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Let's Talk BD

By The BD School

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School 🚀🚀🚀

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips, insights, and best practices, to help you become a better Business Development Professional!
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Recruiting business developers | S2. | Ep. 4

Let's Talk BDMay 03, 2023

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Recruiting business developers | S2. | Ep. 4
May 03, 202328:45
Training commercial teams | S.2 | Ep.3
Apr 19, 202328:32
The Queen of Meetings | S.2 | Ep.2

The Queen of Meetings | S.2 | Ep.2

In today's episode, you'll meet Sabine AKA the Queen of Meetings.

Sabine is one of our students and she works for a SaaS company called TechSee.

She joined The BD School shortly after starting her new job there because she didn't have a business background and wanted to become really good, really fast.

Together we worked on cold emails, sequences, different personality styles, and everything in between.

In just a couple of months she went from newbie to top performer earning the nickname of Queen of Meeting...because you guessed it...she books a lot of meetings!

With Sabine we talked about:

What motivated her to start a career in business development Challenges of a first-time business development pro Tips to go from 0 to hero in no time

We definitely recommend you listen to this episode while you're prospecting: the energy you'll get from Sabine will give you the extra kick to hit your KPIs today! Feel free to connect with her on LinkedIn as well: Sabine's LinkedIn Profile

And, if you're as ambitious as Sabine, enroll in our Bootcamps and give a boost to your business development skills:

SHOW ME THE BOOTCAMPS

Apr 05, 202328:44
The power of community in business development | S.2 | Ep.1
Mar 22, 202340:44
Cold calling in business development: does it work? | S.1 | Ep.19

Cold calling in business development: does it work? | S.1 | Ep.19

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we interview Marlou Hofman, Manager of the Business Development team at Aircall. Aircall is the leading cold calling software helping teams improve productivity and get results.

With Marlou we talked about:

👉 How to use cold calling effectively

👉 How to measure cold calling

👉 Tips to improve your outreach

Get your dose of #BusinessDevelopment inspiration, join The BD School 🔥

Mar 01, 202229:17
Business Development Insights for 2022 with Lucia | BONUS EPISODE | S.1 | Ep.18

Business Development Insights for 2022 with Lucia | BONUS EPISODE | S.1 | Ep.18

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we interview our founder Lucia Piseddu talking about:

👉 What happened in the BD world in 2021

👉 How to prepare for 2022

👉 Everything else in between!

Get your dose of #BusinessDevelopment inspiration, join The BD School 🔥

Dec 28, 202155:22
The first 120 days of a startup | FOUNDERS EXCLUSIVE | S.1 | Ep.17

The first 120 days of a startup | FOUNDERS EXCLUSIVE | S.1 | Ep.17

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we interview Nicu, India, and Philip co-founders of early-stage startup Fitee. They shared their experience building a startup from scratch and what happens in the first 120 days.

Listen to get insights into:

👉 Typical challenges of startup founders

👉Business Development at startups

👉How to prioritize tasks

Get your dose of #BusinessDevelopment inspiration, join The BD School 🔥

Nov 23, 202129:05
Do you have a talent for business development? | S.1 | Ep.16

Do you have a talent for business development? | S.1 | Ep.16

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we interview Derren, Europe Director at Kinescope, and give you insights into:

👉 How to understand that you are a right fit for business development

Get your dose of #BusinessDevelopment inspiration, join The BD School 🔥

Nov 09, 202128:12
Strategic partnerships in business development | S.1 | Ep.15

Strategic partnerships in business development | S.1 | Ep.15

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we interview Gianluca, Head of Commercial Operations at The Next Web. We talked about:

👉How to build strategic partnerships

👉Skills of successful BDs

👉How startups skyrocket your career

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥

Oct 26, 202132:30
Moving your first steps in business development | S.1 | Ep.14

Moving your first steps in business development | S.1 | Ep.14

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we interview Sep, Product Manager at e-commerce startup Hengam, and BD mentor for The BD School. We talked about:

👉How to move your first steps as a BD

👉Challenges faced by first-time BDs

👉How BD shapes your personality

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥

Oct 12, 202126:18
Business Development at Google | S.1 | Ep.13

Business Development at Google | S.1 | Ep.13

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we interview Galadrielle, Senior Team Manager BDR at Google Cloud. We talked about:

👉How to build a BD career in giant tech companies like Google 

👉The typical day of a BD at Google Cloud

👉What you need to start working at Google Cloud

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥

Sep 28, 202129:39
Mental wellbeing tips for business developers | S.1 | Ep.12

Mental wellbeing tips for business developers | S.1 | Ep.12

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we interview Giulia psychologist and entrepreneur, co-founder of aPsicologa. We talked about:

