Sales Transformation

Collin Mitchell

When it comes to sales, you can either sink or breakthrough to the next level to become a top performer. Salespeople come from all walks of life and some of the most successful sellers have the most interesting sales stories. We dig into their background to uncover what makes them successful and get tactical with the sales skills that have made them stand out in their sales careers. We bring on sellers in all different stages of their sales careers and cover a broad range of sales topics from Mindset, Cold Calling, Social Selling, Selling with Video, Outbound sales techniques, Enterprise selling strategies, Podcasting for sellers, and sales leadership topics from the world's best sellers. You can count on new guest interviews every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday as well as short sales tips from Collin Mitchell every Tuesday & Thursday. We help that this podcast help helps you transform the way you sell and if you enjoy the content please write us a review, and share the show with your friends and sales colleagues.

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#440 S2 Episode 309 - MAN IN THE MIRROR: Watch How You Make Your Mistakes And Learn From Them
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#440 S2 Episode 309 - MAN IN THE MIRROR: Watch How You Make Your Mistakes And Learn From Them
SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO WATCH YOURSELF FLOP SO HARD SO YOU LEARN NOT TO EVER DO IT AGAINIn this episode, Joe shares one of their best practices where they engage their salespeople using recorded calls, watching them, and using them as a reference on where they can improve. It can be a bit cringy seeing yourself flop in front of your colleagues, but you will learn that it does make sense by tuning in to this episode of Sales Transformation. Stop sending boring sales e-mails or videos and start sending catchy GIFs and Memes with VIDU.io!Power up your podcast experience by joining our Free Podcast Community!TRANSFORMING MOMENTSThe importance of hands-on trainingLet your sales hire figure out answers on their ownReview on your tapes and spot your mistakes“If you record your calls, which you really shouldn't be doing, record your calls, or if you have a team, review it together not to like poke fun at people, but everyone can learn from those experiences. You know, and my take is, there's a difference between just watching a video recording of a previous sales call led by said founder, and going on that call because money's on the line.”- Joe: Reviewing your calls as a way of improvement Connect with Joe Arioto and Josh Hirsch and learn more about what they’ve been working on!About JoeAbout JoshAbout MetaGrowthMetaGrowth.VenturesConnect with Collin and find out what’s new in Sales Transformation and other things he’s up to:About CollinAbout SalescastSalescast CommunitySales TransformationWanna kick off your own kick-ass podcast?Already have one? How about growing it, or even monetizing it?LET’S TALK.
#440 S2 Episode 309 - MAN IN THE MIRROR: Watch How You Make Your Mistakes And Learn From Them
Today
#440 S2 Episode 309 - MAN IN THE MIRROR: Watch How You Make Your Mistakes And Learn From Them
SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO WATCH YOURSELF FLOP SO HARD SO YOU LEARN NOT TO EVER DO IT AGAINIn this episode, Joe shares one of their best practices where they engage their salespeople using recorded calls, watching them, and using them as a reference on where they can improve. It can be a bit cringy seeing yourself flop in front of your colleagues, but you will learn that it does make sense by tuning in to this episode of Sales Transformation. Stop sending boring sales e-mails or videos and start sending catchy GIFs and Memes with VIDU.io!Power up your podcast experience by joining our Free Podcast Community!TRANSFORMING MOMENTSThe importance of hands-on trainingLet your sales hire figure out answers on their ownReview on your tapes and spot your mistakes“If you record your calls, which you really shouldn't be doing, record your calls, or if you have a team, review it together not to like poke fun at people, but everyone can learn from those experiences. You know, and my take is, there's a difference between just watching a video recording of a previous sales call led by said founder, and going on that call because money's on the line.”- Joe: Reviewing your calls as a way of improvement Connect with Joe Arioto and Josh Hirsch and learn more about what they’ve been working on!About JoeAbout JoshAbout MetaGrowthMetaGrowth.VenturesConnect with Collin and find out what’s new in Sales Transformation and other things he’s up to:About CollinAbout SalescastSalescast CommunitySales TransformationWanna kick off your own kick-ass podcast?Already have one? How about growing it, or even monetizing it?LET’S TALK.
