Welcome to variety Friday with your host Christine Schlonski, known as The Queen of the Sales-Success-Mindset, a multi-talented leader in the field of Sales-Success-Mindset, Motivation, and Strategies.
Helping you to enjoy the sales process and to make offers with ease, grace, and confidence.
- Could not recommend it enough!March 18, 2019 by Mindful Mel from United States
Listening to Heart Sells Podcast has felt like meeting a soulmate! That initial excitement of knowing this is exactly what you’ve been looking for, the peace of feeling completely understood and that burst of energy from knowing that anything is possible! Every episode has been chock full of awesome nuggets and beautiful reminders. The combination of incredibly successful powerhouses sharing their journey, practical and applicable tools and Christine’s heartfelt and authentic approach and energy, is an incredible gift for all heart-centered entrepreneurs!
- Dondi Scumaci - Don't let a bad experience creep into your heartJanuary 19, 2019 by WalkingInside from Canada
Loved the interview! Dondi has a great way of reminding us that we get to choose the lesson in our experiences.
- Amazing Podcast!January 5, 2019 by LaDawn Townsend from United States
I just started listening to Christine's podcast and the content is amazing! Can't wait for the next episdoe.
- Packed with Powerful & Practical Tips!December 24, 2018 by VanPavlik from United States
Love this podcast! The lifeblood of any business is sales and Christine does an amazing job of making sales something you'll fall in love with instead of dread. These podcasts are short and get staright to the point, filling you with both the knowledge and motivation to go out and bring in lots more money to your business by selling from your heart. If you want to bury the notion that sales is sleazy or avoid "gurus" who make sales sleazy and instead learn to how to sell in a way that is heart-centered, easy, win-win, and non-pushy, then look no further... you have found the right podcast!
- Mindset Makes The DifferenceDecember 17, 2018 by JanineFQ from United States
Great show about creating a business with heart. If you think it, you can achieve it and Christine show you how to use your heart and mind to find success. I'll listen again.
- Loved the JLD InterviewDecember 16, 2018 by Thehighenergygirl from United States
Wow, what a great interview with JLD. Christine your energy is great and I look forward to listening to your other episodes. Well done! BTW I love the title so much!
- Follow your heart!December 14, 2018 by The Marketing Book Podcast from United States
... and your mindset will take it from there. Yogi Berra once said "90% of the game is half mental." With your heart and mind aligned (like planets) you'll be amazed at what you can accomplish. Subsribe, listen and start selling!
- Afraid to sell? Listen here!December 13, 2018 by MizzBeeMe from United States
These are wonderful interviews with successful entrepreneurs, (including the Queen of Sales Mindset, host Christine)......who share how they began, what their difficulties were, and the sales mindsets & strategies they used to get to their top. If you've ever had that icky feeling when it come to 'selling' you or your stuff....get some great inspiration here of not only how to sell, but how to think.
- Feeling P.O.W.E.R. ful!December 10, 2018 by The Variety Artist from United States
Just listened to ep 5. Love the POWER formula. Christine explains it clearly and makes it simple for me to understand. Great podcast!
- Let’s get better at selling!December 9, 2018 by Joeb29 from United States
Let’s be honest, we can ALL be better at selling. I know I can, and I’ve been studying selling for years! Have a listen if you want to start getting better. I’d recommend it!
- Inspirational!December 8, 2018 by CCarroll1 from United States
Christine is a joy to listen to and learn from! I am so glad she now has a podcast so I can keep learning from her wisdom on sales, money, mindset, business and more. Great information!
- You had me at "hi gorgeous!"December 8, 2018 by The Chef Rock Xperiment from United States
Wonderful energy and such valuable insight! Thank you, Christine!
- Love this podcast!December 8, 2018 by Funky Sarica from United States
Christine does such an incredible job of helping her listeners to find their way with selling with love, from the heart. Her guests offer so much value—looking forward to more interviews!
