|Issue 23: Lap It Up Edition
That is why I have an engraved piece of steel on my desk that says “What
To remind me that taking action and moving forward regardless of the result is my first measure of success.
What if no one subscribes
What if I have nothing to say
What if it doesn’t help my business
~ Victoria Holt
Take a moment and play along with me – you need a piece of paper and something to write with.
The next piece is to start at the Destination and draw a straight line through the Here & Now to the furthest point away from your goal on the spiral.
Last step on the page is to redraw along the spiral from that far point to the Destination!
Isn’t it incredible that even when
~Antoine de Saint-Exupery
After All of That
I still wish there were road signs telling me to turn left to achieve success.
As there aren’t any of these signs in life, I’ll
Success comes from Good Judgment
Good Judgment comes from Experience
Experience comes from Bad Judgment
February 11th is
Don’t cry over spilt milk day
“It simply means don’t worry and stress over the little things. Enjoy life to its fullest and savor each and every day with an optimistic attitude and a smile on your face!
We all must realize that unexpected things are going to happen in our life and when it does take a deep breath, don’t worry don’t fret and don’t cry over spilt milk.”
~ by gone-ta-pot.com
One place I read believed that the origin of the saying was because fairies are believed to love cold creamy milk and to scold someone for spilling it would bring bad luck.
Want to Celebrate today? Check out eHow’s Instructions personally, I’m going to grab some Oreo cookies pour some milk and take my chances!
Here is some blatant self-promotion, plus resources from other sales experts, virtuosos, & gurus:
In 2011 I became a contributor to Sales Bloggers Union – check out great posts by my fellow contributors!
If you’re selling anything related to media, you will find lots of great content at LoveMediaSales – oh with some TeleSales tips from me as well.
Plus The Sales Shebang Daily which pulls content off of Jill Konrath’s twitter list.
In TeleSales the small failures typically are measured in a “bad call.”
The great thing is that when you’re in prospecting mode, if you wait a couple of weeks they have NO recollection of you what so ever.
Plus slips on voicemail can be deleted if navigate to whatever the delete code for their system is!
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