Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.— George S. Patton
Craziest Great Sales quotations
Silence is a source of great strength.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.
Courage is the ability to go from failure to failure with enthusiasm.
Don't sell life insurance. Sell what life insurance can do.
There's no lotion or potion that will make sales faster and easier for you - unless your potion is hard work.
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.
Internalize the Golden Rule of sales that says: All things being equal, people will do business with, and refer business to, those people they know, like and trust.
People don't ask for facts in making up their minds.
They would rather have one good, soul - satisfying emotion than a dozen facts.
You don't earn loyalty in a day. You earn loyalty day-by-day.
Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.
Good service leads to multiple sales.
If you take good care of your customers, they will open doors you could never open by yourself.
You can do anything if you have enthusiasm.
Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes rise to the stars.
A mediocre person tells. A good person explains. A superior person demonstrates. A great person inspires others to see for themselves.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
You can do anything if you have enthusiasm.
Living well is the best revenge.If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
Those who win are those who think they can.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
What do you want from me? Fine writing? Or do you want to see the sales curve stop moving down and start moving up?
Life's battles don't always go to the strongest or fastest;
sooner or later those who win are those who think they can.
Prospecting - Find the man with the problem.
To a great mind, nothing is little.
Success is never on discount! Greatness is never on sale! Greatness is never half off! It's all or nothing! It's all day, every day! Greatness is never on discount!
Many companies forget what it means to make great products.
After initial success, sales and marketing people take over and the product people eventually make their way out.
The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.
Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.
The secret of man's success resides in his insight into the moods of people, and his tact in dealing with them.
It's not easy to remember, but IBM was the computer industry when I was growing up. You loved 'em. You hated 'em. You knew what they were doing. They had set a standard for mainframes. They also set a standard for great sales focus and heavy product R & D.
For every sale you miss because you're too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you're not enthusiastic enough.
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
The best things that have been written, almost, are by Catholics during the counter Reformation: Ignatius of Loyola, St. Francis de Sales, John of the Cross, St. Theresa of Бvila.....great stuff.
That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
A smart salesperson listens to emotions not facts.
No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.
Your competition is EVERYTHING else your prospect could conceivably spend their money on.
The best sales questions have your expertise wrapped into them.
But the fact that the word "chattel" has survived as the inclusive legal term for all movable goods, points, not merely to the great importance of cattle in primitive times, but to the importance of the notion of sale or barter in generating the institution of property.
Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.
I saw a sign on the side of the road in Tennessee once that said 'dirt for sale'... what a great country we live in. DIRT for sale. How would you like to get inside that guy's mind and look around for a hour? That guy sees opportunity at every glance, doesn't he?
Forget about the business outlook... be on the outlook for business.
Bad sales managers push two buttons: 'more' and 'panic.
' Great sales managers have one more button to push: the 'how'.
A salesman, like the storage battery in your car, is constantly discharging energy. Unless he is recharged at frequent intervals he soon runs dry. This is one of the greatest responsibilities of sales leadership.
Getting service right is more than just a nice to do;
it's a must do. American consumers are willing to spend more with companies that provide outstanding service - ultimately, great service can drive sales and customer loyalty.