In 1996, Southwest Airlines was faced with an interesting problem when more than 100 cities were calling for them to expand service to their locations. Instead of jumping on the opportunity, Southwest turned down over 95% of the offers and began serving just four new locations in 1996. They left significant growth on the table. Why would a business turn down so much opportunity? And more importantly, what can we learn from this story we can put to use in our own lives?
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Do you have a backwards mindset? What’s that, you ask? Folks in sales who have a backwards mindset have in mind that all of their customer and prospect interactions must end with a closed deal. This really must be eliminated. Changed. When you have this mindset, you are playing the “short game” and you may never realize long-term results or it will be a long way down the road.
The final segment of our 𝟮𝟬 𝗣𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗿𝗳𝘂𝗹 𝗪𝗮𝘆𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗖𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲. We can all use a boost from time to time!
We've already offered 10 tips to boost your confidence in insurance sales. Like anything, some tips will work for you and others may not. Here are 5 more to test out.