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The Medical Sales Accelerator Podcast brings you insider tips and secrets to help you drive your sales. Featuring interviews with top-performing medical sales reps, president’s club winners, and leaders in the medical device and MedTech industries. Hosted weekly by Zed Williamson and Clark Wiederhold.

Medical Sales Accelerator Zed Williamson and Clark Wiederhold

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    • 4.9 • 74 Ratings

The Medical Sales Accelerator Podcast brings you insider tips and secrets to help you drive your sales. Featuring interviews with top-performing medical sales reps, president’s club winners, and leaders in the medical device and MedTech industries. Hosted weekly by Zed Williamson and Clark Wiederhold.

    Stupid Things the MedTech Industry Does with Omar Khateeb

    Stupid Things the MedTech Industry Does with Omar Khateeb

    Sponsored by TrackableMed
    Still stalking physicians in hospital cafeterias? Does your company applaud you for being asked to leave? If so, take a step back and a glimpse forward. You’re not doing yourself any favors. Success in medical device sales needs something radically different these days. 
    In this week’s episode, sponsored by TrackableMed, Omar Khateeb rejoins us to take a closer look at the trends that frustrate him most in the industry. While he’s invited leaders to embrace the digital age, he’s back to remind us that the MedTech revolution is already happening whether you’re on board or not. Learn how he’s coaching reps on LinkedIn and helping them take professional development into their own hands.
    >> He even gives you the first step with 75% off his LinkedIn Profile Upgrade Course if you use the code: trackablemed
    Listen for more on:
    Adopting technology in medical device sales Macroeconomic factors at play in terms of how buyers buy Inspiring action through learning Investing in the thing you spend the most time on The real reason someone takes a meeting with you Resources from this episode: 
    Get the free MedTech Talk Tracks for Action Upgrade Your LinkedIn (Use Code – trackablemed for 75% off) Join Omar’s Masterclass Episode 13 with Omar Episode 14 with Omar Episode 87 with Omar Social Media: 
    Connect with Omar on LinkedIn Connect with Zed on LinkedIn Connect with Clark on LinkedIn

    • 44 min
    Pushing Organizations Out of Comfort to Achieve More Sales

    Pushing Organizations Out of Comfort to Achieve More Sales

    Sponsored by TrackableMed
    How do you achieve high sales rates in markets around the world? Identify the ideal distributor in each country, drive up their engagement and competency through personalized training, and teach them the ins and outs of the systems you have in place. At the end of the day, holding everyone accountable builds confidence and drives results.
    In this week’s episode, sponsored by TrackableMed, we met with Zach Selch, Founder of Global Sales Mentor. In the interview, we learn more about how he’s found success selling medical device in 135 countries around the world. From the trade show lounge area to sending outsourced reps product information, Zach has mastered building an engaging community for sales professionals.
    Listen to this episode for more on:
    Dissecting markets on a country-by-country basis Monthly engagement programs The importance of supporting and nurturing your salespeople Lessons in the universal purchasing process Teaching people to run into the fire Getting reps to remember you Resources from this episode: 
    Get the free MedTech Talk Tracks for Action Global Sales Mentor Global Sales Book Men Against Fire by Samuel Marshall Social Media: 
    Connect with Zach Selch Connect with Zed on LinkedIn Connect with Clark on LinkedIn

    • 44 min
    Breaking Through Healthcare’s Decision-Making Pyramid with Diana Hall

    Breaking Through Healthcare’s Decision-Making Pyramid with Diana Hall

    Are regulations and requirements preventing products, solutions, and treatments out of the hands of patients that really need them? Good providers want to improve patient care and try to use new products that can help, but they’re often restricted by the red tape in their own network. This, plus a culture amongst physicians that’s difficult to change, makes innovation in healthcare a massive challenge.
    We sat down with Diana Hall, President and CEO of ActivArmor, to learn more about her quest to breach the walls of the healthcare industry with her 3D printed casts. The 2022 Colorado Manufacturing Woman of the Year shares what inspired her to engineer a new and improved cast, the challenges she faces in getting the product to patients, and what steps to take to launch your innovative ideas.
    Listen for more on:
    Advantages of 3D printed casts The 3 levels of the customer funnel Changing behavior by challenging the status quo The culture of physicians when it comes to MedTech innovation Conflicts of interest between decision makers in healthcare Resources from this episode: 
    Get the free MedTech Talk Tracks for Action ActivArmor Social Media: 
    Connect with Diana Hall Connect with Zed on LinkedIn Connect with Clark on LinkedIn

