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So the question is this, how do entrepreneurial sales people like us, who have traditionally sold alone and used gut and intuition to hit their number, take their innate talents and begin selling using science, technology, and the secrets of thousands who have done it before---to crush their quota and change the world. That is the question and this podcast provides the answers.
 
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Final Episode and Final Chapter in this Series and Podcast. Thanks everyone for listening and sending love and joy to all. I have recorded over 100 Episodes and the show is totally SOLO for the last two years. In 2022 I will create a new Show and it's all about interviews and guests, and excitement, telling, emotional and informative. Get ready for…
 
"It's not my Problem" And that's the problem right there. To many people think their life is all about them, yet others are asking for help. Find out what the real messaging in the new Episode is all about and where do you fit into it. Some will understand while other will say, no way it's not my problem and ask someone else. Support the show (http…
 
"How to market a Podcast Show or Product" Exciting News it's Season 4 that just started and ready for an Epic new year. Find out what people are seeing and hearing regarding Podcast Marketing and what you need to know and look for when starting a Podcast or even looking to sell your cool products. Marketing anything is the Key to success and hard w…
 
Customers are king and nowhere is that more apparent than in the casino and gaming industry. The retention and treatment of a customer can make or break a company. In this episode, managing partner Cory Morowitz talks about his experience consulting companies on the importance of the customer in the gaming industry.…
 
Transparency is a buzzword but it’s still important. Great companies have figured out a way to be transparent but also be private. Transparency doesn’t mean telling everything but it does mean open and honestly. In this episode, David Karp talks about transparency and how great companies use this tool to be successful.…
 
Account management has been around a long time but it’s changing every day. There are emerging trends that are forcing leaders of account management to change the way they do their job and it’s a good thing. In this episode, Suneal Rao talks about trends in account management and the secrets great companies are following to win with this important …
 
Inside sales is growing at incredible rates and it doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. Many companies struggle to figure out how to change their typical outside sales motion to an inside sales motion. In this episode, Jeff Knowlton from Softchoice talks to us about how to effectively scale an inside sales team.…
 
Why do sales reps always want to talk about themselves? It’s because they are comfortable with that. It’s hard to learn about the customer, their problems, and their industry but that’s exactly what great salespeople do. They spend more time on the customer then they do themselves. In this episode, Chief Business Development Officer Lori Langholz t…
 
We've all sold for a long time but many of us have not taken the time to step back and think about what are the principles that make us successful in our day-to-day selling. In this episode, Joe Haynie from JCI talks to us about three enduring sales principles that have shaped his career and help to make him a successful sales leader…
 
Pre-call planning is one of most important tasks we overlook in sales. Many sales reps want to simply get on the phone and do their thing, but more and more reps are finding that shoot from the hip approach is not working. In this episode, we dive into how Jeff Boyle from Cision coaches his team to think about pre-call planning: - Research the cont…
 
There are a lot of salespeople in the world but not every salesperson really wants it. To win at sales, you have to dive deep into yourself and really decided if you want to really get better at what you do or not. Don’t talk the talk if you’re not ready to walk the walk. In this episode, we talk about how some of the greatest salespeople in the wo…
 
September 11th was a terrible time for many people and the US as a whole. For many people, it was a day they will never forget as it changes their lives forever. In this special episode, we talk to inside sales executive Jim Donovan about his experience on 9/11 and how his life was transformed.By Gabe Larsen, Jim Donnovan
 
We need to change the way we sell. We can't sell our products anymore. There are two many products but there are not enough solutions. Buyers have problems and they need solutions but not in the way you think you need them. We need to change the message in sales to get buyers to change vendors/product. Salespeople tend to focus on the gain by asser…
 
Sales Operations is a known function for many organizations but it is often underutilized. In this episode, we discuss how sales operations can be most effectively utilized by using big data, understanding the customer lifetime value, and collaborating with other parts of the organization.By Gabe Larsen, Sri Chakravarty
 
Sales Development is an important role in many companies but many teams still struggle to figure out how to coach and train reps to be successful. In this episode we discuss the importance of sales development and the top three skills needed to be successful. Conversation starterLead ManagementQualified lead/opp transfer to sales…
 
Let me guess, your sales pipeline isn't moving as you'd like it? Nobodies is. The question is how do you get it unstuck? Most people think you need to run fancy reports and have hours of conversations and although those are important things the most important thing about talking to customers is often overlooked. In this episode, we dive into the im…
 
Everybody knows relationships make or break the sale but how do you build relationships to be a successful salesperson. In this episode, Sr Managing Director at JLL, Steve Steinmeyer talks about the power of relationship selling and how you can start to build relationships to help you sell more.By Steve Steinmeyer
 
There are multiple ways to communicate with prospects and potential buyers. As salespeople, we often get comfortable with the methods we know best which are phone and email. The problem with this is, if you're using those methods probably everybody else is as well. What can you do differently? What methods will help you stand out from your competit…
 
There are a lot of reasons why companies win and lose. Some of the reasons are simple and some are complex but either way, it's never easy to become a great company. In this episode, Gabe breaks down some of his experience consulting other companies and he gives his advice as to why some companies win and some companies lose.…
 
