In sales, a young man and lady sitting on the ocean breaking the cycle of stress to provoke action.

How to Provoke Precise Stress Relief in Sales

Often, I expressed the underrated ideas on taking a break and renewing in sales with confidence. Specifically, my assertion was if one is a salesman, vendor or owner, they shut it down when dealing with their particular industry because of stress.

In other words, they never relaxed and refreshed their batteries, ever.

Nonsensical Trivia of the Moment

To put it differently, in business, some individuals are so overwrought at the nonsensical trivia of the moment, it overwhelms them. They don’t understand the real nature of what they are trying to accomplish in the first place. More than that, they get confused when contemplating what is frivolity and what is productivity each and every time.

The crux of the issue is that they are stuck in a rut continuously when dealing with stress. They are frustrated as they, (hopefully,) breakthrough with a better outlook in a tough situation.

Breaking the Cycle of Stress

Therefore, here are several measurements of breaking the cycle of stress that may be very helpful for all of you:

Take Hold of Your Calendar

Especially if you are an independent contractor or self-employed, your calendar is your baby 24 hours a day. And, even more, you probably surmise it’s almost too much to bear now and then.

Instead, take control of your calendar now. Be more organized and rigid with an edge on output.

To demonstrate, when I was an agent for a well-known insurance company, I was meticulous of my agenda all the time on what I was generating. In particular, I:

  • Maintained five appointments with specific times Monday through Thursday
  • Made phone calls and followed up from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Ate lunch and relaxed for an hour around noon and
  • Did all of my paperwork on Friday to clean up for the entire week

In this way, I was sharp all of the time with no hesitation or waffling on what to do next. Resolve and confidence were my mottoes.

You, too, can organize your structure anyway that would be appropriate to your needs. The end result, of course, is to have a rhythm that you can use time, and time again to be more productive and less distraught.

Charity Begins Here

As you know, most people in the entrepreneurial pursuits are extremely busy 99.9% of the time. However, as always, for your peace of mind and a higher goal, volunteering is one of the great structural relievers you can do.

For this reason, volunteering your time to accelerate your enthusiasm is a plus. Not only would you enjoy the activity that you have selected, but, once you know your colleagues in your organization, it may be a great networking aspect to eventual sales.

What makes you happy? What is your passion?

Future Leaders by Mentoring

Ultimately, one of the greatest gifts that you can possibly do is mentor future leaders in your field. Especially if your knowledge base is vast and wide, then teach the younger people your expertise. Similarly, your desire to create a legacy will come true for years to come. The stress level will ease very quickly by coaching the new class of captains. As a result, you will appreciate your “art” as both magnanimous and gratifying, too.

Re-examine Your Potential

In conclusion, worrying won’t help you one iota if you are not willing to re-examine your potential. In this way, you will acknowledge the success of your goals and your perspective for the better. Calm down and act…

Herb Silverman

Sooner or later, most ideas and suggestions will change; it's just human nature. My mission is to touch one person at a time with a positive impact, transforming words into tangible actions. To that end, I am a leader, networker, advocate, and blogger. I explore change and viewpoints, squarely focused on areas of leadership, productivity, salesmanship, adaptability, and humor. That's not offering you a lot of detail, is it? So, learn more at the tab "About Herb"...