Friday Mar 15, 2024

Interview with Darren Mitchell - Sales Leader

How can marketing and sales work together? Darren Mitchell, Sales Leader and host of the Exceptional Sales Leader Podcast, joins Mike Maynard to discuss sales enablement and how sales and marketing teams can work together to provide true value to prospects throughout the buyer journey.

Darren shares the career journey that led him to become a sales leader, he explains what sales enablement means and shares his thoughts on why current team structures may negatively impact buyer experience.


About Darren

Darren Mitchell is an expert in sales with a successful career in corporate sales, sales management, people leadership, people development and leadership coaching. Darren now works with sales leaders and their teams to create and implement sales leadership plans that deliver outstanding sales and revenue results.


Time Stamps

[00:55.5] – Darren shares how his career started

[03:50.3] – What is sales enablement? Darren explains.

[06:41.8] – How can marketing and sales work together?

[14:17.5] – What role should tools play in the sales process?  

[23:06.5] – Darren shares the advice he would give to a young person starting their career.

[25:17.2] – Darren’s contact details.



“I think sometimes people look at tools like the be all and end all and they forget that people by from people.” Darren Mitchel, Sales Leader.


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