6 Steps to Become a Sales Superstar By Brian Tracy

indexThis is it: 2013 is your year to set and achieve sales goals higher than you ever imagined. If you haven’t taken a look at the key mindset shifts I describe in this article, you’ve been selling yourself short. Make the decision NOW to supercharge your sales results, starting this year.

This is a wonderful time to be alive and working in the profession of selling. Regardless of the ups and downs of the economy or temporary changes in your industry, there have never been more opportunities for you to achieve more of your goals-and enjoy a higher standard of living-than exist today by selling more of your products and services in the marketplace.

Step 1. Commit to Excellence

Ambitious people have one remarkable characteristic in sales. They dream big dreams. They have high aspirations. They see themselves as capable of being the best in their fields. They know that the top 20 percent of salespeople make 80 percent of the sales, and they are determined to be among that top group.

Step 2. Act As If It Were Impossible to Fail

Fear, uncertainty, and doubt are, and always have been, the greatest enemies of success and happiness. For this reason, top salespeople work continually to confront the fears that hold most salespeople back. The two major fears that stand as the greatest obstacle on your road to success are the fear of failure, or loss, and the fear of criticism, or rejection. These are the major enemies to be overcome.

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