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Improve Performance, Provoke Thought, Think Critically.

You are constantly striving to improve.  You are looking for practical tips you can apply to your daily work that will impact your performance.  You are looking for advice from professionals who do the work. You want to engage with professionals who have been in your shoes.

Be the Founder that can clearly articulate the problem your company solves.

Be the Sales Professional that your customers want to work with.

Be the Learning Professional who can deliver your solution in the context of the business.

The Find My Catalyst Podcast is published weekly.  We take listener questions at @catalystsale on twitter or via email.

Topics discussed - Revenue Operations, Customer Success, Goal Setting & Execution, Mindset, Performance, B2B Sales, Sales Training, Product Market Fit, Growth, Hiring, Recruitment, Sales Process, Business Acumen, Startups, Leadership.

Aug 31, 2023

What is your Origin Story?

How has in informed your business & how you have adapted your approach?

What's Next? What Problems do you Solve? Who do you serve?

These are just a couple of the question we go deep on in this special episode of the Podcast.

What happens when you combine

…a move from the East to the west as a freshman in high school. 

Starting at ASU at 17.

Going from…

UPS to Smartforce
SkillSoft to Safari
OReilly to Catalyst

Not wanting attention to wanting affirmation

Hockey to Football to Golf

Builder and rebuilder

From erector sets and lincoln logs to legos and cable boxes (🤫)

Oldest of seven to family of 4 + some k9s.

Curious, focused on continuous learning, deep thinker, and doer.

This is some of the experience that built me.


So - allow me to re-introduce myself.

I’m Mike Simmons - some of the words that come to mind when folks here my name in conversation.

  • Sales
  • Coach
  • Resilient
  • Persistent
  • Dedicated
  • Genuine
  • Listener
  • Amazing Questions
  • Clarity
  • Simple
  • Strategy
  • Execution

We’ve shifted the business to focus on the individual first. Building culture and leadership from the front line. We believe this will positively impact revenue and execution in your business.

If you are struggling with a transition. Working through change. Lack a system or process. Know that there is something better but don’t know where to start.

We have something for you.

Thinking by design

I’m available 1:1 for coaching
1:small in a workshop, facilitated discussion environment, or fractional role.
1:Many via speaking.

I want to help you find your catalyst, and take that next step.