Episode 625 – The 7 Voices In Your Head That May Be Holding You Back with Bill Guertin

Bill Guertin (pronounced like “13”) is a positive voice for change and is the leader of the “7 Voices” Movement, whose purpose is to hear, recognize, and minimize the effects of the negative Voices inside people’s heads and to implement simple strategies to make positivity a life-choice every day. As a sales trainer, he’s worked…

Episode 623 – How To Adapt – Cope – Flex In Uncertain And Challenging Buisness Times with Rick Lochner

Rick Lochner is the President of RPC Leadership Associates, Inc. where he helps Business Owners Make Leadership a Way of Life. A Certified Veteran-Owned Business, he helps clients align their businesses to enjoy sustainable success on their terms. Rick is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and has over 30…

Episode 622 – Why It’s Important To Make A Case With A Case Study?

Although it started out as a graphic, what I found myself doing was making a case for Case Studies. Case Studies are often conflated with White Papers. A white paper talks about the implementation of a solution, while a case study provides actual examples of how a solution fixes a problem. A Case Study is…

Episode 614 – In Order To Change Minds, You Have To Overcome Heard Immunity

WARNING: This is part story, part lesson, part RANT! It’s bad enough that we have to put up with robocalls, political ads, and polls, and just random hang-ups, but when a real salesperson calls and just won’t take no for an answer, it’s hard not to be angry and rude. I understand that people have…

Episode 612 – How To Help Marketing Build A Bridge To Better Sales?

Training our new dog Layla (who is 11 months) is a challenge. Luckily, she responds to food, or better yet – Treats! We have multiple treats for different training activities. We have one for when she goes on her walks, one for when she goes potty outside, and one type when she gets to get…

Episode 603 – Best Of – Be Disruptive To Create New Business with Mark S. A. Smith

Mark S. A. Smith designs and implements customer acquisition systems that find and recruit customers for disruptive products. He speaks at entrepreneurial events delivering pragmatic ideas to grow and succeed. He is an electrical engineer, media technologist, computer programmer, hardware salesman, software marketer, and business owner who works with leaders who must develop the best…

Episode 592 – It’s The Message Stupid

Great marketing communication systems can work, but most of them only work when you feed the right message, to the right audience, at the right time. Some industries such as health and finance have limitations and restrictions due to compliance and regulations. It’s like going to a knife fight with both hands tied behind your…

Episode 586 – How To Serve Up Great Content With Marketing Systems

QUESTION? Is your marketing more like a vending machine or a restaurant? A vending machine is simple. People put money in and get something (generally overpriced) out. Restaurants are more complex. People will research them, make reservations, and they are not just buying food… they are buying an experience. We rarely are aware of all…

Episode 583 – How Better Listening Can Lead To Bigger Sales with Nancy Kazdan

Nancy L. Kazdan, Founder & CEO, Market Share International is widely regarded by her clients as the leader in advising, coaching and training people from professional services organizations, financial institutions and technology firms in strategic marketing skills, presentation skills, conversational selling techniques and sales process reengineering. She helps her clients to dissect and improve every…

Episode 580 – How To Increase Your Return On Relationship Investment By Interacting Human to Human

There is a difference between in-person or face-to-face networking and online networking. When you meet in person, you usually have the attention of more than one person at a time. Online it’s much more of a one-on-one relationship at a time. There is also a difference between social media and social networking. Social media is…