Negotiations training. Two words that many do not believe in. I say why? Why not develop yourself and try to "better your best" as Dave Sheffield would say.
I had the opportunity to attend a boot camp on negotiations training in marketing, and also in developing your inner self. It was a two day boot camp. Talk about the most eye opening two days of my life, this was it! We went through eight hours of hearing some excellent negotiations training speakers share their visions and thoughts, and then a second day with one on one time to help me through struggles within my business. This was one of the greatest negotiations training events that I have been to, and it truly helped open eyes.
People become too comfortable in negotiations training, and it almost causes a form of complacency. They are blinded by their thoughts on processes, and how things should be done. Many professionals become stuck in their negotiations training and continue to repeat the same things over and over again. As I have found out, this can become dangerous as there are so many great tools out there to use to help grow your business. The key to turning this around is to step out of your comfort zone. Do things in a different way that you would not normally do.
Changing your outlook can help improve your confidence, and others confidence in you. "Wagging your tail" when meeting with people is something I was taught. Wag your tail? What? Just like when a dog is very excited they wag their tail. Being positive, energetic, and outgoing can make a big impression when meeting people for the first time.
I learned a lot about negotiations training and follow-ups through the boot camp that I attended, and it changed my outlook on both of them. There are so many creative ways to do things, and learning some of these will change the way I do negotiations training forever. Asking for referrals and following up on key items are key things that people typically need help with. Yes these seem very simple, but there are very few people that can do negotiations training correctly and regularly.
That's not it though. There are so many more things that one can do to help develop in what they do. I highly recommend finding a negotiations training conference, summit, or boot camp to attend as I can say that it will change your outlook on business.