Conversations with Women in Sales is a top podcast hosted by Lori Richardson. Every episode features a woman in sales who is doing incredible work, or an interview with a male ally, or conversation on a related topic. For the past 100+ episodes, guests share practical advice for advancing one's sales career. The podcast is dedicated to the memory of Barbara Giamanco, who founded CWWIS in 2018.
Each episode features topics like: leadership, career management, dealing with imposter syndrome, overcoming adversity, sales and marketing alignment, B2B sales, strategic partnerships, building confidence, content creation and promotion, social media, building inclusive sales teams, and more.
102: Compete Against Yourself & Get Better Everyday, Jordan Arogeti, Salesloft
Jordan wishes she had gotten the advice about sales being a "long game" - a marathon, not a sprint. Try not to measure yourself based on your dashboard. Jordan Arogeti is Sr. Executive, Financial Services at Salesloft. She is a mom, a wife, and also a partner in Arogeti Endeavors. Jordan says that she is in an intense season in life right now with so much going on. We have a great conversation about her career path since college and some of the wisdom she's learned in sales.
101: A Champion Revolutionizing Sales & Sales Culture, Jula Pereira, Hubspot
Jula Pereira can be found on LinkedIn supporting and encouraging others in professional sales - and is helping shine a light on making sales more inclusive. She is an SMB Account Exec at Hubspot and a peer advisor at re:work training. In this episode Jula talks about self acceptance and how she learned to feel at home in her skin. We also talk about the power of resilience in sales and I reference her book, "Six Weeks to Sales Confidence - A Guide for Women" which is available on Amazon.
100: Changing Sales Culture for the Better, Nikki Ivey, Cultured Perspective
Chaniqua "Nikki" Ivey is a force to be reckoned with. She brings high energy and positivity to the B2B sales world, working hard to make it better - to level the playing field for all. Listen how this lover of words, who studied journalism, relates to professional selling - the mark she has made so far, and what's ahead for her.
99: From Selling Cell Phones to Huge SaaS to Dir. at a SaaS Startup, Ellen Stafford, Vidyard
Ellen Stafford is Director, Presales and Solutions at Vidyard which means that she leads business development as well as the Solutions Consulting teams - an unusual combination but it works for her. She started selling cell phones after college and then, through connections, got an opportunity at Salesforce.com. She went from the mammoth company to Vidyard which was truly a startup with 35 employees when she started there, and has risen through the ranks.
98: Values, Passion, and The Right Organization = Winning Formula, Mary Shea, PhD, Outreach
Mary Shea, PhD is an innovator in the B2B sales space, and she believes that with an innovation mindset, anything is possible. Now Global Innovation Evangelist at Outreach, Mary had a distinguished career as Principal Analyst at Forrester. She is a change agent and passionate about making the sales department an inclusive place. To think she began her career as a professional musician. Mary shares her thoughts about how we can change the face of sales in our conversation.
97: From Science to Math to MBA to a Sales Career, Reva Pellerin, Vidyard
Reva Pellerin has spent over 10 years in B2B sales. She did not know what selling technology even was when she got her first BDR role at Oracle but it opened the door to technology and SaaS sales. She is glad she took a chance and in a roundabout way ended up in a fantastic career - now at Vidyard. We had a fun conversation and Reva discusses her journey that could help others listening in.
Great podcast for all women in sales. So glad to see Lori carry on the legacy Barb started with this initiative! Thanks Lori! Cheers to women supporting other women.
I’m so pleased that Women Sales Pro’s leader Lori Richardson had the vision to continue this wonderful podcast to highlight women in sales. Barbara got this going by being an excellent interviewer and getting great guests. I look forward to listening.
Barb, host of the Conversations with Women in Sales podcast, highlights all aspects of leadership, sales and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!