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Those with a positive mental attitude tend to have more positive interactions and are easier to communicate with. People with negative attitudes tend to push clients, prospects, and colleagues away. Nobody wants to associate themselves with toxic people!
A toxic attitude can easily spread across an entire team and sales force. When this happens, sales start to suffer! Trust me, if you’re feeling deflated, angry or frustrated, your team and your clients will be able to tell.
Here are a few tips you can easily implement to maintain a positive attitude and environment at work:
1) Communicate With Your Team
Whether you lead your team or not, it’s important to maintain steady communication with those you work with. Don’t let frustrations pile up, let your opinion be known and speak to your mind if you feel certain processes can be improved.
Remember, communication is a two way street! Make yourself available and approachable to your colleagues so that they can communicate with you when needed.
2) Take Time For Yourself
Each day, take 5-10 minutes (outside of your regular breaks) to take a step back from work, to stretch and to regroup. When things get busy, salespeople often neglect their most important asset…themselves! Drink plenty of water, keep healthy and nourishing snacks by your side, and you will begin to feel more grounded, focused and positive!
3) Keep a Gratitude Journal
Before you start your day, write down 3-5 things that you are grateful for in your life. They don’t have to be big things, they just need to be positive things! This can be difficult for people at first, but the more you make this a habit, the easier it becomes.
The idea is to focus on things that put you in a good mood before you start your day. By focusing on the good in your life and career, you better your chances of maintaining a positive attitude.
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