Following the success of Ajani Charles’ Emotional Intelligence For Creatives workshop, Mindfulness And Sales is a course on the intersection of mindfulness and sales, viewing sales as a creative process for helping and inspiring others, introspection, and personal development, while growing a business.
December 2nd - Mindful Sales Process
The sales process involves specific steps and sequences, regardless of one’s product(s) or service(s), and this session will cover the importance and use of mindfulness throughout the sales process.
-Mindfully using a Client Relationship Management (CRM) system
-How tools such as journaling, affirmations, meditation, and breathwork can be integrated throughout the sales process
-How to mindfully take the customer on a journey to their desired outcome
-The importance of acknowledging and celebrating milestones, lessons, and paradigm shifts throughout the sales process
December 9th - Tools and systems for success
This session will provide students with specific business and mindfulness tools that increase the probability of success for creatives.
-Defining success through mindfulness
-Specific business and mindfulness tools and systems that increase the probability of success for creatives, their businesses, partners, and clients throughout the sales process
-How and why specific business tools and systems can be used to cultivate introspection and personal development through mindfulness
-The importance of cultivating accountability, responsibility, and having an internal locus of control through mindfulness practices (during the sales process)
December 16th - Negotiating
This session will provide students with negotiating skills while describing the importance of mindfulness throughout negotiating, and the similarities, differences, and intersections between selling and negotiating.
-How sales and negotiating are similar and different, and where they intersect
-The technical, intellectual, and emotional nuances of negotiating and the roles that mindfulness plays throughout negotiating
-Mindfully closing deals that are in the best interests of creatives, their partners, their clients, their communities, humanity, and the earth
About the Instructor
Ajani Charles is a Toronto-based professional Photographer, Director, Producer, Mental Health Advocate, and Canon Canada Ambassador with a background in fine arts who specializes in creating impactful stories about the human condition, self-actualization, and mental health. Ajani is also a public speaker and a journalist for publications such as Thrive Global -- an American company that provides behavior change technology and media to support individuals struggling with stress and burnout, and he counts among his many and varied commercial clients H&M, Universal Music Group, Bridgestone, Christian Dior, Calm, and the UFC. His work has been featured in publications such as Complex, Jay-Z’s Life + Times, and Vogue, and he has worked with numerous icons and public figures in various capacities, including the likes of Arianna Huffington, Drake, Pharrell Williams, Wu-Tang Clan, Janelle Monáe, Snoop Dogg, Nas, Slash, Kanye West, Akon, Spike Lee, Director X, Dana White, and Commander Chris Hadfield.
Member Admission - $25 +tax / session
Full Series - $125 + tax / full series
Early Bird - $100 + tax / full series
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Photographs and/or video will be taken at this event. By taking part in this event you grant the event organisers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform an event organiser.
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien.