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525 Motivational Inside Sales Quotes (2023)

1. The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. -Bruce Lee


2. “Engaging people is about meeting their needs — not yours.”


3. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton


4. “By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.” – Robert Frost


5. “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” — Thomas Paine


6. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John R. Wooden


7. “Business opportunities are like buses. There’s always another one coming.” — Richard Branson


8. “There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions — in a way that serves the world and you.” — Richard Branson.


9. “Remember that failure is an event, not a person. Yesterday ended last night.”


10. “If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.” — Zig Ziglar


11. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to try just one more time.” – Thomas Edison


12. Confidence is 10 percent hard work and 90 percent delusion. -Tina Fey


13. “If you don’t give up on something you truly believe in, you will find a way.” -Roy T. Bennett


14. “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” — Lucille Ball


15. There’s never any guarantee that anyone will like you. So if anyone likes you at all, you’ve already won. -Chelsea Handler


16. “Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Helen Keller, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


17. “Stick to your true north. Build greatness for the long term.” ―Ruth Porat


18. There’s always something to suggest that you’ll never be who you wanted to be. Your choice is to take it or keep on moving. -Phylicia Rashad


19. Often when you think you're at the end of something, you're at the beginning of something else. - Fred Rogers


20. “Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” — Mattie Stepanek


21. “Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.” — Charlie Chaplin


22. “Sales development should be teeing up introductory meetings so that the account executive can do the work of educating the prospect and developing that curiosity into interest. If” 


23. Change before you have to. -Jack Welch


24. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” – Michael John Bobak


25. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi


26. “If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” — James Cameron.


27. Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them yourself. -Eleanor Roosevelt


28. “You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.” – Wayne Gretzky


29. “Every choice you make has an end result.”


30. “Companies should be selling ideas more than benefits. Sell Ideas. Not stuff.” – Aaron Ross


31. “Every goal in selling must be personal if it is to be compelling.” — Marc Wayshak


32. “Value the relationship more than your quota.”


33. “Well done is better than well said.” – Benjamin Franklin


34. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good for the great.” —John D. Rockefeller


35. “Most people think ‘selling’ is the same as ‘talking’. But the most effective salespeople know that listening is the most important part of their job.” – Roy Bartell


36. “Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.” — Zig Ziglar.


37. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” – Chris Grosser


38. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” — Tony Robbins.


39. “High-level buyers want to talk to people who know more than they do. They hunger not for information but insight.” — Barbara Weaver Smith


40. When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are. -Oprah Winfrey


41. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” — Thomas Edison


42. “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn


43. “Let’s change the way we look at what happens to us.” — Art Sobczak


44. “A dream without ambition is like a car without gas, you’re not going anywhere.” — Sean Hampton


45. What differentiates sellers today is their ability to bring fresh ideas. -Jill Konrath


46. “I thrive on obstacles. If I’m told that it can’t be done, then I push harder.” -Issa Rae


47. “Practice is just as valuable as a sale. The sale will make you a living; the skill will make you a fortune.”


48. “Without passion, you don’t have energy. Without energy, you have nothing.” — Warren Buffet.


49. “It is not your customer’s job to remember you. It is your obligation and responsibility to make sure they don’t have the chance to forget you.” – Patricia Fripp


50. “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.” — Ann Landers


51. “If you were strong in the beginning, the end is the easiest part of the sale.” — Marc Wayshak


52. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” —Confucius


53. I got lucky because I never gave up the search. Are you quitting too soon? Or are you willing to pursue luck with a vengeance? -Jill Konrath


54. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do. -Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


55. Whatever you are, be a good one. -Abraham Lincoln


56. “Outbound prospecting is all about quality, not quantity.”


57. “Sales is an outcome, not a goal. It’s a function of doing numerous things right, starting from the moment you target a potential prospect until you finalize the deal.” — Joe Konrath


58. “Do not wait to strike until the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.” —William Butler Yeats


59. Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday. -Wilma Rudolph


60. You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you. -Maya Angelou


61. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton


62. Human beings have an innate inner drive to be autonomous, self-determined, and connected to one another. And when that drive is liberated, people achieve more and live richer lives. -Daniel Pink


63. Become the person who would attract the results you seek. -Jim Cathcart


64. Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for. -Jennifer Lopez


65. “The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.” — Ralph G. Nichols


66. “If you were happy every day of your life, you wouldn't be human, you'd be a game show host.” – Gabriel Heather


67. “Sales rarely get better by just waiting around.” —Colleen Francis


68. Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. -Og Mandino


69. At their company’s office or WFM. Mostly at prospect’s offices/locations, trade shows 


70. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” — Thomas Edison


71. “Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.” - Thomas Edison


72. “[Sales and marketing] have to start talking to each other. They’ve got to stop spilling each other’s beers.” — Ann Handley


