Best Sales Podcasts of 2021

The 20 Best Sales Podcasts for 2021

Insight, Advice, and Guidance into Sales, Leadership, and Life

Through unprecedented times, people invariably find new ways to learn and to develop themselves both personally and professionally. We recently reached out via LinkedIn to ask what sales podcasts helped people do just that throughout 2020 and into 2021.

Here are the responses we received. We hope these resources illuminate today’s best practices and help everyone learn from each other.

A big thank-you to everyone who participated and provided insight for this article!

Best Sales Podcasts - The Results Are In…

 1. Stop Killing Deals

Hosted by George Bronten, this podcast interviews people outside of sales about a variety of topics and then explores the insights, advice, and guidance that can be gleaned in the selling world.

Why we love it:

We couldn’t agree with the podcast’s mission more: how you sell matters.

Thanks to Nate Tutas for the suggestion.

2. The Sales Management. Simplified. Podcast with Mike Weinberg

Hosted by bestselling author, speaker, and coach Mike Weinberg, this podcast is directed at everyone from executives to aspiring sales managers. It focuses on how to create a healthy sales culture that generates high performers and dramatic long-term sales growth.

Why we love it:

This podcast provides no-nonsense, straightforward, powerful, practical advice. No pitches and no noise allowed.

Thanks to Nate Tutas for the suggestion.

3. The Science of Selling

Hosted by David Hoffeld and Carl Paulson, this podcast is all about actionable sales strategies derived from neuroscience and behavioral science.

Why we love it:

This isn’t your average approach to sales. As the name suggests, it’s a blend of sales techniques and science. Don’t worry, though. You don’t need an advanced degree to follow along!

Thanks to Nate Tutas for the suggestion.

4. Coaching Winning Sales Teams

Explore the coaching mind-set, as well as the behaviors and skills needed to develop high-performing sales teams.

Why we love it:

Based on the concepts in the book of the same name, this podcast has great hosts and pulls in stellar special guests to contribute.

Thanks to Nate Tutas for the suggestion.

5. The Quantum Leap Podcast

Learn from the experience, expertise, and innovative approaches of the podcast guests: leaders in revenue operations, marketing, and sales.

 Why we love it:

This podcast isn’t just about today’s best practices. It pushes the envelope into the future of sales to help companies get ahead of the game. (We also love it because it’s our podcast!)

Thanks to Nate Tutas for the suggestion.

6. Inside Selling with Josh Braun

Tune into this podcast for great insight on how to think and to behave in ways that attract the ideal prospects.

Why we love it:

Sales often gets a bad rap, and this podcast fights that unfair perception. It emphasizes selling the right way, which we love.

Thanks to Nate Tutas and David Kreiger for the suggestion.

7. The Jocko Podcast

From retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink, this podcast is all about discipline and leadership on every front—professional, personal, and interpersonal.

Why we love it:

This podcast is less overtly about sales and more about leadership and personal responsibility, but we think the lessons learned dovetail perfectly with the selling mind-set.

Thanks to Nate Tutas for the suggestion.

From the fans:

“For leadership that’s applicable not only to sales but to all areas of leadership in life and in business my default is The Jocko Podcast with Jocko Willink.”

—Nate Tutas

8. Decision Point

Tough decisions can be turning points in our lives. These podcast interviews experts who thrive on making those tough decisions—in their lives or in their jobs.

Why we love it:

This podcast focuses on what it takes to be mentally tough. Resiliency is a key attribute in successful sales, and this podcast has a lot of value to offer in that arena.

Thanks to Brodi Carter for the suggestion.

From the fans:

“Decision Point by MonsterConnect Kiel Hauck and Brad Seaman is great! The theme is about overcoming adversity and mental toughness in sales. Sales leaders across all industries tell their personal stories in a super conversational way.”

—Brodi Carter

9. Make It Happen Mondays

From respected B2B sales trainer John Barrows, this podcast focuses on actionable sales tips that help you close more deals.

Why we love it:

Barrows always brings on industry leaders who have impressive experience and amazing insight.

Thanks to James Buckley and David Kreiger for the suggestion.

From the fans:

“Great nuggets of wisdom on your podcast!”

