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Tired of boring business discussions fit for your out of touch boss? The Business Wingmen Show, brought to you by father and son duo Steve and Travis Smith, trade tales of corporate absurdity and career brilliance with an electric candor, one which isn’t scared to not be politically correct. Our show dives deep into the thinking, behaviors and actions professional people at the top of their game embody. From leadership and management challenges to climbing the corporate ladder or being a successful entrepreneur, Steve and Travis’ insights help their listeners put to practice REAL ideas and tactics that actually work in the business world.

Gain some new, thought-provoking perspective on how to lead your team and run a profitable, growing business- all in about 20 minutes.

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Tired of boring business discussions fit for your out of touch boss? The Business Wingmen Show, brought to you by father and son duo Steve and Travis Smith, trade tales of corporate absurdity and career brilliance with an electric candor, one which isn’t scared to not be politically correct. Our show dives deep into the thinking, behaviors and actions professional people at the top of their game embody. From leadership and management challenges to climbing the corporate ladder or being a successful entrepreneur, Steve and Travis’ insights help their listeners put to practice REAL ideas and tactics that actually work in the business world.

Gain some new, thought-provoking perspective on how to lead your team and run a profitable, growing business- all in about 20 minutes.

    139- How to Succeed in Your Newly Promoted Role

    139- How to Succeed in Your Newly Promoted Role

    Being successful in a new role doesn't just happen because you got promoted.  Your first 30 days in this new assignment is critical to demonstrating that your company promoted the right person!

    In this episode of The Business Wingmen Show, your hosts Steve Smith and Travis Smith lay out some tips to ensure you get off to a great short and warn of some actions that will cause you to lose ground with your team and your boss.

    • 32 min
    138- Preparing for a Promotion Interview

    138- Preparing for a Promotion Interview

    Getting promoted starts with knowing what to do before the interview.  What research do you do?  What questions do you ask?  How do you handle yourself regardless of the outcome.

    In this episode of 'The Business Wingmen', your hosts Steve Smith & Travis Smith lay out a strategy for showing up and performing like a professional.

    • 51 min
    137- Sales Insights for Non Sales Business Owners

    137- Sales Insights for Non Sales Business Owners

    Here's how to help non-sales business owners and C-level execs champion the sales process and/or facilitate sales themselves.

    Our Guest: Scott Peterson, founder and Principal of Carver Peterson'   Founded in 2014, Carver Peterson helps growth-minded entrepreneurs of B2B technical & professional services firms build high-performing sales teams so that they can confidently grow & scale.   Founder & Principal, Scott Peterson, does it by helping these companies refine their sales strategy, define their sales process and specialize their sales structure.

    Q&A:What are the two biggest issues you see with companies you’re meeting with as to why they are struggling with sales?Why do some sales reps make it big, where others with the same opportunity struggle?How do you teach the Sales Challenger model?What advice do you have for hiring the right sales reps?What’s one piece of advice you can share as it relates to sales operations management you wish everyone listening took? 

    • 34 min
    136- Turning Around an Underperforming Manager

    136- Turning Around an Underperforming Manager

    Good management is the key to running a successful business. So, what if your manager is underperforming? How do you turn him/her around? What do you look for as a sign that things aren't going well?

    In today's episode of The Business Wingmen Show, your hosts, Steve and Travis Smith weigh in on the value of managers who perform their duties well and what to do if your manager is underperforming.

    • 38 min
    135- Helping Others With Honest Intent

    135- Helping Others With Honest Intent

    If you believe in helping others, what intention is behind it? On this episode of the Business Wingmen, your hosts Steve Smith & Travis Smith discuss the concepts from the book, The Go-Givers and the law of reciprocity. Both have extreme value in business if your intentions are right.

    • 38 min
    134- Your Success Depends on Your Willingness to Change

    134- Your Success Depends on Your Willingness to Change

    The most difficult challenge standing between you and the success you want is your willingness to change. Many people resist, avoid or run from the change that will accelerate their improvement in their chosen field or occupation. If this is you, listen in!

    In today's episode of the Business Wingmen, hosts Steve Smith & Travis Smith debate and share insights about what change means and how to overcome the fear of it.

    • 43 min

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