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Sales Maven

Dec 4, 2023

“We’re all in sales.” Even people who work in non-traditional sales roles must know they are selling before any chance to present an offer. We’re all in sales since sales is effective communication, negotiation, and persuasion from the moment we introduce ourselves.

Your very own Sales Maven, Nikki Rausch, is here to offer tips, techniques, and strategies to master your sales conversations. Discover methods to place yourself in the position to thrive in business and produce true value for your audience. Today, learn how to build confidence and let go of self-doubt in this Mastering Excellence Series conversation on this episode of the Sales Maven Show.

Alla Bardov is the founder of Sell Yourself for Success. She utilizes sales education to help organizations, entrepreneurs, and sales professionals optimize each stage of the sales process to achieve and sustain extraordinary results. Alla’s signature program Ignite Your Sales Results focuses initially on building confidence, a crucial trait that she learned to value first hand since it elevates and sets apart individuals beyond their qualifications or levels of success.

In today’s episode, Nikki and Alla discuss how to doubt your doubts and build confidence. Drawing on over three decades in Corporate America and various sales roles, it’s Alla’s experience that sales skills offer universal applicability, cutting across professions and industries. Listen as Nikki and Alla talk about developing confidence that elevates you and sets you apart beyond qualifications or levels of success.

Nikki invites you to join the Sales Maven Society, don't miss this opportunity for you and Nikki to work together. Bring your questions, concerns, sales challenges, and she provides answers and guidance to boost your confidence. Join the Sales Maven Society here, click add to cart, and then checkout and use coupon code: 47trial to get your first month for $47.00!


In This Episode:

[00:27] - Welcome, and thank you for listening!

[02:47] - Alla Bardov tells the hilarious story of how she found out about Nikki.

[05:37] - Why did Alla get into selling vacuum cleaners door to door?

[08:22] - Alla explains what lesson she learned from door-to-door sales. (Hint: She was missing two things.)

[10:20] - Alla talks about when she started her business, Sell Yourself for Success.

[12:51] - Become consciously aware of your self-talk. PART 1

[15:05] - Become consciously aware of your self-talk. PART 2

[18:05] - Alla talks about starting the day off strong and preparing yourself to take on your work.

[21:04] - Get dressed for your definition of success.

[23:03] - Does Alla use visualization?

[25:59] - What’s important about compliments? PART 1

[28:07] - What’s important about compliments? PART 2

[31:01] - Alla talks about imposter syndrome impacting people across the board.

[33:38] - “Doubt your doubts.” PART 1

[36:07] - “Doubt your doubts.” PART 2

[38:51] - The power of personal stories.

[41:51] - Alla talks about what brings her joy these days.

[44:48] - Thank you for listening. Nikki is so grateful you are here!

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