3 Ways to Help People Be Open to Change

Written by Carla Rieger on . Posted in Communication & Conflict Resolution, Creativity & Innovation, Leadership, Mindsets for Success, Success Stories, Videos

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Do you notice yourself dreading an upcoming change?

Maybe others in your life are feeling the same way?

Think of the last time you had to upgrade your software, or adhere to a new tax law, or go through a renovation. It’s normal for people to resist changes over which they have little or no choice.

 

Certain “Mindsets” Help you Handle Change Better

The latest research in neuroscience shows that installing certain mindsets can make a HUGE difference. They can improve your ability to make change work FOR you, instead of AGAINST you. The trick is to install these mindsets in your subconscious mind, so that they go on autopilot. In other words, you don’t have to WILL yourself to be that way. It’s much like you’d install software in your computer. In fact, you are installing and uninstalling mindsets all the time anyway. Becoming aware of that process can make your life better and help you serve others at more profound levels.

Here are 3 powerful  ways for shifting your mindset around challenging change.

#1 – Change Your Physicality

Strangely enough how you sit, stand and move can powerfully influence your mindset regarding change. Here’s a short, fun video clip explaining this phenomenon:

 

#2 – Pretend You’re an Expert

The second one is a question you would ask yourself or your team. It’s a question which can break you free of a limiting view of yourself and your capacities. For example, I used to be a “technophobe”. I had a fear of technological things. Tech experts handled these things for me. And then one day no tech experts were available when I was getting an error message over and over again.  I was on a deadline, and so I was highly motivated to get a solution.

I asked myself “If I were a tech expert, what would I do that I’m not doing now?” That’s when an idea came to me. I pasted the error message into my search engine and found a solution. Most tech experts would roll their eyes and think “of course!”. But I didn’t view myself that way until I asked that question. After that, I started handling my own tech issues more and more. Now I consider myself a “technofile”. So, the next time you encounter a challenge ask yourself, “If I were an expert at solving this issue, what would I do that I’m not doing now?”

 

#3 – Imagine Benefits AFTER the Change

Our brains are hardwired to hold onto what’s familiar, even if it’s causing problems. Most people are holding on to things, people, places, jobs, things, timelines, systems, software, attitudes, and roles, that no longer serve them, just to avoid the discomfort of change. I had a private coaching client who refused to adopt the online work share service. He liked working on team projects using paper. His colleagues, however, were scattered across the country.  While everyone else was chatting and sharing documents online, he was trying to fax his handwritten notes to people. As a result, he got left out of the loop often and his work suffered.

We all have areas where we are holding on inappropriately, in big ways and small. What helps a person let go is usually to inspire them with the new possibility, trigger their imagination of how life could be better on the other side of the change. It can also help to get a practical experience of the benefits of the new.

In his case, we walked through the work share system together proving to him the time saving benefits. No one had done that with him at work. Everyone else on the team was a digital native and jumped into the new system right from the start. He was a digital immigrant who needed an interpreter and a guide so he could get a hands on experience of how much better it was than a fax. He happily adopted the new system after that.

If there is someone who is resisting change, how can you help them explore benefits awaiting them BEYOND the change?

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Mistake #1 Speakers Make (Too Many Offerings)

Written by Carla Rieger on . Posted in Build Your Expert Business, Leadership, Public Speaking, Videos

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This is an excerpt from Module 2 of THE SPEAKER MARKETING COURSE for people wanting to be professional speakers

To access the handout that goes with this short tutorial go here:
https://s3.amazonaws.com/WebinarStuff/GIGS+Webinar-Handout.pdf

If you’d like to get access to the full SPEAKER MARKETING COURSE go HERE

It’s about:

* how to become a well paid speaker
* how to use speaking as your main marketing tool and to build your credibility
* how to have a breakthrough in your existing speaking career

Use this program to increase your engagements, fees and back of the room sales.

WHY TAKE THE SPEAKER MARKETING COURSE?

