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.
In this summary, you will learn
- How salespeople and actors are similar,
- What techniques actors use that also work well for salespeople, and
- How to adapt these techniques to achieve your sales goals.
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.
Comment on this summary
1 year agoLove the concept of the moment before.... Interesting take on getting the right mindset
2 years agoConcise and insightful
2 years agoVery interesting.
2 years agoNice book, I recommend.
5 years agoReally insightful theme and interesting ideas.
7 years agoExcellent and very Insightful.
7 years agoLooks good, I ordered the book
7 years agoOne of the best, most honest suggestions for improving sales performance!
7 years agoThank 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.
7 years agoJulie -
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.