53 minutes | Aug 29, 2022

Ep. 1106: Matt Dixon Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

My guest today is Matt Dixon, the Chief Product and Research Officer at Austin-based AI and Machine Learning Venture Tethr. Matt was a Senior Partner at Korn Ferry Hay Group and was a Group Leader in the research and advisory division of CEB, now Gartner. He is a sought-after speaker and advisor to corporate leadership teams around the world on topics ranging from sales effectiveness to customer service and customer experience.

The topic is his book The JOLT Effect: How High Performers Overcome Customer Indecision.

In this episode of Trend Following Radio we discuss:

  • How do we study sales?
  • Advantages of virtual sales calls
  • How to deal with problems in the buying environment
  • The decrease in productivity from a team, organizational, and sales perspective
  • What does it take to beat the status quo?
  • The purpose of changing sellers’ behavior
  • JOLT acronym
  • The difference between dealing with status quo and indecision

Jump in!


I’m MICHAEL COVEL, the host of TREND FOLLOWING RADIO, and I’m proud to have delivered 10+ million podcast listens since 2012. Investments, economics, psychology, politics, decision-making, human behavior, entrepreneurship and trend following are all passionately explored and debated on my show.

To start? I’d like to give you a great piece of advice you can use in your life and trading journey… cut your losses! You will find much more about that philosophy here: https://www.trendfollowing.com/trend/

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