Selling To C-Suite

An On - Air Coaching Call With Teri Schmidt

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At the core, people are people. 

Each person wants to be seen and appreciated no matter their level of profession- from just starting out all the way up to the c-suite leaders. This is why making the effort to appreciate someone, helps you stand out. How can you extend acknowledgment and kindness in your connections? 

Your very own Sales Maven, Nikki Rausch, is here to offer tips, techniques, and strategies to master your sales conversations. Discover methods to place yourself in the position to thrive in business and produce true value for your audience.

Today, Teri Schmidt brings up questions about connecting with C-suite leaders in an on-air coaching call on this episode of the Sales Maven Show.

Teri Schmidt is the CEO of Stronger to Serve Coaching & Teambuilding where new and mid-level leaders hire her to gain the clarity and confidence they need to unleash potential, drive team performance, and make their workplaces more compassionate and just. She also hosts the Strong Leaders Serve podcast inspiring leaders to make their workplaces more compassionate and just through their leadership, without burning out.

In today’s episode, Nikki and Teri talk about building relationships and rapport using authenticity.

Teri is passionate about launching leaders into courageous impact and she’s ready to expand her connections inside Corporate America to c-suite leadership.

Nikki shares strategies for approaching companies while offering intentional tips about how to make mutually beneficial connections. Listen as Nikki and Teri talk about engaging people to cultivate real connections, especially with people in leadership or decision-maker roles.


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In This Episode:

[00:27] – Welcome, and thank you for listening!

[00:43] – Teri Schmidt explains how she collaborates with leaders who focus on empowering team members.

[02:27] – Teri helps leaders navigate barriers and lack of resources.

[04:51] – Is it ever too early to invest in leadership? 

[07:39] – Teri and Nikki recall Teri’s role in the Sales Maven Society holiday event. PART 1

[10:12] – Teri and Nikki recall Teri’s role in the Sales Maven Society holiday event.  PART 2

[11:41] – Who are the people that you want to build relationships with?

[13:37] – Don’t shy away from opportunities to engage people you want to build rapport with.

[16:04] – Nikki talks about building rapport from an authentic place.

[18:35] – Making the effort to appreciate someone helps you stand out.

[20:24] – How can you build connections with people at corporate companies? PART 1

[22:45] – How can you build connections with people at corporate companies? PART 2

[24:46] – Thank you for listening. Nikki is so grateful you are here!


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