The Sales Hacker Podcast
The Sales Hacker Podcast

Episode · 2 months ago

150. Driving Sales Home: Tips From an Auto Dealership w/ Michelle Benfer

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Overview:

This week, we've got Michelle Benfer, VP and head of North American sales for HubSpot. An incredible sales leader, Michelle has risen up the ranks over the last 20 years. She started her sales career at an automotive dealership where she sold PT Cruisers and Jeeps, and then moved on to media sales at places like Vogue before getting into the world of SaaS. Today, Michelle leads a large team at HubSpot, which just came off a strong year, despite — or perhaps because of — the pandemic.

What You’ll Learn

  1. From hubcaps to Hubspot: Michelle's sales career
  2. What has changed in sales leadership since 2005
  3. How to establish trust and credibility as a leader
  4. Lessons Michelle learned in 2020
  5. Michelle's advice for women leaders

Show Agenda and Timestamps

  1. Show Introduction [00:02]
  2. From hubcaps to Hubspot: Michelle's sales career [1:27]
  3. What has changed in sales leadership since 2005 [8:43]
  4. How to establish trust and credibility as a leader [14:41]
  5. Lessons Michelle learned in 2020 [20:37]
  6. Michelle's advice for women leaders [25:00]
  7. Sam’s Corner [31:24]


 

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