Conversations, tools and strategies to multiply your sales
I recently read an article in which they stated ¾ of all entrepreneurial ventures end in failure.
(Wow, Christy. Super uplifting, right?)
But it's not exactly news, either. We’ve heard all heard similar stats around the percentage of businesses expected to flop in their first 3-5 years.
The article went on to say that the reason for failure across all industries is a lack of capital. And it makes sense - If you’re a startup and have yet to launch, you are in pre-revenue mode and lack of sales equals lack of capital.
But for your business to thrive once it's gone to market, you're going to need to find a way to quickly generate that revenue you lack!
I once heard a very seasoned startup...
When it comes to having sales conversations - do any of these thoughts sound familiar?
“I can't do this”
“I don’t want to do this”
“This won’t work for me”
“My audience doesn’t like to be sold to”
If you have - keep reading!!!!
All of these thoughts are pretty common. But common doesn’t create astonishing results. If you want to grow your business - you absolutely must grow your thinking.
A positive mindset leads to a positive outcome - you’re with me on this, right?
But is it possible to develop a positive mindset about something you disdain?
Embracing sales requires thinking like a sales ace. Now stay with me - this doesn’t mean you have to...
For years I've been dealing with some behavioral issues with my dog. He's like Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde. But mostly - Dr. Jeckyll. There was the one time he bit my neighbor -- in the balls. (I wish this was a joke). The times he bit me. But mostly he'd just growl if you petted him when he didn't want to be petted.
I knew he had a good heart. And I was committed to working with him. I hired a trainer for a year. Watched a lot of the dog whisperer and tried various tactics.
But still - he was a jerk. I'd have to put him upstairs when my friends came over with their kids and just be really careful about watching his moods when I wanted to pet him or cuddle.
I decided to try anti-anxiety medications and took him to the vet. They ran...