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.

Liz Wendling-Bringing Your Authentic Self To Your Prospects and Clients

Liz Wendling-Bringing Your Authentic Self To Your Prospects and Clients

We always love meeting a champion for authenticity in the sales profession. This week you’re going to enjoy hearing from Liz Wendling, author of The Heart of Authentic Selling and Selling Without Selling Your Soul: How Smart Women Connect, Communicate, And Close With Confidence. She’ll challenge all of us to take a journey to discover our authentic self as she shares her story. 

Luigi Prestinezi-You Don’t Have a Closing Issue You Have an Opening Issue!

This week we’re joined by the host of the Sales IQ Podcast, Luigi Prestinezi to discuss how to create a healthy sales funnel. Instead of only focusing on closing sales, smart sales professionals focus on opening relationships. In this episode we discuss strategies to open new relationships by brining our authentic self to the sales process.

Bart Ratliff-Relational Selling Strategies

People buy from people they know, like, and trust! How do you initiate and build these trusting relationships? Nobody is more passionate about relational selling than Bart Ratliff, Managing Partner at OutBound Cards. You’ll discover some fresh ideas on how to open new doors and develop authentic relationships.

Carole Mahoney-Overcoming the Negative Perception of Salespeople

You’re going to love this conversation with Carole Mahoney, Founder and Chief Sales Coach at Unbound Growth. As salespeople, we all face the challenge of overcoming the negative perception that buyers have about sales and salespeople. In this episode, we’ll discuss ways we can change this perception to create trust with prospects.

James Buckley-Humanizing theProspecting Process

James Buckley, Business Development Manager & Brand Ambassador at RingLead, is addicted to the hunt. He knows what it takes to be successful as a Sales Development Rep. He’s discovered that the more he humanizes the prospecting process, the more success he enjoys. According to James, “Lots of people will talk to buyers, but very few will connect with them.” All sales professionals will benefit from the ideas in this conversation! 

Mike Weinberg-SalesTruth

Are you ready for some real-talk? You're going to love this conversation with our good friend, Mike Weinberg. His new book, #SalesTruth just hit the shelves. In this episode we debunk the myths about what it takes to be successful in today's sales environment. [iframe...

Randy Riemersma-Old School vs. New School Pipeline Building

Randy Riemersma, President of Span the Chasm, overviews the old school vs. new school prospecting throw down that will unfold over the next 90 days. He’ll be competing head to head with his colleague, Ken, to see who can generate the most opportunities. Randy will go old school and Ken will use the latest tech. The hypothesis is that both will work as long as they stick to the process. You’ll enjoy this fun discussion of old and new prospecting tactics.

Meridith Elliott Powell-Uncertainty as Competitive Advantage

Ask virtually any client or prospect about their business and you’re bound to hear the word “uncertainty.” In today’s rapidly changing world, all organizations are struggling to deal with uncertainty. This often creates fear. The result of fear is inaction–something not good for sales. This week you’re in for a treat. Author, professional speaker, and founder of Motion First, Meridith Elliott Powell shares her latest thoughts about flipping the script on uncertainty. We’ll explore how sales professionals can view uncertainty as their friend, helping clients navigate uncertainty.

Chelsea Behrens-Selling With Authenticity

In today’s low-trust world authenticity is a critical trait for successful sales professionals. This week we’re joined by Chelsea Behrens, founder of Rise to the Occasion. Her recent series, Leading With Authenticity, featured interviews with 22 best-selling authors, TEDx speakers, coaches, and psychologists. You’ll love the wisdom, insight, and passion she brings to this discussion.

Amy Franko-My Journey to Becoming a Modern Seller

Finding herself stuck in the quicksand of selling in a commoditized market, Amy Franko knew she had to do something different. This began her journey towards becoming a modern seller that is agile, entrepreneurial, holistic, social, and an ambassador. Fortunately, she documented her journey in her new book, The Modern Seller.