    • 31 min
    Buying From Your Company is Harder Than You Think

    Buying From Your Company is Harder Than You Think

    In a world of instant gratification, why is it so difficult to get in touch with your local medical device representative? Whether you’re looking to have someone answer your questions or you want to make a purchase, finding the right information shouldn’t be an obstacle – it should be a simple step towards your solution. Cheryl Halbert, founder and CEO of RepSource, experienced that challenge regularly at the beginning of her medical device career. Instead of waiting around for a solution, she rolled up her sleeves and created it.
    In this week’s episode, Cheryl shares the pain points she’s witnessed on both the clinical and rep side, and how RepSource is addressing those problems. We also discuss the importance of immediate availability for customers, the challenges that hospital staff turnover rates can bring up, and how to avoid missed opportunities.
    Join us for more on:
    The challenge of relying on a business card Making rep information more accessible to everyone Simplifying processes to get customers on the phone Instant gratification as a driving force Creating the path of least resistance in medical device sales Resources from this episode: 
    Get the free MedTech Talk Tracks for Action RepSource Social Media: 
    Connect with Cheryl Halbert Connect with Zed on LinkedIn Connect with Clark on LinkedIn

    • 35 min
    Encore: The Leader’s Guide for Resetting Your Mindset for 2023

    Encore: The Leader’s Guide for Resetting Your Mindset for 2023

    It’s high time you let yourself fail at something new – in fact, it could be the best thing you do for yourself in the coming year.
    We all operate in two types of mindsets: fixed vs growth, as outlined in psychologist Carol Dweck’s landmark book “Mindset.” But mere surface knowledge of the daily tips, tricks, and techniques she popularized won’t revolutionize your career. In this episode, we’re replaying one of our most popular conversations about the power of mindset, and knowing where you sit when the going gets tough.
    With the new year on the horizon, there’s no better time to revisit the issue with “problem territories,” and reset your mindset!
    In this episode, you’ll learn:
    Why being your hardest critic causes you to miss more opportunities How to acknowledge failure in a healthier, more constructive way The reason we often seek comfort in our own faulty assumptions in social situations Practical steps for replacing self-deprecation with constructive questioning Why “smart” kids often grow up to be risk-averse adults Plus, we discuss the value of adopting what works – and discarding what doesn’t – from the mindsets of colleagues and competitors.
    Resources from this episode: 
    Get the free MedTech Talk Tracks for Action Listen to “Mindset” on Audible Explore Mindset Research Social Media: 
    Connect with Zed on LinkedIn Connect with Clark on LinkedIn

    • 24 min
    Lessons Learned From Developing New Technology with Neteera’s Founder, Isaac Litman

    Lessons Learned From Developing New Technology with Neteera’s Founder, Isaac Litman

    Isn’t it ironic . . . we have vehicles that can drive themselves, and yet healthcare patients remain restricted by wires, patches, and tubes? Isaac Litman, CEO and founder of Neteera, recognized the arbitrage and decided to act on it. His company has developed a contactless heart and lung monitor that can measure vital signs from a distance, using a number of innovative data points.
    In this week’s episode, Isaac joins us to discuss his approach to bringing more advanced technology to healthcare. We also talk about the 8-year journey to bring a product to market, overcoming challenges, and the hunger for innovation in the industry. 
    Listen for more on:
    The inevitable changes approaching healthcare in 2023 and beyond How the Neteera team is custom manufacturing radar technology The data points providers could leverage with this new technology and how that empowers healthcare decisions and point of care How Isaac and his team approach failure and persistence toward problem-solving How observing other industries can inspire you to take action in the healthcare space Resources from this episode: 
    Get the free MedTech Talk Tracks for Action Social Media: 
    Connect with Isaac Litman Connect with Zed on LinkedIn Connect with Clark on LinkedIn

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
74 Ratings

74 Ratings

cashmoneysalesman ,

Great listen

The best part of my week is listening to MSA!!

WiedDawg ,

Timely and Informative

Very insightful and full of professional development content. Clark and Zed bring a wealth of industry knowledge, and bring on top notch guests that share actionable sales strategies. Definitely recommended as a weekly listen.

ReelSolutions ,

Perfect Timing

This episode was great for anyone thinking about venturing out on their own needing a bit of motivation to take the leap, or as I gathered from this episode-take the first step.

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