customers, across all of the available digital channels. AVI develops products and services using technologies from the cloud, to desktop and mobile, and even down to the device level with the internet of things, in order to maintain a seamless and continuous connection with your customer. Frank founded AVI with an intense focus on building...

Duration:00:23:59

128 Coronavirus: #OpenForBusiness After COVID-19 Lockdowns

6/28/2020
Jeffrey Hayzlett is Chairman & CEO of the C-Suite Network and best-selling author of "The Hero Factor: How Great Leaders Transform Organizations and Create Winning Cultures." In this episode, you'll learn: *The #OpenForBusiness initiative, which can be defined as getting business owners ready to open safely *Strategies businesses can implement as they get ready to open for business *Protecting your biggest assets – people and customers *Being mindful of cancel culture and current cultural...

Duration:00:28:45

127 Coronavirus: Effectively Leading Remote Teams

6/21/2020
Ben Gallagher is the co-founder of B+A, a creative management consultancy whose clients include Converse, Google and Beats by Dre. Before he founded B+A, Ben was a journalist at MTV and later, Sir David Frost’s producer at Al-Jazeera. He then found himself leading Nike’s efforts to make running appealing to young people. With COVID-19, he's here to give his tips on how to work and manage smarter through this time. PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO ONLINE PLATFORM BANDWIDTH DEFICIENCIES DURING THIS...

Duration:00:20:29

126 Coronavirus: Better Decision-Making for the New Abnormal

6/14/2020
Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is a behavioral economist and cognitive neuroscientist studying the psychology of decision making in business and other contexts. He is also CEO of Disaster Avoidance Experts and author of the new book Resilience: Adapt and Plan for the New Abnormal of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic. PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO ONLINE PLATFORM BANDWIDTH DEFICIENCIES DURING THIS PANDEMIC, THERE ARE SOME AUDIO DROPOUTS DURING THIS EPISODE. In this episode, Audrey, Lee and Gleb discuss: · His...

Duration:00:26:08

125 Coronavirus: Improved Remote Workplace & Workers

6/7/2020
Shane Metcalf is co-founder of 15Five and one of the world’s leading pioneers in the space of cultural engineering and positive psychology and an expert in remote workplaces and workflow management. PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO ONLINE PLATFORM BANDWIDTH DEFICIENCIES DURING THIS PANDEMIC, THERE ARE SOME AUDIO DROPOUTS DURING THIS EPISODE. In this episode, Audrey, Lee and Shane discuss: · The combination of two qualities you HAVE to have or your remote teams will feel paranoia and fear. · Specific team...

Duration:00:24:05

124 Coronavirus: How to Boost your ROI

5/31/2020
Tom Pisello is a thought leader and author on sales and marketing effectiveness, as well as a serial entrepreneur. He is well known from his podcasts, videos, blog posts, and newsletter as “the ROI Guy.” Tom is the Founder of the Evolved Selling Institute and currently Chief Evangelist for Mediafly, a leading sales enablement solution provider. In this episode, Audrey, Lee and Tom discuss: · How to changes you can sell as well remotely as well as you did in person · Top ways to keep selling...

Duration:00:21:57

123 Coronavirus: Economic Data Reveals Opportunities

5/24/2020
Dr. John Johnson is a PhD economist and the CEO of Edgeworth Analytics, a DC-based data consulting firm that empowers professionals to unlock data’s potential. John understands how to transform companies’ raw, messy data into meaningful analysis and reliable results that empower informed decision-making. A teacher at heart, John is known for his ability to explain technical concepts simply and clearly. PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO ONLINE PLATFORM BANDWIDTH DEFICIENCIES DURING THIS PANDEMIC, THERE ARE...

Duration:00:20:47

122 Coronavirus: Fixing Technology Deficiencies

5/17/2020
Sam Schutte is the CEO of Unstoppable Software, Inc. The company's software development services as a development partner, and is the host of the podcast at unstoppabletalk.com (which covers the "intersection of business and technology innovation"). He is also the creator of The Virtual Tip Jar, which enables customers to support their favorite restaurant servers and services providers whose income has been negatively impacted during COVID-19. PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO ONLINE PLATFORM BANDWIDTH...

Duration:00:23:18

121 Coronavirus: Eliminating Struggling Competitors

5/10/2020
At work, serving as President and CEO The Beacon Group, Cliff Farrah has spent more than 25 years advising clients on organic and inorganic growth strategies and tactics in Healthcare, Technology, Industrial, Energy and Defense marketplaces. His thought leading work on growth strategy, innovation commercialization, market disruption, and services/business model design has been successfully used by Fortune 100 clients around the globe. Mr. Farrah is the author of dozens of growth strategy and...

Duration:00:22:48

120 Coronavirus: Layoffs and Older Workers

5/3/2020
Coronavirus has caused layoffs of more than 26 million Americans from their jobs. Are older workers a liability or competitive advantage and if you are an older worker, how can you increase your value to your employer during this unprecedented time? Patti Temple Rocks is the author of a book called "I'm Not Done: It's Time to Talk About Ageism in the Workplace." She is also a senior partner at a Marketing agency in Chicago. PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO ONLINE PLATFORM BANDWIDTH DEFICIENCIES DURING...

