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Sales Tweet #171

by Rick Baker
On Mar 14, 2011
Sales Tweet #171 Some sales people are like ship captains in the fog...repeatedly blowing their horns.
 
The Thinking Behind the Sales Tweet
Don’t blow your own horn. That's an old piece of communication wisdom. It appeared in popular-quotes books almost 100 years ago.

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Humour | Sales | Thought Tweets | Wisdom: Surviving the Test of Time

Sales Tweet #162

by Rick Baker
On Mar 1, 2011
Sales Tweet #162 Some ancient wisdom for Success: Have bone in back, not bone in head.
 
The Thinking Behind the Sales Tweet
Probably no ancient person ever said that. But, we will never know for sure. On the other hand, I did write “people should work at having thick skin and thin skulls”. Thick skin will help people be less influenced by the criticism of others. A thin skull will ensure important stuff gets in easier.

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Thick Skin & Thin Skull | Thought Tweets | Wisdom: Surviving the Test of Time

Sales Tweet #158

by Rick Baker
On Feb 23, 2011
Sales Tweet #158 Ancient advice: better to have broad mind than long face.
 
The Thinking Behind the Sales Tweet
Body language is a powerful source of communication. While none of us wants to be robotic or unnatural, there are times when we should refrain from wearing our feelings on our faces.

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Sales Tweet #142

by Rick Baker
On Feb 1, 2011
Sales Tweet #142 Two more Keys to Success: Be easy to start & Be hard to stop.
 
The Thinking Behind the Sales Tweet
This is a rewording of an old saying. A penchant for action is a good thing. A habit of persistence is another good thing. Put 'em together…what a powerful combination!

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Sales Tweet #140

by Rick Baker
On Jan 28, 2011
Sales Tweet #140 Two Keys to Success: Don’t let down & Don’t let up.
 
The Thinking Behind the Sales Tweet
Napoleon Hill wrote “Winners never quit and quitters never win”. He also wrote about not just meeting commitments but rendering more service than is owed.

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Sales Tweet #132

by Rick Baker
On Jan 18, 2011
Sales Tweet #132 "Great geniuses have the shortest biographies." Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
The Thinking Behind the Sales Tweet
Reading thoughts like this one from the great Emerson remind us:
  • Don’t blow your own horn too loudly or for too long
  • Don’t badmouth other people

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