Left to our own devices, it’s human nature that we spend an inordinate amount of our life in two unproductive modes. We tend to be either:
By worrying too much about the future or fretting about the past, the danger is that we completely miss what’s happening at the present moment, which is the only place we can actually live our lives!
The author of the best selling book The Power of Now, Erkhart Tholle, said “the main dilemma of human existence is thinking without awareness”.
Mindfulness is the simple act of recognising stress and regression. It can be summarised as the ability to know what is going on in our head at any given moment without being carried away by it.
In sales the clear mind created by adopting a mindfulness practice can help you with focus, resilience, motivation, self-confidence and empathy, all of which are critical to the sales process.
Having the clearest, calmest mind in the room especially in emotionally charged situations is a superpower.
Practicing mindfulness is a fairly straightforward process. You don’t need to sit in a funny position, light incense or do any chanting. There are no fees, nothing to join, no special outfits to wear, just a few minutes of your time to do a simple four step process:
And that’s it! The goal is not to clear your mind because that’s impossible. Instead, the aim is to focus your mind for just nanoseconds. Then, when you get distracted, you simply start over.
There are a number of scientifically proven benefits of practising mindfulness:
Our Sales Mindfulness Workshops will introduce you to the concept, practices and benefits of using mindfulness in the sales environment. We have developed evidence-based techniques that will help you and your sales team improve their mindset and enhance sales performance and motivation.
We have had very positive feedback from previous sales workshop attendees about the benefits mindfulness has brought not just to their work, but also to their home lives.
Contact us to find out how more about our Sales Mindfulness workshops.