The Demand Efficiency Podcast



Demand Generation


Carolina Kung of Frontline Ventures on accelerating the learning curve of early-stage founders and CEOs

Episode outline

[01:12] Introducing Carolina

[03:10] The most common mistakes Carolina sees companies making across the portfolio and advice she gives her clients

[06:16] The process for European companies that wish to expand into the United States

[07:40] How Carolina prioritizes hiring and hiring patterns in the United States versus Europe

[10:00] Lessons from companies Carolina has seen succeed

[12:00] How European companies can expand into the US for the first time

[13:35] Playbooks that Carolina has seen to be effective over the portfolio

[15:44] The importance and benefits of maximizing peer-to-peer learning and networking

[18:11] How COVID-19 has changed engagement between Carolina and the founders and CEOs she serves

[20:05] What gets Carolina excited about the future

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The Demand Efficiency Podcast



Demand Generation


In this episode, Elias Rubel interviews Scott Leese of Scott Leese Consulting, LLC. A company founded with a focus on companies scaling from $0 - $25m ARR. Scott work with both domestic and international companies on sales strategy, process, people, pitch, and more. Listen to this episode to learn more on building and scaling a sales team.

Episode Outline

[04:39] Having the mindset of hustling and outworking everybody

[06:16] The purpose of writing his new book

[10:10] How investing in sales operations help scale the company

[12:04] Thoughts on recruiting and training people

[14:34] The bias and mistakes founders usually make

[16:35] How to communicate to your prospects in a way that is relevant to their needs

[19:22] The regret of not having a sales mentor or business mentor

Scott's Inspirations

Mike Lindstrom

Richard Harris

John Barrows

Kevin Dorsey

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Surf and Sales

Scott Leese blog

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