- Beautifl ShowDecember 8, 2018 by Duffash from United States
Christine has a wonderful energy. She is a great coach and teacher. I love how she teaches tools for shifting our mindset into creating habits and behaviors that build our success.
- Christine is Great!December 8, 2018 by horsegirldsi from United States
Have gotten a lot of value out of the first episodes. Christine is a great host!
- We need more of this...December 7, 2018 by Stu Schaefer from United States
I'm an entrepreneur and I sell every day of my life. It's easy to neglect the heart side of things, but I think it's important to balance that since we're all humans on the same team. Christine does a great job providing really valuable insights!
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3 Key Points:
- Having the journaling and the breathwork in place, and sometimes I meditate a little bit to just ground myself and to be still and just sit a couple of minutes.
- Play with ideas. Try things on. Just because other people do it doesn’t mean it’s a perfect fit for you. Something that gives you a sense of joy and accomplishment, and that you know that you are strong, you can do whatever you want to do. So that really, really helps. And it’s so important for the sales game, that we have our mindset in the right place.
- Give yourself the gift of trying it out and then going into commitment. You can just find ways of to start small and then to do it to the full experience at some point in time.
[01:09] Over the years I’ve been really obsessed with what successful people do. I discovered that most of them have some kind of morning routine, some kind that triggers their mindset.
[03:08] Taking cold showers is definitely not one of my favorites. It took me a while, but I changed from just being interested in being committed.
[04:14] Surprisingly, after I really was committed, it wasn’t that difficult. Already on day one, I was so excited about this new commitment that I did manage to have a cold, full-body shower.
[05:21] I keep having these cold showers in the morning. And I have to say, it really makes a difference. Because I already have one thing I’m super, super proud of because I know I don’t like cold showers and I don’t really see that change, but it helps my body to wake up. It feels amazing afterward. I’m really, really proud of myself.
[05:59] I highly recommend that you find something that you can really commit to. I’m talking to you about this because now it’s been like six weeks or something more than those 21 days that you need to install a habit, or 30 days.
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Hi Gorgeous. This is episode number 143. You are listening to Heart Sells! Podcast and I am your host, Christine Schlonski. I’m super, super pumped you are here for another variety Friday. Today, I thought, “Well, what can I do to support your success journey?”, and I realized that I have not yet talked about habits. Habits that successful people have that helped them to move forward in their business, in their lives. If you want to check out the show notes, the transcripts, all the resources we talked about, hop on over to https://christineschlonski.com/ and find the podcast tab. Also, once you’re over there, sign up for the empowerment notes. So you get all the updates on Heart Sells! Podcast once a week as well as amazing content that I do not share anywhere else. Hop on over to https://christineschlonski.com/ and have fun on that page.
So, success habits. Well, what is it? Over the years I’ve been really obsessed with what successful people do. I discovered that most of them have some kind of morning routine, some kind that triggers their mindset. And that really helps them to focus, to get clear on their mission and their vision. And I want to share with you today, three things that I do each and every single morning that are really ingrained into my day to really set myself up before I start working on my business and in my business. So a while ago, about six weeks ago, I finally managed after years and years of half-heartedly trying and then not feeling comfortable with it and letting it go again.
I started with cold showers in the morning and you’re going to think, “Well, what this has to do with my sales game?” A lot, because the cold shower in the morning is gonna wake you up for sure. And I know for example that Tony Robbins he has like plunges. He likes not just takes a cold shower. He likes gets into a cold river or into a really, really cool pool, right in the morning, like after bed. I know a lot of other successful people who have that habit in the morning. So I thought, “Well, I always can learn from successful people. What are they doing that I’m not doing and what can I learn from it and how can I accelerate and because I do accelerate, serve more and have a better business, have a better lifestyle?
