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Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It: How to Apply FBI Tactics in Sales – Outside Sales Talk with Chris Voss

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Summary:

Chris Voss is the CEO of the Black Swan Group, a firm that works with companies and individuals to take their negotiation skills to the next level. He is a 24-year veteran of the FBI, and he retired as the lead international kidnapping negotiator. Chris is also the author of the national best-seller: “Never Split The Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It,” which was named one of the seven best books on negotiation. In this episode, Chris explains how to apply high-stake negotiation techniques to never lose a sale.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How to get your prospects to talk and reveal what they’re holding back
  • The secret behind encouraging your prospects to show off
  • The power of getting your prospect to say NO
  • Triggering the right questions to get true information

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

About the Guest: 

Chris was trained in the art of negotiation not only by the FBI but also by Scotland Yard and Harvard Law School. He has used his many years of experience in international crisis and high-stakes negotiations to develop a unique program and team that applies these globally proven techniques to the business world. Chris has lectured on negotiation at top business schools and universities across the US and has been seen on ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox News, and Forbes.

Website: https://blackswanltd.com/

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

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Shift Selling: Turn Your Prospects into Customers – Outside Sales Talk with Craig Elias

Craig Elias is the creator of Trigger Event Selling™ and Chief Catalyst of SHiFT Selling, Inc. He is #1 in Canada and # 15 Globally on LinkedIn’s List of Top 50 B2B Sales Experts. He is also the author of the book “Shift!: Harness the Trigger Events That Turn Prospects into Customers”. In this episode, Craig explains how to be ‘first in” with decision-makers who are thinking of changing vendors to close all of your deals.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • Leveraging sales opportunities through Shift Selling 
  • What are trigger events and how to take advantage of timing
  • How to make your solution the perfect fit with relationship building 
  • Tips to improve your credibility and reduce each customer’s risk

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

About the Guest:

Craig is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Bow Valley College and Advisory Board Member at SXSW and Nudge.ai. He is also the 15th on the Forbes list of the most social salespeople on the planet. For almost 20 years, Craig used Trigger Event strategies to become a top sales performer at every company that has hired him – including WorldCom where he was named the #1 salesperson within six months of joining the company. He received a bachelor of arts in Business and Computer Science at the University of Western Ontario and an MBA in Technology Commercialization & New Venture Creation at The University of Calgary.

Website: shiftselling.com

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/craigelias

YouTube: https://buff.ly/32sLlTj

Free copy of his award-winning sales book: https://shiftselling.com/book/friends/

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Using Co-Creation to Develop Better Relationships & Win Bigger Deals

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David Nour is a growth strategist, thought leader, and global keynote speaker on Relationship Economics. As a speaker, Nour examines relationships to drive business growth. He is also the author of the book “Co-Create: How Your Business Will Profit from Innovative and Strategic Collaboration”. In this episode, David explains how salespeople can drive growth by co-creating and intertwining success.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How salespeople can use co-create to improve
  • Building and utilizing strategic relationships in Sales
  • What a SUG list ist and how it can help you get better every day
  • How leaders can enable sales teams to co-create

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

About the Guest:

As a thought leader, growth strategist & speaker, David Nour is focussed on leveraging the value of relationships. With his team at The Nour Group, he provides insight that transforms relationships into a strategic asset in which a company can invest. He has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, Mashable, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, Success magazine and many others. He also wrote several books, including the bestselling Relationship Economics.

Website: NourGroup.com

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/davidnour?lang=en

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/davidnour/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdukMPf1_DtKsyd6fB087kA

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Sales Improv: How to Get Past the Sales Script – Outside Sales Talk with Gina Trimarco

Gina Trimarco is the Founder of Pivot10 Results, a strategy and training company dedicated to help businesses shift from people problems to performance results. She is also the founder of the Carolina Improv Company, an improv comedy center for business training. Gina has developed a strong reputation as an expert sales & improv coach and is an official member of the Forbes Coaches Council. In this episode, Gina explains how to truly engage with your prospects utilizing improv.

 

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How to practice spontaneous selling and engage with your buyers
  • The secret to deliver a successful pitch and connect better with customers
  • Going off script to effectively build rapport
  • Mastering silent moments to make the deal move forward
  • How to use improv to overcome sales objections

 

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

About the Guest: Gina has a track-record of shifting businesses from low performance to outstanding revenue results. She has succeeded not only in Sales, but also in Marketing, Human Resources, and Operations. Besides managing the #1 Nightlife Attraction in Myrtle Beach – the Carolina Improv Company – Gina also hosts 2 successful podcasts: the Pivotal Leader Podcast & the Women Your Mother Warned You About Podcast.

Website: ginatrimarco.com

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/GinaTrimarco

Call: (843)597-6393

Pivot10Results: pivot10results.com

Carolina Improv Company: carolinaimprov.com

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Triangle Selling: Sales Fundamentals to Fuel Growth – Outside Sales Talk with Hilmon Sorey & Cory Bray

Hilmon Sorey and Cory Bray are the founders of ClozeLoop, a sales management consulting & training firm based in San Francisco. ClozeLoop shows executives how to apply frameworks which are rocket fuel for revenue growth. They have worked with thousands of salespeople and hundreds of companies worldwide to improve performance, process, and profitability. They have also written 4 best-selling books. In this episode, they reveal how to achieve long-term success in your sales team by using tactical frameworks that drive repeatable results.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How to replicate top sales practices across your team
  • The best time and way to ask for referrals
  • Sales fundamental tips to move a deal towards the close
  • How to keep momentum between meetings
  • Scaling your team with a sales process methodology

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

Where to find the Guests:

Company’s Website: https://www.clozeloop.com/

Cory’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/buy-triangleselling/

Hilmon’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hilmonsorey/

Their books on Amazon: https://buff.ly/2EFWFBz

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How to Master your Sales Presentations – Outside Sales Talk with Victor Antonio

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Victor Antonio is an author of 13 books on sales and motivation and recently launched the Sales Mastery Academy learning platform with 300+ videos. He has shared the stage with top business speakers: Zig Ziglar, Daymond John (Shark Tank),  Rudy Giuliani, Paul Otellini (CEO of Intel), and John May (CEO of FedEx Kinkos). In this episode, Victor shares tactics for sales presentations that actually close.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • Understand the entire sales presentation process
  • How to get in front of any objection
  • The Hero Story & how to gain the confidence of your prospect
  • Why salespeople are value merchants
  • Close from the start

 

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

About the Guest: Victor Antonio earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and then an MBA, leading him to build a 20 year career as a top sales executive and becoming President of Global Sales and Marketing for a $420Million company. As Vice President of International Sales in a Fortune 500 $3B corporation at the time, he was selected from over 500 sales managers to join the President’s Advisory Council for excellence in sales and management.

Victor is an expert on giving talks about sales and has written many books on sales tactics and motivation.  He recently published his new book, “Sales Ex Machina: How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the World of Selling”.

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/salesinfluence/featured

Website: Victorantonio.com – Sales Mastery Academy

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