We are now told by people who research this type of thing that if we’re stuck in a rut of just pushing features & benefits, many of us are destined for a final paycheck and an escorted trip right to the exit in sales. But the good news is it doesn’t have to be that way – your future could be great! Sales performance coach and host of the podcast “Sales Reinvented”, Paul Watts joins host Dan Walker with insight on this 10-minute podcast.
So you booked the appointment, you got the meeting. Now you need to not only give a great presentation, you need to make sure they don’t forget you a week after you went to all that trouble! In other words, you and your message have got to be unforgettable. Anne Miller, who is an all-star demo and presentation coach and seminar leader joins host Dan Walker with insight on this 10-minute podcast.
When you really believe in your product or service, and moreover believe it can really help a prospective buyer, it shows, and that’s a good thing. But what you may not know is there’s a way to make your case even more compelling, and yes, that means jacking up your success ratio even more. Speaker, author & sales consultant Scott Moldenhauer joins host Dan Walker to explain on this 10-minute podcast.
Besides being on a lounge chair at the beach on a hot summer day drinking a refreshing Mai Tai, is there any better place to be than calling on a high-level decision maker who’s hanging on your every word? Probably not. That’s why we asked best-selling author, speaker and sales consultant, Steve Bistritz, author of the blockbuster “Selling to the C-Suite”, to give us some guidance on how to get in, and what to do once you’re in there. Steve joins host Dan Walker with some help in this 10-minute podcast.
The first and most important step in most sales endeavors as we all know is that initial engagement – opening a meaningful dialogue, and then ultimately onto a successful conclusion. But it’s literally those first few seconds that are so important. Jerry Acuff is founder & CEO of the sales consultancy, Delta Point, and he joins host Dan Walker with some help in this 10-minute podcast.
Hindsight is 20-20…don’t you just love it? You look back at the business you just lost and realize if you had done just one thing you could have saved it. What’s that one thing? In many cases, it’s just following up. And equally as important, following up the right way. Busy speaker, sales consultant, trainer Tim Wackel joins host Dan Walker with some help in this 10-minute podcast.
No secret here - Social media ain’t just for being social any more…it’s evolved into arguably the most potent weapon for sales success EVER. But navigating those social waters the right way, the most effective way, requires that you know what the experts know. International Speaker, author, trainer and executive coach Kevin Knebl joins host Dan Walker with great insight in this 10-minute podcast.
As sales professionals, there are many pitfalls we need to watch out for – some of those old traps and crutches and out & out missteps that tend to foil our efforts to walk off with the business. Well, sales consultant, author & trainer Tim Connor has a book entitled “You Call That Selling?” that tackles some of these issues – 91 of them in fact, and he joins host Dan Walker to explain in this 10-minute podcast.
Well, congratulations! You’ve finally not only found a way to engage a really big company as a prospective customer, you’ve actually progressed the sales cycle to the negotiation phase. Gulp. This could get hairy. You’ve heard the stories, maybe even been through a couple of incredibly stressful negotiations where they just had their way with you. Well, take comfort that there is a process that’ll give you the edge in negotiations. Jeanette Nyden has been consulting companies on the topic for years and joins host Dan Walker with solid advice in this 10-minute podcast.
So let’s say you’re in a bar, at a bus stop or even the iconic elevator, and someone asks, “What do you do?” You’ve only got a few seconds to make this brief encounter a sales opportunity – you’ve got to make your response one that leaves them wanting your business card. Robert Middleton, marketing consultant, speaker and founder of Action Plan Marketing, joins host Dan Walker with some eye-opening advice in this 10-minute podcast.