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Sometimes irreverent, sometimes politically incorrect, Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale bring you fresh ideas on selling (and some humor) to grow your business each week.

Sometimes irreverent, sometimes politically incorrect, Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale bring you fresh ideas on selling (and some humor) to grow your business each week.
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Sometimes irreverent, sometimes politically incorrect, Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale bring you fresh ideas on selling (and some humor) to grow your business each week.

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English


Episodes

#555: Can Personal Branding Make Selling Obsolete?

7/22/2019
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In this episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan riff on a recent online conversation between Jeffrey Haslett and Mike Weinberg, where they were talking about the importance of personal brand building in B2B sales. Jeffrey and Mike suggested in their conversation that we not look at Kim Kardashian and Gary Vaynerchuk as people that we want to replicate. Bryan and Bill have slightly different variations of opinion on that and they'll share those with you and give you some...

Duration:00:17:45

#554: What Happens When Your Technical People Misbehave?

7/15/2019
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On this episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, veteran sales trainers Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale take on a first ever listener mailbag video question. This week's question comes from a listener named Seth, who asks how he should handle it when he's got subject matter experts that accompany him on sales calls who are not behaving the way he would like. The guys break it down to talk about how do you coach people pre-call, and then what to do during the call when things get out of...

Duration:00:16:33

#553: When Cold Calls Get the Best of You

7/8/2019
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In this episode, sales trainers, Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale, address a common question that they get from salespeople who are required to make hundreds of cold calls a week, "I'm sick and tired of cold calling and I can't keep doing it any longer." The guys go deep into the psychology of cold calls and discuss the need to find other methods of prospecting that won't result in burning out your people in a year. If you're a frontline seller and making thousands of cold calls is part of your...

Duration:00:22:25

#552: What Have We Changed In Our Sales Philosophy?

7/1/2019
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On today's episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, veteran sales trainers Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale address a LinkedIn Group question that neither of them has ever been asked before, "How Have You Changed In Your Sales Philosophy?" The guys discuss some ways they've both changed in their philosophy and in the things that they train companies on in the sales process. As you listen to this episode, think about your own process and whether you might be up for some reinvention in these...

Duration:00:17:28

#551: Stuck In a rut? The Solution Is Coming.

6/24/2019
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In this episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan address a common issue we hear from our both our sales and leadership coaching clients, what do I do when I'm stuck or in a slump or in a rut? In this podcast we distinguish the difference between being in a slump and being stuck, and we focus on both of them. Bryan brings out his flow model to share some personal experiences about when he gets stuck, and Bill has some thoughts about visualization and a meditation practice...

Duration:00:22:04

#550: How Do I Replace an Incumbent When I Have Inside Champions?

6/17/2019
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In this episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan take a mailbag question from a listener, Damien, who has only been with a company for a short time and is responsible for displacing an incumbent vendor at one of their large prospects. Damian is struggling with how to approach this situation when there are already 20 inside champions. Bill and Bryan give him some thoughts and advice around how to think about this project, and some tactical suggestions on how to get to...

Duration:00:18:04

#549: How Do I Go Over the Buyer's Head (Without Making Them Mad)?

6/10/2019
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In this week's episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale receive a listener question from Julian, who is interested in how he proceeds to close a deal when he's not talking to the right people. The guys give him some advice on how to think differently about the problem and maybe ask the question in a different way so that you have hope of taking the next right step. Sometimes when we get stuck answering a question or solving a problem, we need to re-ask...

Duration:00:15:57

Winning The Buyer's Brain - Interview With Bryan Gray

6/3/2019
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On this episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, veteran sales trainers Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale sit down with a long time friend, Bryan Gray, Author and CEO of Reveue Path Group. They discuss the buyer’s brain and how their thinking affects the sales process. Do you know how to get the limbic and reptilian brain to pay attention in any buying decision? Bryan has some tips on how to do just that. Learn more about the Online Masterclass, Winning the Buyer's Brain at...

Duration:00:15:46

#548: Sales Differentiation with Lee Salz

5/27/2019
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On this week's episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan have the chance to sit down with Lee Salz, best selling author and sales expert. Lee dives deep into the topic of Sales Differentiation and how to stand out from your competitors. He also gives some strategies on how to change your sales process and win more deals at the prices you want! To get a copy of Lee's new book, Sales Differentiation and BONUS Videos, go to...

