Mastering Sales (even when you Hate Selling) – easy ways to grow business without every “selling” again
Monday, April 16 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
ATB Entrepreneur Centre, Calgary
All entrepreneurs want to see their business growing and accelerating to new levels. The key to this is steady sales. But as entrepreneurs we often have issue with the idea of “selling” to people, of feeling like we’re pushy, high pressure, product floggers. What if there was a way to promote and sell your services and products that you could love and feel confident in? There is, from the principles of our Leadership Selling and Heart Selling programs, this workshop will help reframe “sales” and give you new tools to become an integral Sales Master!
The Speaker: Marty Park
Marty has owned and operated 13 companies since he was 21 years old. His first company was a technology startup, after which he ventured into audio production, retail, the hospitality industry and most recently advertising/marketing.
The current co-owner and operator of three successful businesses, Marty is presently involved in operations in Calgary and the United States. He has been a crucial player in all phases of start- up and growth, including corporate strategy, sales and marketing, operations and financial management.
Among these current businesses are a successful Calgary restaurant, called San Remo Ristorante. At one point the SR Group owned 3 locations and a pizza place. In 2004, he founded Evolve Business Group Inc., and has since remained its president and a participating business advisor. Marty brings 23 years of strategic management experience, sales and business coaching to his Evolve team. In 2007, Marty and good friend Ron Jarrett, launched Mark of a Man Inc. This is a training for young men, ages 17-21, that teaches life success skills. Marty joined a publicly traded, advertising company called Rare Method as interim CEO in May of 2010 to bring new energy, management and vision to the company (an Evolve Business Group client initially). He subsequently privatized the organization, re-branded the company Rare Communications with offices in Calgary and San Antonio, TX. In 2015, Marty sold the business to a competitor from Ontario.
Marty was awarded the 2002 Business Coach of the Year for North America and the 2003 Recipient for Global Contribution to the coaching profession. In addition to international recognition, Marty has been selected as one of Calgary’s Top 40 Business Professionals under 40 by Calgary Inc. magazine. Marty was awarded the CYBF Canadian Mentor of the Year in 2006. More recently in 2011-2013, Marty was selected as one of 18 entrepreneurs to represent Canada at the G20 Entrepreneur Summits in France, Mexico City and Russia. Over the last two years, Marty has gotten back to pursuing his passion for speaking as a keynote speaker and expert on personal performance and business growth. Visit Marty’s website for more information at www.martypark.com