There is one thing that nearly all successful people have in common that is critically important. They are almost never solitary individuals.
Category: Managing Yourself
We all want to be liked by others, and in sales, likeability is often considered a must-have trait. But your sales success might not depend on whether a buyer likes you or not.
If you had to choose, what would you say is the secret ingredient to sales success? Sure, overall success is a mix of many skills, but if you had to pick one, which would it be?
Rejection will always be a part of a salesperson’s experience, no matter how stellar their sales skills. It happens to everyone, and the sooner you come to terms with that, the sooner you can learn how to succeed despite those rejections.
Do you ever feel like you just can’t get through to buyers? You’re not alone. Busy schedules and gatekeepers are just a couple of the common obstacles reps face. But, don’t give up; chances are good that you will get through.
MINDSET is preceded by MINDFUL. Mindful, or self-mindfulness, is the first, and most important step to your mindset.
Does it seem like some of your fellow salespeople in the office have a God-given talent for sales? It can be discouraging to work alongside such people when you feel you have to work as hard as you can to accomplish what they seem to do naturally. Don’t lose hope for your future in sales, though.
Do you feel like you have control during most of your sales conversations? Controlling the discussion is vital to success, and reps may find themselves faltering if they relinquish that control.
If you had to guess, how many sales reps missed their quotas last year? The answer may surprise you.
The personal development buzzword for the last decade or so has been MINDSET. Here’s a bit of history and explanation…
There are several things one can do to up your brain power. Turning off our “auto pilot” can break habits we would rather shed ourselves of anyways.
Take a moment and think about your sales process. When was the last time it was updated or tweaked? Many reps still follow a traditional sales process despite changing buyer habits.