Acquiring new leads, moving them down the funnel, and closing the deal; this is the life-blood of any company. However, the complicated nature of strategy and execution often makes it the most broken process of an organization. How do you optimize this process in order to get the most out of your sales funnel and strike a balance between innovation…
 
I have nearly 1000 connection requests in my LinkedIn inbox (990). I'm not popular I'm just months behind because I promised myself I would do a personalized note for every response. I just looked at 990 requests and found that 142 of them had a note for a total of 14%. 14% of connection requests have a personalized note. . . hmmm interestingShould…
 
Everyday people get confused with the term account-based and what it means for them. No matter what you call it, strategically prospecting to your target accounts is an important part of marketing and sales and if you do it right, you can sell more. In this episode, Gabe Larsen talks about account-based marketing and the three steps you should focu…
 
Every sales person has conversations but not every sales person has mastered the art of the conversation. Most sales people don't even have the ability to listen to their own phone calls let alone analyze and break them down. That's now changing. With the introduction of conversational intelligence companies are now able to have systems record call…
 
You might think the handoff between sales and sales development is working, right? I mean it might have a few problems but overall it's okay right? Wrong. It's totally broken and if it needs to be fixed ASAP. Sadly, there is no magic potion but there are a few things you can do to make it better. In today's episode, Gabe Larsen talks about the Disc…
 
Chat is a so hot right now it's crazy. The problem is most people are jumping on the bandwagon and buying chat problems but nobody knows what to do with them or how they are impacting the way we sell. In this episode, Billy Bateman from ChatFunnels talks to us about how chatbots are changing the way we sell and how you can success with them. How to…
 
Every SDR team makes mistakes. Some make more than others. However, there are three mistakes almost every SDR team makes and they are killing the productivity and capability of SDR departments all over the world. In this episode, Becc Holland talks about these three mistakes and gives tips for companies to overcome them.…
 
Everybody needs to hire great sales people but not everybody can. Sales hiring is not just about the art of sales it's also about the science of selling and great leaders understand they need a balance of both. In this episode, Brett Morris, CEO of PerceptionPredict discusses the how you can make your hiring process more objective to ensure you suc…
 
How can inside sales leaders be better, faster, and cheaper to help their companies transform and successfully go-to-market? What is the next generation of sales organization bringing to the table to facilitate the ever-changing landscape? In this episode, Philip Andersen, Partner & Managing Director at BCG, discusses how sales teams can build an i…
 
If you’re in sales, it’s only a matter of time before someone tells you to “work harder” or “we need more activities (dials, emails, voicemails, social, mailers, etc).” But is this really the silver bullet to hitting your number in sales? Just work harder? If every sales reps works harder, will they crush their quota and hit their number? Or should…
 
Commitments are hard in every part of life and sales is no different. Committing people in the right way can make or break a deal so taking this principle lightly is a bad idea. In this episode, Michael Tuso talks about why commitments are not working and how they can.By Gabe Larsen
 
Every sales rep is looking to have more meaningful conversations. Whether it’s with a new lead they’re hoping to get in touch with, or with a potential buyer who has gone cold. There is a plethora of strategies on how to acquire more conversations. With terms such as: cadence, sequence, follow-up, and outreach being thrown around like a chopped sal…
 
What is AI and why is it important? Today there is a lot of talk about artificial intelligence but many people still struggle figure out how it can benefit their sales team. In this episode, we'll be addressing the mistrust in AI, how is AI being used in sales today, and what are real life examples of how it's benefitting us. Demystifying the AI Bl…
 
Sales technology continues to advance and leaders are looking for the next thing that will provide the growth for their organizations. Some sales technology will become commoditized in the future but the thing that will differentiate tools is data. Data provides a differentiator but not just any data. Collective intelligence is data fueled by all a…
 
Sales Development is one of the biggest trends in sales and it is here to stay. To win at sales development you need to master five plays according to Dan Gottlieb from TOPO. Those plays are developing a repeatable and prescriptive live call framework, focus SDRs on multi-threading within target accounts, design SDR onboarding activities for their …
 
We all know how to build an inside sales team right? Well maybe but not when it comes to running an inside sales team in EMEA. Do the same rules apply as they do in the US? Can reps prospect just like they do in in the US? What about GDPR? How does it work between countries? These are all good questions and topics we covered with Christian in this …
 
Sales activity consistently spikes at the end of the month, but what managers don’t know is that this is costing them money. While sales reps stuff any opportunity, no matter how bad in the pipeline at the end of the month, win rates drop over 51% (from InsideSales.com research). But how do you manage pipeline hygiene and wean sales reps off of bad…
 
Don't pay your sales reps commission? You've got to be crazy! Well that's exactly what Mitch Little has been teaching and practicing for years and the funny thing is, he's seeing some pretty powerful results. Mitch has taken a non-traditional approach to sales by not paying his reps commissions but rather paying them a high base salary and letting …
 
AI is here in full force and a lot of companies are talking about it but is it real and what can it do to help sales people sell more? In this episode, we talk about how AI is disrupting sales, how sales is being automated, and why sales people should care. How AI is disrupting sales – the age of implementation of new technologies Sales is being au…
 
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