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Crisis Management: How To Win Over The Pandemic With Brad Alberts

There isn’t any leader right now without a crisis. That is why crisis management is crucial. It is vital in navigating the pandemic and taking on the resulting new business landscape. In this episode, Lance Tyson sits down with Brad Alberts, President of the Dallas Stars, to discuss crisis management and leadership. Brad addresses the mindset, skills, and attitudes salespeople and leaders will need to adopt as we look to the future. But he always comes back to one of the foundations of sales: the need for us all to continuously improve and never plateau. Tune in! …

The Art Of Walking Away: Learning To Hold To Your Value With Anthony Macri

Sometimes a deal doesn’t go your way. Maybe the terms just aren’t right. When that happens, do you hold to your value? That is a fascinating question, and we will hear our guest’s take on it in this episode. Lance Tyson speaks with Anthony Macri, VP of Partnership Marketing for the Memphis Grizzlies. Anthony’s career has taken him all over the world, from coaching basketball in Baltimore to creating multimillion-dollar partnerships in Indonesia to leading his current team in Memphis. An interesting path with some interesting lessons, including the ability to walk away from a deal to negotiate a better one. Buckle your seat belts and get ready for a fantastic journey as Anthony teaches the lessons he learned from leading organizations to the top. …

Sales Leadership In A Post-Pandemic World With Brian Risse

The world has changed post-pandemic, and the way businesses work has changed along with it. What does sales leadership have to offer in this brave new world? Lance Tyson sits down with Brian Risse, VP of Public Library Sales for Cengage Learning, to discuss the ways this pandemic has altered how we do business, the importance of leadership and mentorship, and the one factor that will have the biggest impact on your sales process. After listening to this episode, you’ll agree with Brian that while technology has changed how we conduct business, it still comes down to a person talking to a person to create an opportunity. Want to know more? Then tune in to Brian’s insights to learn more. …

Stick To The Fundamentals: Finding The Key To Sales Success With Kerry Bubolz

In a market full of big names, the only way you can compete with them is to stick to your fundamentals. You’re in for a treat as your host, Lance Tyson interviews longtime associate, Kerry Bubolz, President and CEO of the Las Vegas Golden Knights. In this episode, Kerry reintroduces us to Vince Lombard’s philosophy – it’s all about the fundamentals! Kerry and Lance discuss a number of those fundamentals, including attention to detail, the best way to compete when you can’t match your competition’s strength or size, and the key ingredient necessary for anyone looking to advance their career. If you’re looking for the motivation to get back in the game, then this is your episode. …

Sales Is All About Building Relationships And Finding Real Value With Brent Schoeb

In sales, some people are more relationship-heavy and some are more real-value-heavy, try to be a combination of both. In today’s episode, Lance Tyson interviews Brent Schoeb, Chief Revenue officer for the San Francisco 49ers. Brent is extremely process-oriented. So in this interview, Brent provides an insightful how-to manual on creating a culture of success. Listen closely and you’ll hear ideas on developing real value as well as the relationship in sales, advice for first-time managers, and details on infusing accountability into your process. Give this episode a listen and discover how large organizations like the San Francisco 49ers manage their teams to success. …

The Ingredients For A Successful Sales Leadership With Ron Skotarczak

You can be good at selling but if you can’t listen, you’ll never be a successful sales leader. Leadership is all about finding your weaknesses. Join your host Lance Tyson as he sits down with Ron Skotarczak, Executive Vice President of Marketing Partnerships with MSG Entertainment. As you listen to Ron reflect on his career’s evolution, you’ll gain insights into growing as a leader. Listen closely and you’ll discover his necessary ingredient for success, the importance of relationships in selling, how adversity tempers you mentally for future success, and the values he uses to drive his team forward. Break out your notebooks and be prepared to take notes as Lance and Ron explore what it takes to be a successful sales leader at this time. …

