The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.— Michelangelo
Mind-blowing Greatest Sales quotations
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
Courage is the ability to go from failure to failure with enthusiasm.
Don't sell life insurance. Sell what life insurance can do.
Ads are not written to entertain. When they do, those entertainment seekers rare little likely to be the people whom you want. This is one of the greatest advertising faults. Ad writers abandon their part. They forgot they are salesmen and try to be performers. Instead of sales, they seek applause
To succeed in sales, simply talk to lots of people every day.
And here's what's exciting: There are lots of people!
Obstacles can't stop you. Problems can't stop you. Most of all, other people can't stop you. Only you can stop you.
The key is not to call the decision maker. The key is to have the decision maker call you.
Life's battles don't always go to the strongest or fastest;
sooner or later those who win are those who think they can.
The secret of man's success resides in his insight into the moods of people, and his tact in dealing with them.
Of all the things that can have an effect on your future, I believe personal growth is the greatest. We can talk about sales growth, profit growth, asset growth, but all of this probably will not happen without personal growth.
In the military we also learn principles of war which also work in a corporate setting: How do you concentrate as much of your force as possible on a critical point and take a risk elsewhere? In business that translates into focusing your investment on marketing, sales, or R&D, whichever will give you the greatest return.
A smart salesperson listens to emotions not facts.
Your competition is EVERYTHING else your prospect could conceivably spend their money on.
The best sales questions have your expertise wrapped into them.
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.
It's easier to explain price once than to apologize for quality forever.
In the South, we tell stories. We tell stories if you're in a sales position, if you're in a retail position, you lure your customer by telling a story. You just do.
A generation which has passed through the shop has absorbed standards and ambitions which are not of those of spaciousness, and cannot get away from them. Everything with them is done as though for sale, and they naturally have in view the greatest possible benefit, profit and that end of the stuff that will make the best show.
To hear an artist be transparent is one of the greatest things they could ever do for their fans. I love that, when I see my fans on the road we have real conversations and it's not even that I do it as some big ploy to have album sales. I do it because it's important for them to understand who I am. So, whatever backlash comes along with me being transparent, there's nothing I can do about it.