188: Will Sales Exist In 2030? Thoughts From The Inventor of CRM With Jon Ferrara

Jon Ferrara essentially single-handedly created the CRM. His newest company Nimble is the only company doing CRM right in the social age.

He’s decades of knowledge of the sales industry and so on today’s show I asked him, “will sales exist in another 20 years time…”.

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  • [1:04] Show intro
  • [1:58] Interview starts
  • [3:01] How will sales be different in 5 years time?
  • [4:55] How the company’s size effects things
  • [10:17] Content and sales/marketing
  • [13:29] A.I. bots taking our jobs?
  • [17:40] Do we just need a human to human interaction?
  • [32:36] One piece of advice for #SalesNation
  • [36:31] Wrap up


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Will Barron is the founder of Salesman.Red and host of the Salesman Podcast where he entertains hundreds of thousands of millennial salespeople every month. If he isn't recording or editing shows he's racing his RX8 or riding bicycles down mountains.

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