Mental Selling: The Sales Performance Podcast

Mental Selling: The Sales Performance Podcast

Mental Selling: The Sales Performance Podcast is a show for motivated problem solvers in sales, leadership and customer service. Each episode features a conversation with sales leaders and industry experts who understand the importance of the mindset and skill set needed to be exceptional at building trusted customer relationships. In this podcast, we get below the surface, tapping into the emotional and psychological drivers of lasting sales and service success. You’ll hear stories and insights about overcoming the self-limiting beliefs that hold salespeople back, how to unlock the full potential in every salesperson, the complexities of today’s B2B buying cycles, and the rise of today’s virtual selling environment. We help you understand the mental and emotional aspects of sales performance that will empower you to deliver amazing customer experiences and get the results you want. Welcome to Mental Selling!

Episodes

February 22, 2024 29 mins
The true mark of a leader in sales is revealed not during times of ease but in times of challenges. In these moments, effective sales leaders showcase their ability to adapt, communicate, and inspire their teams to overcome obstacles. The challenges become tests of the leader's skills and opportunities for growth and the forging of a more resilient and successful sales team. In this Mental Selling conversation, John Baldoni disc...
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In sales, the commitment to continuous learning & personal development becomes not just a choice but a strategic necessity for those aspiring to thrive and succeed in the competitive landscape of sales. In this conversation, Jason Grom, Vice President of National Sales Organization Development, Field Training and Coach Development at Ameriprise Financial, steps in to discuss the importance of continuous learning and development in...
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In sales, leadership meant being the ultimate expert, the unquestioned "smartest person in the room." Consequently, leadership is no longer about having vast knowledge but about creating an environment where everyone can thrive and succeed together. Wanda Wallace is an accomplished keynote speaker, author, and Managing Partner of Leadership Forum. She helps leaders and teams improve the quality of their conversations in every aspe...
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"Just because you're authentic doesn't necessarily mean you're going to be effective." Authenticity goes beyond mere self-expression. It is about bringing one's best self to each encounter, because when we embrace the power of authenticity, our stories create connections and inspire those around us. Allison Shapira is a CEO and Founder of Global Public Speaking, a communication training firm that works with emerging and establishe...
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December 28, 2023 16 mins
In the world of sales, instead of just dreaming about the result, pay more attention to doing each step well. Success isn't just about reaching the goal. It's more about doing each part of the process the best you can. In this special episode, host Will Milano takes a reflective journey through the standout moments and insights garnered from a year's worth of engaging discussions with different guests on the Mental Selling podca...
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When it comes to setting and pursuing your goals, the "why" behind it serves as the guiding compass on your journey. The greater your clarity of why and purpose, the more you can tap into what will help you meet moments of challenge head on and move through them. In this episode, Jeanne Torre joins to discuss the need for goal setting to go well beyond just checklists and numbers, outcome-oriented goals vs. process-oriented goals,...
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Success in sales goes beyond numbers. It's about building genuine relationships through transparency, authenticity, and empathy. By prioritizing these pillars, sales professionals can create a foundation of trust to connect with clients on a deeper level. This customer-centric approach fosters long-lasting relationships and sets the stage for meaningful collaboration and continued success in the competitive world of sales. Radhika...
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Mastering the art of sales isn't about pushing products but about creating value and building relationships. Yet so many organizations struggle to create brand conversations that get more customers to the table and actually convert. How can you align brand marketing and sales to drive more of these conversions? To help us answer these questions, we speak to Kate DiLeo, CEO and Founder of The Brand Trifecta and bestselling author o...
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Lack of alignment between your values and the decisions made by your company will most definitely cause demotivation and burnout. Prioritizing alignment, collaborative feedback, and self-awareness is crucial to establishing a culture of trust and integrity within any organization. In this conversation, Gregg Vanourek discusses the most integral concepts that inform his Triple Crown Leadership strategy - building excellent, ethical...
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How do you move from a culture of ‘doing’ to a culture of learning that benefits employees and creates an impact that your customers see and feel? In this episode, Katie Anderson joins and discusses the difference between managing and coaching, stressing the need for leaders to take a proactive role in helping individuals overcome obstacles and uncover their full potential. She also touches upon the art of unburdened leadership, ...
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It is often difficult to shift from a “go-it-alone” to a more “team-oriented” mindset if you're used to working independently. However, it is important to realize that no one person has all the answers and that true success often arises from a team's collective wisdom and diverse perspectives. Diana Gurwicz is a core team member for Leadership Strategies Inc., the global leader in facilitation services and training, and the found...
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Both coaching and mentoring focus on growth, with the intention of achieving individual and organizational goals. It’s important to keep in mind, however, the distinction between the two that often goes overlooked. Loren Margolis, an Executive Coach, Founder of TLS Leaders, Forbes Contributor, and Faculty for the State University of New York, partners with global organizations to develop their leaders while building inclusive cu...
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Salespeople face a multitude of challenges including burnout or understanding their why, all of which can hinder personal growth. Because of this, it’s crucial to cultivate resilience, clarify roles, and foster open dialogue to combat these issues and enhance overall well-being. Jaclynn Robinson, Executive Coach and Senior Workplace Consultant, assists clients who seek to improve performance and business outcomes through sociocult...
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When Chantel George, Founder & CEO of Sistas in Sales, started her own journey into sales, she had no idea how much support and community she really needed to thrive. Once she found that support system, everything changed! Sales can be rewarding IF you're passionate about negotiating, problem-solving, and creating client relationships. With these attributes, you not only help your clients excel in their business, but you're also m...
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Sales is an emotional roller coaster. It comes with high highs and low lows, rejection, triumphs, and everything in between. Success requires the ability to focus on what you can control in the midst of everything you can’t. Mary Browning is one of those resilient people. She’s an experienced sales leader who's passionate about empowering others and believes she's only as good as the team she leads. She's currently VP of Sales at ...
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Stories are one of the most powerful tools in a salesperson’s toolbox. Here’s why: - Stories are 22 times more memorable than a series of facts or bullet points. - Stories tap into emotions in a way that pulls people in. - Stories create instant connection, turning strangers into friends. In this conversation, author, speaker, and consultant [Matthew Dicks](https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-dicks-84a95711/) returns to the show...
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Communicating well is at the heart of sales effectiveness. It goes beyond words on a page or messaging we can recite. It's about the ability to truly understand others, create emotional connections, ask great questions, and check for understanding before moving forward. In this conversation, communication expert [Johnny Walker](https://www.linkedin.com/in/characterinc/) shares how to harness the power of effective communication to...
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Thought leadership is a critical tool for brands, especially in B2B, but what does it do for individual sellers? In this conversation, we speak with Bill Sherman, COO of Thought Leadership Leverage and Co-Host of the Leveraging Thought Leadership podcast. He helps connects the dots between the value and role of thought leadership and creating better sales outcomes. He explains how to use the four pillars of a successful thought le...
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It's never been more important to understand your customers and what they value. But where does the customer experience begin? And how do you tactically create a consistent experience that will keep customers loyal? [Jeannie Walters](https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeanniewalters/), Founder and CEO of [Experience Investigators](https://experienceinvestigators.com/), shares tangible pieces of advice for putting customers first through ...
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Happiness and confidence are the keys to reaching your potential in sales. Alan Allard, founder and President of Genius Dynamics, shares how developing a positive, confident mindset enables salespeople to approach clients without fear, build trust, and bounce back from rejection. Drawing from his decades of sales experience, Alan brings insights into behavior change, sales coaching, and what it takes to truly be happy at work and...
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