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Monday Motivation: Coping With Problems

Sales Machine is featuring a "motivational" video every Monday morning to give you a boost of positive energy to launch your into the week ahead.

Let's face it: a career in sales is not without problems. Some problems you can do something about but others just must be endured. For example, while you can scour your territory for new prospects, there's nothing that you can do to change the economy. How you react to these uncontrollable problems largely determines your success in sales, and in life, for that matter. You can fight against them and wear yourself ragged, or you can transcend them, and start thinking at a higher level. That's what this video is about:

I'm taking a bit of a risk by posting this video, because it's not directly applicable to business, but I think it's got a message that's worth considering on a Monday morning.

READERS: If you'll vote in the following poll, over time I'll be able to tune this "Monday Motivational" to better serve your needs: