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009 Part 1 of a 2 Part Series- Debunking the Sales Myth with Lou Diamond

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In this episode, Christina and Lou Diamond discuss:

  • Lou’s love of connecting people
  • Your connecting core
  • Common threads with leadership and development
  • Growing other people’s worlds

Key Takeaways:

  • You may not be able to teach someone how to sell, but you can teach someone how to connect
  • SAFE: Super Why, Authenticity, Fearless Mindset, Empathy
  • There’s almost no difference between the successful skills of sales and business development
  • Professional services tend to cause individuals, due to reaching a higher professional level, to focus more on oneself than connecting with people


“The myth is.. ‘ you can’t teach people how to sell. You either have it or you don’t’ ” –  Lou Diamond


Connect with Lou Diamond:


Twitter: @ThriveLouD

Book: Master the Art of Connecting




Connect with Tina Martini:


Twitter: @TinaMartini10


DLA Piper:

LinkedIn: Christina Martini



Show Notes by Show Producer: Anna Nygren


Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You’re the expert. Let us help you prove it.

About the author, Christina Martini

For nearly 25 years, Christina (Tina) Martini has been an intellectual property attorney practicing in BigLaw. Tina is a partner at the law firm McDermott Will & Emery and focuses her practice on domestic and international trademark and copyright law, as well as domain name, Internet, social media, advertising and unfair competition law.

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