Coaching

How to Create a Gender Balanced Sales Team & Skyrocket Sales – Outside Sales Talk with Jamie Crosbie

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Jamie Crosbie is the CEO and Founder of ProActivate, a talent acquisition firm focused on sales and leadership talent. She is an active member of Women’s Business Enterprise National Council and Women Sales Pros among other business organizations. She is also the author of the book “The Power of 2, Exponential Sales Leadership”.  In this episode, Jamie explains how to build a gender diverse sales team to drive excellence.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

    • The benefits of having a gender balanced sales team
    • Where to find top performing sales women and the best practices to recruit them
    • How to communicate and empathise with women in sales
    • Mentoring women to promote them into leadership positions
    • How to create a more inclusive culture for women in sales

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

About the Guest:

Jamie has more than 20 years of experience in sales leadership and the talent acquisition industry. She founded ProActivate over 12 years ago to provide business leaders with the components to win and promote excellence among their teams.She started her career in traditional recruiting firms primarily in sales leadership positions. The following five years were spent within online recruitment where she served as Vice President of Sales at Career Builder. Jamie is a certified speaker in The High Performance Mindset ® system, a revolutionary model that is elevating the performance of professionals ranging from athletes to executives to sales leaders.

Company website: https://proactivate.net/

Website: http://jamiecrosbie.com/

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

Twitter: @jmcrosbie

Phone number: +1 (214) 720-9922

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How to Become a Leader on your Sales Team – Outside Sales Talk with Jason Treu

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Jason Treu coaches executives, managers and their teams to maximize their leadership potential and operate at peak performance. He’s the best-selling author of Social Wealth, a how-to-guide on, building extraordinary business relationships, which has sold more than 45,000 copies. In this episode, Jason reveals his tips on how to become an extraordinary leader.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

    • What is self awareness and how it affects leadership
    • How to build trust and create psychological safety
    • How to build trust and create psychological safety
    • Getting the most of your relationships through feedback
    • How to improve team performance and employee engagement

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

About the Guest: Jason Treu is a leadership, culture change, employee engagement, team building, and motivational keynote speaker. He provides coaching, speaking & workshops to develop great leaders and maximize employee engagement.

He had helped thousands of people achieving their most ambitious goals by becoming more self-aware, resilient, creative and confident. He advised leading organizations such as Google, Amazon, Southwest Airlines, Microsoft, Blue Cross Blue Shield, CareHere, E&Y, Worldwide Express, Gillette, Oracle & SMBs on how to improve leadership.

He was a featured speaker at TEDxWilmington 2017, where he debuted his breakthrough team building game “Cards Against Mundanity”

Get ‘Cards against Mundanity’ free game to build trust and team engagement: http://www.cardsagainstmundanity.com/

Website:Jasontreu.com

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How to Create a High-Performing Sales Culture – Outside Sales Talk with Keith Rosen

Keith Rosen is the CEO of ‘Profit Builders’, an award-winning talent development organization focused on supporting and training salespeople and managers.

With his proven methods, he is helping them transform into elite coaches and develop top performing cultures. He is also a keynote speaker and author of several books, including his latest one called “Sales Leadership”. In this episode, Keith shares tips on creating the best sales culture for your company.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How to turn managers & reps into coaches
  • What is broken with coaching
  • Learn to use field observation
  • Why you should lead with questions
  • Build a culture of coaches

 

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

About the Guest: Keith Rosen is a globally recognized authority on sales and leadership and CEO of Profit Builders, named one of the Best Sales Training and Coaching Companies Worldwide. He has delivered his programs to hundreds of thousands of people in practically every industry in over 75 countries.

Keith has written several best-sellers, including Sales Leadership, Own Your Day and the globally acclaimed Coaching Salespeople into Sales Champions, winner of five international best book awards and the #1 best-selling sales management book on Amazon since 2010. Inc. and Fast Company named Rosen one of the five most influential executive coaches. He was also named one of the 50 Best Salespeople of all time, along with Zig Ziglar, Steve Jobs, Dale Carnegie and Jeff Bezos.

Company Website: Coachquest.com

Website: Keithrosen.com – Blogs, Templates, and Podcasts

Email: keithr@keithrosen.com

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Why Salespeople Should STOP Prospecting – Outside Sales Talk with Aaron Ross

Aaron Ross is the author of the award-winning, bestselling book Predictable Revenue. He has been teaching companies how to double or triple (and more) new sales since he helped Salesforce add an extra $100M+. In this episode, Aaron shares his breakthrough selling methods, key takeaways from his book and why salespeople should stop prospecting!

