308 episodes

We all have problems we are looking to solve. We know that there are solutions out there, but we struggle with this.

How do we find the solution, where does the nudge come from to help us take the next step, and start solving tough problems. The intention of this podcast is to help you find your catalyst and take that next step.

The Find My Catalyst Podcast is a weekly podcast with Catalyst Sale founder Mike Simmons. We discuss real stories with practical application, in the context of leadership, problem solving, decision making, thinking, goal setting and execution.

Other topics discussed include - Systems, Frameworks, Sales Strategy, Revenue Operations, Training, Onboarding, Sales Enablement, Organization Enablement, Workforce Development, Coaching, and Mentoring.

Find My Catalyst Podcast Mike Simmons

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 31 Ratings

We all have problems we are looking to solve. We know that there are solutions out there, but we struggle with this.

How do we find the solution, where does the nudge come from to help us take the next step, and start solving tough problems. The intention of this podcast is to help you find your catalyst and take that next step.

The Find My Catalyst Podcast is a weekly podcast with Catalyst Sale founder Mike Simmons. We discuss real stories with practical application, in the context of leadership, problem solving, decision making, thinking, goal setting and execution.

Other topics discussed include - Systems, Frameworks, Sales Strategy, Revenue Operations, Training, Onboarding, Sales Enablement, Organization Enablement, Workforce Development, Coaching, and Mentoring.

    Branding, Communication, and Leadership with Jason Vana

    Branding, Communication, and Leadership with Jason Vana

    My Catalyst this week is Jason Vana.  Jason is the Founder/Head of Content at SHFT Agency. Jason shares his insight and experience on Brand, Brand Strategy, and Branding - and why it's important to understand the difference.
    We also get into a discussion on how leaders can get in the way of branding efforts, if they are not careful, and how you can avoid this trap.
    Branding, communication, leadership, asking the right questions, and the value of external resources - are just a couple of the topics we get into during the discussion.
    Show Links
    Jason on LinkedIn Shft Marketing Newsletter  Execute Better.
    Start getting the right things done, in the right order, and grow your business.
    http://catalystsale.com/game 
    Connect with Mike
    Mike Simmons Catalyst Sale

    • 44 min
    Owner's Intent & The No BS Small Business Book with Casey Graham

    Owner's Intent & The No BS Small Business Book with Casey Graham

    My Catalyst this week is Casey Graham.  Casey is the Founder/CEO at Gravy and Author of The No B.S. Small Business Book.  
    What does it mean to be the best version of yourself - it may be something different than you think.  From Visionary Arsonist to Owner's Intent, to The Inc. of you, we go pretty deep in this conversation. 
    Casey shares why leaders struggle with creating the environment where employees can share their intent, and what you can let go of, to get better.
    Leadership, mindset, perspective, communication - are just a couple of the topics we get into during the discussion.
    Show Links
    Connect with Casey The No BS Small Business Book Execute Better.
    Start getting the right things done, in the right order, and grow your business.
    http://catalystsale.com/game 
    Connect with Mike
    Mike Simmons Catalyst Sale

    • 36 min
    Improv, Revenue Operations & Enablement with Jen Igartua

    Improv, Revenue Operations & Enablement with Jen Igartua

    My Catalyst this week is Jen Igartua.  Jen is the CEO at Go Nimbly.  She and her team help SaaS companies drive revenue by creating a frictionless, human buying experience with RevOps.
    This is another one of those episodes that has a lot of range, and ends with some things you can start doing inside your organiztaion to reduce friction in the buying process with your customers.
    RevOps, plants, improv, enablement - what could be better.
    Show Links
    Jen on LinkedIn Go Nimbly Execute Better.
    Start getting the right things done, in the right order, and grow your business.
    http://catalystsale.com/game 
    Connect with Mike
    Mike Simmons Catalyst Sale

    • 44 min
    The 300th Episode - Catalyst Sale to Find My Catalyst

    The 300th Episode - Catalyst Sale to Find My Catalyst

    It's time to celebrate - episode 300 is here. Jody joins me to reflect on the past 299 episodes, why I will continue to invest in the podcast, and what's next.
    Show Links
    Improve velocity in your pipeline with Catalyst Sale process, tools, design, and methods. Coaching Catalyst Courses Catalyst Sale YouTube - Whiteboard Wednesdays Execute Better.
    Start getting the right things done, in the right order, and grow your business.
    http://catalystsale.com/game 
    Connect with Mike
    Mike Simmons Catalyst Sale

    • 25 min
    Podcasting, Productizing Services and Where to Start - Adam Vazquez - 299

    Podcasting, Productizing Services and Where to Start - Adam Vazquez - 299

    My Catalyst this week is Adam Vazquez.  Adam is the founder of Heard Media, and host of the Content is for Closers Podcast.  He is helping founders and creators tell their story through media.
    We discuss produuctizing your service, why podcasting is a great medium and how it is evolving, where to start when thinking about content, repurposing content, and considerations when thinking about audio vs video.
    Show Links
    Connect with Adam Follow Content is For Closers on Substack The Content is for Closers Podcast Execute Better.
    Start getting the right things done, in the right order, and grow your business.
    http://catalystsale.com/game 
    Connect with Mike
    Mike Simmons Catalyst Sale

    • 36 min
    Product Led Revenue, Data, and Focusing on the Customer - with Breezy Beaumont

    Product Led Revenue, Data, and Focusing on the Customer - with Breezy Beaumont

    My Catalyst this week is Breezy Beaumont - Head of Growth at Correlated. If you are wondering what PLG is, why it matters, and what should be thinking about when it comes to Product Led Growth - this episode is for you.
    Key Takeaways/Topics
    What is Product Led Growth 91% of SaaS companies are looking to invest more in PLG - impact on NRR & CAC PLG as a movement is putting things back in the hands of the enduser, the consumer. A PLG focus can help you align across the organization, product, sales, success, and marketing. There is a shift to cloud data warehouses - as a central source of data. It is important to have top level buy-in, all functions will feel it. The data tells the story.  Less of a gut feeling - because the data is there for you. True land and expand, while reducing churn. PLG is and it's impact is shifting how we think about sales, selling, and working with customers. Show Links
    Bi-Weekly - Product Led Revenue - Peer Discussion Breezy on LinkedIn Correlated Execute Better.
    Start getting the right things done, in the right order, and grow your business.
    http://catalystsale.com/game
    Connect with Mike
    Mike Simmons Catalyst Sale

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

Texas Kurt ,

Great conversations and advice!

Love what you guys are doing with Find My Catalyst. 300 episodes and counting!?!?! Keep up the great work!

oliviabaker13 ,

A valuable resource!

300 episodes and going strong! 💪

This podcast is an incredibly valuable resource for anyone looking to catalyze the next level in their work. I appreciate the variety of episodes, the super practical takeaways, and the sincere humility of Mike to give all this amazing knowledge to the listeners for free.

Ben Albert ,

Problem solvers not product pushers

Salespeople in this day and age have to be problem solvers not product pushers. That’s why this is a GREAT podcast. The episodes I’ve listened to dive into deep insights on sales, problem solving, and the stories behind the success. Great stuff!

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