Great Thoughts to Sell By: Quotes to Motivate You to Success / Edition 1

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Overview

“Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top-ups.”-Peter Davies

In selling, every day brings new challenges. There will be times when you need an inspiring, motivational boost to keep doing what you do-and do it well. Great Thoughts to Sell By is an indispensable collection of meaningful quotes from the world's top sales consultants, business leaders, authors, historical figures, and other professionals. Their words of wisdom offer compelling insight into the key aspects of selling and what it takes to stay focused, optimistic, and successful.

Great Thoughts to Sell By gives you:

  • Quick, easy-to-digest quotes from noted figures such as Mahatma Gandhi, Robert Frost, Kenneth H. Blanchard, Franklin D. Roosevelt, William Faulkner, David M. Ogilvy, Abraham Lincoln, Jane Austen, David Letterman, Peter Drucker, Margaret Thatcher, and many more
  • Fresh ways to think about more than 100 timely sales topics, including self-confidence, determination, opportunity, criticism, leadership, creativity, relationships, wealth, ethics, attitude, and innovation
  • Hard-won advice that will enthuse and amuse, excite and delight, motivate and liberate
  • A convenient, simple way to relieve stress and generate new ideas

The next time the odds are against you or obstacles block your sales path, remember what Thomas Paine said: “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” Great Thoughts to Sell By will give you the courage to persevere through the rough times, keep smiling, and reach your goals.

When the going gets tough-here's the inspiration you need!

Great Thoughts to Sell By is a collection of the best motivational quotes from top sales consultants, business leaders, historical figures, and bestselling authors. From ability to zest, this volume is packed with insight, wisdom, inspiration-and, at times, a much-needed laugh or two from such personalities as

Norman Vincent Peale
• Benjamin Franklin
• Albert Einstein
• Malcolm Forbes
• Mary Kay Ash
• Andrew Carnegie
• Deepak Chopra
• Sam Walton
• Brian Tracy

When things get difficult, don't be disheartened. Grab your copy of Great Thoughts to Sell By and remember why what you do is important, unique-and definitely worth it!

Get more Selling Power!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071475990
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/16/2007
  • Series: SellingPower Series
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Meet the Author

Gerhard Gschwandtner has more than three decades of international sales and marketing experience. He is the founder and publisher of Selling Power, the world's leading sales magazine.

For more books in the Selling Power Success library and information on the magazine, visit SellingPower.com.

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Table of Contents


Foreword     xi
Ability     1
Action     2
Adventure     5
Adversity     7
Advertising     10
Advice     13
Ambition     15
Arrogance     17
Attitude     18
Beauty     20
Belief     22
Boasting     23
Boredom     26
Budgeting     27
Business     28
Chance     30
Change     31
Character     34
Charity     37
Civilization     38
Committees     40
Communication     41
Competition     44
Computers and Technology     46
Confidence     48
Courage     51
Creativity     54
Critics     56
Decision Making     57
Diligence     59
Discovery     62
Dreams     63
Education     66
Enthusiasm     67
Enterprise     70
Ethics     72
Etiquette     75
Excellence     76
Experience     78
Failure     80
Freedom     82
Forgiveness     85
Goals     86
Happiness     89
Hope     91
Humor     93
Imagination     94
Individuality     97
Innovation     99
Judgment     100
Knowledge     101
Laughter     103
Leadership     105
Learning     108
Listening     109
Luck     111
Management     113
Marketing     116
Mistakes     117
Morality     119
Motivation     120
Nature     123
Opinions     125
Opportunity     126
Optimism     129
Passion     130
Peace     131
People     132
Performance     134
Perseverance     136
Persuasion     139
Planning     141
Politics     144
Praise     146
Predictions     148
Problem Solving     150
Product     153
Progress     154
Purpose     155
Quality     156
Relationships     157
Revolution     158
Risk     159
Sales     160
Self-Confidence     163
Self-Control     165
Self-Esteem     166
Selling     168
Silence     170
Sorrow     173
Success     176
Taxes     180
Thought     182
Time Management     185
Toughness     188
Truth     190
Understanding     193
Virtue     194
Vision     196
War and Peace     197
Wealth     199
Winning     202
Wisdom     204
Work     207
Writing     210
Zest     212
Index of Authors     215
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