Paul Tansey is one of those really magnetic people and his company, Intergage are built in his image – there have been good times and bad times over the years and he knows that Intergage have had to re-invent themselves several times to stay current and move with the times.
Intergage are a forward thinking digital marketing company with an eye on the future – they know that both the workplace and the social media world are changing and they are continuing to keep pace. Whether that be through a 4-day working week in a flexible style or developing new ‘automated’ solutions but as you can imagine – all of this comes with its own challenges.
On this episode of The SalesChange Podcast, Matt chats with Paul about –
- The process of growing from a sibling partnership to employing over 30 people.
- The culture of Intergage – the value’s of how Intergage is run.
- Which is more important, Sales or Marketing?
- Digital Marketing and innovation goes hand in hand but where do the ideas come from?
- Is youth a pre-cursor for developing new ideas or does experience reign supreme?
- How Intergage support the local community!
- Is the 4-day working week/flexible working actually working?
- Answers to the ‘SalesChange 5’ questions.
On every SalesChange Podcast – we ask the guests to answer 5 standard questions – here are the responses from Paul Tansey of Intergage..
- Who is the leader you look up to the most?
Paul – Its very difficult for me to look past Nelson Mandela for his bravery.
- Whats the worst job you could imagine doing?
Paul – I think any job is a matter of attitude – the worst job I ever had (and bless Lloyds Bank for giving me the job) was as a filing clerk but I made it fun by wearing trainers and testing myself in filing more and more everyday.
- What did you want to be when you grew up?
Paul – Footballer – originally for West Ham but then I discovered a love for AFC Bournemouth (way before the Premier League).
- Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn?
Paul – LinkedIn. Its the most business like – since they opened conversations and groups, its been the most worthwhile network for me.
- What was the last book you read?
Paul – Let’s Get Real or Lets Not Play by Mahan Khalsa – a superb sales book and which applies the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (by Stephen Covey) to create a ‘no bullshit’ approach to sales.