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Surviving—and thriving—in Sales

feat. Jeff Riseley, Founder at Sales Health Alliance

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Surviving—and thriving—in Sales

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Jeff liked Sales. But he didn’t like the anxiety, insomnia, and panic attacks that came with the high-pressure job. When he found himself in hospital thinking his chest was about to explode, he knew something needed to change.

Inspired by his own dopamine addiction to a culture of commissions and bonuses, he founded Sales Health Alliance, a company dedicated to helping salespeople tackle anxiety and achieve their goals—without burning out.

You’ll hear how Jeff learned to better understand his emotions, why working in Sales is an extremely vulnerable experience, and why ‘mental health’ doesn’t equal mental illness.

About the guest

With over a decade of experience in Sales, Jeff Riseley is familiar with the department’s high-pressure environment—and the accompanying anxiety. 

Jeff founded Sales Health Alliance to help salespeople tackle anxiety and achieve their goals—without burning out. His first book Stress Less, Sell More comes out at the end of 2022.

About Oliva

Oliva is the employee mental wellbeing platform for companies who want to properly care for their people, and help them grow.

By combining proper therapy courses, coaching (the good kind), dedicated support for managers, and mental fitness classes—all led by a curated team of top professionals—Oliva helps employees respond to whatever hurdles life throws at them: big or small, at work and beyond.