73. It is about listening, diagnosing and prescribing.”


74. Knowing what must be done does away with fear. -Rosa Parks


75. “3. Phone Interview The third step is a more traditional interview, but briefer and still phone based. It should take no longer than twenty minutes and, hopefully, end by scheduling an in-person interview. When it comes to hiring SDRs, phone interviews are as (if not more) important than in-person. Your reps will be making their living on the phones. They need to be articulate and able to make a connection without being face to face. These are the first two questions you should ask: 1. What do you know about our company? 2. What do you know about me personally? If the candidate doesn’t do an outstanding job in responding, you should proceed no further. Great candidates will come prepared. They’ll have used every means at their disposal to learn about your company, about your market, and about you the hiring manager. Not being prepared is a big red flag. In my experience, candidates who don’t prepare for this conversation won’t prepare for future conversations with prospects. And you need better than that.” 


76. I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


77. I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes. -B. Smith


78. “It’s not your customer’s job to remember you. It is your obligation and responsibility to make sure they don’t have the chance to forget you.”


79. Social Selling Tools to Connect With Prospects


80. “Engaging people is about meeting their needs—not yours.” — Tony Robbins


81. “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” – Thomas Paine


82. “If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on.” – Sheryl Sandberg


83. “Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.” — Zig Ziglar


84. “If you want to make money, you have to help someone else make money.”


85. “Excellence is not a skill. It’s an attitude.” – Ralph Marston


86. “If you don’t believe in what you’re selling, neither will your prospect.” — Frank Bettger


87. I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. -Florence Nightingale


88. “When reps take the role of a curious student rather than an informed expert, buyers are much more inclined to engage.” – Jeff Hoffman


89. I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If I believe in something, I sell it, and I sell it hard. -Estée Lauder


90. “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” —Charles Swindoll


91. “The sales compensation plan is Batman, the sales contest is Robin.” – Mark Roberge


92. “All progress takes place outside of the comfort zone.” —Michael John Bobak


93. “True productivity comes from allowing yourself to make mistakes. Do so, and you’ll succeed more often than any ten perfectionists.” – Laura Stack


94. “It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.” — Henry Ford.


95. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” — Robert Louis Stevenson.


96. “A-B-C. Always Be Closing.” – Blake in Glengarry Glen Ross


97. “The same wind blows on us all. What matters is not the blowing of the wind but the set of the sail.” – Jim Rohn


98. “The world has the habit of making room for the man whose words and actions show that he knows where he is going.” — Napoleon Hill


99. “If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?” – Joe Namath


100. “People don’t buy from people they like; they buy from people who understand them.” — Marc Wayshak


101. “Success isn’t always about Greatness, it’s about consistency. Consistent, hard work gains success. Greatness will come.” — Dwayne Johnson


102. Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. -Vince Lombardi


103. “Either run the day or the day runs you.” -Jim Rohn


104. “The story is the heart of the sale.” – Matthew Pollard


105. “Customers are like teeth. Ignore them and they’ll go away.” — Jerry Flanagan


106. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” -Babe Ruth


107. “Today is always the most productive day of your week.” – Mark Hunter


108. “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” — Henry Ford


109. “Treat objections as requests for further information.”


110. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”


111. Apply to Inside Sales Representative, Account Manager, Business Development Specialist ...


112. “There is little success where there is little laughter.” – Andrew Carnegie


113. “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them yourself.”


114. ​​“Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman, not the attitude of the prospect.” – William Clement Stone


115. “Think of yourself as a doctor, rather than a salesperson.” — Marc Wayshak


116. “Managing objections head-on is dead on.” – Kraig Kleeman


117. I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done. -Lucille Ball


118. “Grit, in a word, is stamina. But it’s not just stamina in your effort. It’s also stamina in your direction, stamina in your interests. If you are working on different things but all of them very hard, you’re not really going to get anywhere. You’ll never become an expert.” – Angela Duckworth


119. “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” — Vince Lombardi


120. “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” -Pablo Picasso


121. “The best salespeople wonder what it would be like to be in the other person’s shoes. They know they can’t play that game unless they continually strive to train themselves in how we as human beings communicate.” – Bob Phibbs


122. “If I tell you I want to be a door-to-door salesman, don’t knock it.” — Jarod Kintz


123. “Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.” – Les Brown


124. “The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.” — James Cash Penney


125. “When a team takes ownership of its problem, problems get solved.” — Jocko Willink.


126. The only thing they can say is no, and even a no can transform into a yes by the know-how of a skilled ...


127. Ability to adapt to a changing buyer demographic 


128. “When you are perceived to be like every other salesperson, the protective walls of the prospect go up.” — Marc Wayshak


129. “Our business development team can now send hundreds of emails a day directly (and automatically) from our CRM without lifting a finger. monday.com CRM has opened countless doors of opportunities that we never had before.”


130. “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.”


