Selling From the Heart Podcast
Your home for authentic, effective, and socially-integrated sales strategies to help you master the art of selling. Each week you’ll receive a 20-30 minute episode that you can listen do during your drive time or commute. Full of practical ideas, we promise to challenge you to the core.
Prepared to be inspired! Dr. Thomas Moore shares his story of determination and focus that moved him from the bottom to the top. You will want to put this one on repeat!
Working inside a sales process helps drive effectiveness and efficiency for sales reps. Today we talk with Jake Dunlap, CEO of Skaled Consulting where he help companies operationalize key aspects of their sales and marketing organization. This is a compelling discussion with Jake about how to improve your processes while remaining authentic.
Right now, all sales professionals are faced with the challenge of reinventing themselves in this new economy. Rick Denley wrote the book on this topic: Reinvent Yourself: Personal, Positive Growth through any Mess, Movement and Mission! You’ll appreciate the ideas in this conversation and be inspired to consider ways to reinvent yourself.
Are you ready to kick your authenticity up to the next level? Get ready to be challenged by Personal Branding Strategist, J.D. Gershbein. He is a pioneer LinkedIn strategist, a distinguished social psychologist, and a true educator who acts as a facilitator of learning and brings the importance of personal branding to bear, especially in COVID-19 times. You’ll leave this episode challenged and inspired!
Would you like more fulfillment in your career–combined with more sales? This week’s guest, Clancy Clark, is the author of Selling By Serving. In this inspiring conversation Clancy brings us back to the heart of selling. We’ll talk about a heart of service and how this plays out in the life of a sales professional.
In today’s virtual selling environment, it is more critical than ever that we communicate authentically. Tasia Valenza has dedicated her career to mastering the art of authentic communication. As the voice of many recognizable brands, Tasia knows what it takes to communicate in a genuine manner that builds trust. The skills she shares in this podcast will be helpful as you seek to develop deeper relationships with prospects and clients.
How should we talk (or not talk!) about our competitors? David Brock, author of Sales Manager Survival Guide and CEO at Partners In EXCELLENCE has ideas on this topic which he shared in this blog post. We’ll unpack this in a frank and provocative discussion about how to talk about our competitors. You’re going to get some helpful ideas from this episode.
Business comes and goes, but relationships endure. This week our friend Michael Altshuler shares his perspective on how to build endurng relationships with prospects and clients. By the end of this episode, you’ll be inspired to go from handshakes to hugs.
Are you struggling to find time to do the core things that you know will drive success–things like prospecting and following up with your clients? Alex Goldfayn, author of Selling Boldly and the new book, 5-Minute Selling, shares a strategy to leverage short bursts of activity to radically change your relationships and your results.
How can we humanize our sales interactions–especially as we function in a virtual world. This week, Ethan Beute shares practical ideas on how to use video in the sales process. Ethan is the author of Rehumanize Your Business: How Personal Videos Accelerate Sales and Improve Customer Experience. As the Chief Evangelist for Bomb Bomb, Ethan is a pioneer in the rapid growth in video as a way to bring the personal touch to sales. You’ll leave this episode with powerful ideas that you can put to work to grow your sales and deepen your client relationships.
Does your message resonate with your prospects and clients? This week we’re joined by Jim Karrh, author of The Science of Customer Connections: Manage Your Message to Grow Your Business. Jim is a master of helping sales teams craft effective messages. In this episode, we explore how to create an authentic message that gets used consistently across your sales team.
This week we’re joined by John Voris, business philosopher and author of Discover the Power That Drives Your Personality. He brings together ancient wisdom, European philosophy and psychology for the purpose of empowering humanity. We’ll learn how to understand your clients and prospects based on objects, people, and events. Then discover how to flex to connect authentically with them. Find all of this and more in this fascinating discussion.
Leaders have the opportunity to shine in challenging times. Our guest, Brian Covey, VP of Regional Production for Loan Depot and host of The Brian Covey Show, understands the challenges sales leaders face as they lead remote teams in a high-pressure environment. Whether you lead a sales team or are a sales rep leading your clients, you’ll benefit from the powerful ideas Brian shares.
