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I Dare You To Do This Impossible Tip

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Something that's as important to me as oxygen....is creativity.

Now you may wonder - what does selling have to with being creative?

Let me sum it up in 3 words:

IDEAS CREATE CUSTOMERS.

My office is absolutely gorgeous and it's not an accident. (a heck of a lot of reno work last summer!).

I have wall to wall leopard print carpet, a chandelier, fireplace, bookcases stuffed with my favorite books, mirrors, a stunning life-size painting of my grandmother in a bathing suit, a vintage black and white cocktail dress on a seamstress mannequin, pictures of people I love, encouraging notes from my clients, and a large chaise lounge on which I sit every week as I write my e-zine as the sun streams through the windows.

And everywhere - absolutely EVERYWHERE - you'll see words of inspiration on my walls. Why?

I surround myself with creativity in order to be more creative for my customers and my business.

One of my favorite quotes on the wall is from Alice in Wonderland:

"There is no use trying," said Alice, "one can't believe impossible things." "I dare say you haven't had much practice," said the Queen. "When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."

~ Lewis Carroll

Why Do I Do This Dear Alice?

2 Reasons:

1. It keeps me focused working ON my business vs IN it.

2. It helps me to think of "impossible things"

What's The Difference Between On and In?

Perspective.

When you're IN something - you're working hard, fulfilling orders, invoicing, tons of meetings, networking etc. But you aren't focused on WHERE you need to take your business or your sales.

Too much working IN the business is pretty much a guarantee your business will stay small and actually will shrink in time (just like Alice in Wonderland).

You Need To Be Like The "Large Alice":

When Alice drinks the magic potion - it changed her perspective. She first appeared large and clumsy but it also gave her a completely different view of her world.

She was looking "DOWN ONTO" it.

You need to:

  • imagine where you want your business and sales to be in 2 yrs, 5 yrs, 10 yrs.
  • examine where you're wasting your talent and time by doing every damn thing yourself.
  • evaluate the clients you make the most money from
  • decide WHERE you want to attract MORE clients.

  • Dare To Jump Down The Rabbit Hole

    What feels impossible today?

    Why are you allowing yourself to be "stuck" in that nasty place?

    I am challenging you to SNAP OUT OF IT!

    As your bossy Sales Diva sales manager I want you to start becoming more OUTRAGEOUS with your thinking. Do it for an hour per week (and not in your office or house either)

    Before every action - someone had to think about it FIRST. Whether it was flying to the moon, or that creative woman inventing Spanx because she saw that EVEN Oprah cut her support nylons so she could wear capris pants!

    And YOU can too.

    Hop to it lady!

    Love from your Sales Diva

    P.S. If you loved this article, can you please pass it on to 3 of your sassy friends? They'll receive my FREE Report: The 5 Biggest Sales Mistakes Women Make as well as my savvy and sassy sales tips each week. All they have to do is sign up at www.salesdivas.com

    Thanks a million!


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    Nancy Fraser of Nota Bene Consulting has been helping clients get better results with their marketing and advertising for over 20 years. Sign up for Notable News and get free marketing tips at http://www.notabenemarketing.com

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