Revenue Insights Podcast
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How to Prevent Deal Slippage in 2023 with Brad McGinity at Hone
In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton is joined by Brad McGinity, CRO at Hone, a platform for cohort-based management and leadership training. Brad’s role is as a problem solver in the revenue operations space. You must listen to this episode if you prefer to be hands-on with your teams. The touch points covered include redefining success metrics, achieving sales process consistency by defining entry and exit points in the funnel, and how to make accurate forecast calls. Brad also touches on using MEDDPICC to qualify deals and prevent deal slippage and spotting and removing friction points in your funnel.
Mastering the Art of Relationship Building with Jaime Konzelman, Vice President, Sales at Unisys
In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton is joined by Jaime Konzelman, Vice President, Sales North America & Canada at Unisys. They explore the intricacies of cultivating meaningful connections with individuals, delving into various subjects that encompass the significance of relationships and effective strategies for building them in the year 2023. Additionally, Jaime shares valuable career guidance to leaders on navigating and prospering in times of economic downturn.
Jaime has also held the position of Vice President of Sales at Atos. Before that, she was a Marketing Manager at Acxiom, Luxor Hotel and Casino, and Posterscope. She also has vast knowledge and experience in business and people management and is constantly looking for ways to improve relationships that will foster business growth.
Establishing a High-Performance Business through Efficient Change Management with Zach Gropper, Founder and CEO at Insight Revenue
In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton is joined by Zach Gropper, Founder and CEO at Insight Revenue. In their discussion, they cover several topics, such as the significance of a business operating at a high level, the impact of change management on a business, techniques to enhance business and customer retention, the interrelationship between various departments within a business, and the necessity for a seamless transition during a leadership change.
Building Trust and Credibility Through Data-Based Feedback with Basil Murray, VP of Enterprise Commercial Sales at DHI
In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton sits down with Basil Murray, VP of Enterprise Commercial Sales at DHI, a SaaS platform with AI-enabled products for talent acquisition. The conversation covers several touchpoints in the sales and revenue space, including adapting selling and revenue operations to the current environment and coaching teams to provide value to prospects and clients while building trust and reputation. Basil also touches on de-risking client churn and the importance of data in decision-making, demonstrating the ROI of products, and evaluating internal teams. Do the quotes below intrigue you? Make sure you listen to the full podcast.
The Four Levers to Accelerate Deal Velocity with Loren Brockhouse, CRO at BigHand
In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton speaks with Loren Brockhouse, CRO at BigHand. BigHand gives organizations the tools and data to enhance key productivity metrics and create value for the business, its employees, and clients. Loren shares insights into the four levers companies can use to drive deal velocity while optimizing expenses across sales and marketing. He also shares strategies for change management at sales-led organizations to pivot toward revenue management. Loren also touches on the importance of building relationships of depth and width with clients and shares strategies for doing more with less in the current challenging environment.
How to Build Your Go-To-Market Strategy Around Partnerships with Phillip C Aimé, Chief Revenue Officer at Drivonic
In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton connects with Phillip C Aimé, Chief Revenue Officer at Drivonic, the automobile industry’s popular people-based digital platform. Phillip discusses the importance of client retention and how data can help you gather valuable business insights. Phillip also touches on the value of teamwork in achieving business goals, handling peaks and troughs of business performance, and the challenges facing the automotive industry today.
Building Scalable GTM Teams in a Legacy Industry: A Discussion with Jessica Wilkinson, CRO at Swish Fibre
In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton speaks with Jessica Wilkinson, CRO at Swish Fibre, a full-fiber broadband service in the U.K. She has built a robust multi-skilled toolkit over a seventeen-year journey that cuts across functions ranging from public relations to revenue operations. In her free-wheeling discussion with Lee, Jessica touches on a broad spectrum of topics linked to RevOps, including the difference between RevOps at legacy and tech companies, the three pillars of revenue operations, and her process of reimagining RevOps at her company. She also gives tips to upcoming revenue professionals and insights on measuring revenue teams’ success.
Using Feedback Loops to Drive Revenue Growth with Rusty von Waldburg, President and Founder at Spokes Group
In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton is joined by Rusty von Waldburg, President and Founder at Spokes Group, a consultancy in the SaaS Revenue space. Rusty brings twenty-six years of product and revenue experience to the conversation as he discusses different revenue touchpoints, including GTM strategies, improving market fit by implementing feedback loops, and creating targeted buyer personas. He also shares tips on tracking AE productivity and leading revenue metrics you need to monitor. Rusty also builds the persona of a typical high performer for the listeners, something to keep in mind when you hire.
The Four Pillars of Revenue Operations with Jake Hofwegen, VP of Global Revenue Operations and Enablement at Contentful
In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton is joined by Jake Hofwegen, VP of Global Revenue Operations and Enablement at Contentful. Jake shares how the function of revenue operations (RevOps) has evolved over the past decade. He breaks down rev ops into four pillars and shares his experience in scaling tech companies from 220 million to over a billion in ARR. Jake also shares the benefits of pivoting to a six-month planning cycle while finding the right balance between planning and implementing.
How to Deliver Better Lifetime Value from Customer Insights with Rouzbeh Rotabi, Chief Revenue Officer
In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton speaks with Rouzbeh Rotabi, Chief Revenue Officer and revenue leader at Orum, Marqeta and more. The free-flowing discussion pivots around staying engaged with your customers and using the insights to tailor your go-to-market strategy. Rouzbeh explains how feedback from customers and prospects can identify pain points that can be addressed with messaging and positioning. A quick caveat, they can vary from market to market. Lee and Rouzbeh also discuss implementing feedback loops and engagement metrics to identify risk and shape strategy. There’s a brilliant piece on leveraging revenue efficiently for sustainable growth, a paradigm shift from the growth at all-cost strategy—“Slow down to speed up.”
How to Improve Revenue Efficiency During a Bear Market with Eddie Reynolds, CEO of Union Square Consulting
In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton speaks with Eddie Reynolds, CEO of Union Square Consulting, a consulting firm for B2B SaaS startups. They have a free-flowing discussion about focusing on revenue efficiency and plugging leaks in the sales funnel and revenue processes. Eddie shares his insights on how you can proactively spot leaks and simple ways to fix them. He also discusses how to drive more revenue from analyzing your sales process to spot where revenue is coming from. He also shares how to feed those insights back into the sales process to increase revenue through higher conversion without adding more at the top of the funnel.
An Insider’s View of a Hyper-Growth Company w/ Steve Hartert, Chief Marketing Officer at Jotform
In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton is joined by Steve Hartert, Chief Marketing Officer at Jotform, an online form builder service in the middle of a hyper-growth phase. Steve shares an insider’s view of a hyper-growth environment and learnings from managing hyper-growth teams. Steve explains the value of crafting your marketing strategies based on insights from data analytics. He also shares insights on how to build an internal framework for sustainable scaling.