—Dave Kreiger

10. 1Up Formula

From acclaimed sales trainer Morgan J. Ingram, this podcast helps its listeners learn how to approach some of life’s biggest challenges.

Why we love it:

This podcast focuses on how leaders become successful, and we love how many of the lessons help people “level up” in the office, in their relationships, and throughout their lives.

Thanks to James Buckley and Ollie Whitfield for the suggestion.

11. The Other Side of Sales

This podcast bills itself as “the B2B sales podcast for the rest of us.” It offers amazing insight but also aims to disrupt the old boys club that sales can sometimes be.

Why we love it:

We love what a unique and compelling perspective this podcast brings episode after episode. In a helpful, no-nonsense way, it illuminates what selling is like when you’re in the minority.

Thanks to James Buckley, Anthony Perry, and April Palmer for the suggestion.

From the fans:

“I was new to #SaaS, #SDR culture, and with relevant events and bigger picture moments 👋Ashleigh Early’s #TheOtherSideofSales was like going from Kansas to Oz!”

—Anthony Perry

“Easy peasy! The Other Side of Sales with 👋Ashleigh Early and Kasey Jones (she/her) is my go-to!”

—April Palmer

12. The Brutal Truth about Sales

This podcast is built around the “Maverick Method,” which takes cues from some of the world’s best salespeople. Listeners can learn what these top performers do differently that puts them on the path to success.

Why we love it:

No BS allowed. That’s the tagline of this podcast, and it sticks to it.

Thanks to James Buckley for the suggestion.

13. Selling from the Heart

From hosts Larry Levine and Darrell Amy, listeners get an authentic, effective, and socially integrated approach to selling.

Why we love it:

This podcast routinely teaches people how to grow their sales with insight from incredible thought leaders and practitioners in the field.

Thanks to Fred Diamond for the suggestion.

14. Inside Inside Sales

Unscripted, free-flowing conversations about sales is the name of the game with this podcast. Tune in for high-level debate and plenty of spirited back-and-forth.

Why we love it:

In addition to its authentic, unscripted presentation, this podcast also gives a voice to a diverse set of panelists, from top experts to emerging stars.

Thanks to Ethan Beute and Ollie Whitfield for the suggestion.

15. Surf & Sales

Built around lots of personal experience and a spirit of sharing, this podcast focuses on great sales advice…and the odd surfing story.

Why we love it:

We love the episodes focus on sales success stories, as well as times when things went wrong. There’s so much value to learn from both!

Thanks to Ethan Beute for the suggestion.

16. Sales Hacker

Focused around core selling topics—lead generation, sales development, sales enablement, and more—this podcast offers actionable tips, strategies, and tactics you can implement in your sales game today.

Why we love it:

These episodes are intentionally designed to provide value to both seasoned sales vets and up-and-comers. There’s something for everyone here.

Thanks to Ethan Beute for the suggestion.

17. Coffee, Collaboration, and Enablement

For practitioners. By practitioners. This podcast is created by and for those firmly in the world of sales enablement, and the insight because of that is focused and helpful.

Why we love it:

Pulling from insight across six continents, this podcast offers a wonderful international perspective to sales.

Thanks to Daphne Peña for the suggestion.

From the fans:

“Never fails with rich & meaningful discussions related to both sales enablement, leadership, and driving success. Listening to this is time well spent!”
—Daphne Peña

“John has only been doing his podcasts for a short time. But, when I have listened and participated as an interviewee myself, I found the conversations stimulating, engaging and focused on real-world enablement issues and practices.”

Paul Bickford

18. Leadership Podcast

With a mission to study leaders and to learn important lessons from what they have to teach, this podcast aims to interview preeminent leaders every episode.

Why we love it:

This is another podcast that isn’t strictly about sales, but the focus on leadership can prove tremendously impactful in selling.

Thanks to Larry Levine for the suggestion.

From the Fans:

“My main focus has been on leadership and mindset podcasts more than sales podcasts. I believe a huge missing link in sales is leadership and self-leadership.”

—Larry Levine

19. Sales Game Changers Podcast

Offering tips from successful sales leaders, this long-running podcast uses the classic interview style to provide unbeatable sales advice.

Why we love it:

This podcast draws some seriously successful guests. Learn from people who succeeded at some of the world’s top companies.

