Ever feel like you’ve lost your passion for sales? With a sales coach, you can get your head back in the game.
Attitude is everything. We hear this phrase so much it’s easy to ignore—until we realize that our negative mindsets and lack of motivation are holding us back from reaching our sales goals.
As a salesperson, your earning potential is usually directly tied to your attitude. Success requires the ability to overcome rejection, stay motivated, and keep pushing forward. But many sales professionals have difficulty finding the passion and excitement they once had for their sales career.
A one-on-one sales coach can bring an outside perspective and new techniques to your sales game and help you build a positive attitude that can propel your career forward. Most salespeople who hire a sales coach to improve their attitude have two goals:
- They want to love what they do for a living.
- They want to get their head in the game—and keep it there!
If you’re struggling with a lack of enthusiasm, it’s time to shake things up. Here’s how sales coaching can help.
Love What You Do
Passion. Drive. Excitement. As salespeople, we’ve all felt it at some point in our careers—it’s what makes sales feel so rewarding.
But as the years go on, things can change.
Your department goes under new management. Your product is no longer cutting-edge. You no longer believe in the service you sell or the company you’re working for. Or, you just feel stuck. Whatever the reason, selling doesn’t feel as exciting, and you start to dread going into work. The passion’s gone, and your sales numbers start falling short.
A sales coach can help. They can review your career with you and identify what made it so exciting. Then, looking at the present and future, you and your coach can make a strategy to recapture the passion and inspiration you need to move forward.
Your strategy may include learning about positive mindsets or working with your coach to create a personal vision. Your sales coach can also help you discover fresh opportunities that will align better with your values, from seeking promotions to finding a new job.
The goal is to wake up refreshed and excited to start your day—and to be able to tell people, “I love what I do!”
Get Your Head in the Game
In your sales career, you’ve likely experienced the drive that comes from chasing a big goal—and the thrill of reaching it. Sometimes, that motivation and excitement can be harder to find later in our careers.
A sales coach will help you build a strategy to stay focused on what’s most important. You’ll learn to set achievable goals, formulate new business plans, and keep yourself accountable.
By working on an abundance mindset, you’ll be able to overcome negativity, deal with adversity, and find new opportunities in your sales business. A coach can show you how to learn from your past performance and guide you to bigger and better goals. With a clear vision of what you’re working towards—a big promotion, early retirement, or lifestyle goal—you’ll rekindle your excitement and drive to win.
Keeping your head in the game takes more than sheer willpower. It requires finding balance and developing all three E’s—Enthusiasm, Efficiency, and Expertise. An experienced sales coach will help you grow skills in all areas based on your individual needs and goals, and point out bad habits that are holding you back.
As a partner in your success, your sales coach is on your side—but unlike your coworkers or family members, they’re not afraid of giving tough criticism when you need it. They’ll celebrate your success but always give you honest feedback.
Need an Attitude Adjustment?
When you’re excited and passionate about sales, and your head is in the game, you’re not the only one who benefits. Your clients will be blown away, and your personal life will thrive, too.
Are you ready to get your head in the game and unlock your full sales potential? Want to CRUSH your sales goals and love what you do? A Skillway sales coach can show you how. Click here to learn more about our one-on-one coaching program, or contact us today to set up a FREE jumpstart session to meet one of our coaches and see if coaching is right for you.