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    Podcast - Selling from the Heart with Darrell Amy (Part 2)

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    Join us as we welcome Darrell Amy, the CEO of Revenue Growth Engine and Co-host of the Selling from the Heart podcast, as he recounts his journey from a budding law student to a sales expert, and how this transition has honed his expertise in coaching sales teams to drive substantial growth. As he shares his narrative, you'll learn the value of investing in your team and your craft and the significant influence that effective coaching has on individual and collective sales performance.

    Fulfillment in Sales Careers (14:42)

    This chapter explores the concept of the 'thermostat theory' in sales: the idea that salespeople work hard to reach their comfort level in income but may hit a plateau, leading to a lack of fulfillment. Paul and Darrell discuss the critical issue of mental health in the sales profession and suggest that an overemphasis on money as a motivator can lead to emptiness. They stress the importance of finding deeper fulfillment through a heart of service and the positive impact our sales efforts have on job creation and improving the world. 



    Sales Coaching and Relational Skills (25:13)

    Paul and Darrell discuss the importance of aligning one's 'why' with the products or services they sell, and how to bridge that gap if it doesn't naturally exist. They also explore the four areas of growth in sales - Sales skills, Product knowledge, Relational skills, and Mindset and belief - and the impact of focusing on the relational and personal aspects to build trust with clients.



    Results and Purpose in Sales (34:56)

    This chapter examines the integral role of results and KPIs across all departments in a business, not just in sales. Paul and Darrell talk about the importance of aligning individual goals with company objectives, emphasizing that sales quotas are merely the baseline, while personal aspirations drive true success. They also explore the concept of authenticity in sales, advocating for salespeople to bring their genuine selves to their roles, and how this authenticity connects to achieving measurable outcomes. By highlighting the ethical responsibility salespeople have to ensure customers receive the maximum benefit from their products or services, we connect the dots between a company's purpose, a salesperson's motivation, and the pursuit of both financial and personal fulfillment in a sales career.

    Paul Fuller
    Published January 28, 2024
    By Paul Fuller

    Paul Fuller’s stated mission is to help others maximize their gifts by using his.
    Paul has been a pioneer in the sales process and training, sales as a service, content marketing and CRM. As a previous founder and owner of multiple successful growth organizations in these spaces, Paul has effectively trained and led sales and marketing teams across the world to focus on and achieve dynamic growth.

    He firmly believes sales is defined best in three categories:

    • Service - helping other get what they need

    • Leadership - guiding others toward their vision

    • Wayfinding - navigating the path to success together

    He is firmly committed to elevating the sales profession through coaching, leading, and empowering others through systems that enable strong performance.

    Currently Paul leads revenue growth at - the top sales effectiveness CRM in the world. Working with his team, and a group of over 100 top sales consultant organizations across the globe, they are focused at creating scalable growth through sales excellence in companies and teams in over 80 countries.

    Schedule a call with him here.

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