Victor Antonio grew up poor in a rough part of Chicago, but rose to earn his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an MBA.
He went on to build a 20 year career as a top sales executive and become President of Global Sales and Marketing for a $420M company.
Then, in 2001, he gave it all up to seek fulfillment as a sales trainer and motivator.
Since that time, he has shared the stage with top business speakers: Zig Ziglar, Daymond John (Shark Tank), Rudy Giuliani, Paul Otellini (CEO of Intel), and John May (CEO of FedEx Kinkos).
He has the #19 ranked entrepreneurship podcast — Sale Influence – Why People Buy! — on Apple Podcasts, and even had his own show, Life or Debt, on Spike TV.
You may also be one of his 170,000+ subscribers on YouTube.
In today’s episode, Victor and I discuss:
- Why he left his “safe” corporate job to pursue a career as a sales influencer, trainer, and speaker.
- His journey to building his current business.
- The importance of being uniquely you when building your brand.
- The intersection of branding and sales.
- How to overcome your fear of sales.
As Victor told me, even when all the products and services are equal, you have something special to offer because “you are the X factor.”
The difference isn’t the product or the service — it’s you.
Thanks so much to Victor for coming on the show.
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