👉How to switch from psychology to business development

👉How to keep your mental well being as a business developer

👉How to cope with the constant change in BD

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥

Sep 20, 202130:10
The importance of mentorship in business development | S.1 | Ep.11

The importance of mentorship in business development | S.1 | Ep.11

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences, to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we interview Vikrant, entrepreneur and business development mentor. We talked about:

👉Why you should find yourself a mentor

👉How to find the right mentor

👉What you can expect from mentors

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥

Aug 31, 202121:44
How to become a startup founder | FOUNDERS EXCLUSIVE | S.1 | Ep.10

How to become a startup founder | FOUNDERS EXCLUSIVE | S.1 | Ep.10

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences, to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we interview Francesca, founder of L'It School, an online school to learn Italian. We talked about:

👉How to switch career from being a teacher to being an entrepreneur

👉How to improve your organizational skills

👉Challenges of being an entrepreneur

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥

Aug 24, 202127:57
Building an App as a startup | FOUNDERS EXCLUSIVE | S.1 | Ep.9

Building an App as a startup | FOUNDERS EXCLUSIVE | S.1 | Ep.9

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences, to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we interview Quirine, co-founder of Dearly, the app with the goal of helping people's grief. We talked about:

👉How the app business model works

👉Challenges of building an app

👉The role of community in the app model

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥

Aug 10, 202133:10
How to grow your startup | FOUNDERS EXCLUSIVE | S.1 | Ep.8

How to grow your startup | FOUNDERS EXCLUSIVE | S.1 | Ep.8

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences, to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we invited Edwin van Rest, co-founder and CEO of StudyPortals the leading study choice platform in the world. We asked him:

👉How can you grow a small startup to a leading global company

👉What's the biggest mistake he made as a founder

👉What makes him proud to be a founder

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥

Jul 20, 202124:00
Using networking in business development | S.1 | Ep.7

Using networking in business development | S.1 | Ep.7

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences, to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we invited Maria Cozza, an amazing networker, a former student of our live training as well as a BD mentor at The BD School. We talked about:

👉What is networking

👉How to make it less awkward

👉How to make friends with business contacts

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥

Jul 06, 202136:34
Evolution of business development | S.1 | Ep.6

Evolution of business development | S.1 | Ep.6

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences, to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we explore the evolution of business development from the '90s until today. We do it with Augusto Vianna, an experienced professional with over 20 years in the field and one of our BD mentors.

👉Evolution of BD in the years

👉How was BD life before LinkedIn

👉Why research is a key skill for BD pros

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥

Jun 15, 202138:12
LinkedIn tips for business developers '21 edition | S.1 | Ep.5

LinkedIn tips for business developers '21 edition | S.1 | Ep.5

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences, to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we interview Lorena, co-founder of Wishup Digital, LinkedIn expert, and one of our BD mentors, today we talked about:

👉How to use LinkedIn for lead generation

👉Writing content that converts

👉How purpose can make your company successful

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥

Jun 01, 202138:12
Transferable skills in business development | S.1 | Ep.4

Transferable skills in business development | S.1 | Ep.4

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences, to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we interview Matteo Ogliari, an engineer turned #businessdevelopment manager as well as becoming one of our BD mentors. Today we talked about:

👉How to recycle skills

👉Challenges of switching career

👉Embracing change

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥

May 18, 202126:37
The importance of resilience in business development | S.1 | Ep.3

The importance of resilience in business development | S.1 | Ep.3

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences, to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we share Julissa's story, a story of going beyond the limits. She is a coach and one of our BD mentors, today we talked about:

👉Becoming a life long learner

👉Overcoming challenges

👉How to become a legend

We are the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development and we will make you fall in love with #BD 🔥

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥



May 04, 202136:43
Lead generation tips for business developers | S.1 | Ep.2

Lead generation tips for business developers | S.1 | Ep.2

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development. 

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences, to make you a better #BD pro.

In this episode, we interview Ron, founder of Conversion Crew Digital Growth agency specialized in HubSpot. 

We talked about:

👉Lead generation

👉Learning how to delegate

👉Hiring your first employee

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥

Apr 20, 202126:33
Creativity in business development | S.1 | Ep.1

Creativity in business development | S.1 | Ep.1

Hello #BusyBDee 🐝

Welcome to Let's Talk BD, the official podcast of The BD School, the first educational platform entirely dedicated to business development.

Here we interview business developers working in the field every day as well as startup founders, so they can share tips and experiences, to make you a better #BD pro.

In the first episode, we invited Martina Mantoan, a business developer from Italy, a former student of our live training as well as a BD mentor at The BD School. We talked about:

👉Using dating apps for lead generation

👉Working with the product development team

👉How BD works in Italy

👉And a lot more

Take your #BusinessDevelopment career to the next level, join The BD School 🔥

Apr 06, 202132:26