Thanks to Fred Diamond for the suggestion.

20. SALES with ASLAN

More than most sales-related podcasts, this one acknowledges that buyer behavior has changed. It aims, therefore, to provide advice that helps salespeople succeed in today’s selling landscape.

Why we love it:

Sales is a serious game, but this podcast puts a fun, lighthearted twist on it.

Thanks to Mark Woodfine, Penny Hens Honea, Vincent Borrelli, Bobbi Kahler, and Emma Beckström for the suggestion.

From the fans:

“sAles with Aslan! A new podcast every week and insightful guests who share useful stories to excite and teach, and Scott Cassidy, as host, is a real pro!”

—Penny Hens Honea

“sALES with ASLAN is an informative and uniquely entertaining way to navigate todays sales profession. Scott Cassidy is a great host with years of insightful examples that has taught him valuable lessons that he is more than willing to share with his listening audience.”

—Mark Woodfine

“By far best approach to selling, leading, and living life…”

—Vincent Borrelli

“This is my go-to.”

—Bobbi Kahler

Other Sales Podcasts We’re Getting Excited About

Just like some of the best sales podcasts above, not all these recommendations are strictly about sales, but we’ve found something valuable or admirable in each one. Whether it’s about leadership skills, overcoming obstacles, or some other focus, there are important lessons that can be taken from each of these productions into your sales life—and beyond.

  1. Unleashing the Power of LinkedIn and Podcasting

Thanks to Ruben Dua for the suggestion.

  1. The Modern Selling Podcast

Thanks to Mario M. Martinez Jr. for the suggestion.

From the fans:

“One of the greatest.”

Jenna Howard

  1. Limitless: A Sales and Marketing Podcast

Thanks to Sanjana Murali for the suggestion.

  1. The SDR DiscoCall Podcast

Thanks to Neil Bhuiyan and Ollie Whitfield for the suggestion.

  1. The 0 to 5 Million Podcast

Thanks to Shawn Finder for the suggestion.

  1. The Customer Experience Podcast

Thanks to Ethan Beute for the suggestion.

  1. Gain Grow Retain: B2B SaaS Customer Success

Thanks to Ethan Beute for the suggestion.

From the fans:

“I think more salespeople should be listening to shows like Gain Grow Retain (Jeff Breunsbach and Jay Nathan).”

—Ethan Beute

  1. Driving B2B Sales Revenue

Thanks to Lori Knudsen for the suggestion.

  1. CEO Sales Insights

Thanks to Lori Knudsen for the suggestion.

  1. The B2B Sales Huddle

Thanks to David Kreiger for the suggestion.

  1. 30 Minutes to President’s Club

Thanks to James Buckley for the suggestion.

  1. The Salesman Podcast

Thanks to James Buckley for the suggestion.

  1. The Marketing Book Podcast

Thanks to Ethan Beute for the suggestion.

  1. Revenue Revolutionaries

Thanks to Ethan Beute for the suggestion.

  1. Revenue Intelligence

Thanks to Ollie Whitfield for the suggestion.

  1. The Weekly Briefing

Thanks to Ollie Whitfield for the suggestion.

  1. Reimagining the Contact Center

Thanks to David Kreiger for the suggestion.

  1. The Andy Stanley Leadership Podcast

Thanks to Larry Levine for the suggestion.

  1. EntreLeadership Podcast

Thanks to Larry Levine for the suggestion.

  1. What is Your Legacy

Thanks to James Buckley for the suggestion.

  1. B2B Growth

Thanks to Dale Dupree for the suggestion.

  1. Lunch Break! Podcast

Thanks to James Buckley for the suggestion.

  1. Bridge the Gap: The Senior Living Podcast

Thanks to Dale Dupree for the suggestion.

From the fans:

“I love the folks at Bridge The Gap The Senior Living Podcast as well, they’re innovating in that industry!”

—Dale Dupree

  1. UNCrushed

Thanks to James Buckley for the suggestion.

   25. The Buyer Enablement Podcast

Thanks to Josh Feddie for your suggestions.

   26. Conversations With Women In Sales

Thanks to Pamela Parrish and Alice Heiman for your recommendation.

What valuable sales podcasts are you listening to right now? Comment below with your best suggestions.

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