Become Your Most Influential Self! Don’t miss another update with a persuasive technique you can use today Being a highly empathetic person comes with it’s own set of unique challenges. People may think that you’re too sensitive. If you’re not careful, you can easily take on the emotional energy of everyone you meet. This emotional shapeshifting isn’t healthy for you. It’s exhausting and can bring you to the brink of a breakdown. And yet, the emotional world of an empathetic person is vast and rich. You’re able to connect with people on the unseen level that most people don’t even know exists. You provide a safe place for people to just be themselves. You make people feel seen and heard. You have a very powerful skill. Your empathetic superpower is one reason why you wanted to be a coach. Your ability to connect means that you can be a catalyst for positive change in your clients’ lives. Unfortunately, the same empathetic superpower is why you have been struggling with sales. […]
Become Your Most Influential Self! Don’t miss another update with a persuasive technique you can use today Let’s just agree right away that people don’t like to tell you things… especially if they believe the information is sensitive. If divulging something could be embarrassing or put them at a disadvantage, they are definitely not telling you squat. You see this all the time in business. Want to know what someone’s budget is? Good luck. They don’t want to tell you because they’re hoping that they can get you to bid under-budget and they can save money. Want to know how someone feels about their boss? They’re probably going to play it close to the vest because they don’t know if you’re going to blab it to someone else. Want to learn competitor’s marketing secrets? Yeah, ok. I’m sure they’ll be thrilled to show you how to take their customers away from them. People don’t like to tell you things, especially the stuff you really want to know. But, that’s no reason to stop you from getting the information now is it? Of course not! […]
All my life, I’ve had this fear in the back of my mind. I’ve struggled with it, made my peace with it, and then looped back to wrestling with it once again. I don’t know if I’m normal or if I’m different. But I’ve always been afraid of people knowing this about me. So, of course, the rational thing to do is to post a blog about it on the internet where it will remain forever. Brilliant! And so, I’m about to reveal a potentially embarrassing fact about myself because I believe that through this you will learn something about yourself and it will help you get over some of your persuasion roadblocks. […]
Here is how I got better at living with more gratitude. Hope it helps you, too!