TOP SALES SPEAKER WHO BRINGS REAL RESULTS

"Over $5 million in new business..."

“We’ve won over $5 million in new business thanks to the storytelling skills John shared with our people!”  - Gensler Architecture
John Livesay Provides the Roadmap to Become a Revenue Rock Star
See why John is the #1 choice for organizations seeking a keynote speaker to enlighten their people on storytelling as a sales tool, being a revenue rockstar and winning back clients.
MOST POPULAR PRESENTATION:
From Invisible to Irresistible
How to Elevate Your Sales Game in Uncertain Times
Today’s buyers are crazy-busy and ultra-savvy, which means yesterday’s sales strategies fall flat and leave your salespeople easily forgettable. How can you stand out with new competitors and new technologies disrupting the marketplace every day? 

The sales people who Get To YES are those who become master storytellers with magnetic pitches. Whoever tells the best story gets the sale, and after John speaks, your people will know exactly how to craft irresitible stories.

Before John leaves the stage, your people will be inspired and equipped to...
  • Utilize Empathy Skills That Win Clients
  • Find Their Own Stories To Create Real Connections with Your Ideal Clients
  • Leverage New Ways to Use Silence to Get to YES
The Pitch Whisperer's Key Sales Principles
Forget Selling... 
The old way to sell is to push your message out. Today you must be a master storyteller with a magnetic message that pulls people in.
Be A Co-Pilot With Your Buyer
You're not flying solo anymore. Have collaborative conversations with your buyer and agree where and when you will both "land the plane."
Put On Your Empathy Hat
Buyers work with salespeople who are concerned about them. When the buyer feels you "get" them they will want to get YOU as part of their solution.
JOHN'S CLIENT LIST INCLUDES...
John's Client's Say...

"An inspiring tone for the rest of the day..."

“We invited John to be the keynote speaker for our development retreat… he set an inspiring tone for the rest of the day.”  - KPBS San Diego

"You equipped us with tools..."

“We feel so lucky to have had you speak to us about the art of selling. You equipped us with the tools to be our own best advocates. Everyone left feeling inspired – I sure did!” - The Editor-At-Large Magazine
Additional Presentations
How To Make The Perfect Elevator Pitch
Everyone needs a great elevator pitch and few people have one. Plato said “Storytellers rule the world.” That is still true today. People remember your stories not your numbers. Do you wish you could tell people who are you are, what you do and why you do it in a way that has them say “That’s interesting … tell me more?” Can you pitch your vision for your company so you can attract the best players for your team? What is the secret to pitching new customers to hire you and get referrals? 

Pitching with a clear, concise and compelling story is the key to breaking through all the noise in today’s digital environment. When you tell great stories you pull people in vs. the old school way of pushing your message out to people. According to John Livesay “When you tug on the heartstrings, people open their purse strings.” 

Before John leaves the stage, your people will…
  •  Have a 90-second elevator pitch that has people saying, "That's interesting, tell me more!"
  •  Learn the THREE magic questions to get people to want to help you
  •  Know how to be conversational versus giving a "monologue" in a social setting 
Secret Strategies To Win Back Clients
Do you feel like you need the tools of a hostage negotiator to win back a client?

Do you feel that a door is closed forever with one of your top clients that left?
 
Do you feel confused, frustrated, and even angry that one of your best clients left you?

Bill Gates once said, “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” If 20% of your clients generate 80% of your revenue and you lose a client in that top 20%, your revenue suffers. Imagine there was a way to reopen a door that has been closed and find out how to win back a client so they never left again. Well you don’t have to imagine it, because John is here to give you the step by step proven tools to go from being stuck and confused to soaring with clarity on how to get back a top client.
 
Enter the Cold Case Detective that solves the cases nobody can or wants to solve – i.e., Winning Back the Clients Who Left You. John is uniquely qualified to combine their expertise to be your secret weapon to win back clients.
 
John Livesay won Salesperson of the Year at Conde Nast for winning back the multi-million dollar Guess account and has helped Gensler win back a big client they lost a year ago. If you want bring back the clients that are filed away as lost forever, then hire John as your next keynote speaker.
 
Before John leaves the stage, your people will be inspired and equipped with the knowledge they need to…
  •  Keep a client loyal so they don't leave
  •  Restore and rebuild a relationship to win back the lost client
  •  Be productive even while they're in the "penalty box"
  •  Stop playing the blame game
Meeting Planners Want to Know...
We know it's a big, important decision when you hire a speaker. Here are answers to some of the questions you're sure to be asking as you consider John and other speakers for your event.
What are your most popular speaking topics?
John is most often called on to deliver one of three presentations:
  •  How to Go From Invisible To Irresistible 
  •  How to Make The Perfect Elevator Pitch
  •  Secrets To Winning Back Clients
What types of sales professionals are the best fit for your message?
The sales principles and strategies John advocates can be instantly implemented by sales professionals in the following markets to win new business and grow their existing business: technology, automotive, luxury, retail, fashion, travel, and design.

How much do you customize your talk for each audience?
John has no "canned" presentations. With every engagement, he performs an in-depth analysis of the client company's culture and challenges. Specific event objectives and the event theme are also woven into the presentation. On-site, John spends time with the audience either the night before or the day of the talk in order to make a connection that engages the whole audience.
What are the key outcomes we can expect after you speak?
After John speaks to your audience, you can expect:
  • A shift in mindset: from focusing on "how to sell" to "how to be a master storyteller"
  • No more being seen as a commodity, but instead as a priority worthy of premium pricing
  • Your people will have a clear roadmap to becoming revenue rock stars
What is the #1 reason we should hire you to speak at our event?
John has been in your salespeople's shoes. This is not a keynote on the theory of selling or storytelling, but proven step-by-step instructions to make your sales force more cohesive, confident, and compelling. The old way of selling, pushing a message out, no longer works. The new way is to become a master storyteller that pulls people in, so you become irresistible. John knows this better than anyone, because he's done it. He's won clients. He's won back clients. He's been a top sales performer. 
What is your speaking fee?
John has multiple packages available based on a client's needs and objectives. Fees vary based on the event location, length of presentation, and other factors. We will always try to accommodate a client's needs to deliver an effective solution. Click below to schedule a call so we can talk about your program and how John can help you create an amazing event and boost sales.