TSE 1213: How to Build A Six Figure Income Even If You’re Not Great At Closing! 

Ever wonder how you can build a six-figure income even if you’re not great at closing? Closing is one of the most important parts of sales. It is crucial and every word you utter during closing [...]

TSE 1212: Networking Effectively and Creating a Sphere of Influence

The idea of networking effectively and creating a sphere of influence is nothing new in sales. It’s a facet of sales that everybody understands and executes. Networking is one sure way of meeting [...]

TSE 1207: How to 10X Your Income With Repeat and Referred Business

Businesses, regardless of size, will always find ways to grow. One sure tactic to 10x your income is to use repeat and referred business.  Gia Le is from Australia with a mixed heritage of [...]

TSE 1206: The Main Things Generating The Most Leads Right Now! 

  As salespeople, we often ask ourselves about the main things generating the most leads right now because we always want to be in on everything that works. Consumers’ purchasing decisions [...]

TSE 1205: The Accidental Seller Series 2 – “DeJuan Brown”

This is the second episode of the series The Accidental Seller. There is a more accidental sellers in the sales industry than we know of. In fact, there are about 4.14 million sales professionals [...]

TSE 1203: One Major Closing Question You’re Neglecting To Ask 

  There are times when the sale is almost a done deal but at the end of the day, it’s not pushing through because there’s that one major closing question you’re neglecting to ask. This [...]

TSE 1202: The Accidental Seller Series 1 – “Ludovic Vuillier”

Hubspot’s stats showed that 46% of salespeople did not intend to go into sales. That means a massive 4.14 million individuals are now an example of an accidental seller. Perhaps they were working [...]

TSE 1201: What Is Social Dynamic Selling & Why Does This Work So Well?

Many sellers appreciate how social dynamic selling works well. It’s effective and has connected more than 2 million consumers to their clients.  Rylee Meek grew up in a small town in South Dakota [...]

TSE 1198: Closing Questions

  Salespeople are good at closing deals but before that, we are great in making closing questions. Master the closing deals that ensure a done deal client.  Benton Crane isn’t from the [...]

TSE 1196: Sales From The Street – “Are You Firing Me?”

One of the scariest questions to ask in this field is, “are you firing me?” You might have asked this yourself, out loud or in silence, but regardless of how, it’s nerve-wracking just the same.  [...]

TSE 1184 Sales From The Street: “The Heart Flow Sales Process”

Sales is a process and every salesperson has to master the heart flow sales process before expecting results.  Janet Clark’s company, The Freedom Shift, is a sales matchmaker. Janet matches [...]

TSE 1180: Can I Classify My LinkedIn Leads As Inbound Leads?

  With all the focus on social selling, it can be difficult to determine whether you can consider referrals and connections that result in LinkedIn leads as inbound leads. If a prospect [...]

TSE 1179: Business Proposal Trends in 2019

  What are some of the business proposal trends in 2019 that you’ve used and that have worked for your industry? Trends change so often that we have to keep track of all the changes to be in the [...]

TSE 1162: How to Effectively Coach Struggling Sellers

Sales leaders must help their teams perform at peak levels, so they must start by understanding how to effectively coach struggling sellers.  I’ve seen this kind of coaching done badly in the [...]

TSE 1158: The Actions High-Growth Coaches Use To Motivate Their Teams

While proper mindset is important, the actions high-growth coaches use to motivate their teams to allow those teams to succeed in sales. Sarah Wirth works for EcSell Institute and studies sales [...]

TSE 1157: The Pipeline Hoax

  The American dream or the pipeline hoax? The American dream is about owning a home or a piece of property that belongs to you. But homes are expensive and not everyone can afford the [...]

TSE 1148: How to Build a Championship Sales Team

Whether you’re a brand new sales rep, a sales leader, or an experienced seller, the key to success relies on your ability to build a championship sales team.  Will Richter drives revenue for [...]

TSE 1142: 5 Reasons Gmail Is The Best Email Tool For Sellers

  Many of us start our day with emails, so knowing that The Sales Evangelist team has outlined 5 reasons why Gmail is the best email tool for sellers.  Multiple functions  Google’s Gmail [...]

TSE 1105: Growing Your Business and Creating Value

  During our time at the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council’s expo, we’ve met a number of people who understand the secrets behind growing your business and creating [...]

TSE 1104: What Are The Secret Scale UP Success Strategies?

The same secret scale up success strategies that help entrepreneurs grow their businesses to the next level will benefit individual sellers who recognize their territories as their own business. [...]

TSE 1103: Every Seller Should Create Good Content

        Every seller should create good content as a tool to gain leads, grow their business, and increase overall success.  Kyle Burt first heard The Sales Evangelist podcast two years ago when [...]

TSE 1096: How Do You Listen To What The Prospect Isn’t Saying?

Sometimes we lose out on promising deals because our prospects are giving us indications that all is not well but we’re failing to listen to what the prospect isn’t saying. Oscar [...]

TSE 1075: TSE Certified Sales Training Program – “When Should I Talk About Price?”

The trend in sales now is to provide value to your customers, but there must be some kind of exchange in the transaction, so you may find yourself asking, “When should I talk about [...]

TSE 1065: TSE Certified Sales Training Program – “Don’t Make The Closing an Event”

Sellers are understandably focused on the closing of any deal but it’s important that we keep things in perspective and don’t make the closing an event. The truth is that every [...]

TSE 1061: You Can Love People Without Leading Them, But You Can’t Lead People Without Loving Them

Regardless of your industry or your product, relationships are the currency of your business, and though you can love people without leading them, you can’t lead people without loving them. [...]

TSE 1057: Be Willing To Let Them Mess Up!