It helps you become a sought-after speaker — even if you’re not famous or have a PhD

It allows you to make a difference with your message AND have the income and lifestyle of your choosing

This is an engaging, proven 5-part system combining online learning + Q&As.

with Carla Rieger–Top Speaker Coach

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If you’d like more tips and tools for getting paid to speak at events, check out this free video tutorial and worksheet entitled “How to Get Lucrative Speaking Engagements“.

Mistake #2 Speakers Make (No Sales System)

Written by Carla Rieger on . Posted in Build Your Expert Business, Leadership, Public Speaking, Speaker Marketing, Videos

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This is an excerpt from Module 2 of THE SPEAKER MARKETING COURSE for people wanting to be professional speakers

To access the handout that goes with this short tutorial go here:
https://s3.amazonaws.com/WebinarStuff/GIGS+Webinar-Handout.pdf

If you’d like to get access to the full SPEAKER MARKETING COURSE go HERE

It’s about:

* how to become a well paid speaker
* how to use speaking as your main marketing tool and to build your credibility
* how to have a breakthrough in your existing speaking career

Use this program to increase your engagements, fees and back of the room sales.

WHY TAKE THE SPEAKER MARKETING COURSE?

It helps you become a sought-after speaker — even if you’re not famous or have a PhD

It allows you to make a difference with your message AND have the income and lifestyle of your choosing

This is an engaging, proven 5-part system combining online learning + Q&As.

with Carla Rieger–Top Speaker Coach

—————————————————————————————————————

If you’d like more tips and tools for getting paid to speak at events, check out this free video tutorial and worksheet entitled “How to Get Lucrative Speaking Engagements“.

Mistake #3 Speakers Make (Cold Calling)

Written by Carla Rieger on . Posted in Build Your Expert Business, Leadership, Public Speaking, Speaker Marketing, Videos

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This is an excerpt from Module 2 of THE SPEAKER MARKETING COURSE for people wanting to be professional speakers

To access the handout that goes with this short tutorial go here:
https://s3.amazonaws.com/WebinarStuff/GIGS+Webinar-Handout.pdf

 

If you’d like to get access to the full SPEAKER MARKETING COURSE go HERE

It’s about:

* how to become a well paid speaker
* how to use speaking as your main marketing tool and to build your credibility
* how to have a breakthrough in your existing speaking career

Use this program to increase your engagements, fees and back of the room sales.

WHY TAKE THE SPEAKER MARKETING COURSE?

It helps you become a sought-after speaker — even if you’re not famous or have a PhD

It allows you to make a difference with your message AND have the income and lifestyle of your choosing

This is an engaging, proven 5-part system combining online learning + Q&As.

with Carla Rieger–Top Speaker Coach

—————————————————————————————————————–

If you’d like more tips and tools for getting paid to speak at events, check out this free video tutorial and worksheet entitled “How to Get Lucrative Speaking Engagements“.

Mistake #4 Speakers Make (Winging Your Pitch)

Written by Carla Rieger on . Posted in Build Your Expert Business, Leadership, Public Speaking, Speaker Marketing, Videos

speakers


This is an excerpt from Module 2 of THE SPEAKER MARKETING COURSE for people wanting to be professional speakers

To access the handout that goes with this short tutorial go here:
https://s3.amazonaws.com/WebinarStuff/GIGS+Webinar-Handout.pdf

 

If you’d like to get access to the full SPEAKER MARKETING COURSE go HERE

It’s about:

* how to become a well paid speaker
* how to use speaking as your main marketing tool and to build your credibility
* how to have a breakthrough in your existing speaking career

Use this program to increase your engagements, fees and back of the room sales.

WHY TAKE THE SPEAKER MARKETING COURSE?

It helps you become a sought-after speaker — even if you’re not famous or have a PhD

It allows you to make a difference with your message AND have the income and lifestyle of your choosing

This is an engaging, proven 5-part system combining online learning + Q&As.

with Carla Rieger–Top Speaker Coach

—————————————————————————————————————–

If you’d like more tips and tools for getting paid to speak at events, check out this free video tutorial and worksheet entitled “How to Get Lucrative Speaking Engagements“.

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