Steve Johnson is one of the most dynamic leaders in the sales and service consulting industry. He is the co-author of Selling is Everyone’s Business: What It Takes to Create a Great Salesperson, an Amazon.com 2006 Bestseller.
He is also co-author of the 15-Time Los Angeles Times and Amazon.com 1996 Bestseller If You’re Not Out Selling, You’re Being Out Sold.
Steve has been working with clients to increase their sales and service efforts for over 24 years as a salesman, sales manager, sales coach and trainer. In his first ten years in sales, Steve was a top award winner for Dale Carnegie, one of the largest training companies in the world.
He was recognized as being in the top 1% of a worldwide 1,000 person sales force.
Steve has been on over 5,000 face-to-face sales calls and has dialed the phone over 150,000 times to schedule appointments, follow-up, and close sales. He is a top achieving expert in the trenches and knows how to coach others to become top achievers.
Steve has developed and implemented hundreds of selling programs for clients such as Morgan Stanley, DirectTV, AT&T, Merrill Lynch, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and the Los Angeles Kings. Over 100,000 sales people have gone through many of the different workshops that Steve has created for clients.
Steve lives in Manhattan Beach, California, with his wife, Elisa, and their two children, Matthew and Anna.