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Prospect, Position, and Present Using Social Media – Outside Sales Talk with Tom Abbott

Tom Abbott is the author of ‘The SOHO Solution’ and ‘Social Selling’, creator of the online sales training platform SOCO Academy, and speaker on sales optimization. Through his proven solutions, Tom helps sales leaders build high performing sales teams that exceed their targets. In this episode, Tom discusses the importance of social selling, and what, you need to be doing online to close more deals.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • Social media as a tool for salespeople
  • How to find the best platform to reach your target audience
  • How teams who use social media perform better
  • Conducting your sales cycle on social media, from lead generation to closing

About the Guest:

Tom Abbott is an author, speaker on sales optimization, and social selling expert. Tom has delivered hundreds of motivational sales keynotes, kickoffs, presentations and workshops in over 20 countries throughout Asia-Pacific and is a pioneer of optimizing the sales processes of organizations worldwide. He is the author of “The SOHO Solution” and “Social Selling,” and is a contributor to Singapore Business Review, Singapore Marketer and The Singapore Straits Times.

Download Tom’s Book for Free: https://bit.ly/SOCOoutsidesales

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/socoselling/

Facebook: Join the SOCO Selling Facebook Group

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5-Minute Selling: The Proven, Simple System That Can Double Your Sales – Outside Sales Talk with Alex Goldfayn

Alex Goldfayn is the CEO of the Revenue Growth Consultancy, a company that helps organizations to implement systems of remote and proactive selling, generating 10%-20% in new overall sales annually. He is also a best-selling author and he recently published his 4th book “5 Minute Selling: The Proven, Simple System That Can Double Your Sales…  Even When You Don’t Have Time”.

In this episode, Alex shares his tried and true simple daily actions that will help you double your sales.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How to get started on proactive phone calls
  • Tips to master silence and get prospects to reveal more information
  • The 3 musts of compelling referrals
  • How to ask powerful questions for effective cross-selling
  • Top advice and true stats to deal with sales rejection

About the Guest:

Alex is a top-rated speaker that motivates sales teams, managers, executives and owners to take simple action to grow their business. He has worked with top companies like Cisco, Logitech, Lenovo, and T-Mobile. He is also the author of the bestselling books: “Selling Boldly”, “The Revenue Growth Habit”, and “Evangelist Marketing”.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexgoldfayn/

Website: https://goldfayn.com/  – Includes free downloads from 5-Minute Selling, Planners & Trackers

Alex’s Book on Amazon – 5-Minute Selling: The Proven, Simple System That Can Double Your Sales

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Remote Selling through an Economic Crisis – Outside Sales Talk with Tiffani Bova

Tiffani Bova is the Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce, author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller Growth IQ: Get Smarter About the Choices that Will Make or Break Your Business, and host of the podcast What’s Next! with Tiffani Bova.

Tiffani’s time on the front line of innovation, combined with her insightful candor has resulted in her unique perspective that inspires businesses and individuals to get smarter about the choices they make and increase their growth IQ.

In this episode, Tiffani discusses how to succeed in sales during the current pandemic and economic crisis.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • Understanding how customer habits have changed
  • Getting comfortable with feeling uncomfortable
  • Using emotional intelligence to better understand prospects and customers
  • Standing out as a field salesperson while working remotely

About the Guest:

Tiffani Bova is the Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce and author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller Growth IQ: Get Smarter About the Choices that Will Make or Break Your Business. She has contributed to publications such as Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Huffington Post and has appeared on Bloomberg, BNN, MSNBC, and Yahoo Finance.

Prior to working with Salesforce Tiffani was a Distinguished Analyst and Research Fellow at Gartner where she won the Thought Leadership award and earned accolades from the best leaders in the technology world for her cutting-edge analysis and her skill at inventing bold strategies for growth.

Tiffani has been recognized as one of the Most Powerful and Influential Women in California by the National Diversity Council, one of Inc. Magazine’s 37 Sales Experts You Need to Follow on Twitter, a LinkedIn Top Sales Expert to Follow in 2018 and 2019, a Top 100 Women in Tech.

