Your Personal Sphere of Interest…Who’s in It?

by | May 9, 2014 | Sales Motiviation

By Jeff Beals

Target audience.

Every company and organization has one.  It’s the group of people whose characteristics and demographics make it perfect for an organization’s offerings.

Just like organizations and companies, you have a personal target audience.   You are a business of one, a business unto yourself.  You’re not just a person; you’re an entity that needs to be promoted.

I like to think of your personal target audience as your sphere of interest, the group of people who in any way can help you reach your goals.

Depending on what you do, your sphere of interest/personal target audience could consist of:

  • Clients
  • Prospective clients
  • Anyone who could refer a client
  • Past clients
  • Stakeholders
  • Donors
  • Colleagues
  • Potential volunteers
  • Anyone who could potentially hire you for a job
  • Industry leaders
  • Community VIPs
  • Voters
  • A person who could help you join a board or committee that appeals to you

There are a wide variety of persons who could potentially be in your sphere of interest.  Regardless of what you do professionally, your sphere of interest is large, probably larger than you think.  The key is to KNOW what types of people should be in your sphere of interest and then get out and build relationships with them.

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Jeff Beals helps you find better prospects, close more deals and capture greater market share. He is an international award-winning author, sought-after keynote speaker, and accomplished sales consultant. He delivers compelling speeches and sales-training workshops worldwide. He has spoken in 5 countries and 41 states. A frequent media guest, Jeff has been featured in Investor’s Business Daily, USA Today, Men’s Health, Chicago Tribune and The New York Times.

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