Paul Petersen the host of CRM Radio interviews the wickedly interesting author and Sales Trainer Shari Levitin. They discuss how she got into sales, what she learned along the way, and why many people fail in sales. More importantly she discusses how people can be winners in sales. Its all about heart and empathy she says and while these can’t be faked they can be learned. Why it Matters: "If all you do is use sales techniques and tips and don't genuinely care about your customer, you'll fail." ----more---- About the book Heart and Sell Author Shari Levitin, creator of the Third-Level Selling system, offers a dynamic framework for effective selling in the Digital Age. Unlike other sales books that focus on abstract tips or techniques, Heart and Sell offers a science based real-world approach that will help you dramatically increase your sales—regardless of your level or industry. Discover the 7 Key Motivators that influence every decision your customer will make. Learn to align your sales process with how people buy—instead of fighting against it. Harness the power of the Linking Formula to create true urgency. Master the 10 Universal Truths so you can beat your sales quota without losing your soul. Understand the 6 Core Objections and how you can neutralize them. In a market where the right approach is key, Heart and Sell shows you how to blend the new science of selling with the heart of human connection to reach more prospects and consistently close more deals. About Sheri Levitin Shari Levitin began as a star sales performer in hospitality. In 1996 she founded the Shari Levitin Group to share her proven techniques. Now, she and her team are a global company operating in over 40 countries on 5 continents. The Shari Levitin Group continues to passionately inspire transformative change. Shari Levitin is an energetic, wickedly funny sales guru, who helps sales teams bridge the gap between beating quota and selling with an authentic heartfelt approach. As the founder of the Shari Levitin Group, Shari has helped create over 1 billion dollars in increased revenue for companies in over 40 countries. Shari is the bestselling author of Heart and Sell: 10 Universal Truths Every Salesperson Needs to Know, a contributor to Forbes, CEO Magazine, and Huffington Post. Additionally, Shari was chosen as the first adjunct professor at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business to teach a course in sales, she’s an Advisory Board member of the Sundance Institute, a designated Women’s Sales Pro, and was featured as an expert in the new Salesforce documentary film “The Story of Sales.” Shari, her husband and son live in Park City, Utah. When she’s not creating killer content, and presenting at sales kick offs, Shari enjoys skiing, rock climbing, reading and standing on her head.