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Master the strategies you need to develop a high performing business. Hear from the most successful business leaders in conversation with Simon Lader, Co-Founder of global Executive Search firm Salisi Human Capital, and online coaching firm Salisi Academy.

The Conference Room with Simon Lader Simon Lader

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 138 Ratings

Master the strategies you need to develop a high performing business. Hear from the most successful business leaders in conversation with Simon Lader, Co-Founder of global Executive Search firm Salisi Human Capital, and online coaching firm Salisi Academy.

    Episode 52 – Eliminate Mistakes and Prioritize Your Way To Success with Tammy Johnston

    Episode 52 – Eliminate Mistakes and Prioritize Your Way To Success with Tammy Johnston

    In this week’s episode, CEO and Business Startup expert Tammy Johnston came into The Conference Room and gave a masterclass on how to spot and eliminate the avoidable mistakes most businesses make and where to prioritize your efforts to ensure your business is successful. 



    KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE: 


    Typical problems that make business owners fail 
    Systems that can be implemented in every business to ensure success 
    The difference between cash flow and profit 
    Seven things any business should do to be successful 



    THIS WEEK'S GUEST 

    Tammy Johnston is the Hold Your Hand and Kick Your Ass Business Coach. She has been working with Solopreneurs, Entrepreneurs, and Small Business Owners for over 20 years to help them build sustainable and successful businesses. She doesn’t promise a magic bullet (because there is no such thing), but she does teach all the basic, foundational skills you need for your business to survive and then thrive. 

    For more information, or to get in touch with Tammy, check out: 

    Website: www.ksabusiness.ca 

    LinkedIn: thetammyjohnston 

    Instagram: KSA.Business 



    YOUR HOST

    Simon Lader is the host of The Conference Room, Co-Founder of global executive search firm Salisi Human Capital, and online coaching firm Salisi Academy. Since 1997, Simon has helped Senior Executives achieve Life Transformation through finding their ideal job and consulted with leading enterprise software and cybersecurity vendors to build highly effective teams.

    Get to know more about Simon at:

    Podcast: https://theconferenceroompodcast.com

    Website: https://simonlader.com/

    Blog: blog.salisi.com

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/simonlader

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/headhuntersimonlader

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3dd0obQSM8cYRV0HCxiuF0

    • 33 min
    Episode 51 – From Start Up to Seed Funding to Series A and Beyond with Gordon Lawson

    Episode 51 – From Start Up to Seed Funding to Series A and Beyond with Gordon Lawson

    In this week’s episode, we welcome the Chief Executive Officer of NetAbstraction, Inc., Gordon Lawson to discuss his approach to business growth, sales leadership, hiring, and managing people both within and outside a sales structure.

    KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE:

    Key things to look for when hiring a sales team,
    How being a leader in the military can prepare you for leadership in the private sector
    Determining whether people are good or not for your team
    Advice on stepping into a leadership role for the first time
    Three key tips for successfully managing a business


    THIS WEEK'S GUEST
    Gordon Lawson has nearly two decades of experience in the cyber security sector, focusing on global enterprise business development. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a veteran of the US Navy. After leaving the military he built a successful sales and sales leadership career in the cybersecurity industry, with organisations such as Pictometry, PhishMe, ReversingLabs and RangeForce. He is currently CEO of a highly disruptive cybersecurity vendor NetAbstraction.
    For more information, or to get in touch with Gordon, check out:
    Website: www.netabstraction.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gordon-lawson-58679710/

    YOUR HOST
    Simon Lader is the host of The Conference Room, Co-Founder of global executive search firm Salisi Human Capital, and online coaching firm Salisi Academy. Since 1997, Simon has helped Senior Executives achieve Life Transformation through finding their ideal job and consulted with leading enterprise software and cybersecurity vendors to build highly effective teams.
    Get to know more about Simon at:
    Podcast: https://theconferenceroompodcast.com
    Website: https://simonlader.com/
    Blog: blog.salisi.com
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/simonlader
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/headhuntersimonlader
    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3dd0obQSM8cYRV0HCxiuF0

    • 24 min
    Episode 50 – Building a Brand from Bootstrap with Hannah Pobar

    Episode 50 – Building a Brand from Bootstrap with Hannah Pobar

    In this week’s episode, 29-year-old founder and CEO of Home Studio List, Hannah Pobar talks about how she bootstrapped her multimillion-dollar business from scratch, spending ZERO DOLLARS on advertising! 

    KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE: 


    Growing a seven-figure business without spending money on ads 
    The key lessons from bootstrapping a business 
    The key initiatives in marketing and sales that stimulates business growth 
    The process of building a brand and a community 

    THIS WEEK'S GUEST 

    Hannah Pobar is the 29-year-old founder & CEO of Home Studio List, a platform of styled homes available to rent by the hour for photo shoots and film productions, in cities all across the US. With a background in startups, she has built a cult creative brand platform generating over $4,000,000+ in reservation requests organically, without ads or paid marketing. Hannah has been featured in: Forbes, Business Insider, Dwell Magazine and more 

    For more information, or to get in touch with Hannah, check out: 

    Instagram: @hannahpobar or @homestudiolist 

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/homestudiolist 

    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannah-pobar-09995465



    YOUR HOST

    Simon Lader is the host of The Conference Room, Co-Founder of global executive search firm Salisi Human Capital, and online coaching firm Salisi Academy. Since 1997, Simon has helped Senior Executives achieve Life Transformation through finding their ideal job and consulted with leading enterprise software and cybersecurity vendors to build highly effective teams.

    Get to know more about Simon at:

    Podcast: https://theconferenceroompodcast.com

    Website: https://simonlader.com/

    Blog: blog.salisi.com

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/simonlader

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/headhuntersimonlader

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3dd0obQSM8cYRV0HCxiuF0

    • 28 min
    SPECIAL EPISODE – THE BEST OF “THE CONFERENCE ROOM” 2021 PART TWO

    SPECIAL EPISODE – THE BEST OF “THE CONFERENCE ROOM” 2021 PART TWO

    In this week’s episode, if your business attracts new clients through marketing, over the last 12 months, we've had some of the most incredible experts from all facets of online and offline marketing come into the conference room and this best off is the marketing special.



    For more information or to get in touch with the guests, and to listen for the full episodes, check out:

    Bari Mitzmann

    Full Podcast (episode 25):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/7FLRtu3IEx8sOtnxAlGL73?si=Jpw3URr0TLOiN22u8bYCuw



    Bill McCormick

    Full Podcast (episode 27):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/6lGnVQLhW8MPN7SsrjWPrp?si=KyUXLHfnTTmgQeGsBXu0-g



    Gordon Jenkins

    Full Podcast (episode 31):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/5N4ZSIKCPG8KzjXp33OUKz?si=uZmJ22mYQXOgTLQSqNfwBQ



    Justin Nassiri

    Full Podcast (episode 45):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/4S8njicbfgxd5NiB5FiL36?si=Rbvla7x_TVK2-hLlIcwHdw



    Melanie Wood

    Full Podcast (episode 40):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/4lmtgCvHdHmuqLvm3c5UPB?si=NDZ2OeAITr2hFMkngwd3bA



    Paige Killian

    Full Podcast (episode 35):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/61v343Fh5Y4DsQDXPIdMYh?si=6BzmBHP3QvSqLsH3F6hRkw



    Ely Delaney

    Full Podcast (episode 39):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/2WARCIck890dLxfOFLRn4X?si=1_vwGk6XROmkHIMtfHbn7A



    Kylie Lang

    Full Podcast (episode 41):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/0HtG9St0xQWzchm17AbLJa?si=EKBxcTRkQ1alwqZHrAkNSA



    Lynn Power

    Full Podcast (episode 15):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/3iEWcpBaswBMh3n6uLojvv?si=CTHYTNhtQjqFpuo1-nu-iA



    Vince Warnock

    Full Podcast (episode 43):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/0WgzHmqEHFo2JLKWsGTgVU?si=FJJxKkMJQDWI6RtWdr3Ngw

    • 33 min
    SPECIAL EPISODE – THE BEST OF “THE CONFERENCE ROOM” 2021 PART ONE

    SPECIAL EPISODE – THE BEST OF “THE CONFERENCE ROOM” 2021 PART ONE

    In this week’s episode, we have a very special episode where we'll be looking back at the very best of 2021. We've had an unbelievable first year of the podcast and welcome some extraordinary guests. All of them have given us the most amazing value, actionable tips, and guidance based on the lessons they've learned throughout their career.



