On Accelerate! Now: Episode 46 with Dan Waldschmidt. Achieving Success is All About Achieving Mastery.

Dan Waldschmidt, is the best-selling author of Edgy Conversations, and President of Waldschmidt Partners International. He is a dynamic, inspirational and motivational thinker who forces you to examine how you set about succeeding in your work and your life. In this episode, Part 2 of an extended conversation, Dan, a record-setting ultra-marathon champion, talks about how to build the necessary …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 45 Front Line Friday with Bridget Gleason. Preparing Salespeople For Success In The 21st Century

My regular guest on Front Line Friday is Bridget Gleason. Bridget is VP of Corporate Sales at SumoLogic. On this episode, Bridget and I talk about how the sales profession, and the demands that are placed on salespeople, are continually changing. We discuss the steps salespeople must take to adapt to these changes and achieve consistent sales success in the …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 44 with Karen Dietz. Harnessing The Power Of The Story To Win New Business.

Karen Dietz, author of “Business Storytelling For Dummies”, is a master storyteller and presentation coach. In this episode, Karen talks about how she turned her PhD in folklore into a successful business career, by helping leaders, entrepreneurs, and sales people, increase their impact, influence and income with the power of storytelling. She relates how stories help you develop better, more …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 43 with Etai Beck. Build Value By Delivering Knowledge Through Content.

Etai Beck is CEO and Co-Founder of Folloze. In this episode, Etai discusses how you can deliver value to your prospects by responsively providing the right content at the right moment at each stage in their buyer’s journey. He talks about tools you can use to create compelling narrative for the prospect that helps them understand at a greater level …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 42 with Tibor Shanto. Forget About Fixing Pain Points. Win More With A Focus on Success.

In this episode, Tibor Shanto, principle of Renbor Sales Solutions, pokes holes in the outdated sales notion that buyers are trying to fix “pain points.” He discusses why 75% of buyers that switch vendors are satisfied at the time they switched, and, the dramatic implications that this has for how you need to sell to your prospects. How many times …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 40 with Chad Burmeister. Spend Time Selling, Not Dialing: The Key To Having More Substantive Sales Conversations.

Chad Burmeister, is VP of Sales and Marketing at ConnectAndSell and an expert at building high-velocity inside sales teams. In this episode, Chad discusses the unique challenges of building a high-performing sales development team. And, he sheds light on the role that new technologies are playing in transforming the productivity of the average SDR/BDR by reducing the amount of time …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 39 with Elinor Stutz. Customers Don’t Care What You Know, But Want To Know That You Care

Elinor Stutz, is the bestselling author of two books, including, Nice Girls Do Get the Sale – Relationship Building that Gets Results. In this episode, Elinor discusses why sales techniques are not a substitute for understanding why you’ve been invited in for a conversation with a potential customer in the first place. Elinor lays out why selling with integrity, consciously …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 38 Front Line Friday with Bridget Gleason. How To Hire High Quality Sales Reps For High Velocity Sales Teams.

My regular guest on Front Line Friday is Bridget Gleason. Bridget is VP of Corporate Sales at SumoLogic. On this episode, Bridget and I focus on the process of hiring quality sales reps for high velocity sales teams. We discuss the specific challenges managers face in quickly scaling sales teams. We provide advice about how to accurately define positions and …

On Accelerate! Now: Episode 37 with Matt Hill. Essential Strategies to Maximize Sales Efficiency at Trade Shows and Conferences.

Matt Hill, founder and CEO of The Hill Group, is a leader in training companies how to sell at trade shows and conferences. He’s worked with some of the biggest names in tech to help them turn trade shows into productive sales events. In this episode, Matt describes the steps companies should take to develop a sales plan for a …