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Collaborative Selling – Working with Buyers to Sell your Best – Outside Sales Talk with Tim Sullivan

Tim has over 30 years of experience in increasing sales organizations’ performance. He has developed processes to refine the buyer-seller relationship and maximize the chances of selling. In this episode, Tim delivers some of his top tips to understand and suit present-day buyer needs.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How buying behavior is changing
  • What is expected of the modern seller
  • The need for salespeople to create their own brand to succeed
  • Why the “one strategy fits all” selling strategy is overrated

About the Guest:

Tim Sullivan is Corporate Vice President of Business Development at Sales Performance International.  He authored several books on sales practices, including “The Collaborative Sale” and “The Solution Selling Fieldbook”. Tim has over three decades of experience working to improve the performance of sales organizations.

The Collaborative Sale – https://www.amazon.com/Collaborative-Sale-Solution-Selling-Driven/dp/1118872428

www.spisales.com – blog & white papers

tsullivan@spisales.com

704-227-6500

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The Radical Path to Sales Enlightenment – Outside Sales Talk with Scott Leese

Scott is a top start-up sales leader and the best-selling author of “Addicted to the Process”. He’s the founder and CEO of Scott Leese Consulting, a firm that has helped companies scaling from $0 – $25m ARR. He is also the founder of Surf and Sales, a company that provides an alternative to standard sales conferences by providing deeper learning and meaningful relationships while learning to surf in a paradise destination. In this episode, Scott shares his two decades of sales and leadership experience and reveals his process to achieve sales success.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How to be more confident and take effective decisions
  • Top tips for better work-life balance
  • The best habits to build a mindset for success
  • How to use the addiction model to close deals like a pro

About the Guest:

Based in Austin, TX, Scott is a 3-time winner of the Top 25 Inside Sales Professionals by the American Association of Inside Sales, and a highly sought-after consultant, adviser, leader, and sales trainer. He has been Senior Vice President of Sales at Qualia and OutboundEngine, as well as Vice President of Sales at Main Street Hub. Scott has spent his entire professional career building and scaling sales orgs at SaaS companies and has a proven track record of lifting organizations to new heights.

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

Websites:

http://www.scottleeseconsulting.com/

https://www.surfandsales.com/

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Powerful Personal Branding the Boosts Sales – Outside Sales Talk with Elinor Stutz

Elinor is a best-selling author, motivational speaker, and Sales blogger. Her book, Nice Girls DO Get the Sale: Relationship Building that Gets Results, is an international best-seller featured in TIME Magazine and on CBS news. In this episode, Elinor describes the importance of personal branding when it comes to your sales career. 

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • What your personal brand is and how to develop it 
  • How being “personably professional” can create more sales opportunities
  • The importance of treating everyone you meet with respect 
  • How to stand out in a sales industry filled with bold personalities 

 

About the Guest:

Elinor is a motivational speaker and sales trainer for Smoothsale.net, a website dedicated to teaching others how to achieve their own success through sales, entrepreneurial, and marketing communication skills combined. Elinor has written 3 books, including her most recent “HIRED!”, which explains the best practices for selling yourself in sales interviews. 

 

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

Website: https://smoothsale.net/

 

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The Secret 3 Actions for Sales Teams to Meet Quotas – Outside Sales Talk with Alice Kemper

Alice is a sales and leadership consultant, author, and speaker with more than 36 years of experience in the industry. She is the president of Sales Training Consultants, a company that specializes in sales and leadership training solutions as well as the founder of Sales Training Werks, a do-it-yourself sales training solution. In this episode, Alice goes over her three tried and true actions to help sales teams meet their quotas consistently.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • Why managers participating in ride alongs is so important
  • How to alter your leadership style for different types of sales reps
  • Tips for giving your sales reps the most effective feedback
  • Advice for Women sales managers in today’s world

About the Guest:

After transitioning from teaching to a career in sales, Alice found success quickly, becoming only the 3rd woman to be promoted to a management role in a company with 870 sales representatives. Over the next 15 years, Alice  became recognized as a top sales distributor for two leading sales training organizations. Her latest business, SalesTrainingWerks.com, focuses on training sales reps to achieve sales quotas consistently. Alice was recently listed in Crazy Call’s Top 18 Most Influential Women in the Sales World 2019.

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

Website: https://www.salestrainingwerks.com

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Automating Signature-Grabbing Sales Proposals – Outside Sales Talk with Adam Hempenstall

Adam Hempenstall is the CEO of Better Proposals and has led to over $500,000,000 of sales won using the software. His solution allows salespeople to close more deals through automating the process of creating effective proposals. In this episode, Adam explains how automating the proposal process will make its delivery impactful and efficient.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • The best tips to create a powerful introduction for your proposal
  • Why empathizing with the prospect is key during a proposal
  • How automation helps you spend time on what matters most
  • The importance of following up in a timely fashion

About the Guest:

Adam started his career in web design at age 14. He is now the founder and CEO of Better Proposals, which helps business owners and salespeople close more deals through automating the process of creating effective proposals. He also manages the Better Proposals marketing team to help grow the business. Adam has written 4 books, including ‘Automate Your Business.’

He has published articles in Medium, ReadWrite, and LinkedIn.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-hempenstall-9b774931/

Website:  https://betterproposals.io/

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How to Triple your Qualified Leads While on the Road – Outside Sales Talk with Shawn Finder

Shawn Finder is the founder and CEO of Autoklose, a revolutionary outbound sales automation platform. He is also the author of “The B2B Sales Handbook” and has been named a Top 25 Sales Engagement influencer. In this episode, Shawn explains how to use automation tools to get more qualified leads and keep your sales process ongoing!

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How sales reps can find time to generate qualified leads
  • The best tools to save time and automate your tasks
  • How to ensure a great follow-up with your prospects
  • Tips to get in front of decision makers and identify their pain points

You can listen to this episode on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play or wherever you get your favorite podcast!

About the Guest:

Shawn was one of North America’s top tennis players before getting his MBA and starting a career in sales. He stepped into the entrepreneurial world at the age of 24 and discovered that selling was his passion. In 2013, Shawn founded ExchangeLeads, a list-building company that helps salespeople build quality lists for reaching out to new prospects. He created Autoklose in 2018 to help salespeople save time and automate their tasks.

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

E-mail: shawn@autoklose.com

Website: www.autoklose.com

Download for free “The B2B Sales Handbook”: https://autoklose.com/books/b2bsales

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