Mike Weinberg loves sales! He is a consultant, coach, speaker, and bestselling author. His specialties are new business development and sales management, and he’s on a mission to simplify sales and create high-performance salespeople and sales teams. Mike is known for his blunt, practical approach and that he calls it like he sees it. He works with companies in all industries, ranging in size from a few million to many billions of dollars. Mike was the #1 producer in three different companies before launching his consulting practice, and he has been named a Top Sales Influencer by Forbes, OpenView Labs, and several other publications. His first book, New Sales. Simplified.: The Essential Handbook for Prospecting and New Business Development became a #1 Amazon Bestseller and spent a year as the #1 top-rated book in its category. A transplanted New Yorker, Mike has called St. Louis home for almost twenty-five years.