Well, it seems there is a #hashtag signaling a new trend or buzzword everywhere we look. Since this blog is titled Perception Is Reality, I am going to take us through some questions to consider #SauersStyle in our “new world” of hashtags—as it relates to sales. #HereWeGo

Are you focused each day on maximizing your sales activities? #GoldenSalesHours Where does your time go each day/week? There are 168 hours in each week. No more, no less. Time is the great equalizer for all mankind. Are you pleased with how you are using your time? #TimeIsValuable

Do you focus on using multiple communication mediums to connect with prospects? #ProspectingMediumsMatter What goals do you set each month to help you improve your sales performance? How good are you at tracking them? #SalesGoalsMatter Do you market your brand in a manner that makes prospects and customers want to talk to you? #BrandingMatters

How original are you in your sales approach? Is your style creative or boring? #CreativityTrumpsBoring Do you realize that the average person (buyer) you are selling to hears several “sales pitches” a week that say the same thing you do? #CharlieBrownSales #WaWahWaWah

My objective in this post is to make you determine your “why” of what you are doing each day in your sales activities. Why are you doing what you are doing? What are you spending your time on? Is it the best use of your time? Are you doing things in a unique manner that helps position you as an expert in what you do? #QuestionsToConsider

If you want to set some time to talk further #LetsTalk about ways to creatively grow your own brand and increase your sales…it’s your lucky day. TEXT the key word SAUERS1 to 71441

#HaveAGreatWeek and, why you are at it, have some fun in your sales activities.

Ryan T. Sauers is the president of Sauers Consulting Strategies. The firm consults with the front end of printing and related organizations across the U.S. Key focus areas include: sales growth, brand positioning, organizational communications, organizational strategy, and integrated marketing. Sauers is a national speaker and writes feature articles in global publications. He is also an adjunct university professor teaching leadership, communication, and entrepreneurship to business leaders. Sauers has been recognized as a thought leader in human behavior. He is a Certified Myers Briggs and DiSC Practitioner, as well as a Certified Marketing Executive. He is working on his Doctoral degree in Organizational Leadership and will achieve certification in Emotional Intelligence later this year. Sauers is author of the best-selling books: "Everyone is in Sales" and "Would You Buy from You?" Visit: ryansauers.com

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  • Bob. Riggs

    So cool. I am texting now to talk to you #IRL

  • Melissa Sienicki

    #ThanksRyan! :)

  • Kelly Mallozzi

    Ryan, I’m sure you’ve seen this, but it’s hilarious #superfunny