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"Too often, sales reps simply regurgitate their presentations and expect to land the sale. It doesn't work." - Harvey Mackay

"Sales fixes everything." - Guy Kawasaki

"Positive, optimistic sales people sell more than pessimistic sales people." - Martin Seligman

"Lawyers don't run sales forces." - Jeff Raikes

"Choose your self-presentations carefully, for what starts out as a mask may become your face." - Erving Goffman

"Presentations are the most amazing persuasion tool available in organizations today" - Nancy Duarte

"You cannot switch teachers on and off as if they were PowerPoint presentations." - Andy Hargreaves

"Film is limitless, but some stage presentations on film can look too theatrical." - Christian Mckay

"Work hard, but make time for your love, family and friends. Nobody remembers PowerPoint presentations on your final day" - Chetan Bhagat

"I don't worry about new home sales" - James K. Glassman

"Enchantment is the purest form of sales" - Guy Kawasaki

"Advertising produces familiarity which produces sales" - Paul Cookson

"Sales bring out the worst in people." - Haley Webb

"Coaches are sales people and change agents." - Hugh McCutcheon

"Movies help the sales of the comics." - Stan Lee

"Society is secretly driven by sales" - Peter Thiel

"Sales is the parent of marketing." - Eben Pagan

"Upfronts are all about ad sales." - Bryan Fuller

"My book sales make 'real writers' possible." - Jennifer Weiner

"The sales department isn't the whole company, but the whole company better be the sales department." - Philip Kotler

"Mediocre products with great sales teams always beat great products with mediocre sales teams." - Donal Daly

"The sales department is' the whole company, but the whole company better be the sales department." - Philip Kotler

"Sales may lead to advertising as much as advertising leads to sales." - Michael Schudson

"There's a lot about being "A Writer" that has nothing to do with writing. That's one thing I've discovered. You've got to meet with the sales force, and you've got to have all these luncheons, and be gracious, and you've got to give a lot of presentations and you've got to give a lot of speeches, and you've got to be on tour." - Augusten Burroughs

"Sales management is the most critical - and underappreciated - role in the sales force. Companies struggle to find something powerful to train sales managers on." - Jason Jordan

"In giving presentations, use the 10/20/30 rule....use only 10 slides, take 20 minutes maximum, and use at least 30-point fonts." - Guy Kawasaki

"Successful presentations are understandable, memorable, and emotional" - Carmine Gallo

"To me, presentations are the most powerful device. You can't really name a movement that didn't start with the spoken word." - Nancy Duarte

"An enemy of innovation could be your own sales force." - Akio Morita

"If you increase the sales tax... everybody would be taxed." - Robert S. Strauss

"The most beautiful curve is a rising sales graph." - Raymond Loewy

"Friendly makes sales - and friendly generates repeat business." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"Consistency breeds familiarity, familiarity breeds confidence, and confidence breeds sales." - Jay Conrad Levinson

"A shrinking economy means lost sales and lost jobs" - John Warren Kindt

"Whatever the career, sales ability distinguishes superstars from also-rans." - Peter Thiel

"The best sales questions have your expertise wrapped into them." - Jill Konrath

"Traditional methods of sales prospecting are grossly inefficient." - Jill Konrath

"There can be no success in sales without tenacity." - Chris Murray

"Also a portion of my sales go directly to Greenpeace." - Rick Danko

"Very rarely is there a spike in news-stand sales." - David Remnick

"I love going to tag sales, to auctions." - Lara Spencer

"If you increase the sales tax... everybody would be taxed." - Robert Strauss

"Numbers of sales do not correspond to numbers of readers." - Michael Korda

"A good ad which is not run never produces sales." - Leo Burnett

"If drink sales are falling off, we get the pilots to engineer a bit of turbulence. That usually spikes sales." - Michael O'Leary

"The only purpose of advertising is to make sales. It is profitable or unprofitable according to its actual sales." - Claude C Hopkins

"The difference between Sales and Marketing is that Marketing owns the message and Sales owns the relationship." - John Jantsch

"After-sales service is more important than assistance before sales. It is through such service that one gets permanent customers." - Konosuke Matsushita

"Sales Cure All. Know how your company will make money and how you will actually make sales." - Mark Cuban

"...If you take sales presentations and brokers of commercial real estate and businesses... I'm 70 years old, I've never seen one I thought was even within hailing distance of objective truth.... 'incentive-caused bias,' causes this terrible abuse. And many of the people who are doing it you would be glad to have married into your family compared to what you're otherwise going to get...." - Charlie Munger

"Sales managers should track the number of first meetings with "right fit" prospects a sales person is engaged in on a monthly basis...This metric alone will serve as a powerful, early-warning system to sales performance." - Adrian Davis

"Kate Benson is an expert in applying NLP in the education sector. She is thoroughly organised, highly skilled and the love for what she teaches comes across in her presentations. I guarantee you will have a thoroughly enjoyable experience." - Richard Bandler

