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Dr. Jean Oursler on TSE Podcast

Having the right mindset is crucial to being a successful salesperson. So why do we often get locked up in a mindset of fear, and how can we change that? In this episode, your host Donald Kelly and Dr. Jean Oursler (Ph.D. in Business Psychology from the Chicago School) are here to teach us about our “Caveman Brain” so that we can harness the way we are wired and make it work to our advantage. 

What is Your Caveman Brain?

  • The amygdala is a part of the brain that controls our fear responses to our environment. Dr. Oursler calls this the “caveman brain”
  • Our “caveman brain” exists to protect us from getting hurt or dying, so we can’t get rid of it or turn it off!
  • We don’t have to run away from predators or protect our young from danger anymore, so nowadays, we fear things like rejection, losing our reputation, or being a pushy salesperson.

How Do We Work WITH the Caveman Brain?

  • The amygdala only knows what it sees and hears. Pay attention to the media and information you consume!
  • Identify your personal fears. Know what is holding you back and why.
  • Use positive self-talk to give the caveman brain information to overcome your fears. Think of these as affirmations or talking yourself up.

Resources

https://cavemanbrain.com/

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