Brad Lea, Founder and CEO of LightSpeed VT is a leading authority on web-based training, setting the gold standard for how training is delivered, tracked, and reported on, ensuring maximum performance, accountability, retention, and results. His thought leadership has been instrumental in helping guide some of today’s most effective and productive sales professionals worldwide. Brad is passionate about assisting companies in discovering and developing additional recurring revenue models and improving existing systems and processes.
Brad joins us on the show to share a little of his background and the story of why he was in the unique situation of having to learn how to be an entrepreneur at a very young age. He outlines the concept of Lightspeed VT and why the platform has become such a runaway success. Brad also gives us the low down on his philosophy on failure, why he always asks himself, 'what's the worst that can happen?' and why it's absolutely essential for entrepreneurs not to be afraid of failure.
"Listen, it ain't about money. It's about freedom." - Brad Lea
"Relationships are the new currency. So, all you have to do to be in sales is use your heart - approach it as a relationship, not a sale, and you'll do much better." - Brad Lea
This Week on Pretty and Punk:
How Brad stays positive and finds things to be grateful for even when times are tough Brad's influences as a young person and the life experiences that led to his passion for sales Why Brad is adamant that you don't have to break your back with hard work to be successful How Brad balances family and work and what he learned from some of the mistakes he made in previous relationships Why Brad isn't motivated by leaving a legacy for his children and what does motivate him instead How Brad's life has changed as an entrepreneur since he became a father to his youngest children The advice Brad would give to budding entrepreneurs The book Brad recommends to his kids to help them succeeded in life
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