#439 S2 Episode 308 - VICE-VERSA: Putting Yourself In Your Sales Hire’s Shoes
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#439 S2 Episode 308 - VICE-VERSA: Putting Yourself In Your Sales Hire’s Shoes
We often tell our sales hires to put themselves in the founder’s shoes, but the real question is… DID WE CONSIDER DOING THE SAME FOR THEM?Collin, together with Joe and Josh, explains that founders should also think like their sales hire, and get into the trenches with them, so they can grow the way we want them to. Dive in and learn more in this latest episode of Sales Transformation. Stop sending boring sales e-mails or videos and start sending catchy GIFs and Memes with VIDU.io!Power up your podcast experience by joining our Free Podcast Community!TRANSFORMING MOMENTSPut yourself in the sales hire's shoesDo not over-promise to sales hiresLead by example“If you're going to test something new, or try something new, just get in the trenches with him, like, ‘Hey, we're going to test this new target, we're going to test this new messaging, we're going to, you know, test this, like, I don't know if it's going to work, here's what we're hoping happens, but let's get in there and do it together and figure it out.’ ” - Collin: Leading by example as a founder Connect with Joe Arioto and Josh Hirsch and learn more about what they’ve been working on!About JoeAbout JoshAbout MetaGrowthMetaGrowth.VenturesConnect with Collin and find out what’s new in Sales Transformation and other things he’s up to:About CollinAbout SalescastSalescast CommunitySales TransformationWanna kick off your own kick-ass podcast?Already have one? How about growing it, or even monetizing it?LET’S TALK.
#438 S2 Episode 307 - SE7EN: The 7 Beliefs Prospects Need To Have To Start Buying
2d ago
#438 S2 Episode 307 - SE7EN: The 7 Beliefs Prospects Need To Have To Start Buying
LIKE A LOT OF THEM SAY, SEVEN IS THE NUMBER OF PERFECTIONAnd to Cole Gordon, it is! Cole shares his story of learning the seven beliefs that prospects need to have to start buying from you, and how it helped him develop himself to be the top performer that he is today. Learn more about Cole and his epic sales journey in the latest episode of Sales Transformation. Stop sending boring sales e-mails or videos and start sending catchy GIFs and Memes with VIDU.io!Power up your podcast experience by joining our Free Podcast Community!TRANSFORMING MOMENTSThe benefit of selling with an owner's mentalityPreventing vs handling objectionsThe 7 beliefs that prospects need to haveImproving by treating sales as a profession“I really treated it like it was a profession. So I plan tomorrow out, every single day. I reflected on how I could get better, I got mentoring, I got training, I got coaching, even outside of the organization I was with. I read all the books that you could read. I also would review tons of my calls, like I'd review multiple calls per day of how I could get better and break down my own calls and listen to other people's calls.” - Cole: Treat your sales job like it’s a profession Connect with Cole and learn more about what he’s been working on!About ColeConnect with Collin and find out what’s new in Sales Transformation and other things he’s up to:About CollinAbout SalescastSalescast CommunitySales TransformationWanna kick off your own kick-ass podcast?Already have one? How about growing it, or even monetizing it?LET’S TALK.
