The Messaging Mistake Most Reps Make and What You Can Do About It

December 11th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

Getting the attention of a crazy busy decision maker is no easy task and yet; The vast majority of the sales population does something that kills their chances within the first 2-3 sentences….

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

The Shock and Awe Prospecting Tactic

December 10th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

Owning a business for the last 7 years has taught me that 99.9% of the sales reps who try to contact me; Sound the same and; Approach me the same way! In this week’s free sales lesson I offer a…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

50 Totally Random Ways To ROCK The Holiday Season

December 10th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

I created this list of things to embrace during the holiday season with the goal of bringing you a smile and; A dose of perspective! Sometimes we forget some some really important things . . . Today,…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

My 30 Best Tips To Get A Potential Client’s Attention

December 9th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

This Thursday, December 14th, at 11:30 am EST, I’ll be hosting a special online webinar to help YOU, get the attention of a buyer, who finds it way too easy to forget about you! Have you signed up…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

My 30 Best Tips To Get A Potential Client’s Attention

December 9th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

This Thursday, December 14th, at 11:30 am EST, I’ll be hosting a special online webinar to help YOU, get the attention of a buyer, who finds it way too easy to forget about you! Have you signed up…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

3 Things You Should Include In Your Plan To Sell More In 2018 (And One Thing You SHOULDN’T)

December 9th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

I’m hoping by now that you are either done or pretty far along in your plan for 2018. Since there’s no shortage of content offering advice on how to set your goals (Do we really need…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

3 Things You Should Include In Your Plan To Sell More In 2018 (And One Thing You SHOULDN’T)

December 9th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

I’m hoping by now that you are either done or pretty far along in your plan for 2018. Since there’s no shortage of content offering advice on how to set your goals (Do we really need…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

How To Generate MORE Responses From A Sales Email

December 8th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

I think all of us wish that the people we approach would respond to us. Here’s a really simple way to increase your responses when you send a sales email. Before I share it, lets make a pinkie…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Setting Your Goals For 2018? Make Sure You Include This!

December 8th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

I’ll never forget the moment when it hit me like a ton of bricks; I was setting all kinds of goals but; Forgetting to include the things that mattered most to me; The things that brought me…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

How To Get A Prospect’s Attention With Snail Mail

December 7th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

Houston, we have a problem! Most sales reps think of snail mail for one thing, and one thing only; “Thank you” cards/notes! While I can’t disagree with the importance of sending a “Thank you” card,…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

How To Get A Prospect’s Attention With Snail Mail

December 7th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

Houston, we have a problem! Most sales reps think of snail mail for one thing, and one thing only; “Thank you” cards/notes! While I can’t disagree with the importance of sending a “Thank you” card,…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Are You Different . . . Just Like Everyone Else?

December 6th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

I can tell you that I’m a very different keynote speaker all day long but; If I don’t demonstrate that difference, the PERCEPTION is that; I’m just another “Me too” speaker. How about you . . . Is it…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

The Little Bighorn Prospecting Tactic

December 6th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

Do you remember that movie about Facebook called “The Social Network”? There was this scene depicting the early days of Facebook, where Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin explain to Sean…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

The Little Bighorn Prospecting Tactic

December 6th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

Do you remember that movie about Facebook called “The Social Network”? There was this scene depicting the early days of Facebook, where Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin explain to Sean…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Two Resources To Help You Get In Front Of MORE Opportunities

December 5th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

I have two resources to help you get in front of MORE sales opportunities. The first one will help with your sales emails. Its called 20 Sales Emails That Get Opened, Read and Responded to. Please…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).