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Wca level 5 sales blog: maximizing sales time

« Shift your thinking to increase sales |

| Large client management »

August 23, 2005

Maximizing sales time

Three “take a risk” thoughts:

1. If you had a chauffer (part time) how much more effective could you be? Could you leverage that $20-30,000 expense into 00,000? That doesn’t incldue stress reduction. In the back seat you’d complete apps, contact clients/potential clients by email or phone, transcribe, create and more. An agent who did it enjoyed the best year of his lie, both personally and professionally.

2. Face to face is much better than just talking on the phone. Why not invest $5000 and provide vision phones to your best 20 clients? ($499 for each two phones) That prevents multi-tasking by both you and your clients/potential clients on the other end. That means concentrating on the phone call, not checking email eetc. Of course, you might accomplish the same with web cam’s. Have you tried it?

3. When your production equals $300,000-400,000 revenue, is it time to hire an assistant? It’s a person to follow up from the first appointment until you’re hired as the broker of choice? It’s a person who may deliver select renewals. It’s someone who may visit the account to gather additional information.

It’s much different than an account manager. Draw the process to see how an assistant can help.

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Between coughing, I was telling my husband what is going outside and how beautiful it is. He was trying to fall asleep, but to be honest, he is always sleepy after 8 p.m. I went to the bathroom for my normal vitamins and Metamucil pills. I decided to take pills because when I have my worse days I simply cannot face the sludge of Metamucil powder. The throat is a rebel. When I lied down in bed I felt pain in the mid-sternum of my chest. I thought it was just pills I do not swallow fully, so I went back for another glass of water, but it didn’t bring relief. The pressure and pain started to become stronger. I took the nitroglycerin tabs I store near my bed. And it didn’t make a change. I knew it was still an active med since it burned the mucosa under my tongue. As there was no relief I took another one. I tried to breathe deeply and relax, but the pain didn’t go away.
I tried lying, and it didn’t help. Finally, I have decided to wake up Jim as I didn’t want to struggle with this all by myself. It was about an hour of pain before that. The first thing I could think of was how I supposed to get into the car and to the ER when it’s all slick outside? It was raining, then freezing, it must been slick like hell! Due to my terrible uncomfortable sacroiliac joints I am really afraid of falling. There were no cars on the road, all was strangely quiet and calm. Just the thought about going outside made me so frightened so my blood pressure skyrockets. Jim woke up, he needed one look at me and he said, we should better be going to the ER. I started to get dressed.
I don’t know why, but as a nurse I’m really afraid of making a fool of myself by showing up in the ER with something that pass by itself. Jim in his somewhat wonderful provincial way of putting things said, “Wouldn’t you rather go in and check it out instead of collapsing on the floor and saying, ‘OOPS?’” So, it was like that and we were heading towards the tundra like outside of our house. When I saw all was shinning and glittering I have decided to not go by ourselves and simply call an ambulance. I was embarrassed about how falling scares me, but I didn’t want to risk. Slowly, but without problems we reached the ER. Two nurses who were with me in the car were analyzing the situation, but I wasn’t diaphoretic or sweaty which I knew was telling that something was wrong with my heart. There was no radiating pain in my arm, shoulder or jaw. I also was aware of that woman’s symptoms are different than those the men have.
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The iodine that was injected for the scan of the lungs had teased my bladder so I had to go to the bathroom every twenty minutes with my short leash of all cables connected to me. My daughter and her husband came to visit me even if I was telling them not to come in such lousy weather. My son called from Dallas. I must say I love my kids and the way they make me happy, I love when they are telling stories about themselves and about my grandkids. My doctor came and was a welcome sight. She is really smart, young woman and I’m lucky to be her patient. We together decided it would be better to stay for a few more cardiac enzyme tests and EKG. We were chatting and thinking about possible cause of that pain if it wasn’t heart. I have a chemical treadmill scheduled for next week as it was impossible for me to attend to regular type due to my knees problems. We’ll take a closer look at the esophagus that is problem in my opinion as I’ve had troubles with swallowing the larger pills for years. A lot of people who just like me suffer from relapsing polychondritis have tracheal problems because of the destruction of cartilage throughout their bodies. Of course it may happen I tore something in the trachea during all that weeks of coughing. We’ll see.
It was really nice to get back to home on Monday afternoon, headed to the hot bath and at last go to very own bed and sleep. Hospitals are not comfy at all. It is impossible to sleep if you’re not on the meds that make you unconscious. With such prices, it’s reasonable to stay awake to see whole thing.

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How do you manage your training around your work and family commitments?
I’m living with my parents and am the only child. It is important to have good time management and maintain good communication with family and friends. They fully support me and hope for a good result for me in each race. This helps greatly in finding time to train.

What do you hope to achieve by competing in The Greatest Race on Earth?
I hope to break my personal record and help my team to get a good result.
I hope that participation will help me run in more overseas marathons as these will help to build my self-confidence.

Post-marathon quote
“I’m a little bit disappointed because I thought I’d win the women’s marathon, but this time I finished just second. It was difficult to breathe, maybe due to the high altitude.  I hope my other team members will do a good job and be the Women’s Challenge champions.”

South Africa (all-women team, unofficial)

Name: Farwa Mentoor
Age: 33
Occupation: Professional athlete
PB: 2:54:00
Kilometres run a week: 190

What does participation in The Greatest Race on Earth mean to you?     
I still cannot believe that I am part of this event. It is definitely one of the highlights of my career.

How have you achieved the running career you now have?
I started running at a very young age, about 9 years old. I was in the teaching profession when I ran the Comrades Marathon in 2000 and to my amazement finished in 4th position. This opened several doors in the athletics arena for me and I have since turned professional.

What do you hope to achieve by competing in The Greatest Race on Earth?
I want to run a good time and set the stage for my team-mates in the rest of their marathons. I want to set a time as close to three hours as possible, and hopefully beat my PB. I think also it will focus my running career on an international level.

How does it feel to be running as part of a team?
It is a bit nerve-wracking for me running the first marathon of the series as I realise that the other team members will be watching my performance. I must set the best pace I can for the rest of the challenge.