#436 S2 Episode 305 - 6F$$: The Secrets To Writing “6 Figure Sales Secrets” With Author, Marcus Chan
4d ago
#436 S2 Episode 305 - 6F$$: The Secrets To Writing “6 Figure Sales Secrets” With Author, Marcus Chan
IT’S TIME TO BOOK IT UPMarcus Chan, author of 6 Figure Sales Secrets, and Founder of Venli Consulting Group wrote his book in a way that people can resonate with by telling his personal stories. Today, he will be sharing his story on how and why he wrote his book that way, only here, in the latest episode of Sales Transformation. Stop sending boring sales e-mails or videos and start sending catchy GIFs and Memes with VIDU.io!Power up your podcast experience by joining our Free Podcast Community!TRANSFORMING MOMENTSThe reality of not finishing booksConsistent posting on social media is like writing a bookThe power of stories and tactics thru a book“I wanted to write a book that was not going to be not just a best seller, but something that would actually resonate, and speak to the soul of salespeople. So that's why it was really, really important that I was able to look back on what's resonated last several years from what I put out there, and be you'll take some of those core concepts to make sure I make it more polished and make it better and simpler to understand in the book.”- Marcus: The secrets of writing 6 Figure Sales Secrets Connect with Marcus and learn more about what he’s been working on!About Marcus6 Figure Sales SecretsConnect with Collin and find out what’s new in Sales Transformation and other things he’s up to:About CollinAbout SalescastSalescast CommunitySales TransformationWanna kick off your own kick-ass podcast?Already have one? How about growing it, or even monetizing it?LET’S TALK.
#435 S2 Episode 304 - SOCIO-DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: Adapting Digitally And Leveraging Socially In Selling
5d ago
#435 S2 Episode 304 - SOCIO-DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: Adapting Digitally And Leveraging Socially In Selling
IT’S EASIER SAID THAN DONEFor a fellow cold-calling enthusiast, it was a difficult transition for Bradley, especially when he had to prioritize the transactional aspects of the call instead of building relationships, telling jokes, and getting closer to the prospect. Learn how he was able to move on and fully shift to social in this latest episode of Sales Transformation. Stop sending boring sales e-mails or videos and start sending catchy GIFs and Memes with VIDU.io!Power up your podcast experience by joining our Free Podcast Community!TRANSFORMING MOMENTSThe difficult yet needed transitionThe transformation to leveraging socialFrom cold-calling to content-creating“When we moved through, especially through COVID. It just felt like everything becomes so transactional, where the call starts. There's a discovery. There's a presentation. And I'm not necessarily saying that's a bad thing. But the shift between it being all about relationships and making jokes and being likable, and all those things to actually tell me how you helped me and tell me how easy this is to implement. For me as a salesperson was a difficult transition to make.”- Bradley: The difficult transition in a selling style Connect with Bradley and learn more about what he’s been working on!About BradleyThe Employee Advocacy and Influence PodcastAbout DSMN8DSMN8.comConnect with Collin and find out what’s new in Sales Transformation and other things he’s up to:About CollinAbout SalescastSalescast CommunitySales TransformationWanna kick off your own kick-ass podcast?Already have one? How about growing it, or even monetizing it?LET’S TALK.
#433 S2 Episode 302 - HANDLING ROB-jections: How To Constructively Handle Contradictions With Rob Napoli
1w ago
#433 S2 Episode 302 - HANDLING ROB-jections: How To Constructively Handle Contradictions With Rob Napoli
WHAT THE HELL DO WE DO WITH OBJECTIONS?Instead of shrugging it off, it is best to dig in and learn why people contradict you because there’s a possibility that there is a problem with your message. This is what Rob explains in this latest episode of Sales Transformation. Stop sending boring sales e-mails or videos and start sending catchy GIFs and Memes with VIDU.io!Power up your podcast experience by joining our Free Podcast Community!TRANSFORMING MOMENTSGo find people who don't believe in what you're doingPut your ego aside and listen to contradictionsAn objection is an opportunity to keep goingLook for contradiction and ask why“Look for [a] contradiction, or look for people who object to you a little bit and ask why, dig in, because that's how you're gonna go find product market fit. That's how you can better. Know if you're missing the market and the product. If you're missing your mark in the messaging, if you're missing your mark in the approach.”- Rob: Find contradiction and learn from it Connect with Rob and learn more about what he’s been working on!About RobAbout TBNE and Rise Up MediaRobNapoli.comConnect with Collin and find out what’s new in Sales Transformation and other things he’s up to:About CollinAbout SalescastSalescast CommunitySales TransformationWanna kick off your own kick-ass podcast?Already have one? How about growing it, or even monetizing it?LET’S TALK.