Carson Heady-How To Build Credibility In the C-Suite

Whether you sell to Fortune 1000 executives or SMB’s you’ll appreciate Carson Heady’s wisdom and passion. He is the author of Birth of a Salesman. He’s also a Strategic Field Executive for Microsoft, working with c-level executives on a regular basis. You’ll get practical insights on how to build credibility with top level decision makers by building your brand and being fanatical about follow up. “The small conversations ARE the big conversations.”

James Franz-Coaching For High Performance Sales Reps

Every high performance professional has a coach. This week we’re joined by James Franz to discuss the power of having a coach to develop your sales career. In this episode we discuss the natural dynamic between managers and reps that makes a third-party coach so valuable. 

#Outbound2019 Takeaways

Live from the 2019 Outbound Conference, Larry Levine and Darrell Amy are joined with Selling From the Heart friends, Jeff Bajorek, Bernadette McClelland, and Christie Walters. We’ll discuss some of our key takeaways from this idea-packed event.

Get Valuable Before You Get Visible… Or You’ll Get Vetted

In anticipation of Larry Levine’s session at the Outbound Conference this week we’re talking about the importance of getting valuable before you get visible. As sales professionals we all want to be seen by our prospects. However, we must be careful to make sure we are bringing value. What can that value look like? Darrell Amy shares some ideas from his upcoming book on different sources of value.

Paul Haury-Building Belonging With Buyers

Buyers size up sales reps in a split second to determine if you are friend or foe. Get coached this week by Paul Haury, a passionate evangelist for heart-based leadership. You’ll learn how to make sure you get put in the “friend” column, not the “foe” column with potential buyers using the C-E-O method.

Dianna Geairn and Shawn Karol Sandy-You Can’t Fake the Funk

You can’t fake the funk! So say Dianna Geairn and Shawn Karol Sandy, hosts of the videocast, The Sell Out Show. Shawn begins the conversation by sharing on-the-street research she is doing with buyers, asking them about their experiences with sales reps. There are so many nuggets of truth in this conversation. 

Max Altschuler-Authentic Sales Engagement Strategies

How do you engage in an authentic way with prospects in clients in today’s world of digital communication? This week, you’ll meet Max Altschuler, founder of Sales Hacker and  co-author of the new book, Sales Engagement, How The World’s Fastest Growing Companies are Modernizing Sales Through Humanization at Scale. You’ll discover practical ways to engage using multiple communication platforms in an authentic manner.

Dan Willis-Relational Sales Strategies From the Millennial Motivator

Meet the Millennial Motivator himself, Dan Willis. An avid Youtuber and video guru, Dan creates daily content aimed at helping business and entrepreneurs in creating, engaging and inspiring the millennial marketplace. At the core, Dan believes in genuine engagement with people. You’ll be challenged and inspired to take positive action to engage in new ways with your clients and prospects.

Dana Cavalea-Habits of Sales Champions

Champions in professional sports and professional sales have one thing in common: great habits! This week you’ll get coached by Dana Cavalea, former strength coach of the World Series Champion New York Yankees and author of Habits of a Champion.

Morgan Ingram-Keep a Steady Mindset

This week the host of the SDR Chronicles Podcast, Morgan Ingram joins us for an engaging exploration of how to rise above the noise when prospecting for new business. You’ll be challenged to build your value and deliver your message in the “way that’s you!” Get ready to be challenged and encouraged to keep a steady mindset as you grow your business.

Mike Schultz-Meaning, Value, and Sales Success

Mike Schultz, co-author of Insight Selling: Surprising Research on What Sales Winners Do Differently and President of The Rain Group joins us this week to discuss authentic selling. Based on research data, Mike shares the importance of bringing real ideas to table to provide true value to buyers. You’ll be challenged to bring meaning to your sales conversations and to shift your mindset to an advanced consultative selling model. 

Roderick Jefferson-Authentic Sales Enablement

Few people know more about the topic of sales enablement than this week’s guest, Roderick Jefferson. Having worked with the biggest names in sales and marketing technology, Roderick is passionate about helping sales organizations develop and execute effective sales enablement strategies. He’s also passionate about authenticity. The combination of his expertise and his passion has led to an engaging and informative episode you’re going to love!

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