Evolution is a natural occurrence that applies to every aspect of our lives, including sales. Even though selling is more challenging and difficult now there are many advantages for sales people in today's environment. Embrace the challenges of change.

Falling in love with the word "NO" is one of the hardest parts of being in sales--especially if you are a solo entrepreneur and working on your own. To be successful you must make "NO" a friend not a foe. Desensitize yourself to the impact that little word has on you. Every minute you are dwelling in the aftermath of No, your energy is diminished and time is wasted that could be better used on pursuing a YES.

Social dynamics is the science of using nonverbal sub-communication to influence others.The consequences of not using proper social dynamics in your sales interactions are severe, and most of us don't even know we're doing anything wrong.What about pacing the movements of your prospect? It is from the old school of selling that is now wrong.

Widespread use of computer-mediated communication actually requires more frequent face-to-face encounters, and extensive deep, robust, social infrastructures of relationships must exist so that those using the electronic media will truly understand what others are communicating to them. In other words, even in this high-tech world characterized by voice mail, e-commerce and instant messaging, face-to-face relationships are necessary.

The most important asset in every business is the human asset - people like to feel they are worthy and if they are engaged, they feel trusted and empowered; then they will be happy to be a contributing member of the organization. Therefore you need to change your role from a leader or communicator to a facilitator who engages employees into discussions.

Have you ever thought of this question? Why do I go to work? For years, I have been asking people why they go to work. Everywhere in the world I get the same answer. What do you think that answer is?

Psychologists have been arguing for years about the interaction between nature and nurture and the importance of these twin factors on your ability to achieve (or not) in your life. They will probably be arguing for many, many more. In my experience, as a motivational speaker and author, there is no easy answer to this question...

If you are serious about changing your career and your life, then get in the practice of working on your mental attitude first. Adopt these 5 mental attitudes of winners to powerfully change your ways of thinking and to permanently change your results.

What Is ATTITUDE And Why Is It Important To You?

Your Attitude, Not Your Aptitude Will Determine Your Altitude

Our roots spread inward and are anchored in past experiences, and the fruit branch outward exposed for all to see. Attitude is both our best friend and our worst enemy. It is a manner which draws people to us, or repels them. It is impossible to engage others to believe in your product or service, if your attitude projects the opposite.

Many salespeople don't take action. They mistake low barriers to entry for low effort being required to succeed. Turning up at 9, leaving at 5 and doing the bare minimum is not the way to behave as a professional. Taking the easy route is not the path to professionalism. Ultimately, professionalism is not where you came from, which school you went to or which career you picked - professionalism is what you do consistently.