Julie Hansen

Contributor
24 Articles

Julie Hansen, keynote speaker, sales trainer, and author of Sales Presentations for Dummies, helps sales and business executives craft and deliver winning presentations and demos by applying today’s best practices from business, acting, improv, and storytelling. Julie has coached thousands of salespeople across the globe and her ground-breaking techniques for leveraging proven performance skills in presentations have been adopted by several Fortune 500 companies. Learn more about sales workshops and keynotes at  PerformanceSalesandTraining.com

Latest Articles By Julie Hansen

Cheating for the Camera to Communicate Clearly On Video

Actors and other on-camera professionals cheat all the time. Cheat for the camera, that is! They “cheat” the camera by…

Julie Hansen
May 24, 2021
Communications

3 Factors to Improve Attention and Interaction in Virtual Meetings

May I have your attention, please?! … Gosh, if only it were that easy! I’m sorry to say that virtual…

Julie Hansen
April 29, 2021
Leadership

Virtual Selling: Is This As Good As It Gets?

According to Gartner, 80% of B2B sales are expected to take place virtually by 2025. Don’t believe me?! Check out…

Julie Hansen
April 13, 2021
Sales Management

Sellers Beware! Misleading Advice on Zoom Fatigue

Stanford University recently published an interesting study on the causes of ‘Zoom Fatigue.’ Researchers identified four main causes, one being:…

Julie Hansen
March 16, 2021
Strategy

5 Tips for Building Successful Remote Sellers with Virtual Sales Role-Plays

Virtual selling may have your team reaching for the panic button – customers are different, technology is changing by the…

Julie Hansen
March 8, 2021
Sales Management

5 Actor’s Secrets to Master Your Fear of Virtual Presentations

Waiting to be admitted to the Zoom meeting, you feel the nerves begin to set in. With each passing minute,…

Julie Hansen
February 10, 2021
Communications

(Mis)Reading Body Language on Video Calls

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDFB2w6i_hQ Reading body language on video calls is like learning another language! Many movements and expressions can have completely different…

Julie Hansen
February 3, 2021
Communications

3 Movie Secrets for an Engaging Virtual Presentation

Looking for the secret to an engaging virtual presentation?! The movies have mastered the art of engaging audiences on-screen from…

Julie Hansen
January 27, 2021
Communications

Pitch Perfect: 25 Tips for Virtual Sales Calls

In sales, you have only one shot to deliver the right message. In the blockbuster hit Pitch Perfect, Anna Kendrick’s…

Julie Hansen
January 20, 2021
Sales Management

How to Find the Best Lighting for Your Zoom Call

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Q7gzIpLaMw Lighting can make or break your Zoom call! Too dark and you look like you’re in a hostage video.…

Julie Hansen
January 7, 2021
Communications

Virtual First Impression: 5 Secrets from the Stars

Your virtual first impression can make or break your sale. In the first few seconds of a video call, prospective…

Julie Hansen
December 26, 2020
Strategy

Be More Confident On-Camera with These 6 Proven Acting Tips

Confidence is crucial in virtual sales! Why? Because the camera picks up everything – including a lack of confidence. Salespeople…

Julie Hansen
December 15, 2020
Communications

Energize Your Virtual Presentation with This Proven Acting Technique

It’s time to energize your virtual presentation! When presenting on video, salespeople rarely speak with as much personality or energy…

Julie Hansen
December 4, 2020
Communications

How to Build Relationships on Camera, With Sports Broadcaster Joel Goldberg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xwy8u9paPGg What do salespeople and sports broadcasters have in common? Learn how to build relationships and communicate on-camera with Joel…

Julie Hansen
December 4, 2020
Communications

Hate the Way You Look on Video? How to Change That For Good!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fVGfSJ31dY Do you hate the way you look on video?! You are not alone. Almost no one sees themselves on…

Julie Hansen
November 8, 2020
Communications

Real vs. Virtual Backgrounds. Which is Best for your Zoom Call?

In more ways than one, business professionals are now faced with considerable change – offices are closed, meetings are remote,…

Julie Hansen
October 16, 2020
Communications

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