When you are in a position to perform at a high level, such as a sales professional, Buffalo NY can be an interesting and unique market. According to WTOP or Washington’s Top News: “About 10 percent of workers are planning to take off work or come in late after the New England Patriots face off against the Atlanta Falcons in Houston on Sunday. That’s according to a survey of about 6,500 U.S. business professionals conducted by Captivate Office Pulse, a New York-based company that studies workforce trends.”
In Buffalo NY you may find other slow days such as St. Patrick’s Day. Each year Delaware Ave. is flooded by many fans of this cherished holiday celebration. Some may say they are only Irish one day a year and others may hold strong pride for their Irish heritage all year long. Whichever the case, the Monday after the parade may be a bit sluggish at the office. Here are some ideas to manage your time:
1 Make a Plan:
This may be a great day to get your ducks in a row or make a plan like suggested by Forbes. If you anticipate a day where typically people are not in communication as usual do some research on whom you should reach out to the following days and or weeks.
Nothing can be more embarrassing than calling or reaching out to someone and realizing you have no clue what they do personally or more importantly professionally. Take some time during your sales preparation to do some research on LinkedIn, Facebook, and of course their company website. A few minutes can save some embarrassing first impressions.
3 Take the Day Off:
If you yourself had had an exceptionally stressful period leading up to a slow work day you yourself can use this as time to relax, exercise or decompress and get your mental health in a good place. You may have gone to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Buffalo NY or skipped the event. Either way this may be the day you schedule, in advance, to get some much needed R&R.
Whatever way you choose to celebrate this fantastic Irish holiday make sure you have a game plan for the day after. Whether it’s taking the day off, or doing some research it’s always good to think ahead. Enjoy your St. Patty’s day and don’t forget to save up some of that Irish luck for the rest of the year! Hey Buffalo sales training is not only about honing your craft, everyone can use some luck along the way… Cheers!