#219: Andy Champion – Transforming Teams with People-First Strategies

December 11, 2023

In this week’s Scale Your Sales Podcast episode, my guest is Andy Champion, the Vice President and General Manager of Highspot.


Andy is an ex-British army officer who excels in leading SaaS go-to-market teams in EMEA and ANZ, guiding them through IPOs and market expansion. He’s passionate about mentoring diverse talent in dynamic, accountable autonomous environments to achieve outstanding outcomes.


In this episode, we dive into Andy’s journey in sales leadership, exploring the profound impact of technology on sales strategy. We discuss the pivotal role of investing in people and coaching in driving successful sales teams, touching on recruitment challenges and the key behaviors indicative of future success. From leveraging sales-specific data sets to the game-changing potential of generative AI in personalized coaching, our conversation offers insights for sales professionals and leaders alike. Join us as we unravel the dynamics of sales, leadership, and technology, providing valuable strategies to scale your sales. Get ready to immerse yourself in the depth of our discussion—you’re sure to love every moment of this episode.

Welcome to Scale Your Sales Podcast, Andy Champion.




01:46 – Why did Andy join Highspot?


07:54 – Success strategies start from the people.


11:08 – How do you make sure that you do have the right people for the job?


14:55 – As salespeople, we are responsible for our own success.


22:20 – Coaching cost time, and time is the most valuable.


26:06 – Generative AI can analyze and summarize calls for personalized coaching.



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