Every salesperson knows motivation comes and goes. At certain points they hyper-focus and some days one doesn’t even feel like picking up the phone. So where do you find the motivation or inspiration to climb out of these sales motivation slumps.
You are dragging today and you need cannot seem to get the motivation to get going. we are here to help, here is a list of things you can do to motivate yourself on the days you are down. Everyone is different, everyone has a different way to get motivated and these motivations change rapidly and that intensity, you may feel and ready to face any challenges when your job has offered a race a bonus of some other kind of positive recognition. It is not possible but this kind of drive is to be present all the time.
Culture and Company- Some see selling as respected and is viewed as important, why are those not so much. Sometimes salespeople get to support other times they don’t. The kind of company environment and the culture practiced can be a major influence on the performance. Try to keep the culture of the company as seller-friendly as possible.
Positivity- Rejection is that essential of a salesperson’s life, salespeople deal with ample negativity, with ample no’s before a final yes. It doesn’t happen every time that you pick up a phone I make the call you are going to get a positive response. So it is important that you don’t let such negativity get to you and you learn more from every rejection. Be on the lookout for monotonous work, if you identify it does your best to make it meaningful challenging, and engaging.
Happiness- It is important that your sales team is happy because if they are happy it will directly affect their work, there is a link between human happiness and performance. It is a proven fact that happy employees are 12% more productive on average.
Keep an eye on the goal- Make a set of achievable goals, that way you won’t be stressing yourself out when you are not able to achieve the larger goals. Fulfilling the small list of achievable goals will make you feel better about yourself and you will be able to achieve small milestones to get the bigger goals.
To motivate you here is a list of quotes, that will motivate you to pick up the phone and sell-
“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas Edison
“Today is always the most productive day of your week.” – Mark Hunter
“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them yourself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein
“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino
“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain
“Become the person who would attract the results you seek.” -Jim Cathcart
“Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” -Sam Levenson
“Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” -George Addair
“Do not focus on numbers. Focus on doing what you do best.” -Cassey Ho
“I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.” -Madam C.J. Walker
“There’s always something to suggest that you’ll never be who you wanted to be. Your choice is to take it or keep on moving.” -Phylicia Rashad
“Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” -Jennifer Lopez
“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” -Tony Robbins
“The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance — and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.” –Oprah Winfrey
“Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.” -Norman Ralph Augustine
“Change before you have to.” -Jack Welch
“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” -Zig Ziglar
“I got lucky because I never gave up the search. Are you quitting too soon? Or are you willing to pursue luck with a vengeance?” -Jill Konrath
“Quality performance starts with a positive attitude.” -Jeffrey Gitomer
“If you don’t give up on something you truly believe in, you will find a way.” -Roy T. Bennett
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” -Anais Nin
“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” -Og Mandino
“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.” -Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
“What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle, and giving 110% all the time.” -Don Zimmer
“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process, is its own reward.” -Amelia Earhart
“All great achievements require time.” -Maya Angelou