Episode 5 - Never Judge a Book By Its Cover with Rick Selby

Episode 5 - Never Judge a Book By Its Cover with Rick Selby

Every sales professional has that one story that's almost too wild to believe, and let me tell you, Rick's tales from the trenches of sales don't disappoint. With a journey as dynamic as the landscape of sales itself, Rick shares the ins and outs of his career evolution, from his hands-on beginnings to his rise in the post-2008 financial crash world. In the latest episode, we unpack Rick's move from the health club's busy floor to his home turf in the home improvement industry. It's a ride through the ups and downs of sales that proves no matter where you start, the right mix of grit and integrity can land you success.

We recount one of the most bizarre sales encounters with "Bill," who prefers to go by "Lonnie," and the lesson it taught us about never prejudging a client. This episode covers the chess game that is a sales strategy, highlighting the importance of persistence and the art of sealing the deal with a personal touch. This episode isn't just about crazy stories; it's a masterclass in the sales strategies that can either break or make a client relationship.

Key Moments:

  • -Rick’s dynamic background in many facets of the sales industry.
  • -A crazy sales story that proves the “never judge a book by its cover” theory.
  • -Under-promise and over-deliver.
  • -The K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple Stupid) method that Rick lives by.

Connect with Rick

Rick Selby, known as Ricky the Roofer, is a Baltimore, Maryland, resident and a native of the DMV area. With about 8 years in the blue-collar sector, Rick has experienced every level of the industry, from installer to owner. He is currently employed by Potomac Custom Remodeling, under the leadership of owner and personal coach, Kenny Baden. Specializing in insurance restoration roofing, solar, and all exterior remodeling, Potomac Custom Remodeling serves areas throughout Maryland, D.C., Virginia, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. In addition to aiding PCR's growth, Rick is also exploring opportunities in the speaking, consulting, and coaching spheres. You can follow Rick on all social media platforms at @iamrickytheroofer.

Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/rickselby410 

IG: https://www.instagram.com/iamrickytheroofer/

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