Get some exercise every day if you want to be happier, healthier, have a better mindset and want to achieve your goals easier and faster.
If you have to get up 30 minutes earlier than normal in order to get some exercise in, that's what you should be doing, because having a healthy body, being in good shape physically, is directly tied to your mental state, to your energy levels and how you're going to react and act towards your customers and your potential customers.
Get some exercise every day!!!!
So make sure you take some time out of your day, every single day, to get some good exercise, to get your heart rate up, you should be breathing at a pace that makes it just a little bit difficult to carry on a conversation, although you should still be able to carry on a conversation.
So you might include doing some treadmilling, some cycling, you can do some resistance training, good for the muscles too, but really make sure that you take time everyday to do some exercise because that's really gonna help you to achieve your goals this year.
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Be productive without being rushed. Yes, it's possible and it's something you should aim to achieve.
One of the things I would like to suggest you do to get your year off to a great start is to learn to be productive without being rushed.
It's really great if you can learn to work in a way that you still have enough downtime to refresh yourself, to relax a little bit and recharge.
And one of the things that you'll find helpful in doing that is to make sure that you have your priorities set properly, that's the first thing.
So, you're going to have periods of time during the day when you really focus, completely, 100 percent on a particular task, but once you've got that task completed you should have some downtime scheduled in there so you can refresh yourself, relax a little bit, and get refocused for the other work that you have ahead.
And this means that you've gotta learn to say no to the things that really aren't important, things that aren't going to result in giving you the real results that you want.
So say yes to the things that are vital in order to accomplish whatever your goals are, but learn to say no, otherwise you'll find that you're literally swamped with far too many things to do.
One of the things that will help is if you block of times for complete focus on your work followed by times of rest, relaxation, and an opportunity to recharge.
I find that working in about 50-minute work sprints helps me to do that. I'll set a timer, work for 50 minutes on something, and when I do that everything else is turned off so I can completely focus on the task at hand.
Once the 50 minutes is finished I'll take a 15-minute, complete break from work. If you do that, you'll find that doing 4 or 5 of those 50-minute work sprints every day will help you to be super productive without feeling rushed.
Try these suggestions out and let me know how you do with that. I'd love to hear your comments and please share this video if you liked it.
30 days to your best year ever? That's right!
To kick things off for January 1st, I would like to encourage you to make a commitment this year to spend more time, not less time, with your loved ones, with the people who are most important to you, and those would be your family members.
I know a lot of people in the sales industry spend a lot of time traveling. Same with sales coaches and trainers.
Many of you are on the road hundreds of days every single year. Here's what I'd like you to think about.
You're spending hours, days, even months helping other people to develop, to perform better, to achieve their goals.
But when you think about the balance between helping other people, your customers and the people who work for your customers, and helping your own family members, that could be your spouse, your children, your parents; how much time, relatively speaking, with those people who are the most important in your life in comparison to the time you spend with people, who in many cases, are more or less acquaintances. They're not even necessarily really close friends of yours.
If you find that you're spending a lot of time away from your family, traveling in order to serve customers, help customers, and that the time your spending with your family and loved ones is much less in comparison, do you think that's reasonable?
Do you think you would refer to that as having balance in your life?
Would it make sense to be spending more time with the people who are really of most value, the most important, the most precious to you?
Or does it make sense to be spending so much of your time with other people, away from your home, your family members, and your children if you have children?
Only you can answer those questions. I know what the answer is for me, but I'd like to encourage you to think about that.
If you're a sales coach/trainer, how much time are you spending traveling all over the world to serve your customers in comparison to the time you actually spend with your family members?
There's warning here too!
A lot of people say it doesn't matter how much time you spend with your kids or your spouse or your loved ones, it's the quality of the time.
That's not true.
In fact, that's just an excuse to help soothe the consciences of those people who do travel too much and are away from their families too much. And here's why.
One thing that you can never schedule is "spontaneity."
In order to enjoy those spontaneous moments with your love ones, with your children, that create memories that will last a lifetime, you need to be around because spontaneity, but it's very meaning, is something that's unplanned; it just happens.
When you're away, spending too much time on the road, traveling, away from your family, you miss all kinds of the spontaneous moments that make life really worth living.
I really hope you'll make a commitment to spending more time with the people who are most important to you in your life.
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Just suppose you're a one percenter.
You've already achieved an outstanding result in one or more aspects of your life.
It could be a very personal achievement, like being happily married for more than 63 years, like my parents.
It could be an achievement related to your career or a business.
Whatever it is, when people hear about it, they're impressed, even though your motivation for the achievement was never to impress anyone except, perhaps, yourself.
Just suppose you're a one percenter, and someone were to ask you what it was that lead to the achievement you made?
How would you answer?
Have you actually ever sat down to consider what it was that lead you to achieving "one percenter" status in a particular area of your life?
As it turns out, there are specific habits that one percenters share in common. So, if you're a one percenter, have a look at the following and let me know if any of the following habits resonate with you.
1. Clarity & Purpose
Hi LinkedIn, this is Mike Allison from mikeallisoncoaching.com.
Now, if you want to be in the top 1 percent within your sales organization as a sales rep, one of the things that you need to understand is the buying process of your customers.
Now, it's obvious that sales reps all have a sales process, but you certainly want to look at things from the buyers perspective, and by asking great questions you're going to understand the buyer's perspective.
You're going to find out what their pain points are and you're going to be able to help them to see how you can solve those pains for them, how you can alleviate them of the issues they're facing.
Some buyers will take longer to make decisions than others, and that's okay. Some individuals, some customers might want to test out your product or your solution a little bit longer than others. No problem.
But by focusing on their perspective and by helping them to view you as a partner, and you viewing them as a partner in business together, that's going to help you to have a great relationship with your customers and potential customers, and as you elucidate their pain points and show them the solution, you're going to be actually leading them to making the buying decision.
And the clearer that you can do that for them, to help them see how you can solve their problems and help them achieve the end result, the faster they're going to make the decision to buy from you.
So, understand your customer's buying processes and that's going to help you to get into the top 1 percent within your sales organization.
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