How To Fast Track Your Professional Development With Ethan Casson

Any professional in any field is striving for professional development. But what qualities and elements can supplement your path to career growth? In today’s episode, Lance Tyson sits down with Ethan Casson, CEO of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Ethan shares a fascinating journey that includes talking himself into a $24,000 job in professional sports that previously didn’t exist. Lance shares advice on the power of persistence, the importance of patience and timing in achieving your outcomes, and the necessary elements you need to grow in your career and as a person. If you’re looking for insights on how to fast-track your professional growth, you’ve come to the right place. Join in and get valuable tips on networking, leadership, and more. …

Empowering Growth Through Training, Testing, And Lifelong Learning With Steve Richard

Sales, like any discipline, is something you learn and it is a lifelong process. In this episode, Steve Richard, CEO and co-founder of Vorsight and ExecVision, reveals his thoughts on the natural-born salesperson, the power of testing, and how sales leaders, as well as individual performers, can improve their overall efficacy. It always comes back to lifelong learning. He discusses training, coaching, the importance of learning from people around you, and more with Lance Tyson. Give this episode a listen, and you’ll come away with timeless lessons applicable to all aspects of your sales career. …

From Poker To Business: Habits For Sales Success With Brandon Bornancin

The road to success is a long and winding one, but you will get there with the right mindset and the right habits. Today’s guest is Brandon Bornancin, CEO and founder of Seamless.AI, the world’s best sales leads. Brandon has had ups and downs in his career and, as a poker player, he is more than familiar with loss. In this episode, Brandon shares what he learned from playing poker, and that has helped him succeed. It’s all about going all in and doing whatever it takes. In this interview, he shares how these habits helped his company thrive through the pandemic. Listen in for more insight on how to succeed and take control of your own success. …

Lessons In Sales Leadership And Sales Growth With The Sales Ninja, Eric Sudol

Leadership is one of the end goals in any career pipeline. But what qualities and values define a leader in sales? Joining Lance Tyson is Eric Sudol, President and CEO of ProStar Energy Solutions, and Vice President of Corporate Partnerships for the Dallas Cowboys. The two discuss various career-changing ideas, including the power of delegation in leadership roles, the impact of dogged persistence in sales growth, and the importance of remaining unbiased when using new and different media to get your message in front of your prospects. The insights from this episode are ones you’ll want to get back to. So grab your pen and get ready to take some notes with expert advice from the “sales ninja.” …

Exercising Effective Leadership By Understanding Challenges And Discovering Opportunities With Josh Young

The pandemic has caused a lot of uncertainty but we should know how to recognize opportunities and bounce back. Understanding challenges and discovering opportunities are among the key characteristics of effective sales leaders, as today’s guest shows. Josh Young is currently the VP of Sales and Service with F1 Miami Grand Prix. In his conversation with Lance, Josh touches on his biggest sales challenge during the pandemic and shares serious advice when looking at career opportunities, as well as the secret to sales hiding in plain sight. This episode will provide you with some real gems for leading your sales team to the other side of the current public health crisis and into profitability. Tune in! …

Turning Failures Into Opportunities For Improvement With Ed Eppley

When somebody in your organization fails or commits mistakes, do you instantly blame them? Or do you do something about it? Great leaders know how to turn failures to opportunities for improvement. Listen to this episode as Lance interviews his former coach, mentor, and business partner, Ed Eppley, founder, and president of The Eppley Group. They spend forty minutes recognizing and analyzing the entrepreneurial aspect of sales. Here, they touch on viewing failure as a signal to improve the process, where companies fail in their sales efforts, and two of the toughest challenges business owners will face in creating a high-performance sales organization. You’ll want to come back to this episode several times as you build out the blueprint for building your own sales team. So tune in and make a difference in your organization! …

Creating High-Performance Teams To Build A Brand And Grow Your Business With Curt Waugh

Do you want to build your brand with great people behind you? You have to know how to be a true leader. Lance Tyson sits down with another heavy hitter in sports and entertainment, Curt Waugh, the Vice President of Ticket Sales and Service for the San Diego Padres. Their discussion touches on creating high-performance teams and finding your voice in the organization. Curt offers insights and advice to young managers getting started and shares how the pandemic affected everything and how he dealt with the difficult circumstances. He then emphasizes the importance of knowing the right time for opportunities to grow and succeed. If you’re looking for ideas on developing your team, do not miss this episode. …

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