Latest Podcasts: Leadership

Latest Podcasts: Leadership 'It' Factors

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The best leadership requires a combination of skill and character. Last month's guests on the Revenue Builders podcast shared the qualities that they've found to separate the good leaders from the great. Dig into these leadership stories and hear key takeaways from individuals who come from diverse backgrounds, industries and cultures. From military-level discipline to the ability to be vulnerable, there's a quality in each episode that each of us can aspire to as leaders.

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August Featured Episodes:

Leading Authentically with Doug Holladay

Duration: 1 hr 11 min


In this episode of the Revenue Builders podcast, Doug Holladay joins our hosts John Kaplan and John McMahon to discuss the importance of purpose as a leader. Holladay has found meaning in his long and successful career spanning from Goldman Sachs to international government and now, higher education as an executive-in-residence at Georgetown University. In their conversation, you’ll hear many of the lessons Holladay shares in his MBA class on the importance of authenticity, purpose, and vulnerability in becoming a truly impactful leader - and feeling fulfilled while doing it.

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The Busiest Man in Venture Capital with Neeraj Agrawal

Duration: 1 hr 13 min


In this episode, Neeraj Agrawal, General Partner at Battery Ventures, discusses the nitty gritty of doing business in today’s markets. Agrawal sits on more than a dozen boards and has invested in several companies that have gone on to stage IPOs. As a serial investor with a long list of companies in his portfolio, Agrawal knows a thing or two about helping startups turn an idea into a full-fledged company. Tune in to hear actionable tips on leadership, growth, and revenue from the man himself, including how he chooses the companies he works with as an investor. 

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The Importance of Service in Leadership with Greg Fairbank

Duration: 1 hr


Hosts John McMahon and John Kaplan talk to Saratoga Systems CEO and President Greg Fairbank, who served in key positions in the US Army for 26 years. Fairbank talks about the intersection of military training and sales, and how his army background has immensely contributed to his success in the technology industry. He also talks about No One Left Behind (NOLB), a non-profit organization working on evacuating the tens of thousands of U.S. government employees and interpreters who remain in Iraq and Afghanistan.  NOLB provides these evacuees critical assistance for housing, transportation, food and household goods.

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Lessons Learned From A CRO with Luca Lazzaron

Duration: 1 hr 7 min


In this episode, our hosts John McMahon and John Kaplan talk to Sprinklr’s Chief Revenue Officer Luca Lazzaron on his journey to CRO and the lessons learned along the way.

Lazzaron has held several sales leadership and general manager positions in multiple software organizations over the past 20 years. In the conversation, he offers golden lessons on hiring exceptional talent, credible leadership, and effective revenue forecasting. As Sprinklr’s CRO, Lazzaron talks about the most challenging aspects of transitioning from a private to a public company, and the difference between having a committed versus a compliant team. 

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