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Do you remember all the piss and vinegar going around during the first week of the year? You know, all that “I’m gonna kick ass this year” and “This is gonna be a great year” stuff? For most people that type of “rah rah” doesn’t last too long and yet; You blink, and here we are […]


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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).


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Here are 6 super easy (and no cost) ways for you to stand out on LinkedIn. As a bonus, they don’t require you to spend massive amounts of time in order to accomplish them! Do This And You Stand Out From “Hello”: Send an actual note instead of the impersonal LinkedIn invitation template! Based on my […]


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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).


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One of the best prospecting combinations is clearly email, phone and LinkedIn. Use them wisely and you create opportunity but; If you show up with a message that sounds like everyone else’s; You get DISREGARDED and DELETED  mighty quick! So I decided to create a page with 3 of my most popular downloads; How To […]


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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).


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What do you do when you learn that you and your competitor(s) are competing for the same account? For starters, you can leave landmines! A landmine is something you leave behind that educates the prospect and forces your competitors to play a more defensive game. Its also something that forces your competitor to expose their weaknesses. […]


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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).


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I start by approaching potential clients who have a higher degree of urgency to make a change NOW. When someone agrees to meet with me, I typically gain access to ALL the stakeholders by asking in a way that doesn’t seem like I just “diss’d” my contact. I send along a very specific FedEx BEFORE […]


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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).


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On the surface, you and your competitors look and sound the same until; You clearly articulate your difference but; There are lots of things tugging at your prospect’s attention span, that can easily help them forget. That’s why you need to premeditate when and where you will reinforce your value proposition. Some ideas for you to […]


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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).


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You’ve worked hard to get in front of your opportunities; It’s time to bring more of those opportunities across the finish line! Would you consider these things important? How To Get In Front Of Prospects With A Higher Degree of Urgency How To Get Access To ALL Of The Stakeholders Without Offending Your Contact. 1 Thing You […]


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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).


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Back in 2010, my wife was diagnosed with Breast Cancer (I know that wasn’t the opening statement you were expecting but please read on). We visited with a few different surgeons who pretty much asked the same questions and said the same things. Then we visited with this one surgeon who asked all the questions […]


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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).


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There you are minding your own business and then it happens; Your prospect drops the “We’re going to be taking 3 bids on this” bomb! Here are a few things to think about. First, leverage the situation. How! By using their statement to learn some useful things; Ask Them Why. Seriously. Ask them why. There might […]


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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).


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You might be underestimating your competition big time! Your competition ISN’T just some company trying to sweep your prospect off their feet; It’s EVERYTHING competing for your prospect’s attention. In this week’s FREE audio sales lesson, I share 10 ways to keep your prospect engaged and; For you to stay top of mind while they […]


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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).


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