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.
Do you have your customer’s best interests at heart? Buyers can smell insincerity. Trust is the ballgame and today’s guest, Dr. David Stuckenberg coaches us on how to build trust. Not only did he begin in sales, but his career has also taken him to the remotest parts of the earth in the US Air Force and with international negotiations. David shares with us the importance of trust, how to build trust quickly, and how to sustain trust.
If you want to develop authenticity and remove barriers that are holding you back, you’re going to love this conversation with our friend, Darren Reinke. He’s the author of The Savage Leader, 13 Principles To Become a Better Leader From the Inside Out. Darren believes that great leaders and sales professionals are built from the inside out, not the outside in. You’ll discover why values are critical to becoming a more authentic rep. You’ll also learn how to identify and begin removing self-limiting beliefs.
How do you set yourself up to become a sales rock star? One of Larry’s coaches and mentors, Ryan Blair, joins us to talk about what it takes to be at the top of your game. Ryan went from being a gang member to being a multimillionaire entrepreneur. He coaches us on how we can take our sales careers to the next level. You don’t want to miss this episode!
The master of sales himself, Tom Hopkins, shares strategies that he uses to show appreciation to his clients. Join us for this practical and inspirational discussion originally recorded during the 2021 Client Appreciation Challenge.
Sales professionals regularly encounter adversity, consistently requiring grit to stay in the game. Today’s guest, Austin Hatch, shares the strategy he used to thrive in extreme adversity. Following a tragic story of two plane crashes, he developed grit to rebound and become part of the University of Michigan basketball team.
Join us for a special episode live from the Outbound 2021 Conference in Atlanta. You’ll discover our key takeaways from the conference as we enter the next phase of sales. Learn key takeaways from Jeb Blount, Jeb Blount Jr., Anthony Iannarino, Mark Hunter, Meridith Elliott Powell, and more!
What could it look like if you became more intentional about encouraging others as a sales professional? Our good friend, Brian Sexton, author of People Buy From People, believes that intentional encouragement is the key to both success and fulfillment in sales. He shares stories from his life as a sales rep along with lessons learned from his dad. You’ll like the idea of challenging yourself to hit an encouragement quota. You’ll also discover the key to becoming an encourager.
How do we create a culture of generosity with our clients? There is no one better to answer this question than our friend, April Shprintz. She’s the author of Magic Blue Rocks, The Secret To Doing Anything and the creator of the Generosity Culture(R). Prepare to be inspired to get closer to your clients, say thank you, and listen to their needs. In this episode, you’ll find the key to unlock the door to new levels of success.
What happens when you hardwire your performance to your sense of self-worth? Ian Koniak has been a top performer throughout his career. Despite being a top achiever, he never felt happy or fulfilled. This led to a life of anxiety and hidden addiction. In this episode, Ian shares his journey through the valley of personal failure into a life of fulfillment. He unpacks three areas high-achieving sales professionals can explore to find happiness and fulfillment in life.
How do you build confidence in the early days of your sales career? Jeb Blount Jr. shares stories from his journey as he builds his career. Whether you are new to sales or a seasoned veteran, you’re going to enjoy this conversation. Not only will you laugh, you’ll be challenged to revisit your personal goals.
Living our best potential as sales professionals requires focus and self-leadership. To coach us on the skills of self-leadership, we’ve invited Dr. Mary Kelly to join us today. She is the author of several fantastic books including the Five Minute Leadership guide. She shares tactics and tools you can put to work right away to drive higher levels of personal effectiveness. During the session, Dr. Kelly refers to several powerful tools which you can find here: https://productiveleaders.com/free
This is a time of uncertainty. In this episode, Meridith Elliott Powell, author of Thrive: Strategies to Turn Uncertainty Into Competitive Advantage. She coaches us on how to be successful in this dynamic marketplace. She believes that success comes down to what you focus on. Grab a pen and a notepad and get ready to learn about the things you can control to move your business forward.
Larry Levine and Darrell Amy share their vision for the exciting 2021 Client Appreciation Challenge. During the week of May 17-21 we’ll gather at 12pm EST | 9am PST to be inspired and equipped to say “thank you” to our clients. In this episode you’ll discover who will be leading us and what you can expect from this incredible event! Register now at www.clientappreciationchallenge.com.
This week we’re joined by sales master and Selling From the Heart Champion, Tom Hopkins to discuss the fundamentals of authentic sales success. This is a powerful conversation with one of the masters. You’re absolutely going to love it!
Authenticity is the key to success in today’s low trust marketplace. Today, we’re in for a treat with our guest, Bob Burg He’s the author of many great sales books including The Go-Giver. He coaches us on the law of authenticity. Get ready to be inspired and get ready to learn from one of the masters!
What’s it like to be a buyer? Former corporate executive, Erin Hatzikostas, opens the curtain to share her experiences working with sales reps. She’s the author of You Do You(ish), Unleash Your Authentic Superpowers to Get The Career You Desire. Today, Erin coaches us on how to bring our authentic selves to our sales role.
Sales professionals are leaders as they influence their prospects and clients. Today, leadership expert, Alain Hunkins coaches us on how to apply principles of leadership to sales. He shares actionable insights on connection, communication, and collaboration from his book, Cracking the Leadership Code.
Former NFL player, Marques Ogden, now coaches top professionals to succeed. Today we’ll talk about the disciplines of a high-performance sales professional. He’ll challenge us to up our game in the foundational parts of our roles. We’ll also dive into the important question of “why” you do what you do.
Authentic selling requires us to be present with our prospects and clients. Today, our friend Angel Ribo coaches us on the importance of being present with our clients. He’ll coach us on practical ways to show up in the moment.
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Empathy is important but it must be combined with persuasion to close business. Jason Cutter, is the author of Selling With Authentic Persuasion: Transform from Order Taking to Quota Breaker. Today he coaches us on how to sell with heart to influence buying decisions. We’ll explore why sales is broken and what can be done to fix it.
If we want to grow, we need to be ready to get uncomfortable. Our guest, Jason Van Camp, believes the we should choose discomfort. As the Chairman of Mission Six Zero and the Executive Director of Warrior Rising, he brings his experiences as a Green Beret to help leaders succeed. He coaches us on how we can choose deliberate discomfort to drive new levels of authentic sales success.
Authenticity is a frequent topic on the Selling From the Heart Podcast. As a sales leader, how do you recruit authentic salespeople to your team? Our guest, Nigel Green, is the author of Revenue Harvest. He’s interviewed over 3,000 sales candidates. He shares what managers should look for and also gives advice for how authentic sales pros should interview.
Get ready for an inspiring and fun conversation packed with great ideas. Larry Long Jr. believes that we need to get back to the basics. Listening is the core sales skill we need to work on in 2021.
How open minded would you be to some ideas on how to communication more clearly as a sales professional? If so, you’re going to enjoy this conversation with our friend, Phil M. Jones, author of Exactly What To Say, The Magic Words For Influence and Impact.