Ep. 18: Adir Zimerman on Decoding Sales Leadership: Bridging Gaps and Setting Realistic Expectations

August 7, 2023

In this episode:

James Abraham Abraham dives deep with sales strategist, Adir Zimerman, unraveling the often overlooked friction between sales professionals and leadership. As they navigate the Israeli startup scene's unique challenges, they tackle the "Hopium" problem, where founders' sky-high expectations clash with ground realities. With insights from Harvard's Sales Learning Curve and Adir's personal journey balancing intense sales strategies with Midburn events and holistic well-being practices, this episode promises salespeople a fresh perspective on bridging gaps, setting realistic goals, and the CEO's pivotal role in the sales process.

About Adir:

Adir is the founder of RAINMAKERS, a "Marry Poppins" style program that helps early-stage startups to boost their revenues. Adir brings many years of B2B selling experience, closing deals with customers ranging from SMBs to Fortune 500 companies, including Walmart, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Facebook, Best Buy, and others.

Previously Adir served as the VP of Sales at Lightico, Market Beyond, and the CEO and Co-founder of SCREEMO, a company he took from an idea to a global startup that operated across North America, Europe, and APAC.