I started out and I have to tell you, I’m really, I’m a chicken around that. So taking cold showers is definitely not one of my favorites. It took me a while, but I changed from just being interested in being committed. A really cool episode and that is with Melanie Benson, actually. So if you get a chance, pop on over and check out Episode Number 135 and 136 with Melanie Benson, where we talk about, “Bold Goals”, and where we talk about being interested but not committed. So my mindset change from being interested in taking cold showers to be committed.
I gave myself the time to just commit, to start in the morning with getting my feet and my legs, cold water. Then I thought, “Give me some time and then every day, I will take a little bit more till I finally managed to really have a cold shower.” Surprisingly, after I really was committed, it wasn’t that difficult. Already on day one, I was so excited about this new commitment that I did manage to have a cold, full-body shower. Then I thought, I was so proud of myself. On day two, I thought, “Well, I managed it yesterday, why should I be able to manage it today?” So I managed it again. On day three, the same thing happened. I was like, “I already managed it two days, so why can’t I do the next day?”, and so on and so on.
Even now, when I go and have a cold shower, sometimes, I just say, “What’s stopping your feet? At least get into the shower, and just start pouring cold water on your body.” Then it really is interesting because once I’m in there, I get really, maybe, a little bit competitive with myself. It’s a way where I don’t want to kind of lose out for myself. So I keep having these cold showers in the morning. And I have to say, it really makes a difference. Because I already have one thing I’m super, super proud of because I know I don’t like cold showers and I don’t really see that change, but it helps my body to wake up. It feels amazing afterward. I’m really really proud of myself. And that already in the morning, like before I have my coffee or anything else, getting up taking that cold shower is a huge success.
So I’m already set up for success for that day. I highly recommend that you find something that you can really commit to. I’m talking to you about this because now it’s been like six weeks or something more than those 21 days that you need to install a habit, or 30 days. It’s way, way more time and I’m, I’m so proud of myself that I cannot see at the moment where I can check it out. So it’s really interesting. And so that’s one.
Then usually I have a coffee, lunch that might not be the best habit, but the coffee makes me feel good. It’s a warm coffee, the first sip of it that feeds me, actually, it helps me feel comfortable. It helps me feel like sounds maybe a bit strange, but it felt helps me feel like rich. Like, I can have a coffee and then from there, I usually do some breath work and some journaling so that I really set my mind up.
I have created for you the Sales Journaling Prompts, which is a 30-day email course, where you get one prompt with my thoughts around it each and every day. So you can install that into your journaling. And I highly recommend that you hop on over to https://christineschlonski.com/ and check that out. Because it will take you each day with a new prompt so that you can try it on, that you can see. Well, how does it feel when I say, “Sales is love?” Is that just way too much? Do you feel resistance around it? Or do you get excited about the thought? Or when you say, “Well, my clients love to pay me. This is something that goes like, “Well, no way. I always have to get the money out of them.” , or is it, “Wow, this feels great. What if this was true for me?”
So hop on over to https://christineschlonski.com/ and just check it out. And I really have those things in place. So the cold shower, which is definitely a huge thing of being committed. And then having the journaling and the breathwork in place, and sometimes I meditate a little bit to just ground myself and to be still and just sit a couple of minutes. I want to get better than this. But um, I guess I’m not yet that committed. I’m just interested. So I’m playing with the idea. I also would recommend for you, play with ideas. Try things on. Just because other people do it doesn’t mean it’s a perfect fit for you. But I’m quite sure you will find something where you can already feel successful right in the morning before you even work on your business or in your business before you have client calls before you check your emails.
Something that gives you a sense of joy and accomplishment, and that you know that you are strong, you can do whatever you want to do. So that really, really helps. And it’s so important for the sales game, that we have our mindset in the right place. So I hope this little excursion into my mornings inspires you and helps you to maybe push a little bit or commit to something that you are having in your head but you’re not really getting the point of. Give yourself the gift of trying it out and then going into commitment. You can just find ways to start small and then to do it to the full experience at some point in time. So have a lot of fun, enjoy, and I’m saying bye for now, wherever you are in this beautiful world. Looking forward to having you on the next variety Friday.
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