Inside Sales

How Working Out Collegiate Basketball Players Taught Me To Develop Top Sales Talent w/Jake Larsen @Weave

Xant Team

Sports and sales go together like peanut butter and jelly, they are meant for each other. Many sales leaders have found their best people have participated in formal sports. So what is it? What is it that make sports and sales so similar and what can we learn sports that applies to sales? In this episode, Jake Larsen Director of Inside Sales at Weave, talks to us about his experience coaching college basketball players and how those lessons have translated to success in sales.

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • The power of practice and why some companies do it and some don’t
  • The importance of game film and how great people study what they do good and what they do bad
  • The importance of team and why you should rely on others to support your greatness

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