Do you hate public speaking? Wondering how you can be an effective sales person when the thought of saying two words to a prospect fills you with dread? We’ve previously published several articles about the surprisingly simple but effective steps that deeply shy people can take to overcome their fear of speaking in public situations. So-called small talk can be a critical pathway to success, allowing you to make those crucial interpersonal connections like the ones needed to make sales!
Below are sales tips for introverts. And here is the three-part series on the secrets to successful small talk:
For those who need a quick fix, the article, A Simple Solution for Those Who Hate Small Talk discusses why small talk is crucial to success and gives one extremely valuable tip anyone can use to overcome their fear of making small talk.
The two articles, Nine Ways to Approach Small Talk in Any Situation and Ten Small Talk Conversation Starters give you a whole toolkit of resources to prepare you to speak confidently in any situation.
Self-confidence and being able to talk successfully in a variety of situations are important for sales professionals.
From Small Talk to Closing Deals
This article at Entrepreneur details 9 Proven Sales Tips for Introverts:
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The above article gives some pretty useful tips on making sales, involving facing your fears and being proactive in seeking out opportunities to present. If you found the above article useful, you will really appreciate our new guide available for download to members of PowerAchievers.com, The 15-Step Toolkit to Achieving Self-Confidence.
PowerAchievers.com members can download this incredibly handy action-oriented guide, which breaks down both the top enemies to self confidence and nine practical steps you can start taking today to overcome your own roadblocks and confidence killers. Anybody involved in sales or needing to interact with people regularly or make public presentations of any kind will benefit from this toolkit.