Leaders, "Get Over Your Damn Self" With Author and Leadership Expert Dr. Todd Dewett

Dr. Todd Dewett is a successful author, renowned educator, a TEDx speaker, and an Inc. Magazine Top 100 leadership speaker.  After beginning his career with Andersen Consulting and Ernst & Young, he completed his PhD in Organizational Behavior at Texas A&M University and enjoyed a career as an award-winning professor.  Today he speaks, writes, and coaches full-time with clients around the world including Microsoft, ExxonMobil, Pepsi, General Electric, State Farm, Boeing, Linkedin and hundreds more.  His educational library at LinkedIn Learning has been enjoyed by over 20,000,000 people in over one hundred countries. 


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The "Chief Joy Officer" himself, Rich Sheridan - CEO of Menlo Innovations

Join this in depth talk about culture with Menlo Innovation’s CEO Rich Sheridan. Rich became disillusioned in the middle of his career in the chaotic technology industry. He had an all-consuming thought…things can be better.  Much better.  He had to find a way. Why couldn't a workplace be filled with camaraderie, human energy, creativity, and productivity?

Ultimately, Rich co-founded Menlo Innovations in 2001 to end human suffering in the workplace.  His unique approach to custom software creation is so surprisingly different, that 3,000 people a year travel from around the world just to see how they do it.

His passion for creating joyful work environments led to his bestselling and widely-celebrated book, Joy, Inc. - How We Built a Workplace People Love.  His highly-anticipated second book, Chief Joy Officer, came out December 4th and will continue to prove that a positive and engaging leadership style is actually good for business.

Find and follow Rich and Menlo Innovations using:

Twitter - @menloinnovation and @menloprez 

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/menloinnovations/

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/menlo-innovations/


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The Future of Sales With Skaled CEO, Jake Dunlap

Jake Dunlap, the CEO of Skaled is a C-level sales leader and highly sought-after industry thought leader, quoted by Forbes, Inc. and Huffington Post. His mission is to shape the future of the modern sales organization. Join us in this podcast episode as we chat through the current state and future of sales and marketing.

You can follow Jake at:

Linkedin -- https://www.linkedin.com/in/jakedunlap/


Instagram: @jake_dunlap

Site -- www.skaled.com 

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Winning In Life and Business With Life Coach, Ryan Borawski

Join us on a fireside chat with the life coach, Ryan Borawski.  Ryan has dedicated himself to helping others discover the power within them that can lead to an extraordinary life. He brings a wealth of experience coaching others in the sales industry. He works full-time in Training and Development for a national insurance company where he helps sales professionals maximize their potential both personally and professionally. He also has a life coaching business. He has personally coached over 200 people in their career, finances, relationships, health, leadership and societal impact. He lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife Ashley and Golden Retriever, Cali. Ryan’s on a mission to help people rewrite their future and live an extraordinary life of meaning and purpose.  You can find Ryan at www.ryanborawski.com 

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Surviving The Business World with Naked and Afraid's E.J. "The Skullcrusher" Snyder

E.J. Snyder is highly decorated Army Combat Veteran with 25 years military service under his belt, serving Ranger positions in Infantry and Airborne units. He joined the armed forces at 19. He moved up the ranks quickly, seeing combat in both the Gulf War in 1991 and a 15-month tour during Operation Iraqi Freedom 2 in 2004 to 2005. EJ earned two Bronze Star Medals, the Legion of Merit, the Order of St. Maurice (Centurion), and over 40 other Medals and decorations while serving the Nation. During his time in the Army, EJ attended a vast number of schools highly increasing his diverse set of skills, deployed on training and missions all over the world, and received many accolades throughout his career. He stepped up as a Ranger Instructor, Survival & Tracking Instructor, and Drill Sergeant, EJ was a renowned athlete and fighter during his time, earning the nickname “Skullcrusher”.  EJ retired at the Rank of Sergeant Major/E-9.

He joins us in the episode to cover skills all of us can adopt to overcome hard times, control our mindset, and survive in the business world.

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Special Undercover Edition - Why Top Salespeople Leave

Thanks for tuning in to this undercover special edition of the Topdown Podcast. In this episode, we welcome “Jesse”, a top performer from an undisclosed company, which we refer to here as “ABC Inc.” ABC Inc. lost their top performer, who we have named Jesse here, due to some cultural and managerial problems that they were having. Jesse is here to share his experience as to why he left the company for us to learn from. This episode is not designed to be a bashing session but rather, a learning resource for managers and anyone out there in a leadership role. The key takeaways from this conversation are: 1.) Understanding the importance of expectations for your current…

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Stop Selling & Start Leading with Deb Calvert

Deb Calvert is the president of People First Productivity Solutions. She is also the Co-Author of Stop Selling And Start Leading: How to Make Extraordinary Sales Happen. She is a certified Master of Sales Coach and Master Trainer. She is also a charter member of the Salesforce Advisory Board and graduate of the Accelerating Salesforce Performance Execution Program out of Northwestern University. Deb is a member of various organizations including the American Society for Training and Development. There is nothing this girl does not do! In addition, she is a certified practitioner in the Myers Briggs type indicator tools.

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Genius Modern Sales Tactics with Tony J. Hughes

Tony J. Hughes is the CEO and Managing Director of RSVP Selling and author of multiple books, including Combo Prospecting. As a best-selling author and award-winning blogger, Tony is ranked by Top Sales Magazine as the Most Influential Person in Professional Selling in Asia Pacific. He is the most read LinkedIn author on the topic of leadership and speaks at conferences internationally, including the Salesforce World Tour event. He also teaches modernized selling within the MBA Program at The University of Technology in Sydney and sits on a number of advisory boards.

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Breaking Through Barriers with Elinor Stutz

Elinor Stutz is the Founder of smoothsale.net as well as a best-selling author and speaker. She Started her career at a time when women were blocked in the sales and business world. She broke through barriers to become a top producing Salesperson in every company she worked for. She eventually became a trainer for sales leaders.

After an accident that left Elinor diagnosed as paralyzed for life, she started her sales teaching career. She used sales techniques and positive thinking to overcome this life changing event as well as many other obstacles. Learn more about Elinor, her success and how to succeed in life in sales in this episode.

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Stories That Sell with Jarod Latch

Today we're talking with Jarod Latch the co-founder of Spiracle Media, Jarod has worked in broadcasting, media, and digital for almost 20 years. He started his career in radio, moved on into the TV world, into the social media world, he was a sports anchor, a reporter, this guy has a ton of background.

Jarod has covered the Super bowl, the Masters, NCAA tournament, and the Daytona 500 in creative media and especially moving into his new business now Spiracle Media,where he's creating great video using storytelling.

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Sales Team Culture with Kirby Steil

Today my guest is Kirby Steil the VP of Sales at Insight Global, a mammoth in the IT staffing business. We're really excited to have him on the show today, we're going to dig into the nitty-gritty of creating and maintaining and directing and impacting sales culture within your organization especially within sales organizations.

He's going to share a ton of fun stories around sales management and some of the wars going on in the staffing business.

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Lessons from My Mentor, Chris Dale - Sales Management Powerhouse

In this first episode of Top Down, I’m interviewing my mentor, Chris Dale, who is a sales management powerhouse as the President of ZP Group. He’s built and scaled massively successful sales teams all over the country, and in this interview he shares his wisdom on finding the intangibles when hiring entry-level salespeople, when to part ways with a struggling salesperson, and how to pull out of a slump personally or with a junior salesperson. Enjoy!

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