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How to specialize your sales team and create predictable revenue
  • Sales metrics you need to track
  • How to effectively use the referral technique
  • How to structure your lead generation and closing funnel
  • Aaron’s 3-step lead generation strategy
  • The ‘Layer of the Onion’ principle

 

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

About the Guest: Aaron Ross is the Co-CEO at Predictable Revenue Inc., the “Outbound Success Company”. He is helping businesses build an outbound prospecting program that creates sales growth and scalable revenue.

Before starting his company, he worked at Salesforce where he built a new tele-prospecting inside sales team and process (Cold Calling 2.0) from scratch that sourced $100m in recurring revenue for the company. Now he’s turned his attention to building the software platform that will power the next wave of Cold Calling 2.0 teams.

Aaron is the author of the bestselling books “From Impossible to Inevitable” and “Predictable Revenue: Turn Your Business Into A Sales Machine With The $100 Million Best Practices Of Salesforce.com”.

As a highly ranked international speaker, Aaron speaks at conferences, Sales Kickoffs and Private Equity events, known for combining ‘big picture’ breakthrough and inspirational ideas with giving audiences hyper-tactical actions to take with them after. His speaking topics include scalable sales teams, creating predictable revenue, growth and innovation.

Website: https://predictablerevenue.com

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

Twitter: @motoceo

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How I Left My Sales Career to Start Badger Maps

In this episode, host Steve Benson is being interviewed by the producer of the show, Anna Bolender, about how he started his outside sales career, why he left Google to start Badger Maps and the most important lessons he learned along the way. Steve shares valuable advice from his successful field sales career and talks about his entrepreneurial journey!

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • Sales lessons from working at IBM, Autonomy and Google
  • Steve’s experience as sales manager at Google
  • Hardware vs. software sales industry
  • How to decide if you should take the leap and start a business
  • Bootstrapping or raising VC money?

 

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

About: Steve is the host of the Outside Sales Talk Podcast, and Founder and CEO of Badger Maps, the #1 route planner for field salespeople. After receiving his MBA from Stanford, Steve’s career has been in field sales with companies like IBM, Autonomy, and Google – becoming Google Enterprise’s Top Performing Salesperson in the World in 2009.

In 2012 Steve founded Badger Maps to help field salespeople be more successful. He has been named one of the Top 40 Most Inspiring Leaders in Sales Lead Management.

Website: https://www.badgermapping.com

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevenbenson

Twitter: @SteveBenson, @BadgerMaps

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/badgermaps

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/BadgerMapping

Instagram: @stevebensonsf

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The Key to Successful Sales Leadership – Outside Sales Talk with Bernadette McClelland

Bernadette McClelland is the CEO of the Sales Performance Agency ‘3 Red Folders’, a recognized sales authority, keynote speaker and executive coach, well known for her expertise in B2B Sales Leadership. She has over 20 years of sales experience working for top companies like Xerox and Kodak.

On this episode she’ll share her advice and insights about what it takes to become a successful leader in Outside Sales. Bernadette talks about what conversations you need to have with your customers and prospects to get to the top in today’s noisy sales environment.

Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:

  • How to have successful sales conversations
  • The mindset and skill-set you need to become a sales leader
  • 3 key areas sales leaders need to focus on
  • The best management style for Outside Sales

 

To be a successful Outside Sales Manager, you need to manage your team effectively and enable them to perform at their best. One aspect is to balance your sales reps’ territories to increase their productivity and drive results.

Listen to this episode on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play or wherever you get your favorite podcast.

About the Guest: For many years, Bernadette worked on the front line for world class technology companies as a quota bearing sales executive, responsible for business development, product launches, client relationships and profitable negotiations ranging from tens of thousands to multi million dollars.

She now works in those same environments helping CEOs and their sales teams increase their sales results and performance by building a realistic and qualified pipeline.

Her business, 3 Red Folders, ensures their customers create solid results by focussing on sales strategy, sales process, target market, ratios and numbers, message to market, prospecting strategies and mindset shifts that encompass a successful and sustainable sales environment.

Having recently published her fifth book, ‘The Art of Commercial Conversations – When It’s Your Turn To Make A Difference’, Bernadette has highlighted the 9 commercial leadership skills and conversations needed for B2B sales executives, leaders and business owners in today’s world.

What differentiates Bernadette’s approach and her business offering is found at the intersection of ‘sales process (business)’ + ‘sales psychology (behaviour)’ + ‘sales science (brain)’ and is underpinned by a proven science backed and evidence based evaluation tool, specific to the selling field.

Website: http://bernadettemcclelland.com

3 Red Folders: http://3redfolders.com

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

Twitter: @b_mcclelland

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