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3
Apr 2019

How to Beat Your Sales Quota without Losing Your Soul

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Paul Petersen the host of CRM Radio interviews the wickedly interesting author and Sales Trainer Shari Levitin. They discuss how she got into sales, what she learned along the way, and why many people fail in sales.  More importantly she discusses how people can be winners in sales.  Its all about heart and empathy she says and while these can’t be faked they can be learned.

Why it Matters:

"If all you do is use sales techniques and tips and don't genuinely care about your customer, you'll fail."

About  the book Heart and Sell

Author Shari Levitin, creator of the Third-Level Selling system, offers a dynamic framework for effective selling in the Digital Age. Unlike other sales books that focus on abstract tips or techniques, Heart and Sell offers a science based real-world approach that will help you dramatically increase your sales—regardless of your level or industry.

  • Discover the 7 Key Motivators that influence every decision your customer will make.
  • Learn to align your sales process with how people buy—instead of fighting against it.
  • Harness the power of the Linking Formula to create true urgency.
  • Master the 10 Universal Truths so you can beat your sales quota without losing your soul.
  • Understand the 6 Core Objections and how you can neutralize them.

In a market where the right approach is key, Heart and Sell shows you how to blend the new science of selling with the heart of human connection to reach more prospects and consistently close more deals.

About Sheri Levitin

Shari Levitin began as a star sales performer in hospitality. In 1996 she founded the Shari Levitin Group to share her proven techniques. Now, she and her team are a global company operating in over 40 countries on 5 continents. The Shari Levitin Group continues to passionately inspire transformative change.

Shari Levitin is an energetic, wickedly funny sales guru, who helps sales teams bridge the gap between beating quota and selling with an authentic heartfelt approach. As the founder of the Shari Levitin Group, Shari has helped create over 1 billion dollars in increased revenue for companies in over 40 countries. Shari is the bestselling author of Heart and Sell: 10 Universal Truths Every Salesperson Needs to Know, a contributor to Forbes, CEO Magazine, and Huffington Post.

Additionally, Shari was chosen as the first adjunct professor at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business to teach a course in sales, she’s an Advisory Board member of the Sundance Institute, a designated Women’s Sales Pro, and was featured as an expert in the new Salesforce documentary film “The Story of Sales.” Shari, her husband and son live in Park City, Utah. When she’s not creating killer content, and presenting at sales kick offs, Shari enjoys skiing, rock climbing, reading and standing on her head.

 

22
Mar 2019

Sales Enablement Tips from SE Guru Jim Ninivaggi

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Is Sales Enablement new or just what good marketing and sales managers have always done?  Maybe a little of both as Ninivaggi and host Paul Petersen discuss the true meaning of SE which is the interaction with prospects and customers.  Ninivaggi, the chief sales readiness officer at BrainShark says the best SE programs are a combination of knowledge, skills and assets which are provided to sales and sales management for the benefit of the inquirer or customer.  Ninivaggi and Petersen, in a short time, developed a road-map of tips which the best sales and marketing people use  to win over prospects and customers in a methodical way.

Jim Ninivaggi  Chief Readiness Officer

Leveraging more than 30 years of B2B sales productivity expertise, Jim leads Brainshark’s sales enablement and readiness strategy. Jim previously worked as a sales enablement analyst with SiriusDecisions, where he provided clients with data, insight and thought leadership to maximize sales effectiveness and accelerate revenues. Today, he uses his knowledge and expertise to prepare the Brainshark sales force with the knowledge and skills to optimize every buyer interaction.

Why Brainshark?

For nearly two decades, our solutions have helped companies improve the way they communicate with, educate and inspire their customer-facing teams.

Today, we’re proud to provide our customers with the most comprehensive, proven platform for sales enablement and readiness.

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CRM Radio, sponsored by GoldMine CRM and hosted by Goldmine GM Paul Petersen is a radio program with podcast replays on the Funnel Radio Channel.  Listen Live here at 11 am PST on Thursday.

21
Mar 2019

Experts Discuss eMail Relevance (and the Beatles) – Gene Marks and Paul Petersen

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Columnist Gene Marks, a frequent guest on Paul Peterson’s CRM Radio,  talks about email relevance today.  Some of his thoughts:

  1. No, email is not dead
  2. Research has shown it is still the number one tool for business communications
  3. He gives tips on getting your email opened
  4. Relevance is King (aside from the subject line)
  5. Frequency’s impact on relevance and effectiveness requires thought
  6. Examples by Gene and Paul play a role in this program
  7. Why Paul Petersen believes side 2 of Abbey Road is the best Beatles Album

About Gene Marks Speaker. Columnist. Small Business Expert

Small business keynote speaker Gene Marks helps small business owners, executives and managers understand the political, economic and technological trends that will affect their companies so they can make profitable decisions. As a speaker and small business expert, Gene has talked at industry conventions, corporate events and professional trade shows.

Gene is also a small business writer. He has authored multiple books for small business owners, and is a featured small business columnist in many national online publications.

Gene has talked at annual meetings, industry conferences, and corporate events.

Marks owns the Marks Group, a Bala Cynwyd, Pa.-based consulting firm that helps clients with customer relationship management. Marks is an author and a certified public accountant, and he writes regularly for The Post’s on Small Business blog. For more about Marks, visit genemarks.com.

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CRM Radio is a weekly program on the Funnel Radio Channel.  It is hosted by Paul Petersen and sponsored by GoldMine CRM 

11
Mar 2019

Are You Half Prepared as a Salesperson?

