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Edwin Aristor on TSE Podcast

Do you know the most powerful trait to have as a sales professional? Find out in this episode of “The Sales Evangelist Podcast.” 

In this episode, I chat with Edwin Aristor, a GTM Growth Strategist with Praxis Labs, about how curiosity can transform sales performance and foster meaningful client relationships. Click play to learn more!

About Edwin Aristor

  • Edwin Aristor is a multifaceted individual whose roles span from father and husband to sales professional and men’s retreat facilitator. 
  • Currently working with Praxis Labs, Edwin is part of the go-to-market team, focusing on promoting an immersive learning platform designed to build inclusive leadership skills.

The Role of Curiosity in Sales

  • Curiosity is a deep, authentic commitment to understanding prospects and clients. 
  • Edwin emphasizes the importance of accepting surface-level answers and engaging in deep discovery to unpack layers of business challenges. 
  • Tune in and hear why authentic listening and asking probing questions are cornerstones of effective sales strategies.

Sales Vulnerabilities and Growth

  • Edwin shares a story of one of his coworkers learning why vulnerability in sales is necessary.
  • Hear why openness fosters a culture of continuous improvement at 6:08.

Practical Tips for Cultivating Curiosity

  • Edwin discusses several actionable sales techniques to foster curiosity:
    • Role-Playing in Sales: Regular role-play exercises on non-business topics can enhance one’s questioning skills, which later translates into better business conversations.
    • Sales Training and Personal Development: Investing in personal development programs can significantly boost one’s ability to engage deeply with clients.
    • Listening to Recordings: Reviewing past sales calls to identify missed opportunities for deeper questions helps refine one’s approach.

Effective Communication and Team Development

  • For sales leaders, Edwin suggests exercises encouraging sales teams to engage in conversations unrelated to their primary sales agendas. 
  • This practice can improve the team’s ability to perform deep discovery and navigate sales objections more effectively.

Resources

Edwin Aristor on LinkedIn

edwinaristor.com

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Donald is the host of the popular sales podcast,"The Sales Evangelist". He is the founder of The Sales Evangelist Consulting Firm where he helps small companies develop killer sales process to scale their business and increase growth.

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