When you’re in quicksand, like a sales or even blogging slump, if you have a lot of heavy stuff strapped to you, you will not get out. Top salespeople don’t get caught in a sales slump, even in the toughest of times, because they know what to do to steer around a slump.
Likely top bloggers don’t find themselves in the idea quicksand either. They can get rid of whatever limiting thinking, lack of ideas, even self-doubt, they have strapped on themselves.
In the movie, The Replacements, Keanu Reeves plays a quarterback, Shane Falco, hired along with an entire team during a pro football strike. During a locker room scene, the coach asks the players what they fear on the field and Falco answers, quicksand.
“You’re playing, and you think everything is going fine. Then one thing goes wrong. And then another. And another. You try to fight back, but the harder you fight, the deeper you sink. Until you can’t move… you can’t breathe… because you’re in over your head. Like quicksand.”
Like a writing idea or sales slump at times.
So what do top salespeople who rarely get caught in a sales slump do differently? What do top authors bloggers do to get out of any slump they find themselves in? It could be a little like getting out of quicksand:
4 Ways Out of Quicksand to Conquer Any Slump Now
If you didn’t pay attention to the signs of “Quicksand Ahead,” which I often am guilty of too, by the time you are stuck, you might be ready to give up or give in.Being frantic is going to pull you further.
Being frantic is going to pull you further too.
But, being hopeless or frantic is going to pull you further into the slump. Stop, get quiet and then consider your plan to move forward.
2- Drop everything you are carrying.
Stop listening to the negativity in your own talk! Negative thinking and talking are too much baggage to carry. Shift to thoughts and talk about what you want instead: salespeople might want more qualified people to get to know. Bloggers might want more ideas or more passion around the ones brewing in them.
Shift to thoughts and talk about what you want instead: salespeople might want more qualified people to get to know. Bloggers might want more ideas or more passion around the ones brewing in them.
What do you want?
Then move on: get more introductions if you are in sales, just write if you are an author or blogger. You’ll find more contracts signed or more blogposts, articles or further along in a book complete.
3- Lift up your body and increase the angle of spread by getting on your back or leaning forward.
You have to take care of every part of yourself. Yes; you may want to think it through more as an introvert. Just be certain to include, meditation, clearing techniques, possibly getting a coach.
Calmly and inevitably you begin to see success: more writing, more ideas, more appointments, shorter buying cycles, increased self-confidence. As in getting out of quicksand, you bring up one leg at a time slowly; master one tactic at a time in selling. Then as you have all pieces in place, you begin almost to float or be in the flow.
4- Crawl across the sand, slowly the rest of the way.
Salespeople who conquer the sales slump attend to every part of the sales process become more finding success once again. It’s a planned and purposeful process.
In spite of what you want to do instinctively, likely hurriedly blog or increase up all sales actions, the central factor in successfully getting out of a slump is to go slowly and improve your strategy to master more of you as a whole person.
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