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Prospecting 101. How To Prospect. “Prospecting is the engine that FUELS this business!” --Michael Clouse. Basic Formula of Prospecting. What does this formula Mean? 2 Contacts a Day X 4 days a week =8 Contacts a Week X 4 weeks per month =32 Contacts a Month X 12 months a year

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Prospecting 101

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## Prospecting 101

### How To Prospect

“Prospecting is the engine that FUELS this business!”

--Michael Clouse

### Basic Formula of Prospecting

What does this formula Mean?

2 Contacts a Day

X 4 days a week

=8 Contacts a Week

X 4 weeks per month

=32 Contacts a Month

X 12 months a year

=384 new contacts per year!

2c x 4d = 8cw x 4wm = 32cm x 12m =384 ncpy

### Why don’t we do this?

Fear

It’s been ingrained in our minds

“Don’t Speak unless you are…….”

“Children should be seen and not………”

“Don’t talk to…………..”

### How we can over come this……

• We must Talk FIRST

• People need to know you, like you and trust you

### #1 Understand the Rules

• It’s not about begging, convincing, coercing or forcing someone to buy the products! It’s not about “making a sale!

• Focus on the Individual– you are actually selling yourself!

• People need to Know YOU, Like You and Trust You!

### 6 Points from Dale Carnegie

• Become genuinelyinterested in the other person

• Remember the persons name is the sweetest sound

• Be a good listener, encourage others to talk about themselves

• Talk in terms of the other persons interests

• Make the other person feel important and do it sincerely

From the classic: How to Win Friends and Influence People

### #2 Breaking the Ice

How to Start a Conversation

### Get out and do what you Love!

Think about where leaders might be? Or what they might be doing…

Play Detective……

• Tennis Club

• Chamber of Commerce

• Volunteer

• Toastmasters

### Opportunities Everywhere!

Vital Skills to Learn…..

• Listening

• Awareness

• Sincerity

“doTERRA makes it easy to “break the ice” – you just have to take advantage of the opportunities!”

### Ice Breaker Questions Ideas…..

• Ask some sort of question that requires a response other than Yes or No

• Offer an essential oil sample

### What would YOU do?

• Your at the airport, you notice the woman sitting next to you keeps rubbing her head like she is in pain. What would you do?

### What would YOU do?

• You are in a hurry, and you call your neighbor to borrow something. You ask him how he is doing and he says “…..I’m….Okay.” What would YOU do?

### What would YOU do?

• You are playing tennis with some buddies. One of them falls and hurts her wrist, what would you do?

### What would YOU do?

• You are with your kids/grandkids at the local corn maze. The little boy in front of you gets stung several times by a wasp and is screaming, what would you do?

“What do YOU do for a Living?”

### What Will YOU Say?

• Take a minute, think about what you would say if someone asks you what YOU do?

Don’t let the conversation stay on you, keep it going back to them!“I teach others how to take care of their health with essential oils, so….tell me more about…..”

### #4 Ending the Conversation

• Smile

• Use their name

• “Hey Mary, do you have a card?”

• I will call you in a few days to see how things are going with the ______________”

(whatever you gave them samples for)

### #5 Call Them Back

• 48 Hour time frame

• Remind them of your conversation

### What to do on the Call…..

• Tell them you would like to send them samples

• If you are following up on samples--- ask how things have been going, ask if it is working or if you need to send something else

• Questions?

• Invite them to an event, a webinar a conference call…..

Facts Tell, Stories Sell

### #6 Presentation

• Let the TOOLS do the talking—and the work

• DVD

• Brochure

• Webinar

• Event

• Get the Information into their Hands!

### #7 Make it a Part of Your Life…

• Keep repeating the process until it becomes Natural!

“The opposite of Success is NOT failure; it’s mediocrity. Failure is actually a part of the process to success. And to reach true success in our profession (or any profession worth doing), you must be willing to pay that price—the price of building skills and character.”

• Randy Gage “Making the First Circle Work”

### Don’t be Afraid to OPEN your Mouth!

You can Achieve ANYTHING you put your mind to!