The Selling Advantage: Three Modern Strategies that Give Students an Edge … Even if They Don’t Go Into Sales!

Donald Kelly

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Donald Cecil Kelly’s mission is to evangelize the method of effective selling and to motivate sellers of all levels to DO BIG THINGS! As a former top-performing technology sales professional, one who has successfully sold in both the public and private sectors, Kelly cracked the code of helping teams thrive in sales. Kelly has designed his training around concrete fundamental principles adaptable by any seller. He has helped sellers from companies build confidence in their selling abilities and increase revenue. Organizations such as Rock Venture (Quicken Loans), HairClub, VMWare, Consolidated Electrical Distributors LLC. (CEB), Salt Edge, Charter Spectrum, Hibu/The Real Yellow Pages, Citi Group, and New York Life have relied on Kelly’s insights. Along with helping for-profit organizations, Kelly has also assisted non-profit firms such as Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council, the Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council, GEAR UP, and Cal Poly University. As a speaker, Kelly has spoken to audiences across the country and has shared the stage with speakers such as Aisha Tyler, Sarah Koenig, Chris Brogan, and Marc Maron. In addition to training sales professionals in workshops, online courses, keynote presentations, and students as an adjunct professor at Brigham Young University - Idaho, Kelly is the host of a popular sales podcast called “The Sales Evangelist.” With listeners in over 155 countries and over 3.5 million all-time downloads, the podcast has received recognition from publications such as Entrepreneur magazine, Inc. Magazine, Forbes, HubSpot, The Huffington Post, and the South Florida Business Journal.