In this unpredictable economic and skeptical environment, customers are more discerning and demanding. If you are a service professional, entrepreneur or subject matter expert whose expertise isn’t selling, it’s not always easy to convince clients that you are the right person for the job. The most common challenge that I see experts face is that their emotions accelerate past those of the prospective customer….
Take a few moments right now ……….
Enjoy this morning’s sunrise.
Focus only on your deep breathing, nothing else.
Emanuel from the Netherlands wrote me after the show to say he had enjoyed all the amazing tips Marla and I talked about, but was wondering where to start? I know when you want to try everything at once, it can feel overwhelming…. Take a moment and….
First Lady Michelle Obama was caught on video yesterday during the President’s 2013 inaugural luncheon. appearing to roll her eyes in displeasure at the Speaker of the House. Dismissive body language works, if your intention is to show disapproval without saying a word, Be aware though, it is also a subtle saboteur….
If you are in Portland this Wednesday, January 23, join me at the eWomens Network of Portland, Oregon meeting. I will be sharing my popular The Body Language Success Secrets Every Woman Must Know. Did you know that the way you hold your chin could be keeping you from a 6 or 7-figure income? “If you’re not winning the respect, clients, promotions and income you deserve, stop worrying about what you’re saying and start wondering what your body language is saying! – Join me http://sharonsayler.com/ewomen-pdx
Okay, we hear the two words: THOUGHT LEADER everywhere nowadays…. When you think of the term thought leader, what comes to mind? That “always-accurate” source Wikipedia defines thought leader as: “A thought leader is business jargon for an entity that is recognized for having innovative ideas.” On the surface that’s fairly accurate, but what does it take to be a thought leader? For me, the foundation to be a thought leader is the ability to think critically. Nowadays, I look around and wonder if it’s a lost skill!
Dr. Liz Alexander and co-author Craig Badings, share how to become a thought leader in your industry from their latest book: #Thought Leadership Tweet: 140 Prompts for Designing and Executing an Effective Thought Leadership Campaign (THiNKaha Books).
Fearless Success Factors is this week’s focus for Messages, Meaning and Money radio show with Sharon Sayler
Wednesday October 24, at 1PM PDT Messages, Meaning and Money Radio Show, has the pleasure of talking with Dr. TC North, founder of Catalyst High Performance and co-author of Fearless Leaders … Success Secrets of World-Class Athletes and Business Leaders and Ms. Debbie LaChusa author of Breaking The Spell. Listen in live at www.SharonSayler.com/mmmrs
All in all, Obama was the clear winner connecting with the audience. Obama’s skill as a storyteller and his comfortable deep breathing elicited confidence. His skillful use of the pause, made his message the one remembered. Romney, on the other hand, never consistently connected with the audience. His lack of pausing, his shallow breathing and small gestures undermined his message.
A client called the other day and said she missed seeing what ‘Sharon’ had to say on the debates—the VP debate to be precise…. I shared with her that while some were entertained during the VP debates, I, for one, was not. I have absolutely no patience for rude people! There, I said it.