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Selling with Comedy - Using Humor to Seal the Deal - Outside Sales Talk with Jon Selig

Selling with Comedy - Using Humor to Seal the Deal - Outside Sales Talk with Jon Selig

February 26, 2020

Jon Selig has over 10 years of experience in sales. He now offers comedy writings for sales teams, training and workshops. In this episode, Jon digs on how humour can be used to overcome common difficulties encountered by salespeople. 

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How to use a good joke to capture your prospects’ attention 
  • Why humour is one of the best way to break the ice 
  • The best way to formulate a joke 
  • Learn how to “roast your prospect’s pain” 

About the Guest:

Website: http://jonselig.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonselig/?originalSubdomain=ca

 

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The Green Rush: Sales in the Emerging Cannabis Industry - Outside Sales Talk with Francesca Vavala

The Green Rush: Sales in the Emerging Cannabis Industry - Outside Sales Talk with Francesca Vavala

February 12, 2020

Francesca is a cannabis entrepreneur, advocate, and speaker. She’s the co-founder and marketing director at Alias Cann, an on-demand cannabis sales and marketing agency founded in 2017 out of Delaware. In this episode, she explains the particularities of the sales process in the upcoming cannabis industry.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • The evolution and booming of the cannabis industry
  • The role of outside sales in the cannabis industry
  • The legal hurdles and other challenges concerning the cannabis industry
  • The reputation around the cannabis industry

 

About the Guest:

Website: https://www.aliascann.com/

Email: francesca@aliascann.com

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Actionable Customer Retention Tactics To Drive Repeat Sales - Outside Sales Talk with Alice Heiman

Actionable Customer Retention Tactics To Drive Repeat Sales - Outside Sales Talk with Alice Heiman

February 5, 2020

Alice Heiman is the founder and Chief Sales Officer at ‘Alice Heiman, LLC’, a sales consultancy, and has over 20 years of experience in sales strategy and coaching. She helps companies grow into profitable and powerful businesses using detailed strategies. In this episode, Alice delivers some of her best tactics to ensure healthy and strong relationships with customers and turn them into advocates for any business. 

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • The steps to transform a satisfied customer into a loyal one 
  • What are the right questions to ask to understand your customers’ needs
  • Why team selling is better than assigning separate tasks to separate reps 
  • How important it is to remember that buyers are human too

About the Guest:

Alice Heiman is a sales strategist, coach and keynote speaker with over 20 years of experience. She’s the founder and Chief Sales Officer at ‘Alice Heiman, LLC’ a sales consultancy that provides strategy and tactics for companies dealing with complex B2B sales and helps them accelerate business growth. She is also the co-founder and CRO of TradeShow Makeover, a program that provides winning strategies for closing deals at trade shows.

Website: aliceheiman.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aliceheiman/ Send her a message saying you heard her on the Outside Sales Talk podcast

 

 

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How to Sell with Authenticity and Build Trust with Anyone  - Outside Sales Talk with Shari Levitin

How to Sell with Authenticity and Build Trust with Anyone - Outside Sales Talk with Shari Levitin

January 22, 2020

Shari is the founder of the Shari Levitin Group and the bestselling author of “Heart and Sell: 10 Universal Truths Every Salesperson Needs to Know,” now in over four languages. As CEO of Levitin Group, she has helped create over 1 billion dollars in increased revenue for companies in over 40 countries. Shari has been awarded as one of LinkedIn’s Top Ten voices in sales in 2019, and was premiered in the Salesforce film “The Story of Sales”. In this episode, Shari shares her secrets to uncover customer’s emotions and sell more effectively.

 

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How to use stories to create a feeling of emotion and a sense of urgency
  • The top skills salespeople need to master to get trust from customers
  • How to use empathy, reliability, and integrity to sell with authenticity 
  • How to ask the right questions to build rapport with customers

 

You can listen to this episode on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play or wherever you get your favorite podcast!

About the Guest: 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharilevitin/

E-mail: shari@sharilevitin.com

 

"Heart and Sell: 10 Universal Truths Every Salesperson Needs to Know" 

Get a free quiz to discover if you lead with empathy or courage: Text “Heart and Sell” to 31996 

 

 

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Multiplying Success with Sales Career Growth - Outside Sales Talk with Mark Roberge

Multiplying Success with Sales Career Growth - Outside Sales Talk with Mark Roberge

January 16, 2020

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Mark Roberge is the former CRO of Hubspot, a marketing enablement company to which he contributed a revenue increase of over 6,000%. He now delivers his Sales Acceleration Formula at Harvard, in his book, and in this podcast. 

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • Why we should all dedicate time to personal development 
  • How to fit your buyer’s needs and be a better seller
  • The step to follow to draft an efficient sales process
  • The impact of technology in the sales funnel 

About the Guest:

Mark Roberge is the former CRO of Hubspot, and now a lecturer at Harvard BS and MD of Stage 2 Capital, a venture capital fund. He is also the bestselling author of the award-winning book, “The Sales Acceleration Formula: Using Data, Technology, and Inbound Selling to Go from $0 to $100 Million”. He was named one of Forbes' Top 30 Social Sellers in the World, Mark has also won the Salesperson of the Year award at the MIT Sales Conference in 2010. 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/markroberge/

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Seeking Success in the Modern Sales World - Outside Sales Talk with Kim Orlesky

Seeking Success in the Modern Sales World - Outside Sales Talk with Kim Orlesky

December 18, 2019

Kim Orlesky is the president of KO Advantage group where she delivers valuable sales tips for B2B businesses. She is also a three-time author and a motivational speaker. 

