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003 Learn to be confident when selling even though you don’t like rejection with Bob Burg

Bob Burg is a sought-after speaker at company leadership and sales conferences sharing the platform with everyone from today’s business leaders and broadcast personalities to even a former U.S. President.

Bob is the author of a number of books on sales, marketing, and influence, with total book sales of well over a million copies. His book, The Go-Giver, coauthored with John David Mann, itself has sold over 800,000 copies and it has been translated into 21 languages.

His and John’s newest parable in the Go-Giver Series is The Go-Giver Influencer.

Bob is an advocate, supporter, and defender of the Free Enterprise system, believing that the amount of money one makes is directly proportional to how many people they serve. He is also an unapologetic animal fanatic and is a past member of the Board of Directors of Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic & Ranch in his town of Jupiter, Florida.

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Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

Books:

Go for No! Yes is the Destination by Richard Fenton and Andrea Waltz

Go-Giver Books:

The Go-Giver, A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea by Bob Burg, John David Mann
Go-Givers Sell More by Bob Burg, John David Mann
The Go-Giver Leader: A little Story About What Matters Most in Business by Bob Burg, John David Mann
The Go-Giver Influencer: A Little Story About a Most Persuasive Idea by Bob Burg, John David Mann

Endless Referrals by Bob Burg

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3 Key Points:

  • Selling and confidence in sales is more about communicating with others in a way that hopefully brings out the best in everyone involved.
  • When we can be focused on providing value to others we’re always creating the environment for success.
  • You don’t need to like rejection, but you need to learn to deal with them and understand that it is part of the process and that it happens to everyone.

Show Notes:

 

[00:45] Bob shares something interesting about himself that most people don’t know.

[01:30] Bob shares how he became confident in selling and that he had to learn it

[02:15] Bob talks about beliefs and what kind you need to have to make sales with confidence and ease

[04:08] The false dilemma of the sales mindset

[05:33] The first thing in his professional life was to sell advertising and that is when he realized he needs to learn sales

[07:25] "]You should be earning a great income from serving a lot of people in a wonderful, wonderful way 

  • We should get paid for something we like
  • We have blocks around getting paid for fun because we have been conditioned in a different way – school, work…
  • People see that getting paid for something they don’t like that that is ok, but if they take the money and have fun they feel guilty

Who made the rules?

[09:20] Bob always knew that he wanted to start his own business, he was always pretty entrepreneurial

[10:20] How Bob deals with rejection

  • He does not like it
  • There seems to be this “political correctness” in the self-help world that you always need to see things positive and say: I love rejection…
  • Human beings don’t like rejection. It is a matter of understanding and a matter of the sales process

We can reframe it [12:41]
When people quite when they get a bunch of No’s – It’s not the No’s that got them but the fact that they think they are the only ones getting them

  • Bob goes into the mindset of Noes and Yeses
  • Rejection is a natural part of the process

[15:20] Advice Bob gives to people who feel bad with a No and about the attitude that you need to have

[17:35] Understanding the value we bring to others is an absolute key to being able to ask for and receive the kind of money you deserve and that will keep you abundant

Where to find Bob Burg on Social Media:

  • https://burg.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/burgbob/
  • https://www.instagram.com/realbobburg/
  • https://twitter.com/BobBurg

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