"Today we can see many different forms of Buddhism, such as Zen and Theravada Buddhism. All these different aspects are practices of Buddha's teachings, and all are equally precious; they are just different presentations." - Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

"The 16th-century theatre witnessed the particularly English manifestation of 'the history play.' There can be no doubt that Shakespeare's presentations of 'Henry V' and 'Richard III' have been incalculably more influential than any more sober historical study." - Peter Ackroyd

"Selling is a person-to-person business. You cannot send the sales manual out to make the sale. Sales manuals have no legs and no voice." - Jim Rohn

"Clothing sales plummet, rent delinquencies mount and even grocery sales shrink as gamblers, having tapped out their entertainment budgets, dip into dollars set aside for necessities" - John Warren Kindt

"Every single person in every single company is either in sales or affects sales. Every single person in every single company is either in service or affects service." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"In the sales profession, the real work begins after the sale is made." - Brian Tracy

"In sales, a referral is the key to the door of resistance." - Robert Foster Bennett

"A man with an obsession is a man who has very little sales resistance." - C S Lewis

"Cigarette sales would drop to zero overnight if the warning said "CIGARETTES CONTAIN FAT." - Dave Barry

"Marketing tells a story that spreads. Sales overcomes the natural resistance to say yes." - Seth Godin

"Make friends first, make sales second, make love third. In no particular order." - Michael Scott

"Take care of your relationships and the sales/money will take care of itself." - Robin S. Sharma

"The quickest way to grow the sales of your business is to grow your people." - Robin S. Sharma

"Develop and maintain momentum by working continuously toward your sales goals every day." - Brian Tracy

"I came, I saw, I conquered From record sales to sold out concerts." - Jay-Z

"Sales pays for the company. Employees who don't "get" that are part of the problem." - Donal Daly

"What nerds miss is that it takes hard work to make sales look easy." - Peter Thiel

"Sell-sell-sell sales methods simply do not work on social media." - Kim Garst

"Sales is survival, the best-prepared are most likely to survive." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"The better portion of all sales I have made were made after people had said 'no'." - Napoleon Hill

"Obviously Hall & Oates wasn't overlooked by the masses in terms of the record sales." - Inara George

"We miss 100 percent of the sales we do' ask for." - Zig Ziglar

"A salesperson's ethics and values contribute more to sales success than do techniques or strategies." - Ron Willingham

"To a lover of books the shops and sales in London present irresistible temptations." - Edward Gibbon

"In the Ford Motor Company, we emphasize service equally with sales." - Henry Ford

"Virtue has its own reward, but no sales at the box office." - Mae West

"The book trade invented literary prizes to stimulate sales, not to reward merit." - Michael Moorcock

"This is the truth: I'm into sales. I love deals. I'm definitely a sucker for steals." - Pitbull

"In Sales, you have to satisfy two people: One, your customer. Two, your Boss." - Praveen Kumar

"Most people struggle financially because they take advice from sales people, not rich people." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Combine the dual qualities of empathy and ambitionin every sales relationship." - Brian Tracy

"It's always consoling to know that today's Christmas gifts are tomorrow's garage sales." - Milton Berle

"Is your sales call so valuable that your client would write a check for your visit?" - Neil Rackham

"Well, the sales of our products clearly demonstrate their value to businesses and to individuals." - James L. Barksdale

"Sales and marketing need to be joined at the hip, and aligned around the customer." - Donal Daly

"'We need to do more' is not very sophisticated thinking and not good sales management." - Jason Jordan

"Great sales people [don't] have the ability to feel sorry for themselves." - Barbara Corcoran

"Like a Volvo, Bjorn Borg is rugged, has good after-sales service, and is very dull." - Clive James

"Take more chances than you dare. You'll make more sales than you expect. That's the formula." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"Most people buy not because they believe, but because the sales person believes." - Ben Feldman

"Marketing is becoming a battle based on information than on sales power." - Philip Kotler

"Sales-driven cultures can really differentiate you from the majority of the competition." - Josh James

"It's important to keep up the idea of the brand, even beyond sales." - Ines De La Fressange

"Gun sales have spiked every time Democrats win elections since 1980." - Mike Cooley

"If you don't do sales and marketing, you'll forever be at mercy to those who do." - Eben Pagan

"Resolve to be among the top 20% of salespeople who make 80% of the sales." - Brian Tracy

"A flat tax is roughly the same as a sales tax." - Bob Frank

"The sales tax seems to be more politically acceptable than the income tax." - Raymond C. Scheppach

"I received an award for 25 million in sales the night before the bus accident." - Gloria Estefan

"Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales." - Stephen Hawking

"Publishers see free downloads as threatening the sales of the book." - Paulo Coelho