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How to avoid burn-out as sales reps
  • Why it is important to switch to a new paradigm in sales
  • The importance of remaining curious and staying far from assumptions 
  • Why we shouldn’t focus on the clients’ problems, but rather on their aspiration. 

 

About the Guest:

Kim is a leading sales coach, three-time author, international speaker, and podcast host. She is the president of KO Advantage group, the fastest growing sales training company focused on high-value B2B services.  

 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimorlesky/?originalSubdomain=ca

Sell More Faster: https://www.amazon.com/Sell-More-Faster-Premium-Solution/dp/0998890529

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Collaborative Selling - Working with Buyers to Sell your Best - Outside Sales Talk with Tim Sullivan

Collaborative Selling - Working with Buyers to Sell your Best - Outside Sales Talk with Tim Sullivan

December 11, 2019

OST Tim Sullivan

Tim has over 30 years of experience in increasing sales organizations' performance. He has developed processes to refine the buyer-seller relationship and maximize the chances of selling. In this episode, Tim delivers some of his top tips to understand and suit present-day buyer needs. 

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How buying behavior is changing
  • What is expected of the modern seller 
  • The need for salespeople to create their own brand to succeed
  • Why the “one strategy fits all” selling strategy is overrated

About the Guest:

Tim Sullivan is Corporate Vice President of Business Development at Sales Performance International.  He authored several books on sales practices, including “The Collaborative Sale” and “The Solution Selling Fieldbook”. Tim has over three decades of experience working to improve the performance of sales organizations.

The Collaborative Sale - https://www.amazon.com/Collaborative-Sale-Solution-Selling-Driven/dp/1118872428

www.spisales.com - blog & white papers

tsullivan@spisales.com

704-227-6500

 

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The Radical Path to Sales Enlightenment  - Outside Sales Talk with Scott Leese

The Radical Path to Sales Enlightenment - Outside Sales Talk with Scott Leese

December 4, 2019

OST with Scott Leese

Scott is a top start-up sales leader and the best-selling author of “Addicted to the Process”. He’s the founder and CEO of Scott Leese Consulting, a firm that has helped companies scaling from $0 - $25m ARR. He is also the founder of Surf and Sales, a company that provides an alternative to standard sales conferences by providing deeper learning and meaningful relationships while learning to surf in a paradise destination. In this episode, Scott shares his two decades of sales and leadership experience and reveals his process to achieve sales success.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How to be more confident and take effective decisions
  • Top tips for better work-life balance
  • The best habits to build a mindset for success
  • How to use the addiction model to close deals like a pro

 

About the Guest:

 

Based in Austin, TX, Scott is a 3-time winner of the Top 25 Inside Sales Professionals by the American Association of Inside Sales, and a highly sought-after consultant, adviser, leader, and sales trainer. He has been Senior Vice President of Sales at Qualia and OutboundEngine, as well as Vice President of Sales at Main Street Hub. Scott has spent his entire professional career building and scaling sales orgs at SaaS companies and has a proven track record of lifting organizations to new heights.

 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottleese/

 

Websites:

http://www.scottleeseconsulting.com/

https://www.surfandsales.com/

 

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Powerful Personal Branding the Boosts Sales  - Outside Sales Talk with Elinor Stutz

Powerful Personal Branding the Boosts Sales - Outside Sales Talk with Elinor Stutz

November 20, 2019

Elinor Stutz OST

Elinor is a best-selling author, motivational speaker, and Sales blogger. Her book, Nice Girls DO Get the Sale: Relationship Building that Gets Results, is an international best-seller featured in TIME Magazine and on CBS news. In this episode, Elinor describes the importance of personal branding when it comes to your sales career. 

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • What your personal brand is and how to develop it 
  • How being “personably professional” can create more sales opportunities
  • The importance of treating everyone you meet with respect 
  • How to stand out in a sales industry filled with bold personalities 

 

About the Guest:

Elinor is a motivational speaker and sales trainer for Smoothsale.net, a website dedicated to teaching others how to achieve their own success through sales, entrepreneurial, and marketing communication skills combined. Elinor has written 3 books, including her most recent “HIRED!”, which explains the best practices for selling yourself in sales interviews. 

 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elinorstutz/

Website: https://smoothsale.net/

 

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The Secret 3 Actions for Sales Teams to Meet Quotas  - Outside Sales Talk with Alice Kemper

The Secret 3 Actions for Sales Teams to Meet Quotas - Outside Sales Talk with Alice Kemper

November 13, 2019

Alice is a sales and leadership consultant, author, and speaker with more than 36 years of experience in the industry. She is the president of Sales Training Consultants, a company that specializes in sales and leadership training solutions as well as the founder of Sales Training Werks, a do-it-yourself sales training solution. In this episode, Alice goes over her three tried and true actions to help sales teams meet their quotas consistently. 

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • Why managers participating in ride alongs is so important  
  • How to alter your leadership style for different types of sales reps
  • Tips for giving your sales reps the most effective feedback 
  • Advice for Women sales managers in today’s world

 

About the Guest:

After transitioning from teaching to a career in sales, Alice found success quickly, becoming only the 3rd woman to be promoted to a management role in a company with 870 sales representatives. Over the next 15 years, Alice  became recognized as a top sales distributor for two leading sales training organizations. Her latest business, SalesTrainingWerks.com, focuses on training sales reps to achieve sales quotas consistently. Alice was recently listed in Crazy Call’s Top 18 Most Influential Women in the Sales World 2019.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alicekemper/ 

Website: https://www.salestrainingwerks.com 

 

 

 

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