C-Suite Network™

Holly Duckworth & Eric Szymanski

Book Description

Who are you BEING when you are SELLING? Do you dream of being your organization’s top sales award-winner? Do you find yourself competing with the real or artificial intelligence sales“bot” to get your product or service in front of clients? Sales processes have become unsustainable. Every year sales goals get higher and higher. Sales professionals are struggling to keep their own sanity while serving their clients with presence. Being mindful will distinguish your professionalism and will raise your close rate.* Learn strategies to improve focus to be more present with your clients* Read stories of sales conversions with mindful experiences* Gain insights on how to ask the right questions to better qualify potential business opportunities* Set a positive mindset to affirm your highest and best outcomes* Ask the questions that will provide better awareness* Slow down to speed up with a tip, question, and affirmation to focus your sales process in each week for an entire year. If you are ready to think differently and bring effective well-being to every day in the week, this is the book for you.“Being a salesperson is stressful and full of pitfalls. This book teaches every sales professional the right techniques and tips to increase sales while reducing stress levels. Holly and Eric do a seamless job injecting practical and useful tips to make the sales process more mindful. Start de-stressing NOW. It’s never too late to learn a few new tricks.” Jeffrey Hayzlett, Primetime TV & Podcast Host, Speaker, Author and Part-Time Cowboy

About the Author

Eric Szymanski is an award winning American hospitality industry professional with extensive sales & marketing leadership experience including Hilton, Marriott, Starwood and Disney. Eric has demonstrated success in leading high-performing sales teams through planning, implementing and monitoring actionable sales and marketing plans at hotels and resorts of all sizes, including city-center, convention district, airport and attractions areas. He has a proven track record of success at all levels through the achievement of both individual and team goals for several 1st tier, globally recognized brands.  Throughout his career, Eric has created authentic, world-class experiences while volunteering at all levels in several meetings industry associations.  As the co-author for Sell More Stress Less: 52 Tips to Become A Mindful Sales Professional Eric believes that sales does not have to stress people out,  in fact when done authentically can inspire both the sales person and prospect. Eric has co-founded the C-Suite Network Mindful Leadership Council with his business partner Holly Duckworth to bridge the use mindful leadership practices, and science to improve overall business culture.

In 2018, Eric was recognized with the top individual sales Platinum award winner by Disney for his work in the convention sales division. In 2002, he was recognized as Caterer of the Year by the Orlando, Florida Chapter of the National Association of Catering Executives. He is an avid runner, choral music performer & father of twin daughters.

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