5 Ways to Become an Intuitive Sales Pro

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Several years ago, I wrote the book, Trust Your Gut: How the Power of Intuition Can Grow Your Business. I interviewed many successful business people for the book. Over and over I heard a familiar theme. They ALL actively tapped into their intuition and used it to create prosperity, generate new ideas and close sales. Interested in learning some of their techniques? Here are the five things they consistently shared:

Keep Your “Inner Sales Person” Positive — Pay attention to what you tell yourself about your sales prospects and your life. If your “self-talk” is positive and optimistic your personal and business life will reflect that. Try a simple experiment. Close your eyes and say the following to yourself for about 30 seconds: “I’ll never get ahead. I’m not good at sales. I won’t make my quota this month.” How do you feel? Depressed? Demoralized? Hopeless? 

Now do the same experiment and focus on these statements: “Things have a way of working out.” “I’m learning some new skills and things are beginning to change for me.” “Today I’ll take steps that will open up opportunities for more income.” “I have a great product and I enjoy letting people know about it.” Now how do you feel? Hopeful? Optimistic? More confident? When you’re in this state it’s much easier for you to be open to intuitive messages pointing you to avenues of increased prosperity.

Use the Power of Silence — As any good salesperson will tell you, “Sometimes the best thing to do is ‘shut up.’” But there are times when you also need to silence your mind to receive valuable intuitive insight. When you need help making a decision — pause — take a deep breath, reflect on the question and allow the intuitive impressions to come to you. Intuition is often described as “still and quiet.” It doesn’t shout out the answer. It is much subtler. You may, in fact, feel like you’re making up the answer. The truth about the wisdom you receive will only be known when you act on the information. If your workplace doesn’t lend itself to quiet reflection, get out of the office and take a walk or take a seat in your car. 

Pay Attention to Your Energy — If a sales strategy or decision leaves you feeling drained or bored, that’s a clear message from your inner guidance saying, “This won’t work,” or “Try something new and different.” Conversely, if you feel energized and enthusiastic, your intuition is giving you the green light to continue with your plan of action. 

Build Some Downtime Into Your Daily Schedule — It might make logical sense to pack sales calls into every moment in order to make efficient use of your workday, but not for the intuitive sales pros. They value having a breathing space. They use it for reflection, daydreaming and thinking. One person said, “I’ve lost more sales when I’m overwhelmed and stressed. When I build some downtime into my schedule I’m relaxed and things happen effortlessly. I catch people at just the right time. Opportunities come my way without me chasing after them. It’s like I’m a sales magnet when I’m in the flow!”

Envision Your Success —Spend time each day imagining your ideal work life. What does success look like? What does it feel like? Imagine you are living it now. What are you wearing? What are you feeling? Who are the people around you? We are often quite clear about what we don’t want. The path to success comes from spending time thinking about what you do want. What does an ideal day, month or year look like to you? Being clear about what you want is often the first step in being able to create it. Successful people visualize their goals and dreams. Your intuition can help you achieve success when you know what you want to achieve.

Lynn Robinson, M.Ed. About Lynn Robinson, M.Ed.

Lynn A. Robinson, M.Ed., is a leading expert on the topic of intuition. Through her work as an intuitive advisor she's helped thousands of people discover their life passion and achieve their goals. Voted “Best Psychic” by Boston Magazine, she’s a bestselling author whose latest book is Divine Intuition: Your Inner Guide to Purpose, Peace and Prosperity. She’s also the author of, LISTEN: Trusting Your Inner Voice in Times of Crisis and Trust Your Gut. To learn more about her books and intuitive readings, visit www.LynnRobinson.com.