131. “Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Abraham Lincoln


132. “It’s no longer about interrupting, pitching, and closing. It is about listening, diagnosing, and prescribing.” — Mark Roberge


133. A goal is a dream with a deadline. -Napoleon Hill


134. “Treat objections as requests for further information.” — Brian Tracy


135. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software to Pull All Your Inside Sales Info Together


136. “When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.” -Oprah Winfrey


137. “True productivity comes from allowing yourself to make mistakes. Do so, and you’ll succeed more often than any ten perfectionists.” — Laura Stack


138. “You don't compete on price. You compete on relationships.” – Patricia Fripp


139. “You have to generate revenue as efficiently as possible. And to do that, you must create a data-driven sales culture. Data trumps intuition.


140. This information includes emails, call history, account notes, prospect notes, and other details about each prospect.


141. “The key is not to call the decision-maker. The key is to have the decision maker call you.” — Jeffrey Gitomer.


142. “The value of a sales development effort is measured by increased won business per account executive and/or accelerated new customer acquisition.” 


143. “Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.” — Malcolm Forbes


144. “Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts.” – John Wooden


145. “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” – Josh Billings


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


147. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” —Sam Levenson


148. “I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.” — John D. Rockefeller


149. “Excellence is not a skill. It’s an attitude.” – Ralph Marston


150. There have been so many people who have said to me, ‘You can’t do that,’ but I’ve had an innate belief that they were wrong. Be unwavering and relentless in your approach. –Halle Berry


151. Email Tracking Software to Tame the Inbox Beast


152. “‘Hey, here’s a gourd!’ is not so different as, ‘Hey, here’s enterprise sales software!’ The language changes, but the humans are the same.”


153. “There are no limits to what you can accomplish, except the limits you place on your own thinking.” – Brian Tracy


154. “Success is the culmination of failures, mistakes, false starts, confusion, and the determination to keep going anyway.” – Nick Gleason


155. “Begin always expecting good things to happen.” – Tom Hopkins


156. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” — Robert Collier


157. The right software for successful inside sales 


158. “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” -John R. Wooden


159. “What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.” — Henry David Thoreau.


160. “To me, job titles don’t matter. Everyone is in sales. It’s the only way we stay in business.” – Harvey Mackay


161. “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.” -Henry Ford


162. “Don’t sell life insurance. Sell what life insurance can do.”


163. “Sales without Customer Service is like stuffing money into a pocket full of holes.” — David Tooman


164. “I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


165. “Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care.” — Theodore Roosevelt


166. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman — not the attitude of the prospect.” — William Clement Stone.


167. “Establishing trust is better than any sales technique.”


168. “A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.”


169. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” -Zig Ziglar


170. “The best salespeople know that their expertise can become their enemy in selling. At the moment they are tempted to tell the buyer what "he needs to do," they instead offer a story about a peer of the buyer.”


171. “If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” – Steve Jobs


172. Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. -Sam Levenson


173. “To be successful today, your sales process and sales development strategy must align with the way your prospects think (often called the buyer’s journey). I’ve built a five-step framework for thinking about the modern B2B buying process. I call it The Five Whys (see figure 2.1).   Figure 2.1 – The Five Whys   The Five Whys are questions that prospects ask themselves along the way in a complex B2B purchase. As” 


174. “Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers.” – Seth Godin


175. “Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or neck that says: ‘Make me feel important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.” — Mary Kay Ash


176. All great achievements require time. -Maya Angelou


177. If we are going to be part of the solution, we have to engage the problems. -Majora Carter


178. “One inbound SDR can typically handle about two hundred to three hundred leads a month when fully ramped. There is some variation based on average selling price, data quality, and other factors. But in my experience, this seems to be the magic number.” 


179. “On any given Monday I am one sale closer and one idea away from being a millionaire.” – Larry D. Turner


180. “If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents—start charging for it.” —Kim Garst


181. “For me, life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger.


182. “40 percent of S&P 500 CEOs come from sales & marketing backgrounds” 


183. Nothing is impossible; the word itself says 'I'm possible!' -Audrey Hepburn


184. “recent/upcoming university graduates, experienced SDRs, military-to-civilian transitions, and job shifters (those looking to make the move into professional selling). In terms of what you’re looking for within those profiles, focus on the following: There are three characteristics that are universal in the best sales development candidates: passion, competitiveness, and curiosity.” 


185. Be passionate and move forward with gusto every single hour of every single day until you reach your goal. -Ava DuVernay


186. If you're going through hell, keep going. -Winston Churchill


187. “Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson


188. “Sales enablement can’t be reactive. It has to be a full-blown strategy that’s woven into the fabric of the company.” – Roderick Jefferson


189. “The major difference between successful and unsuccessful people is that the former look for problems to resolve, whereas the latter make every attempt to avoid them.” – Grant Cardone


190. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.” — Conrad Hilton


191. “To survive, men and business and corporations must serve.” — John Henry Patterson


192. “inbound opportunity is roughly twice as valuable as one generated through outbound effort. But the challenge—and it’s a big one—is that there are exponentially more small companies than big ones.” 