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Keenan, the author of Gap Selling is the CEO of A Sales Guy  and the guest for host Paul Petersen on CRM Radio.  This program is part book review and a lot of sales training as Keenan discusses:

  • Myths that we are taught by our mothers
  • The sales gap that is stopping most salespeople from succeeding
  • Why it’s not about telling but all about learning
  • Why he never trusts a customer or prospect to tell him what they want
  • Why the gap is where the value resides
  • Why salespeople have to stop chasing pain
  • Why expanding the gap expands sales results
  • What to do when the sales manager sends you out half-prepared

About Keenan

Keenan is A Sales Guy Inc’s CEO/President and Chief Antagonist. He’s been selling something to someone for his entire life. He’s been teaching and coaching almost as long. With over 20 years of sales experience, which he’ll tell you he doesn’t give a shit about, Keenan has been influencing, learning from and shaping the world of sales for a long time. Finder of the elephant in the room, Keenan calls it as he sees it and lets nothing or no one go unnoticed.  Keenan is also the author of Not Taught.

Gap Selling

Amazon

Kindle: $9.99

Hardcover: 26.93

Barnes and Noble

              Hardcover: $27.00

6
Mar 2019

How to Reach the Prospect’s Unconscious Pain and Close the Deal

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Host Paul Petersen on CRM Radio interviews Patrick Renvoise, co-author of The Persuasion Code: How Neuromarketing Can Help You Persuade Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime and president and co-founder of SalesBrain the original neuromarketing agency.  Paul and Pat discuss research behind the current book (September of 2018) and the book that started it all, Neuromarketing: Understanding the Buy Buttons in Your Customer's Brain. 

Patrick reveals why traditional thoughts into a buyer’s preference for a product is based on false research and how the Persuasion Code can be used by anyone to increase revenue if they understand the basic principles. 

About the Persuasion Code

The Persuasion Code: How Neuromarketing Can Help You Persuade Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime is available from all fine booksellers. This book, published by Wiley, was written by Dr. Christophe Morin and Patrick Renvoise and focuses on influencing your audience with the use of brain sciences. Get on the cutting edge of neuroscience from a book written by the team behind the world’s first neuromarketing agency.

In the book, the authors introduce NeuroMap, a scientific, yet simple model to develop better marketing and sales messages. Aside from marketing and sales, the strategy of persuasion introduced covers both business and personal success. Some of the main concepts include: the dominance of the Primal Brain over the Rational Brain in buying decisions; the only 6 stimuli that always trigger a response; scientific ways to optimize your content and message delivery.

Applying neuroscience to persuasion is an aspect of marketing and advertising every professional should understand. CEOs, VPs, and professionals can all benefit from The Persuasion Code as it touches on brain-based principles for consumer, media, sales, and advertising. Dr. Christophe Morin has been recognized for nearly ten years as a leading researcher and authors in the field of neuromarketing and media neuroscience. Dr. Morin is also a professor of Media Psychology for Fielding Graduate University. Patrick Renvoise is a foremost expert in complex sales.

In a previous book releaseNeuromarketing: Understanding the Buy Buttons in Your Customer’s Brain, the authors started the field of neuromarketing. Dr. Christophe Morin and Patrick Renvoise, sold over 200,000 copies and the book was translated in 12 languages. Since 2002, this book has been the go-to text for customers looking to use revolutionary sales and marketing practices.

The company behind The Persuasion Code is SalesBrain, the world’s first neuromarketing agency. Founded in 2002, the company has helped over 600 clients close more business by researching, learning and improving thousands of sales presentations, ads, websites, brochures and more. SalesBrain has worked with over 120,000 executives (including 18,000 CEOs) around the world and delivered over 3000 private workshops to professionals, and marketers around the world.

The Persuasion Code is a culmination of 16 years of research and constant interactions with executives and professionals looking to stay on the cutting-edge of marketing and sales excellence. 

6
Feb 2019

Do Sales People Have Digital Dementia?

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Paul Petersen interviews Jill Konrath, author of the book, "More Sales in Less Time." Jill Konrath’s career is defined by her relentless search for fresh strategies that actually work in today’s sales world. Konrath and host Paul Petersen discuss how digital dementia is affecting both the seller and the buyer. The talk about:

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30
Jan 2019

How to Get Your Product to be Talkable - Jay Baer with Paul Petersen Podcast

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Jay Baer is the author of six books, well known as  keynote speaker, and the principle of Convince & Convert a consultancy. During this interview with host Paul Petersen, Jay discusses his new book and how to get your company to be talkable.

Talk Triggers: The Complete Guide to Creating Customers with Word of Mouth 

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23
Jan 2019

Successful CRM Deployment is Culture Driven

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CRM Radio host Paul Petersen interviews Gene Marks. In this program Marks says that if companies want to succeed with their CRM system they need to invest in their people first. The result is a successful CRM system, growing sales, a clean database and a high value for the company.

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9
Jan 2019

Does your Content Marketing Connect Emotionally?

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Our podcast guest is Chris Reid of Constant Content - join us as we discuss how to tell your brand story, drive SEO and win sales! Chris discusses:

  • What is good content?
  • Does content have to connect emotionally? 
  • What the the table stakes for starting a content marketing program?
  • How do you get see and create awareness for your products and company 

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2
Jan 2019

Social Media Trends Plus Brian Fanzo’s Latest Gadget

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  • We chat with Brian about his podcast on the business value of Facebook and Instagram: we will discuss the key takeaways and why this was so popular.
  • There will be an update on social media trends for B2B.
  • We'll have some fun discussing his latest "gadget. Do they make gadgets any more? - Find out.
  • Find out if you have FOMO: fear of missing out - Don't miss it!

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