quote by Og Mandino

Victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.

— Og Mandino

Powerful Salespeople quotations

Ninety percent of selling is conviction and 10 percent is persuasion.

Don't sell life insurance. Sell what life insurance can do.

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.

I talk to nurses and programmers, salespeople and firefighters - people who bust their tails every day. Not one of them - not one - stashes their money in the Cayman Islands to avoid paying their fair share of taxes.

To succeed in sales, simply talk to lots of people every day.

And here's what's exciting: There are lots of people!

Great salespeople are relationship builders who provide value and help their customers win.

One of the best predictors of ultimate success in either sales or non - sales selling isn't natural talent or even industry expertise, but how you explain your failures and rejections.

Prospecting - Find the man with the problem.

Most salespeople are half prepared. They know everything about their company and their product. They know nothing about their prospect.

Financial planners are salespeople. They are NOT teachers. Get your education from someone NOT getting a commission.

Only two groups of people intimidate me absolutely: salespeople and the French.

Great managers know they don't have 10 salespeople working for them.

They know they have 10 individuals working for them . A great manager is brilliant at spotting the unique differences that separate each person and then capitalizing on them.

We have this myth that extroverts are better salespeople.

As a result, extroverts are more likely to enter sales; extroverts are more likely to get promoted in sales jobs. But if you look at the correlation between extroversion and actual sales performance - that is, how many times the cash register actually rings - the correlation's almost zero.

Good salespeople sell value and social media is the best place to find this value because of its transparency.

Everybody has a product to sell—no matter whether you’re an employee, a founder, or an investor. It’s true even if your company consists of just you and your computer. Look around. If you don’t see any salespeople, you’re the salesperson.

For every sale you miss because you're too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you're not enthusiastic enough.

It was always my practice to train salespeople under my direct supervision, and to treat children with the utmost consideration.

It's astonishing how many business owners are terrified of selling.

Salespeople who see the most people a day are the highest paid regardless of the economy.

A smart salesperson listens to emotions not facts.

When big-time blunders occur in any workplace, the boss or bosses usually are at fault, not clerks or secretaries or salespeople. Not reporters, the buck stops with the boss.

All top salespeople have a highly evolved will all top leaders have a highly evolved will you see it's the will that gives us the ability to focus

Treat objections as requests for further information.

Resolve to be among the top 20% of salespeople who make 80% of the sales.

As a young designer explained to me bluntly: "Everyone upstairs is dumb," referring to the floor above the engineering lair at the 156 University office where customer support, administrators and salespeople sat. My first impulse was to laugh at his ridiculous, blithe dismissiveness, until I realized that it wasn't very funny.

Salespeople are the most vital people in any business.

Without sales, the biggest and most sophisticated companies shut down. Sales are the spark plug in the engine of free enterprise. There is a direct relationship between the success of the sales community and the success of the entire country.

Many of us think of salespeople as people travelling around with sample kits.

Instead, we are all salesman, every day of our lives.

Our very living is selling. We are all salespeople.

No computer network with pretty graphics can ever replace the salespeople that make our society work.

Several national tests have revealed the following startling statistics about why salespeople fail...15% Improper training both product and sales skills. 20% Poor verbal and written communication skills. 15% Poor or problematic boss or management. 50% Attitude.

Qualified software engineers, managers, marketers and salespeople in Silicon Valley can rack up dozens of high-paying, high-upside job offers any time they want, while national unemployment and underemployment is sky high.

Salesmanship is limitless. Our very living is selling. We are all salespeople.

I've always taught that a poor economy is the best opportunity for salespeople because the naysayers and grumblers have already given up, leaving more territory, more opportunities to be successful than in a good economy when virtually all salespeople are out there, giving it their best.

Salespeople are the most important people in any organization.

Until a salesperson gets an order, nobody in the company has a job.

I try to visit stores because it's important to meet the teams and to hear the comments of the salespeople.

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