#429 S2 Episode 298 - GOSPEL OF MATTHEW: Matthew Provins’ Playbook Of Failures And His Learnings
Sep 26 2022
#429 S2 Episode 298 - GOSPEL OF MATTHEW: Matthew Provins’ Playbook Of Failures And His Learnings
IT PAYS TO LEARN FROM YOUR MISTAKES AND FROM OTHERS.In this episode, Matthew shares his learnings from his first sales job and his journey from an SDR to a CEO. Matthew discusses how he built his playbook from his failures and how he used other people’s content as a source of knowledge. You can learn this too by tuning in to this latest episode of Sales Transformation. Stop sending boring sales e-mails or videos and start sending catchy GIFs and Memes with VIDU.io!Power up your podcast experience by joining our Free Podcast Community!TRANSFORMING MOMENTSLearnings in his first jobBuilding a personal playbookLearning from others“There's an unlimited number of ways to do things, and I believe that for sure, but there's a limited number of ways to do things wrong, and so if you're able to start cutting out the ways you can do things wrong, it enables you to really figure out the path doing the right way and there's millions of different paths.” - Matthew on building his playbook about his failures Connect with Matthew and learn more about what he’s been working on!About MatthewAbout PauseDialPause.comConnect with Collin and find out what’s new in Sales Transformation and other things he’s up to:About CollinAbout SalescastSalescast CommunitySales TransformationWanna kick off your own kick-ass podcast?Already have one? How about growing it, or even monetizing it?LET’S TALK.
#428 S2 Episode 297 - AM I READY? Knowing When A Founder Is Ready To Have A First Sales Hire
Sep 25 2022
#428 S2 Episode 297 - AM I READY? Knowing When A Founder Is Ready To Have A First Sales Hire
IT TAKES TIME AND SOME CASH.Josh explains when is the right time for a founder to have his first sales hire, or sales team for that matter. In his discussion, Josh emphasizes that a founder should spend time and of course, some cash to provide support for his new team. Tune in to learn more about this in the latest episode of Sales Transformation. Stop sending boring sales e-mails or videos and start sending catchy GIFs and Memes with VIDU.io!Power up your podcast experience by joining our Free Podcast Community!TRANSFORMING MOMENTSWhen are founders ready to make sales hiresIt takes a window of time to provide supportSell your product or service using a formatInvest in tools for your sales team“You need to have enough time in your schedule to be able to give them adequate support, and help and materials or leads or whatever you're going to do. So you have to have enough time for that. But you have to have enough business to support the rest of it. So it is kind of a window of time if you will.” - Josh: You need to invest time to provide support Connect with Joe Arioto and Josh Hirsch and learn more about what they’ve been working on!About JoeAbout JoshAbout MetaGrowthMetaGrowth.VenturesConnect with Collin and find out what’s new in Sales Transformation and other things he’s up to:About CollinAbout SalescastSalescast CommunitySales TransformationWanna kick off your own kick-ass podcast?Already have one? How about growing it, or even monetizing it?LET’S TALK.
#427 S2 Episode 296 - EXPECTATION VS REALITY: Understanding That Sellers Have Different Skills On Channels
Sep 24 2022
#427 S2 Episode 296 - EXPECTATION VS REALITY: Understanding That Sellers Have Different Skills On Channels
PEOPLE ARE UNIQUE, THEY WILL ALWAYS DIFFER IN SKILLS.Collin discusses the wrong expectations of people on sellers that they should be good in all selling channels. But you really don’t need that, you just have to hire someone who is as good as you on one channel, and you can get a better understanding of seller skillsets by tuning in to this latest episode of Sales Transformation. Stop sending boring sales e-mails or videos and start sending catchy GIFs and Memes with VIDU.io!Power up your podcast experience by joining our Free Podcast Community!EPISODE HIGHLIGHTSNot all sellers are equalSellers are not great on all channelsFind someone who can emulate your skillHave realistic expectations“I think it's a misconception that a lot of people expect sellers like to be great on all channels, you got to be good on social, you got to be good on email, and be creative and write good copy and be good on the phone, and manage your pipeline and your time and close deals. You know, it's a lot. Typically, I see sellers are much stronger on one channel, in most cases.” - Collin: Sellers have different strengths in channels Connect with Joe Arioto and Josh Hirsch and learn more about what they’ve been working on!About JoeAbout JoshAbout MetaGrowthMetaGrowth.VenturesConnect with Collin and find out what’s new in Sales Transformation and other things he’s up to:About CollinAbout SalescastSalescast CommunitySales TransformationWanna kick off your own kick-ass podcast?Already have one? How about growing it, or even monetizing it?LET’S TALK.
