Written By Ari Greenbaum, co-founder of conXpros For centuries the phrase “knowledge is power” has been used and recycled by many well-known authors, speakers and motivators. The first documented use of the phrase goes all the way back to in the tenth-century book Nahj Al-Balagha written by Imam Ali (599-661 CE). Thomas Jefferson, Kofi Annan, … Read more
Just before the start of 2019, I shared a post focusing on goal setting for the upcoming year. There were a handful to suggested focus areas such as: Going above & beyond regarding the level of customer service you provide, Improving your online presence, Increasing reviews from clients, & Creating health work-life balances.
“Success is all about consistency around the fundamentals” (Robin Sharma-Writer and leadership speaker). Historically, there are few if any people that have achieved massive success and have done so without consistency. The concept of consistency is practically a super-human trait, as the ones that achieve it typically are well known leaders in their areas of expertise. People by nature are highly inconsistent.
We have already gained the understanding of what self-confidence means, and the general positive impact confidence has on our prospective buyers in the first 2 parts of this series. Now we will set our targets on the final piece of the puzzle, conveying our confidence to our prospect and turning them into clients. Confidence is delivered with 2 vehicles; body language & our words. Master these 2 and combine it with self-confidence, explosive results will follow!
Part 1 of this series focusing on confidence, we introduced the foundations of this important trait. As previously indicated, there are two aspects of confidence; self-confidence and projecting confidence on others. I briefly touched on the positive impact projecting confidence has and will add many tools to this in part 3 of this series. This article will exclusively tackle self-confidence, what it means and how to successfully achieve it.
If you did not grow up in the 80’s, you may not be so familiar with the television show, The A-Team. The leader of this group of outlaw former soldiers (“wanted for a crime they did not commit”), Hannibal Smith had a line that he said at the conclusion of every episode and successful “mission”. With cigar in hand, he would smilingly state “I love it when a plan comes together”. Well, who doesn’t love it when their plan comes to fruition and success is achieved? The important take away here is that to achieve success, one must first have a plan.