193. If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more. -Erica Jong


194. “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” — Oprah Winfrey


195. “B2B customers want to see a lot of value before buying more. That requires a company-wide effort.”


196. Don't settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had. We need to live the best that's in us. -Angela Bassett


197. Leadership belongs to those who take it. -Sheryl Sandberg


198. “Sometimes the most influential thing we can do is listen.“ – Bob Burg


199. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” - click to tweet


200. ”Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller


201. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost


202. “I never lose. I either win or learn.” – Nelson Mandela


203. “Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.”


204. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley


205. “Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.” — George S. Patton.


206. “Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality that guarantees all the others.” — Winston Churchill


207. “There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.” — Michael Phelps


208. ​​“Great salespeople are relationship builders who provide value and help their customers win.” – Jeffrey Gitomer


209. You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle


210. “Always call as high up as is relevant. Period.” — Marc Wayshak


211. “Know what challenges you solve, and only help people with those particular challenges.” — Marc Wayshak


212. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” — Henry Ford


213. “Treat objections as requests for further information.” — Brian Tracy.


214. “A salesman minus enthusiasm is just another clerk.” — Harry F. Banks


215. “You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar


216. “What you focus on is what you get.” – Bob Burg


217. “The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra


218. “Realistically, at least fifty percent of your prospects will not be a good fit for your offering.” — Marc Wayshak


219. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis


220. “You can’t leave a life being afraid, because fear censors ambition.” — Erol Alkan


221. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you will fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”—Jim Rohn


222. “Focus on being productive instead of being busy.” – Tim Ferriss


223. “‘Hey, here’s a gourd!’ is not so different as, ‘Hey, here’s enterprise sales software!’ The language changes, but the humans are the same.”  — Chris Penn


224. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair


225. “Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self-interest.” — Napoleon Bonaparte


226. Social Intelligence Software to Keep Prospects Engaged


227. “The moral of the story: promote only those you would hire. Put your SDRs through the same hiring and evaluation process you would for external candidates. No one benefits—not you, your company, sales leadership, or the SDRs themselves—when a promotion sets reps up to fail.” 


228. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin


229. “The most unprofitable item ever manufactured is an excuse.” – John Mason


230. “Some men see things as they are and ask why … I dream of things that never were and ask why not?” – Robert Kennedy


231. “You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.” — Zig Ziglar


232. “No matter how many customers you have, each is an individual. The day you start thinking of them as this amorphous ‘collection’ and stop thinking of them as people is the day you start going out of business.” - click to tweet


233. “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” – Willie Nelson


234. “There is no magic to closing. There are no magic phrases. Closing the deal is completely dependent on the situation.” – Alice Heiman


235. “Great salespeople are relationship builders who provide value and help their customers win.” – Jeffrey Gitomer


236. “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” — Andrew Carnegie


237. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. -Walt Disney


238. Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. -Tony Robbins


239. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill


240. “You don’t have to be the smartest person in the room. You don’t have to rely on luck or getting a better territory. You just have to plan your work and work your plan. It works every time it’s tried.”


241. “Success looks a lot like failure up until the moment you break through the finish line.” – Dan Waldschmidt


242. “Establishing trust is better than any sales technique.” – Mike Puglia


243. “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four-hour days.”


244. “Your job is to meet the right people and read the right books.” — Jeffrey Gitomer


245. “The one thing you’re putting off or dreading? That’s your brain telling you it’s the thing you need to do most and next. Get it done. Stop dreading. Do.“ – Nancy Nardin


246. Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don't have the strength. - Teddy Roosevelt


247. “I’m not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen Covey


248. “There’s a lot of difference between listening and hearing.” — G.K. Chesterton


249. Beware of monotony; it's the mother of all deadly sins. -Edith Wharton


250. To build a long-term, successful enterprise, when you don't close a sale, open a relationship. – Patricia Fripp


251. “A mediocre person tells. A good person explains. A superior person demonstrates. A great person inspires others to see for themselves.” — Harvey Mackay


252. What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle, and giving 110% all the time. -Don Zimmer


253. Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. -Zig Ziglar


254. “Hire and promote first on the basis of integrity; second, motivation; third, capacity; fourth, understanding; fifth, knowledge; and last and least, experience. Without integrity, motivation is dangerous; without motivation, capacity is impotent; without capacity, understanding is limited; without understanding, knowledge is meaningless; without knowledge, experience is blind. Experience is easy to provide and quickly put to good use by people with all the other qualities.” 


255. “I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes.”


