#070 The SDR DiscoCall Show – Minnie Ryder
April 11, 2023
In this episode of the SDR Disco Call Show, host Neil Bhuiyan interviews Minnie Ryder, a BDR team Lead at Bringg. Minnie shares her unconventional career journey from fitting shoes to owning a spray tan business, to becoming a successful sales leader. She emphasizes the importance of having a strong work ethic, developing skills, managing expectations, and being true to oneself.
The conversation also touches on the benefits of performing arts for children, including improved communication skills, teamwork, and self-esteem.
Minnie shares her experience working in the tech industry and her passion for elevating females working in tech. She is in the process of creating a community just for women in Sales to share tips, develop their careers, and network. The community is not meant to be exclusive to men, but rather to give women in the industry a space to connect and be 100% themselves.
Since the recording, Minnie has moved on to Blue Yonder as Enterprise Account Director.
00:00 - Intro
04:39 - Minnie's Colorful Career Journey
09:42 - Being Street Smart and Working Hard
10:39 - Importance of extracurricular activities
16:05 - Building confidence and taking opportunities
19:56 - Changing the mindset to focus on positive outcomes
21:11 - Early Career and Learning Sales Skills
25:39 - Managing Expectations in Sales and Life
31:38 - Transitioning from Property Sales to Business Development
32:20 - Finding a job in the tech industry
37:14 - Passion for mentoring and helping others
41:53 - Importance of being true to yourself and not changing for others
44:09 - Future Meaning and Elevating Women in Tech
45:27 - Creating a Community for Women SDRs
46:27 - Shoutouts and Conclusion