Act Like a Sales Pro
How to Command the Business Stage and Dramatically Increase Your Sales with Proven Acting Techniques
Category: Sales & Marketing
Like actors, salespeople must deliver convincing performances.
In this summary, you will learn
- How salespeople and actors are similar
- What techniques actors use that also work well for salespeople
- How to adapt these techniques to achieve your sales goals
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Why you should read Act Like a Sales Pro
Actress and salesperson Julie Hansen worked as a sales director for the National Enquirer and Star Magazine, and acted in HBO’s Sex and the City, on the New York stage, and in commercials. In this clever manual, she details the special steps actors take to win auditions and to perform well on stage or in front of the camera. She explains how salespeople can adapt these acting techniques to increase sales. getAbstract recommends this fun set of instructions to salespeople and actors willing to try new approaches, and to anyone who has to take the stage.
About the Author
Actor Julie Hansen, a former sales executive, owns the Acting for Sales consultancy. A columnist and frequent public speaker, she teaches acting at the University of Denver.
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March 15, 2012 Ajay Kumar HimanshuExcellent and very Insightful.
February 20, 2012 Richard BockenkampLooks good, I ordered the book
January 12, 2012 Tim HastingsOne of the best, most honest suggestions for improving sales performance!
March 14, 2012 Jana HarmonThank you, Tim! The skills I learned as an actor were so helpful in my sales career I wanted to pass on to others. Glad you enjoyed.
March 19, 2012 Tim HastingsJulie -
Well, you are most welcome. I find it fascinating also to see authors sharing comments with the readers. Makes this a very genuine experience. Thank you and congratulations on the great book.