GUEST: How to Differentiate, and Sell at YOUR Price, with Lee Salz

"The Art of Sales" Podcast

Many salespeople think that they need to drop their price, or have the lowest prices to win business.  And when they do drop prices, if they do get the deal, they are giving away profit, many time unnecessarily. To win deals at the prices you want, the needed strategy is differentiation. Lee Salz shows us […]

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Can You Spot What is Wrong With This Cold Call Opening?

"The Art of Sales" Podcast

In this podcast episode I share a cold calling opening suggestion I found in a post online. As is, it would likely get a user rejected. Can you spot what is wrong? You’ll hear what it is, AND what could have been added to make it effective. Plus, you can model it for your own […]

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This Sales Question Should Require a Permit

"The Art of Sales" Podcast

Here’s a sales question, that according to people in the car business, causes accidents during test drive. Hear what it is, why it works, and how you can adapt it to your own sales situations. Listen Here

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GUEST: Sales Truth, with Mike Weinberg

"The Art of Sales" Podcast

There has been a lot of false and misleading advice spread about sales and prospecting, and what does and does not work. Mike Weinberg has stepped up and called BS on a lot of it, in a big way, in his new book, “Sales Truth.” In this episode, he shares with Art some of the […]

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Sales Lessons from a World Champion Poker Player

"The Art of Sales" Podcast

There are many similarities between poker and sales. Art had the opportunity to be at a dinner with world champion poker player (and author, and Celebrity Apprentice finalist) Annie Duke. Annie shared her thoughts on “tilt,” “bad beats,” and other ideas that are directly applicable to our sales success. Listen Here

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Warren Buffett, You, and Never Feeling Rejected in Sales

"The Art of Sales" Podcast

Warren Buffett is a big believer in turning setbacks into opportunities. Which is precisely what we need to do in sales to maximize our success. You’ll hear what Warren did–and does–AND Art’s simple process for never being rejected again in your prospecting and sales. Listen Here

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One of the Best, Most Relevant Value Statements I’ve Ever Heard

"The Art of Sales" Podcast

It’s essential for us to have value statements for our prospects IF we want to have any chance at all of getting them interested. Art shares one of the best he ever heard, since it was timely and relevant. And he discusses exactly how you can do the same thing with yours to get more […]

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I Learned This One Good Thing from a Pushy, Hard Sell Sales Rep

"The Art of Sales" Podcast

Hard sell, “pitchy,” pushy sales reps give us all a bad name. They are part of the reason many people resist salespeople. I encountered one of these. He was all of the above. But there was one thing about him that we call can learn from, and profit from. It’s pretty simple, yet many sales […]

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How to Get Your Competitor to Admit You are the Better Choice

"The Art of Sales" Podcast

If you ever have prospects who say they are going to shop around with your competitors, how would you like those competitors to actually admit that your offer is better? You can, when you say the right things when speaking with your prospect.   Hear exactly what to do so that you win more of […]

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