97 Creating Conversations Through Your Presentations with Greg Rosner

How do I present in a way that is persuasive, effective and ultimately leads me to my goal?

Our guest this week is, Greg Rosner, CEO of Pitch Kitchen. He’s not an actual chef but he’s cooked up a brilliant recipe for turning boring presentations into engaging conversations that delight and empower audiences. Throw away those boring slides and start thinking about making a conversation.

Listen for tips and strategies that you can use right now to re-think and re-imagine how you are presenting your sales and business information.

On today’s podcast

2:26 – Most people aren’t born great sales people
4:20 – What is the definition and purpose of a presentation?
8:30 – Presentations as “containers for conversations”
10:35 – The mistake you’re making in your presentation and how Greg’s mindmap method can help you correct it.
17:06 – What if my presentation topic is boring?!
22:38 – You do NOT want to make a TED Talk
28:12 – Presentation style versus substance

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94 Monday Musing: Who Reaches You?

On today’s Monday Musing Jeff digs into the word reach as part of this month’s theme: reach and reputation.

We’ve spent April discussing how you can extend your reach, impact more people’s lives and increase your market share. Today we flip the script and ask, “Who is reaching you?”

Who do you surround yourself with? Who’s voice has an impact on the way you operate in life and in business? With all of the so-call experts in our field, are you able to filter the nonsense from the truly helpful?

Listen and challenge yourself to be intentional about the coaching you allow in your life.

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85 The Non-Negotiables of Selling with Larry Levine

Our guest this week is, Larry Levine. Larry went from the old-school copier sales industry to  helping salespeople everywhere develop new-school business development strategies as co-founder of The Social Sales Academy.

Larry coaches sales reps to leverage social to build out their credibility, prospect for new business opportunities and to protect their current account base. In 2009 Larry started incorporating LinkedIn and social into his sales process. Using the LinkedIn platform and techniques he perfected, Larry closed over $1,300,000 in new business in 2014. Now, Larry coaches sales reps to leverage brand building via LinkedIn while integrating into their sales process to maximize their success.

In this fascinating episode we discuss his background, where he learned to be a great sales rep and how he transitioned from order taker to sales helper.

On today’s podcast…

4:00 – How do you maintain energy and differentiate in a slow to change industry?

9:00 – Larry’s sales philosophies and non-negotiables

13:40 – Why do tenured reps find it so hard to define “hunter” vs. “farmer”?

17:57 – What motivates Larry everyday and where he learned to be a great sales rep

24:50 – Larry calls BS on sales buzzwords and the “great relationships” most salespeople think they have with their clients

42:00 – Larry’s second why: the relationship funnel

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73 Getting “Un-Stuck” with Camille Clemons

Our guest this week is, Camille Clemons, Business Development Director for the United States at SGG Group. 

In a previous position Camille found herself at the top of the sales leaderboard and yet felt unsatisfied and, frankly, stuck. We discuss how she got “un-stuck” by being prepared for her next great opportunity and by properly setting and achieving goals.

Camille shares the strategies that allowed her to reach the top of the sales leadership mountain and the philosophies that have guided her to never be satisfied with “good enough.”

On today’s podcast

11:46 – How long should you give yourself to achieve a goal?

14:15 – How preparation is essential to recognizing the right opportunity

22:00 – The danger of being “antsy”

28:05 – How Camille is preparing for her next venture

34:30 – Camille’s prospect preparation process

37:22 – The problem with social selling

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53 Embracing uncertainty and finding happiness with Sean Ogle

Our guest today is Sean Ogle, the Head Rebel at Location Rebel, a company that helps people realize their dream of starting a small business while working anywhere on Earth.

Sean Ogle doesn’t fear change. He entered the job market out of college during the height of the 2008 recession when so much of our economy was changing. Three years later he had moved to Thailand, started his own business and was helping others make the changes that gave him back his freedom and happiness. Listen to his story of risk, change and the search for career meaning.

On today’s show…

2:40 – The moment everything changed for Sean…

6:26 – “I knew if I wasn’t happy, I wasn’t going to be very valuable to anyone else”

11:00 – Rethinking the American retirement dream

15:40 – Sean’s key to getting “unstuck” from your current situation

27:58 – The three phases of uncertainty

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48 Robyn Crane on Making More Money and Helping More People

Our guest this week is Robyn Crane. She is a money, growth, business expert and the author of a new book, Make More Money, Help More People: A Female Entrepreneur’s Guide To Attract Ideal Clients, Close More Sales, & Increase Your Revenue

Robyn’s passion lies in mentoring female entrepreneurs but her guidance on wealth management and self-care applies across all boundaries. Robyn shares her life’s work and great personal stories of trial and triumph in one of our best episodes yet.

On today’s show…

6:20 – “Your brain is designed to sabotage you.”

11:30 – How to overcome self-doubt and fear so that you can help people.

20:20 – Robyn reveals her 5 “money-types.” Which type are you?

27:30 – How will making more money allow you to help more people?

32:00 – Robyn’s personal crisis story and having to take her own medicine.

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