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

May 18, 2023 38 mins
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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The road to success in sales is paved with passion and purpose. Understanding your personal wiring as well as your customers’ leads to measurable results. Most people understand this concept on a surface level but have a hard time being introspective enough to actually connect their passion with their work. [Alaina Love](https://www.linkedin.com/in/alainalove/), speaker, consultant, and CEO of [Purpose Linked Consulting](https://...
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April 19, 2023 42 mins
Why should brand matter to salespeople? Isn’t that marketing’s job? Marketing expert Vince Freeman and sales leader David Schweisthal invite salespeople to think twice when it comes to brand. In this conversation, they share why every salesperson should be keenly aware of both their company’s brand and their personal brand as they work with customers. They explain how brand influences the sales process, leads customers down the s...
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Have you ever been thrust into an unexpected sales leadership role? Did you wonder if leadership was even the right fit for you? Craig Anderson is an "accidental executive" who equips leaders with the confidence, team-building expertise, and business acumen they need to build successful companies. He is also the host of his own podcast called Executive Evolution. In this episode, Craig shares how accidental leadership can be us...
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March 23, 2023 55 mins
The world is full of distractions. It’s hard to be a salesperson but even harder to focus on executing well. Emma Treharne is the Founder and Director of Nuveya Life, where she works with busy professionals to help them reclaim, redefine, and restore their mental, emotional, and physical health. With a background in sales and sales training, she joins the show to share her insights on how mindfulness can transform the way you w...
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To create a great customer experience, it’s essential to treat employees well first. Shep Hyken is a customer service and experience expert, and his mission is to promote the “Employee Golden Rule” where internal customer service should be better than external. Through his research, Shep found that 58% of customers believe customer service is more important than price, and 78% of customers would go out of their way to do busines...
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Scott Ingram is a sales expert and podcast host who has interviewed top performers in the industry to uncover the secrets to their success. He is passionate about helping salespeople understand the importance of mindset, belief, and productivity in achieving success. Better said, he helps salespeople unlock their superpower. In this episode, Scott reveals how top sales performers achieve high performance through self-belief, produ...
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Customers aren't going to buy unless they trust who they're working with, and the same goes for your team members. Sales managers are pivotal for any sales team to reach and exceed their goals, but true sales leadership is about more than managing numbers and pipelines. It's about creating a people-first culture where they feel secure, supported, and clear about the goals they need to achieve. In this episode, Helen Fanucci, a ...
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In a noisy world, reputation and perception have never been more important for salespeople. Buyers only have time for those who clearly and consistently articulate value and expertise. So how do sellers create a mindset and approach that helps them build their brand on social platforms and create connections that will lead to more sales? In this episode, Sam McKenna, CEO of #samsales Consulting, shares how salespeople can leverag...
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Sales professionals, do you wish there were more hours in a day? Do you wish you could be more productive with the time you have? Matthew Dicks is an author, blogger, marketing and communications consultant, daily blogger, and author of the book Someday is Today. Basically, he’s a productivity expert who maximizes every minute he has to accomplish the things In this episode, Matthew shares his insights on how to be more producti...
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Whether you’re beginning a new position in sales or gearing up for 2023 in the same position you’ve been in, there’s something special about starting a new season. The problem is, we let that excitement fade and rarely follow through on the goals we set for ourselves. Mike Fisher, Chief Sales Officer at Sales Bullpen, joins the show to give us a boost in motivation along with a method for sticking to our sales goals all year long....
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Think extroverts make the best salespeople? Think again. Matthew Pollard, Founder of Rapid Growth and author of The Introvert’s Edge, believes introverts can make incredible salespeople when they harness their superpowers. In this conversation, Matthew reveals the traits that give introverts an advantage in sales. Whether you’re outgoing or more reserved,, Matthew shares how you can embrace your personality and leverage it to imp...
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More than half of buyers don’t want to interact with a sales rep, according to research by Gartner. In medial sales, if providers don’t want to meet with you, what’s your next move? Samuel Adeyinka, medical sales consultant and host of The Medical Sales Podcast, joins the show to answer that question. He discusses how virtual selling and building an online brand create access to decision-makers you couldn’t get otherwise. He also...
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November 8, 2022 40 mins
What’s the difference between a manager and a coach? Managers focus on current state, but coaches focus on future state, helping people reach potential they didn’t realize they had. Jim Ryan former Denver Broncos player and current speaker, training facilitator, and sales coach at Integrity Solutions, joins the show to share how to shift your mindset from manager to coach. We discuss how to make the leap from individual contribut...
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It's your mindset that's the foundation for sales success. But WHY is mindset so critical to a salesperson's success? What's the mindset difference between those that are truly great at sales and those that struggle? And why do some salespeople- and sales leaders- STILL skip over or dismiss the issue of mindset? Joining us today is Mark Hunter, better known as The Sales Hunter, award-winning author, blogger, keynote speaker and c...
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How do we keep employees engaged and motivated to the goals we set with them? It’s harder than ever to get, keep and maximize talent. What does it take to attract good sales candidates- and actually keep them?.. How have hybrid sales teams changed the way teams stay connected and combat things like burnout? And what are companies missing out learning about when people do leave? Our guest today to discuss these things and more is E...
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The design thinking process is an underutilized skill for salespeople. Our guest today on Mental Selling is Ashley Welch, an expert in the design thinking process and Co-Founder at Somersault Innovation, here to help users become more customer-centric throughout the sales process. Design thinking for sales requires a ruthless focus on the end customer, keeping them at the center of the process from the very beginning. Hear ou...
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We all want to have the right people working with us. But what happens when we have the right person but the wrong fit for the company’s sales culture? My guest today is an expert who is helping companies identify not just the right people for the job, but the right people for the sales culture at that job. Andrea Pagnozzi is the Principal Coach and Consultant at Flint Coaching and Consulting. Hear our conversation with Andrea P...
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Sales is about creating buying decisions that are in the customer’s best interests. And one of a successful salesperson’s most powerful tools to do that is how they communicate — and the specific word choices they make. But not everyone is gifted with charisma and improvisational skills. How do you improve your conversational intelligence, change perspectives and build stronger relationships with your customers with well-thought-...
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Sales is all about relationships. It’s about getting to the final result of making the deal and getting the new customer achieve their desired outcomes. But what we are too often missing is realizing that the sales discovery phase is the most important (even compared to the late-stage negotiation) to developing trust and rapport and, ultimately, eventually earning the deal. It’s about uncovering some of the hidden structures, like ...
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