256. “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” — Phil Jackson


257. “In sales, a referral is the key to the door of resistance.” – Bo Bennett


258. The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. - Thomas Paine


259. At the moment they are tempted to tell the buyer what “he needs to do,” they instead offer a story about a peer of the buyer.


260. You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them. - Michael Jordan


261. “The CFO asks the CEO, “What happens if we invest in developing our people and they leave us?” The CEO responds, “What happens if we don’t, and they stay?” 


262. “Sometimes the most influential thing we can do is listen.” — Bob Burg


263. “Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchill


264. “Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” — Dalai Lama XIV


265. “The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!” — Marvin Phillips


266. “Customers don’t care at all whether you close the deal or not. They care about improving their business.” – Aaron Ross


267. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchill.


268. Just don’t give up what you’re trying to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong. -Ella Fitzgerald


269. “Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn


270. Life is short, and it’s up to you to make it sweet. –Sadie Delany


271. “To build a long-term, successful enterprise, when you don’t close a sale, open a relationship.” – Patricia Fripp


272. “Ask that extra question. It’s that one little extra question that makes the difference.” — Steve Richard


273. “One of the best predictors of ultimate success … isn't natural talent or even industry expertise, but how you explain your failures and rejections.” – Daniel H. Pink 


274. “We must focus on purposes instead of just setting goals, for long-term vision is what keeps us from being frustrated by short-term failure.” — Dan Clark


275. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” —Vince Lombardi


276. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” -C.S. Lewis


277. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton


278. You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day. –Marian Wright Edelman


279. “Value the relationship more than making your quota.”


280. I'm not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. – Stephen Covey


281. “Nobody likes to be sold, but everyone likes to buy.”


282. “Trying is winning in the moment.” — Dan Waldschmidt


283. “Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts.” — Winston Churchill


284. “Most people think ‘selling’ is the same as ‘talking’. But the most effective salespeople know that listening is the most important part of their job.” – Roy Bartell


285. “Entrepreneurs and corporate leaders with a new playbook. They see opportunities others ignore, challenge dogma others accept as truth, rally resources others cannot influence, and unleash new strategies that disrupt their markets. Outthink the Competition proves that business competition is undergoing a fundamental paradigm shift and that during such revolutions, outthinkers beat traditionalists.”


286. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee


287. Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting. -Christopher Morley


288. There’s so much creativity in brokeness. Brokeness will have you making it work. -Issa Rae


289. “Customers don’t care at all whether you close the deal or not. They care about improving their business.” — Aaron Ross.


290. “Make a customer, not a sale.” – Katherine Barchetti


291. You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe. -Leymah Gbowee


292. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. -Anais Nin


293. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”- Walt Disney


294. “Do, or do not. There is no try.”


295. Knowledge and information solve almost every problem.”


296. “90% of selling is conviction and 10% is persuasion.”


297. “Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill


298. “I like to think of sales as the ability to gracefully persuade, not manipulate, a person or persons into a win-win situation.” – Bo Bennett


299. “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” —Jim Rohn


300. “Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” — Richard Branson


301. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.” – Richard Branson


302. “Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.” – Henry J. Kaiser


303. Far too many salespeople are just waiting for that perfect moment to arrive. But ...


304. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi


305. “Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” —George Herbert


306. “We're not here to take part, we're here to take over.” – Conor McGregor


307. Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then. -Diana Ross


308. Leveraging technological opportunities to increase cost efficiency 


309. “Nothing is predestined: The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.” – Ralph Blum


310. Do not focus on numbers. Focus on doing what you do best. -Cassey Ho


311. The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process, is its own reward. -Amelia Earhart


312. “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything.“ – John Wooden


313. “When you’re a high-fee expert, clients treat you infinitely better than when you’re begging to give your information away.” — Marc Wayshak


314. “Sales development is more than getting prospects on the phone, asking a series of rapid-fire questions, and documenting their responses. The job is about arousing curiosity and generating interest. Often, that requires getting at the answer behind the answer. Ask your candidates how they prepared for the interview. One might have done some reading on top blogs. Another might have viewed a recorded webinar on your prospects and your industry, while another might have downloaded every piece of content on your website.” 


315. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect.” – W. Clement Stone


316. “If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.”


317. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” -Napolean Hill


318. “Approach each customer with the idea of helping him or her solve a problem or achieve a goal, not of selling a product or service.” – Brian Tracy


319. “If you always hire people who are smaller than you are, we shall become a company of dwarfs. If, on the other hand, you always hire people who are bigger than you are, we shall become a company of giants.” 


320. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” — Vince Lombardi.


321. Cherish forever what makes you unique, cuz you’re really a yawn if it goes. -Bette Midler


322. “As marketing converges with customer service and sales, marketing today is more about helping and less about hyping.”


323. “What we dwell on is who we become.” — Oprah Winfrey.


