It’s been twenty-five years since Zig Ziglar reminded me that motivation follows action. Twenty-five years later I don’t remember which book or tape the statement came from, but I remember the statement as if I read it, or heard it this morning. I think the reason that statement crawls in and out of my conscious thoughts is because it is so profound. Everything we hear and read about motivation is geared toward getting things started. Mostly, getting other people started.
Some people find the anonymity of the hustle and bustle of a big city inspiring and comforting. Others draw inspiration from being by themselves, away from everyone. When you are alone you can listen to your own mind and focus.
Quite a lot of the people become involved in a home based business programme due to good salesmanship and not after they have done their homework. They have high expectations of making big bucks quickly, without much effort or work and study.
Once in a new surrounding with fresh scenes of Browse new tips be prepared to experiment and try new things. Use techniques you wouldn’t usually try and allow the ideas to flow freely. Linked to this is practise. Try something that appeals to you then keep practising until you start achieving what you had in mind. It’s the outside the box thinkers who come up with unique ideas because they aren’t afraid to experiment.
Sales motivation is not something that is acquired overnight. The idea is to keep trying, being perseverant with a set of goals in mind till you become too motivated. This is sales motivation. What sales motivation is and what’s is not? Well, anything that takes you towards a more motivated bidding towards your sales job is motivation. Whatever leads you astray and carries you far from your sales responsibilities is not it.
For musicians, a good way of doing this, is slightly limiting yourself on purpose, for example, removing a couple of strings on the guitar, and trying to write a solo with the remaining strings. This will make you think about new ways of playing as you have strings missing that you normally would have used, so that when you put the strings back on, you have a fresh mind and new ideas.
Everyone who’s ever done those things wasn’t sure she could before she did it. But then she read a book, or saw a movie or play, or heard a song that reminded her of the Life she was meant for… and great things started to happen.