Welcome to episode 13 – What if sales was about love?
Wooah. Okay I realize that sounds like a potentially radical or even woo woo concept.
So let’s start at the beginning.
When you make your very first sale in business you will in general experience a rush of elation and terror all in one go. Or the elation comes first, then the terror.
Your thought process sounds something like this: Continue Reading
“I need to be more visible! I need to be on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, what? You aren’t on Snapchat yet? Fail! Absolute fail!”
…says the voice inside our heads.
Sound familiar? At the beginning of my business I certainly had moments of panic about all the social media options and what to do about online visibility.
That is until I realised what is actually important.
So let’s dive in to what is important to see just how visible we need to be.
Woah. That was a lot of numbers. I haven’t talked about my own business numbers in the past and there are two main reasons for this.
One, I want my CLIENT results to do the talking as to why people should work with me, not what I’m earning.
And two, honestly, I feel a bit weird talking about money like that. It’s probably cultural conditioning, and potentially something I need to get over.
I realise though that people are super curious to see what the business growth path can look like, and what really goes on behind the scenes.
By sharing honestly how it looked for me and what I learned from it, while it is a little revealing, I am hoping that you can learn these lessons without actually having to go through them yourself while growing your business.
So here are my 7 big lessons learned from going from 0 to $20k months in 18 months.
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As a business owner or future business owner you know you need to sell stuff. It’s in our nature, particularly in the beginning to recoil in horror at just the idea of selling.
Let alone actually doing it.
On the one hand we know we can’t help anyone by sitting at home waiting for our ideal client to suddenly arrive, thrilled, with cash in hand, but still selling feels icky. In this article I’m going to explain why you feel torn about sales and then share a very practical, fun and easy exercise I’ve developed to completely shift your mindset and get you in tip top shape for your discovery, strategy or sales calls.
I love this one personally and I hope you will too.