324. A skilled team supported by ongoing training 


325. Solve customer problems and make sure that the customer is representative of a large market and then you will have a pretty good formula. -Melanie Perkins


326. “It takes a great man to be a good listener.” — Calvin Coolidge


327. “Customers long to interact with—even relate to—employees who act like there is still a light on inside.” — Chip Bell


328. “Everyone has a plan ‘til they get punched in the mouth.”


329. “There’s no such thing as “hard sell” and “soft sell.” There’s only “smart sell” and “stupid sell.” — Leo Burnett


330. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Tony Robbins


331. HubSpot Sales Hub · Free – Includes contact management, deal pipeline, quotes, meeting scheduling, live chat, and a reporting dashboard.


332. “Prospecting — find the man with the problem.” — Benjamin Friedman.


333. Ever tried. Ever Failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” —Samuel Beckett


334. “Most people think ‘selling’ is the same as ‘talking.’ But the most effective salespeople know that listening is the most important part of their job.” — Roy Bartell


335. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” – Steve Jobs


336. If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. -Sheryl Sandberg


337. “Become the person who would attract the results you seek.” -Jim Cathcart


338. “People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.”


339. “80% of success is showing up.” – Woody Allen


340. “Dream big! There are no limitations to how good you can become or how high you can rise except the limits you put on yourself.” – Brian Tracy


341. You just can't beat the person who never gives up. -Babe Ruth


342. “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” —Albert Einstein


343. “I came to the conclusion that hiring had to be my number one priority,” commented Mark. “I felt that if I could get the right people into the system, even if I did a mediocre job at training and management, they would find a way to win. But if I got mediocre people in, even if I did a world-class job at training and leading, it wouldn’t matter.” 


344. “One of the best predictors of ultimate success … isn’t natural talent or even industry expertise, but how you explain your failures and rejections.” – Daniel H. Pink


345. “Sales is an outcome, not a goal. It’s a function of doing numerous things right, starting from the moment you target a potential prospect until you finalize the deal.” – Jill Konrath


346. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates


347. “Before LinkedIn and other social networks, in the sales world, ABC stood for Always Be Closing. Now it means Always Be Connecting.” – Jill Rowley


348. · “Today is always the most productive ...


349. “All things being equal, people will do business with, and refer business to, those people they know, like, and trust.” – Bob Burg


350. “People like to buy things they need from people they like. And somewhere we screwed it all up by making it some kind of crazy thing. It’s simply, ‘What do you need? What are you trying to solve? Do I have it?’ ‘Yes.’ ‘Is it the right price?’ ‘Yes.’ ‘Next.’”


351. If you want to make money, you have to help someone else make money. –Russell Simmons


352. “If you work just for money, you’ll never make it. But if you love what you are doing, and always put the customer first, success will be yours.”


353. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. -Thomas Edison


354. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie


355. “Great things are done by a series of small things done together.” — Vincent van Gogh


356. “You just can't beat the person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth


357. “If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.”


358. “Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.”


359. All business is personal... Make your friends before you need them. -Robert L. Johnson


360. Don’t try to do everything by yourself, but try to connect with people and resources. Having that discipline and perseverance is really important. -Chieu Cao


361. “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill


362. “I found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances, be more active, show up more often.” —Brian Tracy


363. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” — Stephen Covey


364. “When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion.” ~Dale Carnegie


365. Number of calls made + emails sent · 2. Number of connections made · 3. Number of meetings or ...


366. “Become the person who would attract the results you seek.” – Jim Cathcart


367. “The Army is fully aware that success on the battlefield is dependent to an extraordinary degree on its sergeants.” 


368. Better opportunities for collaboration and coaching 


369. “Vision without execution is hallucination. So” 


370. Reporting Tools & Dashboards to Track Inside Sales Performance


371. “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” —Marcus Tullias Cicero


372. “It is not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin


373. I thrive on obstacles. If I'm told that it can't be done, then I push harder. -Issa Rae


374. “One way to remember who you are is to remember who your heroes are.” — Steve Jobs


375. Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. -George Addair


376. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” —Og Mandino


377. “The only thing that’s keeping you from getting what you want is the story you keep telling yourself.” — Tony Robbins


378. “Most people think ‘selling’ is the same as ‘talking.’ But the most effective salespeople know that listening is the most important part of their job.” — Roy Bartell


379. You can’t give up! If you give up, you’re like everybody else. -Chris Evert


380. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas Edison


381. “Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.” — Bernard M. Baruch


382. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan


383. “Most people buy not because they believe but because the salesperson believes.” — Ben Feldman


384. “Start working with your prospects as if they’ve already hired you.” — Jill Konrath.


385. Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives. -Michelle Obama


386. The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. -Alice Walker


387. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” -Walt Disney


388. “Approach each customer with the idea of helping him or her solve a problem or achieve a goal, not of selling a product or service.” — Brian Tracy.