Sometimes business leaders find themselves wanting to make sure that their team members get everything exactly right, but unless you’re willing to let them mess up, they’ll likely [...]

TSE 1042: 3 Mistakes Small Company Sales Leaders Make

Very often, sales reps find themselves frustrated and hemmed in by the mistakes small company sales leaders make. I had a conversation last week with a sales rep who was frustrated because his [...]

TSE 1035: TSE Certified Sales Training Program – “Story Selling”

Stories provide a powerful opportunity to connect with your prospects, and story selling can push you across the line and even make you more successful than the competition. They can even help [...]

TSE 1030: TSE Certified Sales Training Program – “Emotional Connections”

Emotional connections are an important part of life but sometimes sales professionals forget that those emotional experiences can help us make genuine connections with our prospects. In some [...]

TSE 1026: How To Do High-Quality Customer Interviews

Sellers must understand what drives their customers and their core needs in order to help them be more effective, and conducting high-quality customer interviews is an important piece in that [...]

TSE 1022: The Redheaded Stepbrother of Sales…Client Success

The Red-headed Step Brother of Sales … Client Success; we don’t pay attention to it. But, we should. There were times, growing up in Jamaica, when we would have issues with getting water into our [...]

TSE 1019: Sales From The Street: “Fear and Mental Toughness”

Salespeople need mental toughness to weather all the ups and downs of the industry, as well as the pressures and difficulties when things aren’t going well. Sometimes clients choose another [...]

TSE 1018: Where’s My Mentor?

  Many of us in sales have jumped into companies without a training process or guidance; we find ourselves winging it and wondering, “Where’s my mentor?” Aaron Walker started in the business [...]

TSE 1012: You Are Important As Well!!!

If you find yourself hesitant to tell people that you work in sales because you think anyone can do it, today we’re discussing the fact that You are Important as Well!! The year was 2011. I was a [...]

TSE 1010: TSE Certified Sales Training Program – “BETA”

Sales professionals who lose track of the fundamental tasks involved in selling don’t perform as well, so we’ve created the TSE Certified Sales Training Program to help sellers stay [...]

TSE 1003: 5 Common Mistakes Sales Managers Make When Coaching

In our work with sales reps, sales teams, and sales managers, we encounter many people who believe that sales coaching doesn’t work, but many of them fail to realize that there are 5 common [...]

TSE 1000: The Sales Evangelist 1000th Episode with Donald C. Kelly

It’s The Sales Evangelist 1000th episode and Stephen A. Hart from the Trailblazers.FM Podcast is conducting the interview while Donald Kelly answers the questions. This podcast started five [...]

TSE 993: Partnering To Lower Customer Acquisition Costs

Eric Graf, CEO of Flockgen, explains how mid-market businesses can trade relationships with one another to expand service offerings and lower customer acquisition. As sales reps, we need to make [...]

TSE 988: How To Adjust My Sales Process When Selling Gen Z

On today’s episode of The Sales Evangelist, we’re talking to Kathleen Hessert and Krista Jasso about the newest generation and how to adjust your sales process when selling Gen Z. [...]

TSE 985: TSE Certified Sales Program – “Fear of Prospecting”

Today on The Sales Evangelist, we’re going to talk about the fear of prospecting, how your coworkers often contribute to it, and how you can overcome your fear of rejection. Fear of [...]

TSE 981: Creating an It Factor Culture

On today’s episode of The Sales Evangelist, we’re going to hear from David DeRam, CEO and co-founder of Greenlight Guru, about the “it” factor, and how it can change the [...]

TSE 980: TSE Certified Sales Program – “Lazy Outreach”

I received an email the other day from a sales rep that I found so annoying that I am dedicating this entire episode to the ways you can avoid making the same mistakes with your emails. This [...]

TSE 979: Sales From The Street: New World for CRM and Mirroring Pipeline Stages

Sales constantly evolves. As technology and tools change, we have new processes and strategies available to us. On today’s episode of The Sales Evangelist, we hear from Alex Glenn about the [...]

TSE 976: How To Not Make Your New Sales Process JUST Another Flavor of The Week

  Sales is one of the hardest jobs in any organization. Sometimes optimism keeps sellers from recognizing the truth of the situation because they are focused on commission. On today’s [...]

TSE 975: TSE Certified Sales Program – What Is It?

On today’s episode of The Sales Evangelist, I am introducing our new program – the TSE Certified Sales Program. If you are a sales leader in a company – this program is for you. [...]

TSE 972: How To Get Salespeople Not To Skip Steps In The Sales Process

On today’s episode of The Sales Evangelist, we discuss the value of following every step in the sales process, and how you can prevent your sales team from skipping steps in the process. [...]

TSE 969: Sales From The Street: “Knuckle Dragging Sales”

  On today’s episode of The Sales Evangelist, we talk to John Crowley, author of Knuckle Dragging Sales, about the difficulty of sales and a return to simple ideas about selling. John [...]

TSE 968: How To Ask A Potential Customer The Right Questions That Make Them Feel Comfortable And Not Pushed

On today’s episode of The Sales Evangelist, we talk to Kory Angeline about the right questions, and how you can help your customers feel comfortable without feeling pushed. No matter what [...]

TSE 967: How Does The Statement “Unless You Are Breaking Stuff, You Are Not Moving Fast Enough” Apply To Sales?

One of our listeners reached out to me the other day about Mark Zuckerberg’s recent quote: “Move fast and break things.” On today’s episode of The Sales Evangelist, we [...]

TSE 962: What Salespeople Can Learn From The “Political and Dating” Industries

The political and dating industries share a common goal: to narrow your choices down to the one candidate that makes the most sense for what you want. Particularly in the political arena, the ads [...]