Scale Your Sales Podcast #102: Cynthia Barnes – Why its Essential that Salespeople Lead with Authentic Personality to Better Serve Customer

My next guest on Scale Your Sales podcast is a woman in Sales Influencer, Founder and CEO of the National Association of Women Sales She is a LinkedIn Top Sales Influencer Creator of Thrive Strategies for Women in Sales and the Author of Reach the Top 1, a Strategic Game Plan for Warrior Women in Sales. She is known for motivating others to feel confident empowered and brave. Welcome to Scale Your Sales Podcast Cynthia Barnes 

00:00 Why its Essential that Salespeople Lead with Authentic Personality to Better Serve Customers 

02:54 Cynthia says, to reach the Top 1%, Salespeople should show up their True Selves with the Empathy to build customer Relationships. 

5:42 Why it’s Important to Connect with People who Know your Challenges, Empathize with your Struggle, and can Help you Through it. 

11:06 You got to have the Balance, Mary Kay said God first, Family second, Career third, anything out of that order will lead to Destruction. 

13:30 Companies need to embrace Diversity as it is the Right thing to do, rather than it leads to Greater Revenue or Customers Expect it.  

16:57 On diversity, Cynthia says, we Attract on Similarities but we Grow on Differences 

21:05 Three types of people in the world, those Make Things Happen, those Wait for Things to happen, those Wonder What Happened. Which are you? 

23:37 To Build Trust, Salespeople must know your Prospects and Customers like Best Friend, you Can’t get them to Trust you until you Get to Know them 

26:46 End (NAWSP) 

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