Well, it’s true and it’s important!
When you are planning your next power point or Monday morning meeting, take a second and come up with a solid quote from one of your favorite speakers. I’m not talking about George Washington either….I mean someone that has some real power in their words based on your business.
Here are a few of my favorite motivational quotes:
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” -Walt Disney
“Turns out the the ability to ask insightful, thought-provoking questions was the single biggest differentiator between top performers and average reps.” –Jill Konrath
“40 percent of S&P 500 CEOs come from sales & marketing backgrounds” -Trish Bertuzzi
“Successful people ask a lot more questions during sales calls than do their less successful colleagues. We found that these less successful people tend to do most of the talking.” -Neil Rackham
“Companies should be selling ideas more than benefits. Sell ideas. Not stuff.” -Aaron Ross
“Success looks a lot like failure up until the moment you break through the finish line.” –Dan Waldschmidt
“You need to let the little things that would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you.” –Andy Warhol
“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” – Willie Nelson
“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
“There are three choices in life: be good, get good, or give up.” – Hugh Laurie