Sales Logic - Selling Strategies That Work

Sales Logic - Selling Strategies That Work

Hosted by sales experts Mark Hunter and Meridith Elliott Powell, Sales Logic answers today's toughest selling questions with logical answers that will help you win more deals and make more money. When you sell with confidence and integrity, uncertainty suddenly becomes your competitive advantage and the sale... becomes logical.


July 23, 2024 25 mins

Lightning Round: Top 10 Ways to Build a Circle of Influence

Question: Juanita from Miami asks, “I am new in my role in manufacturing sales—I moved over from IT. I love it, but I am struggling. My sales leader is not very supportive, and I am behind on my sales goal. Any ideas?”

Book:  30 Days To Sales Success by Meridith Elliott Powell


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Lightning Round: Top 10 Strategies to Increase Your Sales Discipline

Question: Phillipe from London asks, “I have been in sales most of my career—almost 30 years now—and never have I ever had so many challenges with getting prospects to respond, keep appointments, or just do what they say they are going to do. Is it me? Is the world changing? What is your advice? Writing this as I am sitting in a coffee sh...

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Lightning Round: Top 10 Ways to Keep Your Prospect List Up-to-Date

Question: Mark Bregman asks, “You both have said value statements need to be updated, and refreshed because what may have worked last year may not be right for now. And I’m wondering if things have changed, value-wise, in mid-year 2024 from just the beginning of the year?”

Book: Building a Story Brand - Clarify Your Message So ...

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Lightning Round - Top 10 Ways to Coach a New Sales Professional

Question: Yannik from Berlin asks, “I have a young sales team. We are growing and expanding and to keep up with demand we have had to bring on sales professionals that are new in the field. They are eager, high-energy and unafraid, but their youth and over-aggressive tactics are keeping them from getting to decision-makers. As their sales lead...

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June 25, 2024 25 mins

Lightning Round: Top 10 Ways to Know It's Time to Fire Your Salesperson

Question: Ron from Salt Lake asks, “I want to increase my closing ratio. It is not bad, but I think I can do better, be more effective. Do you have strategies, ideas?”

Book: Unsticking Deals by James Muir


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Lightning Round: Top 10 Strategies to Be a More Active Listener

Question: Lucia from Norway asks, “I listen every week—love the podcast—thank you. So my team needs training—a lot of training —most are new, some are stuck doing the same sales process they have always done. Where do I start? What training would be most effective to get the team moving and suc...

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Lightning Round: 10 Things Top Performers Do and You Should Too

Question: Arnie from Missoula, Montana asks, “I’m always in the top 1/3 of salespeople in my company, but what do I need to do to be the top salesperson, not just for a quarter but for year after year?”

Book: Sales Success Stories: 60 Stories from 20 Top 1% Sales Professionals by S...

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Lightning Round: Top 10 Strategies to Prepare for Third Quarter

Question: Frederico asks on Spotify: "I am in insurance sales and I'm doing very well …my worry is that I might slip and become an average performer again. How do I maintain my momentum as I want to achieve more?"

Book: Extraordinary Transformation by Nido Quebin 


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May 28, 2024 24 mins

Lightning Round: Top 10 Ways to Stay on Top of Your Game in Sales


Question: Bernard from Minneapolis asks, “So my team and I are debating sales questions. Should they or should they not change in a shifting marketplace? Not going to tell you which side I am on, but want you to solve our argument. What do you think?”


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May 21, 2024 26 mins

w/ Guest Host Brynne Tillman!

Lightning Round: Top 10 Focus Areas If You Want to Rock Your Sales Goal

Question: John from Wichita, KS asks, “I am new to sales—just 23—and I am new to Wichita. My boss says I need to network, get connected in our community. I have no idea how or where to start—ideas? Honestly, I am a little scared.”


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Lightning Round: 10 Biggest Mistakes Salespeople Make

Question: Serena from Ft. Myers asks, “I feel like everywhere I turn, and everything I read these days sales gurus are talking about personalizing the customer experience. Is that different than what we have been doing for years? How important is it in sales today, and what do I need to help my team lear...

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Lightning Round: Top 10 Ways to Get Better at Sales


Question: Rhonda from Kauai, Hawaii asks, “ I am struggling—I can get in the door, get to the decision-maker, but my conversations are falling flat. I am new to sales, moved over from packaging design and distribution. My company provided some training, but honestly do not think it was very ...

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April 30, 2024 25 mins

Lightning Round: Top 10 Sales Trends for 2024

Question: from London: “Hey, I’m in tech. The problem is, I’ve got stuff in my pipeline that’s just not moving through. What’s happening? I’ve never encountered this problem before, but I’m living it day by day now.”


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April 23, 2024 25 mins

Lightning Round: Top 10 Ways to Learn from First Quarter Results

Question: Katarina from Athens, Greece asks, "My team is GREAT at top of funnel. We have a clear process, a well-defined target market, and a great ability to get through the door—but we struggle to get the deal to close. I am wondering if we are chasing too much business that is never going t...

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April 16, 2024 27 mins

Lightning Round: Top 10 Strategies for Creating a Sales Mindset


Question: Natasha in Toronto asks, "Is sales call prep still important? If we're supposed to listen to customers, be aware of what they say and need, how critical is sales call prep?"


Book: A Mind for Sales by Mark Hunter


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April 9, 2024 25 mins

Lightning Round: Top 10 Inbound Sales Strategies


Question: Phillipe from Paris, France asks, “My sales team is amazing at getting out and hitting the streets—literally—to find the deals, make the connections. But I am wondering, when I go to my peer groups, they are all talking about generating inbound leads for their teams. Is this something...

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April 2, 2024 25 mins

Lightning Round - Top 10 Ways to Get Across the Finish Line 


Question: Roger from Boise, Idaho says, “ I am in the insurance industry. I run a top-producing team for a large carrier, and I do not have to tell you—we are dealing with some level of uncertainty in this industry. My team is doing well —very well—but feels like they are stuck in t...

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March 26, 2024 26 mins

Lightning Round: Top 10 Strategies for Building Influence in the Marketplace


Question: John from Ft. Lauderdale asks, “I have two new sales professionals—lots of talent and enthusiasm for the job and our products—but they lack confidence. Will that come? Should I be helping them build confidence? Or does it matter?”  


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March 19, 2024 26 mins

Hot Topic: Self Leadership:10 Strategies to Put Yourself in Charge of Your Life and Career


Question: Eric from Los Angeles says, “I am worried about my team. We are under tremendous pressure; last week Corporate sent out an email—unknown to me—that told everyone to be on a call in 24 hours and that they were going to cut staff by 50%. Most of...

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March 12, 2024 26 mins

Lightning Round: 10 Ways to Build a Growth Mindset



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