We find ourselves in a world of cardboard cutout fans at baseball games and back-to-back Zoom meetings. How do we bring the heart to a hybrid world of virtual sales? Our friend, Shari Levitin, author of Heart and Sell: 10 Universal Truths Every Salesperson Needs to Know joins us to discuss authenticity in sales inside today’s hybrid sales world of virtual plus face-to-face interactions. Shari explores the idea of courage as a key component of authenticity. You’ll learn how to be vulnerable without getting a vulnerability hangover. We’ll talk about how to be authentic in a virtual environment.
Research presented in The Challenger Sale found that challenger sales reps outsold relational sales reps. How does this relate to Selling From the Heart? Brent Adamson, the co-author of The Challenger Sale, joins us for a rich discussion about the role of authentic relationship and value in sales. This conversation is packed with ideas that you can use to improve your sales effectiveness.
Every sales career has highs and lows. Sometimes it’s the most challenging times where we have the biggest breakthroughs. This certainly has been true for our guest today. Niraj Kapur, author of Everybody Works In Sales, found himself unemployed in the 2009 recession. The choices he made during that time lifted him from being an average rep to a superstar. You’ll find his story inspiring. This conversation is full of powerful ideas that will help all of us improve.
Are you ready to get fired up? This week, we’re joined by the legendary Brandon Steiner, Founder & President of The Steiner Agency and author of several bestsellers including Living On Purpose, You Gotta Have Balls, and The Business Playbook: Leadership Lessons From the World of Sports. You’ll discuss the three components of confidence. You’ll be inspired and motivated to bring passion to your clients.
Do you your “why?” Laura Brandao, the host of the Positively Charged Podcast and President of American Financial Resources, joins us to help us remember (or discover) our personal “why’s” inside our sales roles. Prepare to be inspired and challenged in this fast-paced episode!
On the Selling From the Heart Podcast, we are champions for authenticity. No more empty suits! This week John Barrows, founder of JB Sales joins the conversation to talk about the importance of sincerity and authenticity in sales. You’ll be inspired and challenged by this conversation with one of the world’s foremost sales experts.
Would you like to accelerate your growth? Maybe you need a better engine! This week, co-host, Darrell Amy takes the guest seat and shares growth strategies from his new book, Revenue Growth Engine. You’ll get a fresh perspective on how you could grow your sales–both net-new and cross-sell revenue. You can find his new book on Amazon, starting Tuesday, June 16.
Few things are more powerful than your story and the stories of how you have helped your clients. To help us develop our storytelling skills we’ve invited our friend and editor, Kim Thompson-Pinder to the podcast. She brings powerful insight from the perspective of a writer who also sells. You are going to get a lot from this conversation!
One of the most overlooked aspects of being a sales professional is developing our leadership skills. This week we’re joined by Alice Heiman, Founder & Chief Sales Officer of Alice Heiman, LLC. Leaders cast vision and motivate people to change. A true sales professional does the same thing. We’ll discuss how sales professionals can enhance their leadership skills to improve results.
Building trust and selling value go hand in hand. This week, we get to hear from someone that works as a technical specialist in cooperation with a sales team. Barry Coombs is the Chief Technologist for the Computerworld Group in the UK. Barry understands the power of building trust and selling value, In this episode you’ll get real-world ideas that you can put to work to drive more success.
We always say that your network is your net worth. How do you nurture your network? Brynne Tillman, the LinkedIn Whisperer and CEO of Social Sales Link joins us today to talk about how to nurture relationships. This episode is jam-packed with practical ideas that you can put to work right away to expand your influence and reach.
Sales professionals need to establish and nurture relationships of trust with their prospects and clients. To help us develop our relationship skills, we’ve invited Jordan Adler to the podcast, author of the best-selling book, Beach Money. He is a master at building relationships. This episode is packed with practical ideas you can use to help begin and nurture powerful relationships.