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Failing Fast and Other Lessons from a Life in Sales

Engage Sales hosted a podcast between Wolters Kluwer’s Head of Sales, Phil Hobden, and our 2022 Sales Engagement Summit host, Raoul Monks. Together, the two delved deeper into the topics which Phil addressed in his ‘Failing Fast and Other Lessons from a Life in Sales’ presentation.

More specifically, they discussed the following ideas:

  • Failing fast and learning fast
  • Effort versus focusing on numbers
  • What makes a great sales leader
  • Lessons and advice for other businesses
Phil Hobden

Phil Hobden

Wolters Kluwer Head of Sales
With a background over 15 years in financial services & the Fintech accountancy sectors, Phil has worked for some of the largest and most innovative businesses in these industries, including Intuit, Natwest Banking Group, HSBC and now Wolters Kluwer. 

Phil is a contributor for Elite Business Magazine online, a serial podcast host, judge for UK Business Tech awards 2021/22 & the Global Tech awards 2022 , a public speaker (having spoken at Elite Business Live x3, Accountex x3, QuickBooks Get Connected and more) and guested on numerous industry podcasts and webinars including with industry bodies such as the ACCA. 

During his previous role at funding platform Capitalise as their Head of Customer Education he worked with over 1700 accountants, from Top 25 through to leading niche and boutique firms across the UK and South Africa, to help them implement funding as a service within their firms.
Raoul Monks

Raoul Monks

Flume Founder and CEO
Raoul is the Founder and CEO of Flume Sales Training and a global thought leader on B2B sales. He cuts through the noise surrounding sales and simplifies complex research into actionable insights that are 100% focussed on driving revenue.

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