Learn what being a member does for you
The Seller Styles
Learn the styles and take your free assessment
See a summary of all our programs and certifications
Certified Professional Sales Person(CPSP®)
Develop your potential as a certified sales professional
Certified Professional Sales Leader(CPSL®)
Grow your impact as a certified sales leader
Certified Master Sales Professional (CMSP®)
Join the elite group of sales professionals and leaders
Advanced Sales Influence (ASI)
Take your influence and leadership to the next level.
Sales Success Principles
Learn foundational sales behaviors, strategies, and skills
Power of Contact Marketing
Learn from marketing expert and author Stu Heinecke
Join the top 1% of sales professionals in the world.
Next Level Virtual Coaching
Join our ongoing dynamic virtual coaching community
Explore job postings from some of the best companies in the country looking for sales professionals
Daily Dose of Influence!
Enjoy our video series of influence tips and strategies
Leads To Growth
Dig into our podcast featuring industry leaders and experts
Learn from our high-level sales coaching video series
Women of Sales & Influence – Facebook Live Series
Be inspired by our Facebook Live series spotlighting top women influencers
Women of Sales & Influence – Video Blog
Enjoy valuable, high-level sales strategies to empower your sales goals
The Growth Quotient
You’ve heard about IQ, but what is your GQ?
Our Commitment to You
We are here to help your approach to sales, how you interact with others, and how you perform and execute
NASP Sales Blog
Learn from our member-submitted articles for sales professionals
Write For Us
Share your sales expertise and insights with our community
About Our CEO
Standards of Conduct
Common Questions and Answers
Mary Kay said it best. “We spend more time planning our vacations than we do planning our lives.”
Let’s change your perspective in 2013 as you realize, self help should be more important than dwelling on the economic crisis. Our current economy is not within your control.
Too many people live according to external circumstances, and fall into that “sticky” trap of uncontrollable occurrences. When this happens, you become a victim and rather than finding a way to help yourself, you blame the external world – the economy, the boss, politics, etc.
No matter what has happened to you or what will happen to you in 2013, it simply happens and there is little you can do about it. Learn to accept the economic crisis for what it is and realize it is not within your control unless you made it happen.
Self help is within your control, and you decide what happens next. Self help steers you toward living your life from the inside-out, and taking over the controls.
You must believe in yourself and accept your individuality. Firstly, you must recognize yourself as the most important person in the world, followed by your family, friends, co-workers and boss.
Your reaction to any crisis is very much within your control.
If you react negatively, you become a victim and you are definitely not in control of your life. You are more apt to externalize, and you will attract more negativity into your life, continuing on that downward spiral.
Do not waste any thought or energy on the things that are not within your control. It is a futile time investment and will not change the economic crisis.
If you react positively, then you take control of your life knowing that things happen for a reason, and that there is always something better waiting for you. A strong, optimistic outlook will attract more positive incidents into your life. Self help enables you to enjoy an overall happier life.
The statement that “self help is more important in 2013 that dwelling on the economic crisis” is true. We have the ability to control our thoughts, to create a contingency plan and to focus on a future that works.
Self help provides a future built by believers who dwell on the things we can control. Self help is the best time investment you can make, and will get you where you want to go.
Foremost, you must know where you want to go, and how to take control of your life.
About the author