Tag: managing yourself

Return to Resilience and Increase Your Sales

Resilience is a measure of how much you want something and has to do with your emotional strength. For instance, how many cold calls can you make in a row that all turn out to be, “No, thank you.”?

Dancing with the Competition? Watch your Step.

Competition is a lot like an unknown snake. Potentially poisonous, not someone you want to get real close to, it’s best to know all you can about them, respect ’em, and always carry a snake bite kit with you – just in case.

Why Gratitude in Sales Can Lead to More Success

Gratitude is important, and not just on the fourth Thursday of each November. In the sales profession, having an “attitude of gratitude” can actually be a key to success.

3 Ways to Take Control of Your Time

If you find yourself still falling behind despite your best efforts, it’s time to reevaluate your time management strategy.

Got sales goals for next year? Here’s how to achieve them.

Are your goals established for next year? Are they written down? If not, next year you’ll likely be where you are today.

Rigidity

“That’s just the way it is,” or “Those are the rules, ma’am,” or “That’ll never work.” Do those kinds of sayings ever come from your mouth?

Developing a Sense of Humor

Humor is a social lubricant. It gives us something to share and creates bonds of appreciation. We are automatically endeared to people who make us laugh.

19.5 Characteristics of Sales Career Failures

Winning at a career in sales is no exception. To ensure a win, you must take a proactive approach.

Are You in Charge of Your Life?

“You need to be the CEO of your life.” That was the message from Kelly Mooney, businesswoman, author, and professional speaker, delivered during the Women in Digital Conference last week in Columbus, Ohio.

These Are Not Business Differentiators

The crowded environment that professionals face today is intense, and it has never been more challenging to attract clients and close new business. These changes are so significant that your business won’t survive without true differentiation.

Using Time as a Sign of Caring

Someone who is frequently late sends the message that he or she does not care. That may not be true, but that is the message, and it may injure his or her chances for rapport.

Failure Is the Line of Least Persistence

There likely will be setbacks and occasional self-doubts on the road to maximizing your charisma. You’re going to need patience and persistence. But it’s important to keep moving toward your goal.

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