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"Character is the salesperson" - George Madison Adams

"A bad website is like a grumpy salesperson." - Jakob Nielsen

"A smart salesperson listens to emotions not facts." - Zig Ziglar

"The Unsuccessful Salesperson says, the other guy has the best territory. The Successful Salesperson says, every territory is the best one. The Unsuccessful Salesperson says, that company will never buy. The Successful Salesperson says, I can make that company buy." - Brian Tracy

"The successful salesperson cares first for the customer, second for the products." - Philip Kotler

"I define coaching as launching the salesperson on a voyage of discovery by asking questions." - Chris Lytle

"The first successful salesperson was not a man, it was Eve." - Harvey Mackay

"The only thing any entrepreneur, salesperson or anyone in any position can control is their effort." - Mark Cuban

"Do you want to be an expert, or a master salesperson? You can only choose one." - Eben Pagan

"The entrepreneur must be the best salesperson and marketer in his business." - Robert Kiyosaki

"If you want to be the best salesperson, first you must be the best person." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"Motivation is a mystery.Why does one salesperson see his first prospect at seven in the morning and another salesperson is just getting out of bed at eleven?I don't know.It's part of the mysteries of life." - Jim Rohn

"A rich man is one who isn't afraid to ask the salesperson to show him something cheaper." - Jack Benny

"As a salesperson, you will be judged by your ability to keep a stalled conversation moving along briskly." - Harvey Mackay

"Just as a salesperson is never extreme or original or overdressed, so the TV retailers never do anything to distract their audiences from the real product, the commercial." - Jennifer Stone

"I lowered the gun but didn't holster it. Not just yet. She could turn out to be psychotic. Or a door-to-door salesperson." - Darynda Jones

"A lot of those people aren't their best salesmen. They're the opposite of a salesperson and I think there's something attractive about that." - John Turturro

"The impact on a customer of a bad buying decision is usually greater than the impact of a salesperson of a lost deal." - Donal Daly

"I lowered the gun but did' holster it. Not just yet. She could turn out to be psychotic. Or a door-to-door salesperson." - Darynda Jones

"Character is the salesperson's stock-intrade. The product itself is secondary. Truthfulness, enthusiasm, and patience are great assets to every salesperson." - George Matthew Adams

"I've been working since I was a child. I worked cutting lawns, delivering newspapers; I was a telephone salesperson; I was a guitar repairman." - Nile Rodgers

"Confusion sets in when you're not sure if your product or service is bought or sold, or worse, if you are a salesperson just waiting for people to buy." - Seth Godin

"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

"Learn to sell. In business you're always selling: to your prospects, investors and employees. To be the best salesperson put yourself in the shoes of the person to whom you're selling. Do' sell your product. Solve their problems." - Mark Cuban

"Unrequited love-plain desperate aboveboard boy-chasing-turned you into a salesperson, and what you were selling was something he didn't want, couldn't use, would never miss. Unrequited love was deciding to be useless, and I could never abide uselessness." - Elizabeth McCracken

"Character is the salesperson's stock in trade. The product itself is secondary. Truthfulness, enthusiasm and patience are great assets to every salesperson. Without them, they couldn't go far. Courage and courtesy are essential equipment." - George Madison Adams

"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

"Because all writers are human beings first and writers second, my guess is that any advice for living with a writer is about the same as advice for living with a plumber or a refrigerator salesperson." - Clyde Edgerton

"Learn to sell. In business you're always selling: to your prospects, investors and employees. To be the best salesperson put yourself in the shoes of the person to whom you're selling. Don't sell your product. Solve their problems." - Mark Cuban

"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

"Modeling is basically 'Buy more stuff! Don't you want some more stuff? It will make you look ten years younger and men will like you!' If I'd wanted to be a salesperson, I would have got a job selling." - Uma Thurman

"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." - Peter Thiel

"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 do' see any salespeople, you're the salesperson." - Peter Thiel

"If success in selling is my primary interest, I am not primarily a writer, but a salesperson. If I teach success in selling as the writer's primary objective, I am not teaching writing; I'm teaching, or pretending to teach, the production and marketing of a commodity." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Everything about my journey to get Spanx off the ground entailed me having to be a salesperson - from going to the hosiery mills to get a prototype made to calling Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus. I had to position myself to get five minutes in the door with buyers." - Sara Blakely

"It is a myth that art has to be sold. It is not like stocking a grocery store where people fill a pushcart. Art is a product that has no apparent need. The salesperson builds the need in the mind of the buyer." - Jack White

"I've done so many funny jobs. I worked at a farmer's market through high school. I worked in the stock room of Ralph Lauren. I graduated to salesperson at Ralph Lauren, which was a big deal to me. I've been a P.A. I've been a stand-in. I've been an assistant's assistant." - Allison Williams

"For example, in Paris, if one desires to buy something, you enter the store and say "Good morning, sir" or "madam," depending on what is appropriate, you wait until you are greeted, you make polite chitchat about the weather or some such, and when the salesperson asks what they can do for you, then and only then do you bring up the vulgar business of the transaction you require." - Craig Ferguson

"Ask any Ferrari, Porsche or Ray-Ban salesperson about their average customer and you will very likely hear that he is not, as the adverts would have us believe, a virile young footballer with shiny hair, a rippling six pack and a trouser pouch like a new punch bag. He is, in fact, a middle-aged bloke wearing more chins than he started life with and carrying the clear evidence of forty years of beer and pies slung across his midriff." - Richard Hammond

"I have observed several hundred salespeople who were taught to use deceptive practices like 'bait and switch' and encouraged to play negotiation games with customers. They were so stressed by this behavior that they suffered from a high incidence of alcohol and substance abuse, divorce, job-jumping, and low productivity. In the same industry, I have observed countless people who had been taught to sell with high integrity. Ironically, their customer satisfaction, profit margins, and salesperson retention were significantly higher." - Ron Willingham

"I thought I'm going to die. So why can't I do everything? And what is this idea that I worked all day yesterday, so I'm tired today? I've never believed that.I thought, "Just suppose I could choreograph a ballet." And I did it. Suppose I could teach dance at the theater in Cleveland. And I did it. Suppose I could sing for a living - that I could stop these two jobs as a waitress and a salesperson." - Maya Angelou

"As long as society tells men to be the salespersons of sex, it is sexist for society to put only men in jail if they sell well. We don't put other salespersons in jail for buying clients drinks and successfully transforming a "no" into a "maybe" into a "yes." If the client makes a choice to drink too much and the "yes" turns out to be a bad decision, it is the client who gets fired, not the salesperson." - Warren Farrell

"I had never wanted to be one of those girls in love with boys who would not have me. Unrequited love - plain desperate aboveboard boy-chasing - turned you into a salesperson, and what you were selling was something he didn't want, couldn't use, would never miss. Unrequited love was deciding to be useless, and I could never abide uselessness. Neither could James. He understood. In such situations, you do one of two things - you either walk away and deny yourself, or you do sneaky things to get what you need. You attend weddings, you go for walks. You say, yes. Yes, you're my best friend, too." - Elizabeth McCracken



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