Mind wandering in Sales Presentations - TruVoice

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Episode 65: Why Your Buyer's Mind Wanders


In B2B selling, your buyer’s mind will wander during your presentation. Ideally, they will not wander so far that they forget they’re attending your Zoom call. 

While mind-wandering can have a positive impact on leisure or creative activities, it has negative consequences in communication because it is linked to less comprehension and more reliance on automatic behaviors. This means that changing your buyer’s status quo is harder. 

On today’s show, we’re going to explore the latest research on what to do (and what not to do) when the person’s brain, you’re trying to sell to, takes a break. 

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About Dr. Carmen Simon

Dr. Carmen Simon, Ph.D., is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, cognitive neuroscientist, and renowned keynote speaker for sales and marketing audiences. Carmen offers a groundbreaking approach to creating memorable messages that are easy to process, hard to forget, and impossible to ignore―using the latest in brain science. Dr. Simon is the author of Impossible to Ignore: Creating Memorable Content to Influence Decisions.