The Power of Perspective

Written by Peter Murphy

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Revisitrepparttar 102011 conversation again only this time cycle through it as if you wererepparttar 102012 other person. Imagine what it was like to be there looking at you and listening to you. You are now walking in their shoes so as to get a close up look at what it is like to deal with you.

You may find that you spotrepparttar 102013 reasons whyrepparttar 102014 conversation did not go as well as you would have liked.

3 Ask yourself - how did I getrepparttar 102015 result I achieved?

In this stage ofrepparttar 102016 process you putrepparttar 102017 responsibility on your shoulders alone forrepparttar 102018 outcome ofrepparttar 102019 conversation. Blaming others will not help you to think creatively for solutions and ways to better your conversational skills.

Revisit that conversation one more time asrepparttar 102020 neutral observer and one time asrepparttar 102021 other person. In each case look forrepparttar 102022 answer torepparttar 102023 question: how did I get this result? Then ask yourself: what could I do differently to get what I really want?

You will discover ways to change your approach that can dramatically improve how you communicate when it matters most.

By using this approach I often spot opportunities to use more emphasis on key points andrepparttar 102024 value of being enthusiastic when I want someone to consider my opinion. At other times I notice that I could listen more carefully instead of just getting carried away with my own agenda.

Play with this way of developing perspective for yourself and have fun spotting allrepparttar 102025 little differences that add up to a big difference in your ability to speak with impact.

Peter Murphy is a freelance business writer. He publishes a free weekly ezine full of practical tips for communicating at your best under pressure. All new subscribers receive a free e-book with powerful strategies for being at your best. To subscribe send a blank email to:

Build Your Database - Build Your Profits

Written by Noel Peebles

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I personally use their paid service as it's ideal for managing my growing ezine database. If you want to see this service in action, you can subscribe to my free mini-course and ezine using one ofrepparttar special email addresses they have provided for this purpose. Simply send a blank email and your free mini-course will be delivered almost instantly by autoresponder to your email inbox.

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When you sell to a new customer add them to your database immediately. Then simply keep in touch with them, or list a date to contact them. This might be for a car service check, a haircut, a carpet clean, a pet's injection or whatever makes sense in your business. Onrepparttar 102010 contact date send a reminder letter, email or phone or call them to offer an appointment.

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