Podcast Episode 11 – With Bennett Maxwell

Unlocking Your Franchise Opportunity with Bennett Maxwell

June 8, 2022

In this episode, I speak to Bennett Maxwell, who is a natural-born salesman and entrepreneur. Bennett is a member of the Forbes Business Council, Apex executives, and the power room from leading and building sales teams to real estate, solar nonprofits, and cookie franchising.

He shares how he made the switch from the doctor’s life to the door-to-door salesperson. Most importantly, Bennett also emphasizes the need to surround yourself with people who are already doing what you intend to do in your business. Tune in to listen to these and much more!

Key Highlights

[00:30] How Bennett Maxwell started out

[04:14] Making the switch: Doctor life to Sales person

[05:07] Understanding how to sell best – no small talk; communicate

[14:41] Bennett’s cookie business, dirty dough and nonprofit

[18:04] How Bennett’s franchises are helping to curb the mental crisis among its employees

[24:09] Why you should leverage the power of networking

[25:48] Surround yourself with Doers; not just good people

Notable Quotes

  • It works to spread the message of proudly owning who you are. – Philip Sessions
  • Success comes from surrounding yourself with other Doers. – Philip Sessions
  • And I think a lot of us discount that, that we are always selling whether we’re actually in a sales position or not. We’re always selling no matter what in life. – Philip Sessions
  • If you are a good salesman, then you’re a good communicator, listener, and problem solver. – Bennett Maxwell
  • Why do you keep working more than 40 hours a week or even 30 hours a week if you’re living the life you want. – Bennett Maxwell
  • And as you know, with entrepreneurship, it’s all about mindset and being around the right crowd and everything. – Philip Sessions
  • There’s nothing that anybody’s done that I can’t either learn or find somebody that already knows how to do that. – Bennett Maxwell
  • It’s really going back to “find somebody that’s been there and done that.” – Bennett Maxwell
  • So nothing against the non doers. But you know, it’s finding the people that are where you want to go. And then they can teach you how to get there. Either you hire them or whatever you partner with them. – Bennett Maxwell
  • So basically, Napoleon Hill says, you’re the average of the five people that you spend the most time with. – Philip Sessions
  • So if you hang out around a bunch of doers, you’re going to become a doer yourself, and you’re going to be able to reach those goals that you want to through those people. – Philip Sessions

Resources

Connect with Bennett Maxwell:

Website: https://bennettmaxwell.com/ 

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/813408237

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bennettmaxwell35

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bennett-maxwell-703717126


Connect with Philip:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamphilipsessions/?hl=en

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@philipsessions

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/philip-sessions-b2986563/