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Each week Sales Babble host Pat Helmers shares selling secrets for non-sellers Pa t interviews sales guests and experts on the power of persuasion focused on a mindset of helping that ensures non-pushy win-win selling process. Fun yet informative, Sales Babble has helped sellers around the world become comfortable and quickly enjoy the role of sales professional 

Mar 26, 2024

What Bartenders Can Teach Sales People #522

Have you ever heard this quote from the stoic philosopher Epictetus? 'We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.'  You probably have but way too many salespeople have never learned this lesson. Instead, as soon as there is a break in the...

Mar 19, 2024

Grow Fast Podcast with Mark Shriner

I had the good fortune to be a guest on Mark Shriner's new Grow Fast Podcast. Mark and I talked about selling, Taoism, and the power of podcasting. Mark graciously gave permission to have this interview shared with the Sales Babble listeners. I'm excited to share this babbling...

Mar 12, 2024

The Perfect Apology #520

We all make mistakes, it's part of being human. The same is true in business. Companies screw up to the detriment of their customers. When this happens, it often falls on the sales professional to apologize, even if they had nothing to do with it.  How about your personal life? Have you wronged...

Mar 5, 2024

You Can't Win Them All #519

When it comes to selling, the importance of flexibility, gentleness, and resilience when facing adversity is often overlooked. It’s easy to get stuck on a deal and put too much energy into it due to some sunk-cost fallacy. Don’t do that!  In today’s episode, we discuss about on how...