She is also a highly sought after keynote speaker and has delivered over 500 keynote presentations on sales transformation and business model innovation to over 400,000 people on six continents.

Read Tiffani’s Book – Growth IQ

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The Connector’s Advantage: How to Get What You Want – Outside Sales Talk with Michelle Tillis Lederman

Michelle Tillis Lederman is a connection creator and CEO of Executive Essentials, a company that provides customized communications and leadership programs. She is also one of Forbes Top 25 Networking Experts, and the author of four books including the internationally known, “The 11 Laws of Likability”, and her latest book “The Connectors Advantage”. In this episode, Michelle explains how being a connector helps you get what you want.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • Why salespeople need to connect on top of networking
  • How to become a better connector and build trust
  • Actionable tips to repurpose un-utilized time to connect
  • Ways to say “no” to a customer without jeopardizing the relationship

About the Guest:

Michelle is an accomplished speaker, trainer, coach, and author. She is an expert on workplace communications and relationships, her mission is to help people work better together and advance their individual impact. Her clients include JPMorgan, J&J, Deutsche Bank, Michigan State University, MetLife, Sony, Ernst & Young, the Department of Environmental Protection, and Madison Square Garden. A former finance executive and NYU Professor, Michelle appears regularly in top media outlets such as NBC, CBS, Fox, NPR, the Wall Street Journal, NY Times, CNBC, and others.

Website: https://michelletillislederman.com/

LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/communicationexpertspeaker/

Discover what level of connector you are answering this quiz: https://michelletillislederman.com/connector-quiz/

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High-Performance Strategies for Field Salespeople – Outside Sales Talk with Cameron Brown

Cameron Brown is a musician, speaker, and motivational coach. Cameron has been featured in the media in 7 different countries, spoken at events across 4 continents, and his videos and music have been streamed millions of times in 195 countries. Through his work, Cameron empowers people to create lasting change. In this episode, Cameron discusses how to stay inspired and maximize your potential as a salesperson.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • Habits of top-performing salespeople
  • How to use inspiration to stay motivated
  • Actionable tips to increase your productivity
  • Strategies to create your own high-performing sales team

About the Guest: Cameron empowers people to create lasting change. He does this through executive coaching & training for c-level executives, sales leaders, and their teams, delivering experiential talks with a grand piano live on stage, and writing music about human behavior and the world we live in. As a result, Cameron has been featured in the media in 7 different countries, spoken at events across 4 continents, and his music has been streamed millions of times across 195 countries and been featured in a range of short films and documentaries.

Website: cameronbrown.co

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronbrownreal/ – Send a personal note to connect

YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook: @cameronbrownreal

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Avoid Burnout with the Power of Pause – Outside Sales Talk with Rachael O’Meara

Rachael O’Meara is a transformation leadership and executive coach. She empowers professionals to learn and build emotional intelligence skills to thrive at work and beyond.

Her book “Pause” was named one of 2017’s top business books for your career and was featured in the New York Times and on WSJ.com. In this episode, Rachael explains how pausing can actually benefit your sales results.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How can pausing help salespeople avoid burnout
  • The 5 signs that reveal you need to take a pause
  • Tips to create an active pause plan
  • How to develop an effective pause mindset

About the Guest:

Rachael is a speaker and coach dedicated to helping teams and leaders turn overwhelm, stress, and even burnout into thriving to be more aligned and take their lives back using the latest tools in emotional intelligence, neuroscience, and mindfulness. She leads workshops and speaks regularly on the practice of pause or intentionally shifting your behavior to lead a more satisfied and meaningful life. She has a MA in Transformational Leadership & Coaching from Wright Graduate University (2020), and an MBA from Fordham University (2004).

Her book on Amazon: Pause: Harnessing the Life-Changing Power of Giving Yourself a Break

Website: https://www.rachaelomeara.com/

Podcast: The Pausecast

TEDxTalks: https://youtu.be/aSGCdwJqObI

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