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SEE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR MORE (1) Do you feel like you don’t have enough within you to be able to achieve your goals?  Are you losing confidence? In today’s Sales From the Street episode, we bring Linda Yates back on the show today as she shares with us her biggest challenge in her career and how she overcame it.

Linda is The Image Energizer where she helps individuals and organizations step up their image and their personal brand through some tweaks to be able to capitalize and grow revenue to achieve success by at least 10 times. She also hosts her own podcast The Executive Edge.

Here are the highlights of my conversation with Linda:

The biggest sales challenge Linda faced:

Dealing with limiting beliefs

What Linda learned from that experience:

Get out of your own way.

Strategies Linda applied to overcome the challenge that you can also apply:

  1. Understand your strengths. Utilize them and start communicating them.
  2. Reach out to people you know.

Get the word out to your network and let them know what you’re doing.

  1. Bring value.

More nuggets of wisdom from Linda:

  • When you step back and ask yourself if that’s really what you want or you’re going where you want to go, keep coming back to what your purpose is.
  • Work hard enough, long enough

Get in touch with Linda Yates through her website www.lindahyates.com and download her eBook Uncover the Possible 12 Keys to Success.

Linda’s Major Takeaway:

“You can do it, whether or not you believe you can do it. I believe you can do it. Buy into that and know that nothing is impossible.”

Episode Resources:


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Check out Linda’s previous interview on – TSE 009: DOES THE WAY YOU DRESS AFFECT THE WAY YOU SELL?

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Donald is the host of the popular sales podcast,"The Sales Evangelist". He is the founder of The Sales Evangelist Consulting Firm where he helps small companies develop killer sales process to scale their business and increase growth.

Donald is also an award-winning speaker, sales trainer, and coach. He's a big fan of traveling, South Florida staycations and high-quality family time. Donald has a belief that “anyone” can sell if they have the desire and receives the proper training.

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