How Notting Hill Can Improve Your RevOps Focus, with Charlie Cowan [Episode 1143]
In this week’s episode, Alastair and Howard are once again joined by Charlie Cowan (aka RevOpsCharlie), a renowned author and expert in Revenue Operations acceleration. Together, they delve into the transformative power of RevOps in modern business, emphasizing the critical balance between the external, customer-centric aspects, and the internal operational components. You will hear valuable insights into the agile approach needed to navigate the evolving landscape of sales, customer success, marketing, and AI, all while ensuring a seamless and engaging experience for customers.
Revenue Rumble in the Jungle, with Charlie Cowan [Episode 1142]
In this week’s episode, Howard and Alastair dive deep into the future of revenue operations with special guest Charlie Cowan (RevOpsCharlie), author and Revenue Acceleration Expert. They explore the transformative power of AI and automation in sales, highlighting how these tools are reshaping the role of sales professionals and the importance of data organization. The discussion also emphasizes the value of curiosity and specialization in an evolving business landscape, making this episode a must-listen for anyone interested in the future of RevOps and AI in sales.
Listener Q&A: Generative AI All Day [Episode 1141]
Thanks to our loyal listeners, the message line is going strong! This week, Alastair and Howard answer more of your questions submitted to our message line and surprise, they’re all about generative AI and its impact on the job market. Alastair and Howard discuss the excitement and possibilities that generative AI offers in augmenting human intelligence and improving communication between sales teams and customers. They also emphasize the importance of open communication and transparency when approaching sales teams about using generative AI to help shape the future of their jobs and ultimately their success.
Unlocking Value Realization in Enterprise Sales, with Derek Knudsen [Episode 1140]
In this week’s episode, Alastair engages in a dynamic discussion with special guest Derek Knudsen, Chief Delivery Officer at Revenue.io, as they explore the critical concept of value realization in the world of enterprise software. They emphasize the importance of aligning customer needs with product development, highlight the pitfalls of starting with features instead of customer objectives, and underscore the vital role of understanding and delivering on customer outcomes in achieving long-term success in the enterprise software space. This insightful conversation sheds light on how organizations can create meaningful and lasting value for their customers.
Gifting for Growth: Unwrapping Post-Sales Engagement, with Kris Rudeegraap [Episode 1139]
This week, Alastair is joined once again by Kris Rudeegraap, CEO at Sendoso, to talk about the power of post-sale gifting and engagement strategies. They explore how personalizing gifts based on techniques like the “endowed progress effect” and “loss aversion” can drive customer success, cross-selling, and upselling. The conversation also delves into budget considerations, emphasizing the value of reallocating resources for impactful results.
The Power of Personalized Gifting in Sales, with Kris Rudeegraap [Episode 1138]
This week, Alastair is joined by Kris Rudeegraap, CEO at Sendoso, to discuss innovative sales strategies with a focus on gifting and personalization. He emphasizes the importance of authentic and creative outreach, using data-driven insights to tailor gifts and messages to specific personas. The conversation also delves into shifting trends in sales behavior, the rise of mid-funnel engagement, and the growing role of customer success teams in driving revenue from existing customers.
Reshaping Traditional Roles Using AI, with Maha Pula [Episode 1137]
In this week’s episode, Alastair and Howard are once again joined by sales leader Maha Pula, the VP of Global Pre-sales at Cloudflare, to explore the evolution of sales roles in the era of AI and automation. They delve into the transformation of traditional functions like business development and customer success, emphasizing the shift from pushing sales to sparking exploration and adding value to customers throughout their journey with the help of AI.
Sales 3.0: Shaping the Future of Customer Engagement, with Maha Pula [Episode 1136]
This week, Howard and Alastair are joined by Maha Pula, the VP of Global Pre-sales at Cloudflare, to talk about the evolving landscape of sales, highlighting the shift towards a customer-centric approach and the impact of automation and AI on the buying journey. They emphasize the need for organizations to adapt to the changing dynamics, considering tasks over traditional stages, and enabling buyers to engage with digital resources while offering human assistance when necessary. The conversation underscores the importance of understanding the buyer’s journey, optimizing processes, and preparing for a future where customer-led growth drives sales strategies.
Creating the Human Touch in Tech Sales, with Maria Bross [Episode 1135]
In this week’s episode, Alastair is joined by our very own Maria Bross, Revenue.io’s Director of Performance Consulting, to delve into the art of effective sales strategy and enablement. They discuss the vital role of building decision confidence in buyers, emphasizing the importance of timely education and tension-building throughout the sales process. Maria’s insightful anecdotes and expert advice shed light on the complex dynamics of modern sales, offering valuable takeaways for both sales leaders and professionals.
Retention is Growth: Enhancing the Customer Experience using AI, with Jessica Gilmartin [Episode 1134]
In this episode, Howard and Alastair are once again joined by Jessica Gilmartin, CMO at Calendly, to delve into the disruptive impact of AI on customer engagement and marketing. They explore how AI tools are transforming Customer Support, providing a more efficient and personalized experience. They also discuss the importance of data-driven strategies to optimize customer interactions and retention for long-term growth.
Staying Human in the World of AI Marketing, with Jessica Gilmartin [Episode 1133]
In this episode, Howard and Alastair are joined by Jessica Gilmartin, CMO at Calendly, to explore the impact of generative AI on marketing strategies. They discuss how AI tools are revolutionizing content creation and leading to increased efficiency while emphasizing the importance of maintaining human creativity and emotional connection in marketing to ensure customer engagement and long-term success.
How to Supercharge Your Sales Enablement using AI, with Spenser Miller-Fellows [Episode 1132]
In this episode, Alastair sits down with our very own Spenser Miller-Fellows, Sr. Director of RevOps & Sales Enablement at Revenue.io, to dive into the exciting new elements of AI and its impact on Sales Enablement. They discuss how Formula One teams are using artificial intelligence to analyze massive amounts of data and improve simulations. They also explore the shift from an inside-out to an outside-in approach in sales operations, the importance of recording customer interactions, and the potential of generative AI in enhancing sales strategies.