Thursday, March 24, 2005

Favorite Quotes, lighter reading

I thought it would be fun to post some of my favorite sales/entrepreneurial related quotes today...

"These are the new leads. These are the Glengarry leads. To you, these are gold; you do not get these. Because to give them to you would be throwing them away." (Alec Baldwin - Glengarry Glen Ross)

"A-B-C. A-Always, B-Be, C-Closing. Always be closing, always be closing." (Alec Baldwin - Glengarry Glen Ross)

"That's flipped. That's flipped. You don't look at the flippin percentage. You look at the gross." (Jack Lemmon - Glengarry Glen Ross)

"You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour." (Jim Rohn)

"He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else." (Benjamin Franklin)

"You must make your own opportunities." (John Gough)

"If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon, it's OK. But you've got to shoot for something. A lot of people don't even shoot." (Robert Townsend)

"There's nothing greater in the world than when somebody on the team does something good, and everybody gathers around to pat him on the back." (Billy Martin)

"When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion." (Dale Carnegie)

"When someone tells me there is only one way to do things, it always lights a fire under my butt. My instant reaction is, I'm gonna prove you wrong." (Picabo Street)

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