Sales offer each of us constant rejection. It takes a strong person to overcome 18 noes to gain two yeses. Some have it in their DNA to power through tough times and others don’t.
- When you are achieving or exceeding the sales occupancy goals – life is good.
- Missing sales goals can be painful and agonizing. Will you be fired?
How do you get back on track achieving sales and start boosting a plummeted self-esteem?
- Work on your self-talk. Keep that tape running in your head on a positive channel. If you can’t shut down your internal negative chatter try step two.
- Listen to positive sales CDs or tapes on your way to and from work. Zig Zigler, Tom Hopkins and Brian Tracy are always great choices to boost your spirits and inspire you with sales ideas.
- Make a decision to be grateful. Think of five things in your life that you are thankful for each morning.
- Find an encouraging mentor to be your cheerleader several times per week.
- Pray to find joy in helping a senior today. You can improve the life of a senior who is isolated in his or her home.
- Read a 25 second poem and get an instant attitude adjustment here.
What have you done to turn your attitude positive? Will you share your tips in the comments so others can benefit?
Diane Twohy Masson is the author of “Senior Housing Marketing – How to Increase Your Occupancy and Stay Full,” available at Amazon.com with a 5-star rating. The book is required reading at George Mason University as a part of its marketing curriculum. Within this book, the author developed a sales & marketing method with 12 keys to help senior living providers increase their occupancy. Masson developed this expertise as a marketing consultant, sought-after blogger for senior housing and a regional marketing director of continuing care retirement communities in several markets. She has also been a corporate director of sales and a mystery shopper for independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled care nursing communities in multiple states. Currently, Masson is setting move-in records as the regional marketing director of two debt-free Continuing Care Retirement Communities in Southern California – Freedom Village in Lake Forest and The Village in Hemet, California. Interestingly, this career started when she was looking for a place for her own mom and helped her loved one transition through three levels of care.