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.

Protect Your Current Accounts

As a tenured sales professional, you have worked hard to build their book of business. Now what are you going to do to protect the accounts you've built? This week, Larry and Darrell peel back the onion on the topic of how to protect your current accounts. During the...

Jon Ferrara-Building Your Brand as a Trusted Advisor

Want to build more credibility and deeper connection with your prospects and clients? This week you'll hear from the father of CRM, Jon Ferrara. He created Goldmine in the late 80's and is the founder of Nimble. We'll take a deep dive into how to build your brand as a...

Jon Ferrara-Building Your Brand as a Trusted Advisor

Jon Ferrara-Building Your Brand as a Trusted Advisor

Want to build more credibility and deeper connection with your prospects and clients? This week you'll hear from the father of CRM, Jon Ferrara. He created Goldmine in the late 80's and is the founder of Nimble. We'll take a deep dive into how to build your brand as a trusted advisor. Prepare to be challenged in the fun and provocative discussion! 
Mark C. Crowley-Lead From the Heart

Mark C. Crowley-Lead From the Heart

Following a successful career in sales leadership inside several of the world's largest financial services companies, Mark C. Crowley began to reflect on what drove his success. It turns out that the key to success was putting his heart at the core of all of his business interactions. Mark is the author of the best-seller, Lead From The Heart: Transformational Leadership For The 21st Century. You'll be inspired as you hear his perspective on the importance of being authentic and human in all of your relationships.
Jack Hubbard: Cross Selling vs. Cross Solving

Jack Hubbard: Cross Selling vs. Cross Solving

This week we're joined by the legendary Jack Hubbard to talk about trust, value, and selling from the heart. He's helped over 69,000 bankers become a resource to their clients. We'll explore the importance difference between cross-selling and cross-solving. With trust-based selling, it's "Me + You vs. Your Problem."  
Jason McElhone-Erasing the Line Between Your Professional and Personal Life

Jason McElhone-Erasing the Line Between Your Professional and Personal Life

Prepare to be challenged to your core this week by Jason McElhone. After losing everything and rising from the ashes, Jason made a decision to be raw, real, uncut, and unedited. He'll share his journey and why he believes we should all erase the line between our professional and personal life. 
Victor Antonio-How To Frame Great Sales Conversations

Victor Antonio-How To Frame Great Sales Conversations

Better conversations create the bigger results. This week Victor Antonio, joins us this week to take a deep dive into how to engage clients in great conversations. In a world where buyers are confused and differentiation is a myth, the person that can frame the conversation the best builds trust and wins the deal.
Seth Thompson-Strategies To Build Credibility With Prospects and Clients

Seth Thompson-Strategies To Build Credibility With Prospects and Clients

Need some fresh ideas to build credibility? Seth Thompson of #sethtalks brings a fresh perspective. As a sales rep, he uses content to establish credibility, build relationships, and drive new business. You'll be inspired with practical strategies you can adapt to help build your network and your funnel.
Kody Bateman-Meaningful Relationships Matter

Kody Bateman-Meaningful Relationships Matter

Relationships aren't an accessory to sales, they are the whole ballgame. Nobody is a bigger champion of relationships than Kody Bateman, Founder and CVO of Send Out Cards. In this episode, he shares why relationships are core to sales success. You'll discover ways to nurture relationships with your clients and how to build a relationship funnel to ensure you have a full sales funnel. Most of all, you'll be inspired by Kody's passion.
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!

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

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

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-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

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-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

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

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

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

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

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

#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

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

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.
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