Imagine the thing you are most passionate about…
…Now imagine that everyone else’s experience of that passion seems to be negative!
That’s how our Geeks feel everyday about their passion for sales.
So we decided to do something about it. ‘Sales’ has become a dirty word and we have had enough!
We are on a mission to change the way world perceives sales. Chief Geek and Founder Richard Few explains more.
Richard founded Sales Geek to change the way the world perceives sales and make world class sales leadership available for everyone not just large cooperations. Weekends are for family, Reggie the bulldog and the rugby pitch, not always in that order. You might say that as a rugby player as well as a Sales Geek he specialises in conversions!
Geek Value: Do the right thing
Geek Director Lucy is the Geek you’ll deal with when we get to sorting contracts and invoices. She is also our wellbeing Geek and the person we all turn to for a plaster on a grazed knee or a well earned duvet day. She’s the one you’ll hang out with most on a night out, she’ll dispense wisdom to sort your life out and keep you amused with innuendo aplenty.
Geek Value: Geek’s care
Geek Director Jonathan is force of nature. If Finchy’s on your side things are going to happen fast. He loves it when a plan comes together for his clients. At the weekend you can find him trawling antique fairs like a Northern David Dickenson searching for the coolest thing possible at the lowest price! What a Bobby Dazzler!
Geek Value: Get shit done
In the dim and distant past James used to be a sonar operator in the Navy. He knows a few bleeping things about sales and business growth too. James has worked on business strategy for over 20 years and helped sell businesses for over £700m in the last 7 years. James puts his strategic brain to use on the tennis court where his best laid plans are usually undone by his failing body!
Geek Value: Be Brave, take calculated risks.
John is our resident Marketing Geek. Having advised clients for over 15 years on the latest marketing techniques, there isn’t much he doesn’t know about how to generate new leads and drive sales.
A real expert in digital marketing techniques, John has worked with clients of all sizes to generate results-driven campaigns and has won many awards in the process.
He enjoys spending time with his family as well as squeezing in a bit of fishing at any opportunity.
Geek Value: Change the World
Some say that our secret Geek is half Canadian, was once kidnapped by Norwegians in Paris and snogged a Hollywood actress. All we know, is that he is our constantly, creative content Geek. If you’ve liked, shared or commented on our social media then that’s our Secret Geek sauce working it’s magic.
Geek Value: Make things fun.
Erik’s sales training CV reads like one you’d make up if only you had the imagination. Erik is the reason that you’ll return to SalesGeek© again and again for training. With his help we are already on our way to becoming the best sales training provider in the UK. Mon Dieu! – Erik’s spends his spare time at his chateau in France!
Geek Value: Always be learning
Thomas is a selling machine. If you need a Biz Dev shot in the arm then he’s your man. Tom became a Geek after we acquired his business, so he’s ideally placed to help young small business owners trying to grow and develop. As summer weekends are spent wicket-keeping behind the stumps at Read Cricket Club he also knows a thing or two about ‘byes’ as well as sales!
Geek Value: Always be learning
Matt is our e-commerce Geek. From celebrity accounts to seven figure businesses Matt has weaved his magic. Formally a lighting technician on the sets of Jersey Boys and Shrek the Musical, his specialist knowledge will help illuminate your e-commerce business. At weekend’s you’ll finding him bombing at Comedy Store Gonzo nights with his “stand-up” routine!
Geek Value: Make things fun
Emily is our office Geek, if you phone the bunker it will invariably be her dulcet tones you hear. If you’ve enjoyed training or a meeting at the bunker then you have Emily to thank for making your experience a fantastically Geeky one.
Hyper organised, Emily keeps all the Geeks on their toes and makes sure they are where they should be, when they should be.
Geek Value: We care.
What does it mean to be a Sales Geek? What can you expect when you work with us? SalesGeek© has a very clear strand of DNA that runs through all of us, which all adds together to form the anatomy of a Geek.
Compassion starts at home. Being a Geek is belonging to a tribe. We look out for each other and that attitude transfers to our clients.
Geeks speak up for what’s right rather than what’s easy. We are committed to a high standard of personal conduct and have the courage to make tough decisions.
If we aren’t having fun doing it then why bother? Geeks strive to transfer that innate sense of fun to our guests, clients and Geekophiles.
Procrastination is the thief of time. Time is our most precious asset, why waste it? Geeks commit to something, then do it.
A Geek is never comfortable. We are genuinely excited to learn new stuff and adapt and thrive within an ever changing world.
Our company was founded with the mission to: "change the way the world perceives sales". That mission has not faltered and each Geek has a contribution to make in realising it.
The Geek Bunker™ is our home. It’s where we come to recharge our geekiness!
If you are visiting for training or just popping in to meet a Geek, You are in for a treat! Our space is geared for learning in a fun and relaxed environment. We use the latest AV equipment, have room for 28 delegates conference style with break out rooms and spaces including ‘The Snug’, ‘Reggie Bulldog’s mini-snug’ and the ‘Thinking Room’, complete with pool table! We even have our own geek glasses wall if anyone needs to unleash their inner geek to add to their experience (trust us, everyone does!).
All our courses mix seminar style with workshops, group discussions and exercises. Our trainers are massively experienced and have a wealth of knowledge that is almost unparalleled. Not only that, they are able to communicate that experience in a way that is easily digestible and transformative for individuals and businesses alike. At SalesGeek© we cater for every learning style at a pace that suits the individual. We even have you covered for lunch. Here at Geek we know good food and we know what goes into making a successful working lunch.
The Bunker is easily accessible, less than 5 minutes from junction 7 on the M65 with loads of onsite parking. In fact you can even reach us by canal as we are 1 minutes walk from the Leeds Liverpool Canal’s Pilkington Bridge (#114C for all you fellow Geeks).
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