389. “The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.” — Dale Carnegie


390. “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein


391. “I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If I believe in something, I sell it, and I sell it hard.” — Estée Lauder


392. “Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.” – Teddy Roosevelt


393. “If you don’t believe in what you’re selling, neither will your prospect.” – Frank Bettger


394. “The story is the heart of the sale.” — Matthew Pollard.


395. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napoleon Hill


396. “Leaders must get across the why as well as the what.” — John Doerr


397. No matter how many customers you have, each is an individual. The day you start thinking of them as this amorphous ‘collection’ and stop thinking of them as people is the day you start going out of business. -Dharmesh Shah


398. “There are no limits to what you can accomplish, except the limits you place on your own thinking.” — Brian Tracy


399. “Most people think ‘selling’ is the same as talking, but the most effective salespeople know that listening is the most important part of the job.” — Roy Bartell


400. “The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs one step at a time.” — Joe Girard


401. You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself. -Diana Ross


402. “Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel


403. “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them” – Ann Landers


404. “Sales are a function of product-value and advertising. Promotions cannot produce more than a temporary kink in the sales curve.” — David Ogilvy


405. “The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” — John Maxwell


406. “The first part of success is ‘Get-to-it-iveness’; the second part of success is ‘Stick-to-it-iveness’.” — Orison Marden


407. High expectations are the key to everything. -Sam Walton


408. “The only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them.” — Michelle Obama


409. “One of the best predictors of ultimate success … isn't natural talent or even industry expertise, but how you explain your failures and rejections.”


410. “I’m not afraid to take a swing and miss.” – Fred Smith


411. “Companies should be selling ideas more than benefits. Sell ideas. Not stuff.” — Aaron Ross


412. “Plenty of companies have suffered with acknowledged pain for years. Their biggest issue is fear that the cure will hurt worse than the illness. You need to dig for the implications of not acting. An organization that isn’t in motion is much harder to move than one that has already realized the consequences of inaction.” 


413. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb


414. “You and your services will immediately seem higher-value to the prospect when you ask them good, meaningful questions.” — Marc Wayshak


415. I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them. -Madam C.J. Walker


416. “Fall down seven times and stand up eight.” — Proverb


417. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert Schuller


418. The harder you work, the luckier you get.’’ -Mike Adenuga


419. “Ambition beats genius 99% of the time.” — Jay Leno


420. “Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration, and resentment.” — Dale Carnegie


421. “Chase the vision, not the money; the money will end up following you.” – Tony Hsieh


422. “Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers


423. “You have to generate revenue as efficiently as possible. And to do that, you must create a data-driven sales culture. Data trumps intuition.”


424. Never ever chase money. You should chase success, because with success money follows. -Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones


425. “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” – Bruce Lee


426. “There is incredible power in leading with research and leading with relevance.”


427. “Fortune favors the bold.” — Virgil


428. “The customer doesn’t care about features. They care about solving their problems.” — Trish Bertuzzi


429. The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking. - Mia Hamm


430. “Focus on being productive instead of being busy.” — Tim Ferriss


431. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman, not the attitude of the prospect.” – William Clement Stone


432. “The expert in anything was once a beginner.” – Helen Hayes


433. Cold emailing, social selling, cold calling, virtual demos.  . Cold calling, referrals, in-person meetings 


434. “Most people think ‘selling’ is the same as ‘talking.’ But the most effective salespeople know that listening is the most important part of their job.”


435. It’s not about having the right opportunities. It’s about handling the opportunities right. -Mark Hunter


436. Motivation will almost always beat mere talent. -Norman Ralph Augustine


437. “Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make me feel important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.” – Mary Kay Ash


438. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” — Og Mandino


439. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” —Napoleon Hill


440. “It’s easier to explain price once than to apologize for quality forever.”


441. “It’s not about having the right opportunities. It’s about handling the opportunities right.” – Mark Hunter


442. “I got lucky because I never gave up the search. Are you quitting too soon? Or are you willing to pursue luck with a vengeance?” — Jill Konrath


443. “Talking isn’t selling and selling isn’t closing.” — Steli Efti


444. “The best way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” — Walt Disney.


445. “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” – Babe Ruth


446. “We have two ears and one mouth, so we should listen more than we say.” — Zeno of Citium


447. “I never lose. I either win or learn.”


448. “The new role of sales professionals is to educate their prospects on relevant industry issues, facilitate their decision-making process, and provide compelling evidence that makes it easy for their prospects to say yes.”


449. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.” – David Brinkley


450. “The most unprofitable item ever manufactured is an excuse.” — John Mason


451. “If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” —Dale Carnegie


452. “Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.” —Victor Kiam


453. “Time is the friend of the wonderful business, the enemy of the mediocre.” – Warren Buffett


454. “Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.” — J. Paul Getty


455. The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer. -John Madden


456. “Don’t expect to be motivated every day to get out there and make things happen. You won’t be. Don’t count on motivation. Count on discipline.” — Jocko Willink


457. “Salespeople today ARE the differentiator. That’s why it’s so critical for you to focus on becoming a valuable business asset to your customers.”


458. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity.” —Amelia Earhart


459. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain


460. “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” —H.G. Wells


461. “Be so good, they can’t ignore you.” – Steve Martin


462. Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. -Og Mandino


463. “Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.” —Dwight D. Eisenhower


464. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” — Chris Grosser


465. If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair. -Shirley Chisholm


466. The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance — and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning. –Oprah Winfrey


467. “Ninety percent of selling is conviction and 10 percent is persuasion.” – Shiv Khera


468. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”


469. “Remember, teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.” — Patrick Lencioni


470. “The most effective way to do it is to do it.” — Amelia Earhart


471. “How you sell is more important than what you sell.” – Andy Paul


472. “Yes is the destination. No is how you get there.” — Andrea Waltz


473. “How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.”


474. “It ain’t over ’til it’s over.” — Yogi Berra


475. “The one thing you’re putting off or dreading? That’s your brain telling you it’s the thing you need to do most and next. Get it done. Stop dreading. Do.” — Nancy Nardin


476. “To build a long-term, successful enterprise, when you don't close a sale, open a relationship.”


477. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn


478. “The key to success is to start before you are ready.” —Marie Forleo


479. If you don’t give up on something you truly believe in, you will find a way. -Roy T. Bennett


480. “We generate fears while we sit, and we overcome them by action.” — Dr. Henry Link


481. “It’s no longer about interrupting, pitching and closing. It is about listening, diagnosing and prescribing.” – Mark Roberge


482. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” -Thomas Edison


483. “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill


484. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -Eleanor Roosevelt


485. “Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” – Biz Stone


486. “You have to drop your sales mentality and start working with your prospects as if they’ve already hired you.” — Jill Konrath


487. “The expert in anything was once a beginner.” — Helen Hayes


488. “Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favour.” – Brian Tracy


489. “You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win ...


490. Either run the day or the day runs you. -Jim Rohn


491. “You're only as good as your last sale, so you put your all into something and just hope that from that you can get your next job." – Josh Peck


492. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” -Henry Ford


493. “Don’t expect to be motivated every day to get out there and make things happen. You won’t be. Don’t count on motivation. Count on Discipline.” – Jocko Willink


494. “80 percent of prospects who eventually buy are originally marked as bad leads. Don’t totally count them out.”


495. “Any job that’s not in sales – any job where I can’t help create value and make a difference for a client — would be a nightmare job for me.” — Anthony Iannarino


496. Full sales stack including automation. Limited technology. Usually a CRM, but limited or no automation 


497. “Sales success comes after you stretch yourself past your limits on a daily basis.” – Omar Periu


498. You have to learn to keep your eyes on an ultimate goal. If you lose sight of that goal, you have to get out. -Hamdi Ulukaya


499. “If we are smart, we make a lot of mistakes.” — Raman Frey


500. “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino


501. “A young man without ambition is an old man waiting to be.” — Steven Brust


502. “If you're going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill


503. Growth and comfort do not coexist. -Ginni Rometty


504. “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” – Vince Lombardi


505. “Today is always the most productive day of your week.” – Mark Hunter


506. “I have not failed, I have just found ten thousand ways that don’t work.” —Thomas Edison


507. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.”


508. “When you present the value of your products and services in a clear, compelling way, then you’ve tackled 90% of objections.” — Nancy Marmolejo


509. “Sales are contingent on the attitude of the salesman, not the attitude of the prospect.”


510. “It’s about listening first, then selling.” — Erik Qualman


511. Quality performance starts with a positive attitude. -Jeffrey Gitomer


512. “A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.” —George Patton


513. “Sellers who listen to buyers carefully and then give them the missing ingredients – those are the ones who stand out.” – Deb Calvert


514. “You don’t want to persuade everyone to buy from you; you want the right people to buy from you.” — Marc Wayshak


515. “For every reason it’s not possible, there are hundreds of people who have faced the same circumstances and succeeded.” —Jack Canfield


516. “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.” – Ann Landers


517. “If you are not taking care of your customer, your competitor will.” – Bob Hooey


518. “If you're committed enough, you can make any story work.”


519. “Ambition is the first step to success. The second step is action.” — Unknown


520. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” — Mark Twain.


521. “Practice is just as valuable as a sale. The sale will make you a living; the skill will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn


522. But the most effective salespeople know that listening is the most important part of their job.”


523. “Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn't matter whether you're the lion or a gazelle – when the sun comes up, you'd better be running.” – Christopher McDougall


524. “Great salespeople are relationship builders who provide value and help their customers win.” – Jeffrey Gitomer


525. “If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.” – Seth Godin

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