27 episodes

Join your demo jockeys Jack Cochran and Adam DiTomasso for a weekly book club podcast. This weekly podcast will feature a different book each month from a variety of categories, which will be discussed from the lens of 2 seasoned presales professionals.

Demo Jockeys Jack Cochran, Adam DiTomasso

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 3 Ratings

Join your demo jockeys Jack Cochran and Adam DiTomasso for a weekly book club podcast. This weekly podcast will feature a different book each month from a variety of categories, which will be discussed from the lens of 2 seasoned presales professionals.

    Find your flow with guest Lidia Vasileva | Stolen Focus

    Find your flow with guest Lidia Vasileva | Stolen Focus

    Lidia Vasileva joins us to talk about Stolen Focus and about getting into flow! Find Lidia on Linkedin or at https://www.packetmage.com/
    This month's book is Stolen Focus by Johann Hari. Pick up a copy (or don't).
    Be sure to check out https://demojockeys.com/ for our full list of past and upcoming books, previous episodes, and more.
    Next month's book is 4 Pillars of Critical Thinking by Patrik Ian Meyer.

    Music: Iron Pan and The Wu Town Shuffle by Mr. Lincoln

    00:00 Bump the Mic!
    00:30 Middle seat
    03:05 Welcome to DemoJockeys
    03:52 The Interview
    05:25 Did Lidia like the book?
    08:21 It started good?
    11:05 How lean is your phone?
    15:11 Who is this book for?
    18:35 Flowstate
    26:40 Out o here

    • 28 min
    Can we get our focus back? | Stolen Focus

    Can we get our focus back? | Stolen Focus

    It's hard to stay focused. We're hoping this month's book can provide some great tips and tricks to getting our focus back! Turns out things are not all as they seem. Join Jack Cochran and Adam DiTomasso as they get clickbaited this month.
    This month's book is Stolen Focus by Johann Hari. Pick up a copy (or don't).
    Be sure to check out https://demojockeys.com/ for our full list of past and upcoming books, previous episodes, and more.
    Next month's book is 4 Pillars of Critical Thinking by Patrik Ian Meyer.
    Music: Iron Pan and The Wu Town Shuffle by Mr. Lincoln

    • 24 min
    Teaming Zooming - all around Annoyance - and the birth of Desk-Neck

    Teaming Zooming - all around Annoyance - and the birth of Desk-Neck

    Let's talk about all of the crazy annoying and sometimes distracting things that happen on all our calls and online meetings. This hilarious episode covers the camera, the mute button and of course dogs and traffic… Come and join the Demo Jockeys!
    This month's book is Stolen Focus by Johann Hari. Pick up a copy.
    Be sure to check out https://demojockeys.com/ for our full list of past and upcoming books, previous episodes, and more.
    Next month's book is 4 Pillars of Critical Thinking by Patrik Ian Meyer.
    Music: The Wu Town Shuffle by Mr. Lincoln

    • 22 min
    Guest: Mattie Stremic | Bologna vs Peanut Butter. The debate continues | Stories that Stick

    Guest: Mattie Stremic | Bologna vs Peanut Butter. The debate continues | Stories that Stick

    Sometimes you have to hide your facts within your stories. Like the medicine in the peanut butter or bologna for your dog. I mean, is there even a better way? There are BAD ways to tell stories! Adam, Jack, and special guest Mattie Stremic discuss Stories that Stick.
    Pick up a copy of Stories that Stick by Kindra Hall.
    Also mentioned Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss.
    Be sure to check out https://demojockeys.com/ for our full list of past and upcoming books, previous episodes, and more.
    Join our Slack community today to join the conversation and join us backstage during recordings!
    Next month's book is Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention--and How to Think Deeply Again by Johann Hari.
    Music: Iron Pan and The Wu Town Shuffle by Mr. Lincoln

    • 24 min
    Guest: Mattie Stremic | The devil ... and the good story ... is in the details | Stories that Stick

    Guest: Mattie Stremic | The devil ... and the good story ... is in the details | Stories that Stick

    Business storytelling needs an overhaul! Join Adam, Jack, and our guest Mattie Stremic as they talk about bad starts to demos, Vanna White, how everyone has a story to tell, getting feedback from others, and adding in specific details to keep your stories real.
    Pick up a copy of Stories that Stick by Kindra Hall.
    Be sure to check out https://demojockeys.com/ for our full list of past and upcoming books, previous episodes, and more.
    Join our Slack community today to join the conversation and join us backstage during recordings!
    Next month's book is Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention--and How to Think Deeply Again by Johann Hari.
    Music: Iron Pan and The Wu Town Shuffle by Mr. Lincoln

    • 31 min
    How to NOT SUCK at Storytelling | Stories that Stick

    How to NOT SUCK at Storytelling | Stories that Stick

    This month Adam DiTomasso and Jack Cochran are discussing storytelling after reading Stories that Stick by Kindra Hall. Join us for conversations about motorcycles, sports, middle school failures, and why your stories probably suck (and how to fix that)!
    Pick up a copy of Stories that Stick by Kindra Hall.
    Be sure to check out https://demojockeys.com/ for our full list of past and upcoming books, previous episodes, and more.
    Join our Slack community today to join the conversation and join us backstage during recordings!
    Next month's book is Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention--and How to Think Deeply Again by Johann Hari.
    Music: Iron Pan and The Wu Town Shuffle by Mr. Lincoln

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

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From Demo Noob to Jockey

As someone just starting out in the Demo world, I found the content incredibly tangible and insightful for me to use right away in my demo tomorrow. Looking forward to future topics!

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