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Alyssa McMasters – How to Process and Make Friends with Rejection


Episode Overview:

Confidence is an underrated superpower that can enhance every aspect of job performance, from communication to closing sales. 

Not protecting that confidence in hard times, grief or self-perceived failure can be devastating. Here to talk about how to process rejection and build confidence is my guest, Alyssa McMasters.

Guest Bio: 

Alyssa is a certified confidence coach who leverages body neutrality, mindfulness, and evidence-based exercises to guide you toward embracing your natural confidence. She believes that confidence is a muscle that can be strengthened with dedication and practice, regardless of society’s judgments. On your confidence journey with Alyssa, you’ll delve into the conditioning that holds you back, shed unhelpful thought patterns, and discover enjoyable ways to boost your self-esteem. Certified in Confidence Coaching and Emotional Intelligence Coaching, Alyssa employs a trauma-informed approach in her offerings.

With a background in sales, Alyssa has honed the skills of self-assurance and effective communication. She transitioned from the competitive world of sales to the empowering realm of confidence coaching, gaining unique insights into the significance of self-belief, persuasion, and resilience. Alyssa works with her individual and corporate group clients to achieve confidence in various aspects of life, whether it’s advancing their careers or improving personal relationships. Join Alyssa on a transformative journey to unlock your full potential and conquer life’s challenges.

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Insight Gold Timestamps: 

02:52 21 Days to Your Inner Confidence

05:21 The issue of confidence

07:04 When we take the conditioning away….

09:14 People are really afraid of that rejection

10:21 That confidence translates directly to sales

12:25 What can you say to make friends with rejection?

14:01 The same parts in our brain that fire when we feel literal pain fire when we face rejection

15:55 If you don’t ask, you don’t get that

17:13 People don’t care about us the same way that we care about us

19:13 What is body neutrality?

20:41 We just are 10% kinder

22:57 I do believe that anybody can build confidence

23:30 Limiting beliefs

25:09 The glimmers in our life

26:12 Low confidence often comes from our conditioning and adolescence 

28:32 When we have diverse teams, we also have diverse perspectives

30:38 Some can argue that these things enhance the confidence

34:13 The question is do you like yourself with that? 

35:02 What do I have right now?

36:20 Why is it hard to accept a compliment?

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About the Host, Michael

Michael Vickers inspires enduring success, redefining the possible for today’s sales professionals, leaders, and managers. Whatever the sales or business opportunity, Michael will greatly enhance your odds of success. Every person who has an idea to promote, an employee to motivate, or a deal to negotiate, will attain a new level of success after an event with Michael.

Michael is also the best-selling author of Becoming Preferred: How to Outsell Your Competition, and Dance of the Rainmaker: Creating Authentic Differentiation in Today's Competitive Marketplace, where he shares his secrets to achieving the very highest level of sales mastery.

Whatever the result you’re striving for, if it involves influencing others or achieving success through others, Michael will build your confidence and accelerate your performance.

Michael is the Executive Director of Summit Learning Systems, a company that offers customized in-house training programs to many of today’s leading companies. He teaches thousands of business professionals throughout North America the skills required to achieve optimum performance.

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