How to Gain Attention

Today, gaining your share of attention in any business or communication situation has become the objective, the name of the game.


The sheer number of many communication platforms to lock in the relatively short attention span of so many people today.

It has become more difficult, much harder and harder, to get your share of attention.

Now, most sales people will tell you the name of the game in fact is closing the sale.

Thus, there is an over-the-top eagerness to move to the close far too quickly.

This tactic or battering ram tends to unnerve interested people.

Focusing on this one function of sales is short-sighted.

The facts are simple: only the customer can make the decision that leads to closing the sale.

This decision is not in the sales person’s control.

What is in their control is the ability to create numerous opportunities to gain the attention of a significant number of would-be buyers, which, if used positively and sensibly will lead to sales success.

How to Ask Gain Attention PART Two

Routine chores of business are conducted because they are needed to keep you in business. But this is precious time that prevents you from building and developing future, profitable relationships. What can you do? The amount of time spent undertaking routine, mundane business is staggeringly high. It takes up a large slice of the working week, an increasingly huge percentage of your valuable time. Generally, it is paperwork perspiration. Some of it is mandatory, much of it...

How to Ask Gain Attention PART Three

So, your daily focus is on gaining attention. This means contacting existing and prospective customers each working day as your first priority, your number one priority. Challenge yourself because this will guarantee your business success grows and grows. Decide to aim high. Your personal branding will be a huge payoff for you because you will know precisely what it is you want to project. You will be able to deliver a consistent message…

How to Gain Attention PART Four

Welcome to your new mantra! The more opportunities a person has to buy from you, the more likely they will buy from you. The less opportunity a person has to buy from you, the less likely they will buy from you. So, think opportunity! Your mission, your sole mission, is to gain attention, get in rapport, build trust, and discover their real headaches. Patience! Put little or no emphasis on closing a sale! Each day keep a record of the number of people you have gained attention and then each week you can go…

How to Gain Attention PART Five

Pay attention! I bet you have been told this a few times in your life!
Growing up, I’m sure you can remember how exasperated your parents could become. Of course, it is not a command you hear once you are an adult, at least not directly. What can you do when your attention is constantly wavering and preventing you from being more productive? Though you are less likely to be told to pay attention, you still hear it, but it happens in side your own head…