#424 S2 Episode 293 - KEEN EYE FOR BUSINESS: Bradley Keenan’s Journey From Enterprise Sales To Owning A Business
Sep 21 2022
#424 S2 Episode 293 - KEEN EYE FOR BUSINESS: Bradley Keenan’s Journey From Enterprise Sales To Owning A Business
YOU’LL NEVER KNOW THE DIFFERENCE UNLESS YOU STARTED DOING IT.Bradley Keenan, Founder, and CEO of DSMN8, was used to being a high-performing salesperson, but later on, realized that starting a business would require him more than being good at sales. Tune in and learn more about Bradley and his transition to business in this latest episode of Sales Transformation. Jazz up your sales mindset with Kevin Dorsey aka KD and some of the brightest minds in sales in Live Better Sell Better!Stop sending boring sales e-mails or videos and start sending catchy GIFs and Memes with VIDU.io!Power up your podcast experience by joining our Free Podcast Community!TRANSFORMING MOMENTSWho is Bradley Keenan?Being born a salespersonStarting and selling his first companyChallenges as a seller and leader“As you start to build a business, you realize that actually, the salesperson isn't the center of the company, and especially nowadays, if you haven't got a good product, then a salesperson can't sell a shitty product, because we've got G2 crowd, it's pretty easy to find out if something's good or not nowadays.” - Bradley’s realization after starting his own companyConnect with Bradley and learn more about what he’s been working on!About BradleyThe Employee Advocacy and Influence PodcastAbout DSMN8DSMN8.comConnect with Collin and find out what’s new in Sales Transformation and other things he’s up to:About CollinAbout SalescastSalescast CommunitySales TransformationWanna kick off your own kick-ass podcast?Already have one? How about growing it, or even monetizing it?LET’S TALK.
#423 S2 Episode 292 - BRUTAL SOCIAL: Staying Positive In A Harshly Negative Social Environment
Sep 20 2022
#423 S2 Episode 292 - BRUTAL SOCIAL: Staying Positive In A Harshly Negative Social Environment
WOAH! TAKE IT EASY! YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE SO HARSH.In today’s episode, Collin talks to Rob about the negativity in social nowadays and the unspoken cancel culture that’s happening. Collin emphasizes that opinions can be shared in a positive way and you can find out more by tuning in to this latest episode of Sales Transformation. Jazz up your sales mindset with Kevin Dorsey aka KD and some of the brightest minds in sales in Live Better Sell Better!Stop sending boring sales e-mails or videos and start sending catchy GIFs and Memes with VIDU.io!Power up your podcast experience by joining our Free Podcast Community!TRANSFORMING MOMENTSGoing crazy over opinionsGetting out of contextProblematic nature of cancel cultureYou don't have to agree all the time“Be more positive, like, you can have a difference of opinion. You don't need to agree with everything, but sometimes, sometimes you're better off just saying nothing. Now, there are times where maybe you need to speak up and you feel that you need to say something, but there's a way to be respectful. Do it in a tactical way, where you're not looking like the asshole.” - Collin on difference of opinionsConnect with Rob and learn more about what he’s been working on!About RobAbout TBNE and Rise Up MediaRobNapoli.comConnect with Collin and find out what’s new in Sales Transformation and other things he’s up to:About CollinAbout SalescastSalescast CommunitySales TransformationWanna kick off your own kick-ass podcast?Already have one? How about growing it, or even monetizing it?LET’S TALK.