Duration:00:23:46

#547: Using Outreach to Maximize Your Results

5/20/2019
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On this week's episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan sit down with Brooke Bachesta, SDR Manager at Outreach. Brooke tells the guys how Outreach can automate areas of the sales process so you can maximize your time. If you're interested in learning more about Outreach and how it can help you reach your goals, go to https://www.outreach.io/asp. Also, be sure to get your free copy of Outreach's book on Sales Engagement. Just go to https://www.outreach.io/asp and it's all...

Duration:00:16:03

#546: Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery, Or Is It?

5/13/2019
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On this episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan both get a good laugh at an audio recording Bryan received from one of his friends imitating (or in this case mocking) the guys recording the podcast. However, this recording actually inspired the topic of this episode. The guys discuss the idea of imitation, and who we, as sales professionals, imitate in order to achieve at higher levels. They give some of their advice that they give their clients to help them model certain...

Duration:00:21:16

#545: 8 Beliefs We Want You To Buy Into

5/6/2019
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On this episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, veteran sales trainers and longtime podcast hosts, Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale review the idea of beliefs and how we think about them. The guys give you 8 beliefs that they think you should buy into in order to get maximum value out of the podcast. They spend most of their time giving you tactical advice and strategies to help you grow your territory or your business. But, they're not sure they've ever looked at the core set of beliefs that...

Duration:00:22:35

#544: Late Start In Sales

4/29/2019
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How do I successfully move in to a sales career in midlife? On this episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan get a mailbag question from a listener, Matt in Arkansas, who's been in the telecom business for a while, but now is transitioning to sales. The guys give him a handful of suggestions that as we thought about them, actually apply to virtually any of us who are in professional selling today. Not just to newbies. If you’re interested in bringing one or both of the guys...

Duration:00:16:37

#543: Writing a Winning Proposal

4/22/2019
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On this episode of the Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale discuss the key elements of writing a winning proposal, including making your proposal sing. It seems that we spend so much time in the sales process but then when we get to the proposal stage, we just fire it into a template. There has to be a better way to do it. That's why, the guys decided to have Bethany Fagan from PandaDoc.com joins us on this episode. Bethany shares how to really make your proposal stand...

Duration:00:19:59

#542: Building Your Custom Question Bank

4/15/2019
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On this episode of the Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan give you the eight-plus questions that, depending upon the circumstance, you need in your question bank. These questions are generic in nature, but would apply to virtually any B2B sales meeting scenario. If you aren't using these, you are really missing out on finding the prospect's real pain. The guys also want to give a big shout out to our sponsors, PandaDoc.com/ASP and Outreach.io/ASP. Great sponsors they are, and we...

Duration:00:19:58

#541: Discipline in Sales

4/8/2019
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Is discipline really necessary in professional selling today? On this episode of the Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan bring some alternative ideas about discipline and the art of accountability. The question they have is: is discipline really the problem? Or is there something deeper? They guys discuss the deeper motivations inside all of us and how we might look at discipline in a different way. They gives some ways to help us muster the courage to do what needs to be done every...

Duration:00:21:35

#540: Are You Able To Scale Your Business and Are You Persuasive?

4/1/2019
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On this week's episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan address two pressing problems that sales organizations face. The first is how to scale the business and the second is whether the old elements of persuasion still work. The guys go through some detail on each of these topics. One of the books mentioned is a book called Scale by Frank Bria. If you're interested in bringing one or both of the guys in for a sales retreat or sales meeting, send us a email at...

Duration:00:25:51

#539: Understanding the Process When Leads Get Generated

3/25/2019
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On this episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, veteran sales trainers Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale address a listener question from the mailbag from someone who wanted to know whether they should outsource their lead generation. The guys talk about the three different types of lead generation, sales person directed, internally focused, or outside agency directed. They also give some insight on how to look at these three areas of focus, depending upon where you are in your...

Duration:00:20:46

#538: What Role Does Addiction Play in Your Sales Results?

3/18/2019
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Bill and Bryan talk about a topic today that is a lot less about sales and a lot more about emotional well being. They discuss emotional addictions and how they may enter into the sales process and the thinking process behind how we achieve. Bill mentions Gabor Maté, who is a Hungarian author, who's written a lot about addictions in the chemical field, but also has expanded to look at it from an entrepreneur and business standpoint. You can find out more about him at gabormate.com. If...

Duration:00:23:23

#537: Sorry. You Lost. It Was a Coin Toss.

3/11/2019
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Like fingernails screeching against a chalkboard, these words create tremendous pain in the heart of a salesperson. On this week's episode of The Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan discuss the ways this insidious culmination happens and give you some ideas on what you can do to avoid it. If you would like the guys to come see you at a retreat, sales meeting, or product launch, send an email to listener@advancesellingpodcast.com to get the ball...

Duration:00:19:51