"We still have pretty good sales, especially for the art books." - Glenn Danzig

"Aside from sales, the letters from readers have been primarily positive." - Jean M Auel

"Well, the sales of our products clearly demonstrate their value to businesses and to individuals." - Jim Barksdale

"I didn't really care about sales figures. I just wanted to get things off my chest." - Tom Cochrane

"Uncollected sales taxes on Internet purchases cost the states more than $16 billion in 2001." - Bill Delahunt

"In sales, it's not what you say; it's how they perceive what you say." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"Since the decline of record companies and music sales, I've always played live." - Adam Ant

"In sales, a referral is the key to the door of resistance." - Bo Bennett

"Publicly traded United States companies report sales and profits to investors every quarter." - Alex Berenson

"Community groups contend that door-to-door loan sales are often followed by foreclosures." - Bill Dedman

"Actually, no, because awards don't spark sales as much as you'd think." - Chantal Kreviazuk

"So long as new ideas are created, sales will continue to reach new highs." - Dorothea Brande

"Anytime you cut food stamps, it naturally affects sales. People spend less." - John Catsimatidis

"Sales and marketing will sell the first, but service will sell the second third and fourth" - Kam Pankhania

"January is expected to do well due to the strong sales of gift cards and promotions." - David Keating

"Sex education classes are like in-home sales parties for abortions." - Phyllis Schlafly

"My hardcover sales are 17% down in books but up 400% in electronics." - Lisa See

"Engineering is a jeans and hoodie culture, and sales is more formal." - Susan Wojcicki

"Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman - not the attitude of the prospect." - W Clement Stone

"The income from sales now covers the expense of materials but I expect this to improve." - Mike Thompson

"We have reduced sales tax on food. Now we want it eliminated." - Joe Manchin

"But either way you cannot deny the sales and what we did." - Steve Brown

"If I invest in a CEO, I need him or her to have experience in sales." - Daymond John

"I never really paid attention to sales until the second record." - Daniel Johns

"We miss 100 percent of the sales we don't ask for." - Zig Ziglar

"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." - Daniel H Pink

"Sales-driven cultures can really differentiate you from the majority of your competition. That doesn't mean being salesperson oriented, just sales oriented: winning deals, smelling the blood and going in for the kill." - Josh James

"Sales-driven cultures can really differentiate you from the majority of your competition. That does' mean being salesperson oriented, just sales oriented: winning deals, smelling the blood and going in for the kill." - Josh James

"It's clear to me that many weapons sales are very short-sighted. The U.S. and other arms-producing countries sell weapons for a variety of reasons, but most sales involve strategic interest or profit motivation, or both." - Oscar Arias

"I think there is a huge difference between writers who have very big sales, and writers who have small sales. Even writers with very high reputations, even Nobel prize winners, often sell in very low figures." - Kazuo Ishiguro

"I have always said that everyone is in sales. Maybe you don't hold the title of salesperson, but if the business you are in requires you to deal with people, you, my friend, are in sales." - Zig Ziglar

"The top salesperson in the organization probably missed more sales than 90% of the sales people on the team, but they also made more calls than the others made." - Zig Ziglar

"Margins on other sales and revenues grew as a result of the growth in extended service plan revenues, which have no associated cost of sales, and the growth in our service margin, reflecting improved overhead expense absorption." - Austin Ligon

"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." - Daniel H Pink

"The ability to take another perspective has become one of the keys to both sales and non-sales selling. And the social science research on perspective-taking yields some important lessons for all of us." - Daniel H Pink

"Sales departments use social to nurture leads and close sales. HR posts job openings and vets applicants. Community and support squads mine networks, blogs and forums with deep listening tools." - Ryan Holmes

"Sales teams use social media to generate leads and track clients as they move through the sales funnel. Operations and distribution teams forecast supply chains, while research and development squads brainstorm product ideas." - Ryan Holmes

"Develop wisdom in sales by reflecting on your experience, and learning everything you can from every call." - Brian Tracy

"Sales people should take lessons from their kids. What does the word 'no' mean to a child? Almost nothing." - Jim Rohn

"If I had to depend on what I actually get from sales, I'd be tending bar between sets," - Iggy Pop

"The more people you contact, the higher your sales will be because of the law of probabilities." - Brian Tracy

"If eighty percent of your sales come from twenty percent of all of your items, just carry those twenty percent." - Henry Kissinger

"Direct sales offers the education my rich dad taught: build your own network rather than working for a network." - Robert Kiyosaki

"With this magazine, you could change the 'H' to 'G', it may be funnier and better for sales." - Wladimir Klitschko

"Many states rely on sales tax as their principle source of revenue and do not have a State income tax." - Bill Jenkins

"Sales people should take lessons from their kids. What does the word "no" mean to a child? Almost nothing." - Jim Rohn

"Keep your sales pipeline full by prospecting continuosly.Always have more people to see than you have time to see them ." - Brian Tracy



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