The Action Catalyst Interview

intrapreneurship leadership sales strategy May 28, 2024

Hey everyone, it’s Luis with some valuable insights from my latest podcast appearance on "From Overlooked to Overbooked" where we explored the intersections of sales, intrapreneurship, social media, and tech. This episode is packed with strategies and personal experiences aimed at transforming your business approach and scaling your influence.

Episode Breakdown:

[00:00 - 05:00] Introduction and Background:

  • The host kicks off the episode with a dynamic introduction, setting the stage for a deep dive into how integrating intrapreneurship and tech can revolutionize your sales approach. I share my journey from being the first in my family to pursue higher education to becoming a sales powerhouse in Silicon Valley.

[05:01 - 10:00] The Power of Intrapreneurship:

  • I discuss how stepping away from corporate life helped me realize the value of intrapreneurship—taking charge within a company as if it were your own business. This realization shaped my approach to sales and business, leading to more innovative and empowered strategies.

[10:01 - 15:00] Lessons from Corporate Giants:

  • Reflecting on my experiences at companies like LinkedIn and Google, I explain how these roles taught me the importance of personal branding and aligning one’s work with broader business objectives to achieve substantial growth.

[15:01 - 20:00] Shifting to a Consultancy Role:

  • I delve into my transition to consulting, highlighting the nuances of running your own business compared to working within a corporate structure. This segment focuses on the challenges and learnings of entrepreneurship, particularly the importance of self-reliance and proactive problem-solving.

[20:01 - 25:00] Leveraging Social Media for Business Growth:

  • We explore how effectively using platforms like LinkedIn can enhance your professional presence and expand your business reach. I share tips on how to authentically engage with your audience and turn social media interactions into meaningful business opportunities.

[25:01 - 30:00] Closing Thoughts and Key Takeaways:

  • The episode wraps up with a discussion on the importance of mindset in achieving business success. I emphasize the need for sales professionals and entrepreneurs to adopt a strategic, thoughtful approach that balances ambition with genuine customer engagement.

This episode is a must-listen for anyone looking to elevate their sales strategy or enhance their business through intrapreneurship and effective social media use. Tune in to gain a wealth of knowledge on making your professional presence felt and your business strategies count.

Catch the full episode here.

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