One of the most common desires of people is the feeling of being liked or that he or she is important to someone else. In order to achieve this, one must learn how to properly build and nurture relationships. He or she must know how to be confident and be able to make other people feel that they are also important. This will make people like that person and can lead to several positive results.
Confidence may lead to building better business relationships with industry leaders, achieving life goals you never thought possible, making connections with the right people or even efficiently managing your very own business.
Confidence has a charismatic quality to it that draws people in. As such, it’s essential for sales professionals to be confident in their abilities to attract customers. The way they present themselves, talk to people, or make people feel can spell the difference between a successful sale and a loss of profit. Moreover, being charming can also help in increasing repeat business or referrals that will increase potential clients.
When it comes to personal life, a confident, charismatic person tends to have more influence over his family and friends. He will be able to persuade people into doing him favors or giving him things and people will like him because of his personality.
Most people believe that it can be quite challenging for a person to become popular in person and as a professional. This isn’t true at all. In fact, there are ways to achieve confidence and become a charismatic person. In this post, we will determine ways to develop confidence to enhance your personal and professional life:
Maintain a Positive Disposition
First impressions do last. Ideally, you want to give off a positive vibe to people, particularly those that you just met for the first time (assuming they will play a central role in your personal or professional life). Making a great impression starts with a warm smile. Smiling triggers an unconscious reaction from the people, drawing them in to you because of your warm personality and sunny disposition.
Any person who feels appreciated feels good about himself. This is especially the case when a person is appreciated for the hard work that he put in to complete a task. Simple statements like “thank you for taking the time to meet me” or “I appreciate the assistance” can instantly warm up even the briefest of encounters. Do this consistently and people will be more than willing to help you out whenever they can.
As long as you don’t take it too far, complimenting people for a job well done boost morale and helps create a better work environment. People love being recognized for their hard work so it shouldn’t hurt to let the right people know that their efforts are acknowledged and appreciated.
Pay Attention to Others
Being a good listener always helps strengthen business relationships, create an environment conducive for productive work and generally makes every person who is part of the team feel appreciated for the work they put in everyday.
by: Jeffrey Slayter