    To listen for the full episodes and for more information of the guest, check out:



    JONATHAN BAKTARI

    Full Podcast (episode 01): 

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/5z0wT8K77zEiFYqLCdS7r9?si=W7ffldLcSeKIWZEF1g7HXQ



    GEORGE MULDOON

    Full Podcast (episode 02):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/0TTZHSo5S858Vo4cULWTf8?si=sgja3lpCRNSL2ZYwziYElg



    DAVID LEVINE

    Full Podcast (episode 26):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/1OxeHSBeZT7t5GtPwoFHJy?si=p3_e8pfIRIG0HVm-IaCrDQ



    TIFFANY TAYLOR

    Full Podcast (episode 07):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/2qI1ZzDp84SRXhmUNr1znJ?si=xMgp_llRQPSrB8qR8M7TkA



    AMBER DANCY

    Full Podcast (episode 24):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/5XusIkmEMj3LkrHnM4DI3O?si=tmf1Zlq8TbyyE_MhBKgiyQ



    RAY BLAKNEY

    Full Podcast (episode 09):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/2ybG05FnIRJiL7KME62hfr?si=MRRc8pG_SeOD2NBsBcAijA



    STEVE LLOYD

    Full Podcast (episode 11):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/1kq8SfYyzJnTm8nNOCoKAw?si=tvkYgIItStaI9x8csq6zCQ



    JEFFREY HOLST

    Full Podcast (episode 13):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/6mH6fMls9X3y0oPFtDWjFI?si=pCrEZ2wjRkeYdBGk--1e8A



    COURTNEY JOHANNSEN

    Full Podcast (episode 21):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/7Dy1W3x4TXcBuolGTbzpRX?si=KnWWuO3bSyaaTFlnDczsRQ



    HEATHER COX

    Full Podcast (episode 18):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/3Lb0Iwp19NhbA2AkFFnmNO?si=Thp3Nq2JQZqcURsJfv2O_A



    BRIAN STONE

    Full Podcast (episode 05):

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/5qh2XalEKrI5ByKzC8pQY2?si=tYPkdAanQ-aqCN-godk1lQ

    • 32 min
    Episode 49 – The Importance of Systematization of Business Finances with Rocky Lalvani

    Episode 49 – The Importance of Systematization of Business Finances with Rocky Lalvani

    In this week’s episode, we welcome Chief Profitability Officer, Rocky Lalvani as he shares some key strategies to optimizing your business finances. 



    KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE: 


    How to design a profitable business 
    Dealing with unpredictability in how we plan our business 
    The most common problem every business owners experience. 
    What the role of a CPA should - and shouldn't - be in your business 



    THIS WEEK'S GUEST 

    Rocky Lalvani serves as a Chief Profitability Officer for small business owners on a fractional basis. He is a Certified Profit First Professional and helps business owners implement the system to ensure maximum profitability and maximum cash flow. Rocky helps business owners transform their business from a cash-eating monster into a money-making machine. He ensures your business is always profitable and you - the owner - gets paid. 

    For more information, or to get in touch with Rocky, check out: 

    Website: https://profitcomesfirst.com/ 

    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/rocky-lalvani 



    YOUR HOST

    Simon Lader is the host of The Conference Room, Co-Founder of global executive search firm Salisi Human Capital, and online coaching firm Salisi Academy. Since 1997, Simon has helped Senior Executives achieve Life Transformation through finding their ideal job and consulted with leading enterprise software and cybersecurity vendors to build highly effective teams.

    Get to know more about Simon at:

    Podcast: https://theconferenceroompodcast.com

    Website: https://simonlader.com/

    Blog: blog.salisi.com

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/simonlader

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/headhuntersimonlader

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3dd0obQSM8cYRV0HCxiuF0

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
138 Ratings

138 Ratings

Paige Killian ,

Helpful & Interesting!

A great podcast for getting legitimately helpful business advice from guest experts! Simon’s thoughtful questions always bring out the best answers and interesting stories from his guests as well. A must listen!

AlinaN88 ,

Empowering stories!

I’ve been loving the powerful stories, unique perspectives on business, and gold nuggets of wisdom that I’ve picked up Simon and his guests. Great podcast for anyone in business!

Kyrsti Snyder ,

Simon is a rockstar

Listening and being involved with Simon’s podcast has been thrilling for me this year. He’s personable, communicative, and knowledgeable. Highly recommend tuning in.

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