Duration:00:24:50

119 Coronavirus: Don’t return to normal. Return to BETTER.

4/26/2020
David Veech teaches leaders how to Love, Learn, and Let go. The actions following these decisions create an engaging workplace that harnesses the creative and productive power of people. He began his leadership journey with 20 years of service in the Army and he is still actively learning. Author of Leadersights: Creating Great Leaders Who Create Great Workplaces.. His messages will inspire you and your teams to obliterate obstacles, accelerate innovation, and elevate performance leaving...

Duration:00:23:19

118 Coronavirus: Jeff Piersall's Course Correction Tips

4/19/2020
Jeff Piersall is known as The Chaos Coach. A former high school and college basketball coach, Jeff is an entrepreneur that has recently exited his business and now specializes in M&A activity for small cap businesses. He is also the author of Dogs Don't Bark at Parked Cars. PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO ONLINE PLATFORM BANDWIDTH DEFICIENCIES DURING THIS PANDEMIC, THERE ARE SOME AUDIO DROPOUTS DURING THIS EPISODE. In this episode, Audrey, Lee and Jeff discuss: · How to Course Correct in a Crisis · Knee...

Duration:00:21:41

117 Coronavirus: Recession Counter Assault Tips

4/12/2020
Jonathan Slain’s book, “Rock the Recession: How Successful Leaders Prepare For, Thrive During, and Create Wealth After Downturns” came out in September 2019 and is a #1 Amazon Best Seller. His tips are especially relevant today as the world heads into recession due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Jonathan coaches high growth leadership teams across the United States to implement the Entrepreneurial Operating System® also known as “Traction.” He focuses on working with entrepreneurial...

Duration:00:22:02

116 Coronovirus: Being Human is Better than Data in Uncertain Times

4/5/2020
Rishad Tobaccowala is the author of Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in the Age of Data. He is also a Senior Advisor to the Publicis Groupe where he has spent his entire 37-year career, most recently serving as the Chief Growth Officer and Chief Strategist of the Groupe. He was named by BusinessWeek as one of the top business leaders for his pioneering innovation and TIME magazine dubbed him one of five “Marketing Innovators.” PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO ONLINE PLATFORM BANDWIDTH...

Duration:00:24:40

115 Coronavirus: Walk Around Managing When You Can't Walk Around

3/29/2020
Tom Peters is coauthor of In Search of Excellence—the book that changed the way the world does business and often tagged as the best business book ever. Also the author of The Excellence Dividend . Seventeen books and thirty-five years later, Tom is still at the forefront of the “management guru industry” he single-handedly invented. Also the recipient of the Thinkers50 Lifetime Achievement Award. PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO ONLINE PLATFORM BANDWIDTH DEFICIENCIES DURING THIS PANDEMIC, THERE ARE SOME...

Duration:00:29:36

114 Coronavirus: Managing Anxiety in Unprecedented Times

3/22/2020
Kristie Knights is a licensed professional counselor and has been in private practice for 20 years. She is an expert in trauma and suicidology. Kristie is the best selling author of UnSung Heroes: Deconstructing Suicide through Stories of Triumph. She is also the Founder of iRise Leadership; which is a 501(c)3 Non Profit with a mission to eradicate suicide. They offer training, education, and resources in suicide awareness and prevention to leaders, the community, organizations, schools,...

Duration:00:25:57

113 The Beauty of Conflict: Harnessing Your Team’s Competitive Advantage

3/15/2020
CrisMarie Campbell, an Olympic rower, and Susan Clarke, a former marriage therapist and Equus coach, are the authors of The Beauty of Conflict: Harnessing Your Team’s Competitive Advantage and The Beauty of Conflict for Couples. They also have a podcast with the same name: The Beauty of Conflict for dealing with conflict at work and at home. As partners in work and life for over two decades, they’ve adapted their proven step-by-step process honed working with Fortune 100 Companies such as...

Duration:00:23:56

112 Growing Through Amazon and Emerging Digital Pathways

3/8/2020
Timothy Seward, Author of Ultimate Guide to Amazon Advertising and founder of ROI Revolution, a digital marketing agency. Timothy recognized the struggles business owners face in the digital world and decided to instill his expertise into the first (and currently, the only) published book on the art of Amazon advertising---His proficiency can help everyone better their brands, increase awareness via digital marketing, and increase product sales. And as he says, ignore digital marketing at...

Duration:00:22:04

111 Micah Rowland Is Hire Slow, Fire Fast Terrible Advice?

3/1/2020
Micah Rowland isn’t your everyday builder. Maybe because he doesn’t build homes, cabinets, or even the software that he used to as an engineer. As Chief Operations Officer COO of Fountain, Micah builds people, teams, and processes that has taken multiple companies from 50 to 250 people and $5 million to $30 million in revenue. In this episode, Audrey, Lee and Micah discuss: · Why "Hire Slow, Fire Fast" is Terrible Advice · The top reasons why companies have trouble hiring and firing · The...

Duration:00:18:46

110 Rachel Michaelov 2020 Tax Tips for Entrepreneurs and Side Hustles

2/23/2020
Rachel Michaelov is Founder & CEO of Empire Tax Professionals and is a licensed Enrolled Agent who’s Licensed by the IRS. Her team helps their clients handle their bookkeeping, payroll and tax needs all under one roof! Since then she became a NTPI Fellow and helps clients to correspond directly with the IRS to resolve disputes and notices. Her specialties lie in helping small business owners optimize their taxes and achieve financial success. She is the mother of four boys. In this episode,...

Duration:00:23:24