Don’t Let the Moneyball Myth Kill Your Business Batting Average

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For years, business leaders have been sold the idea that sales and growth rely exclusively on data. Unsurprisingly, they’re all frantically seeking an automated home run — and missing the ball entirely.

During a recent conversation with ConnectAndSell CEO Chris Beall, we discussed the “Moneyball” myth. Our conclusion? Moneyball might have worked two decades for the Oakland A’s, but it can’t work in business.

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Falon Fatemi
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Falon Fatemi is founder and CEO of Node, a stealth startup of ex-Googlers backed by NEA, Mark Cuban, Avalon Ventures, Canaan Partners, and more. Falon has spent the past five years as a business development executive doing strategy consulting for startups and VCs and advising a variety of companies on everything from infrastructure to drones. Previously, Falon spent six years at Google, starting at age 19. As one of the youngest employees in the company, Falon worked on sales strategy and operations focusing on global expansion, Google.org, and business development for YouTube.