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Insightful Twitter Gems from our Favorite Sales Experts


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Our favorite sales leaders all have gems about sales management and motivation. Here are some of our favorite Twitter quotes from our favorite sales leaders.

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Insightful Twitter Gems from our Favorite Sales Experts

  1. 1. Insightful Twitter Gems from Sales Experts Brought to you by InsightSquared
  2. 2. Greg Alexander Make your number by defeating the status quo.
  3. 3. Bob Apollo If your ability to articulate value is critical to your B2B sales success, you can’t afford to leave it to chance.
  4. 4. Trish Bertuzzi Never ramble in your communications with busy people.
  5. 5. Ian Brodie Stop marketing and start LISTENING!
  6. 6. Brian Carroll Good data can solve big problems.
  7. 7. Paul Castain Here’s a crazy question to ask yourself at the end of each day: “What did I learn today?”
  8. 8. Jonathan Farrington There’s no such thing as small talk when you’re selling.
  9. 9. Colleen Francis Bad prospects are not like wine; they do not grow old gracefully.
  10. 10. Gerhard Gschwandtner You can sell, but do you sell for a greater cause as well?
  11. 11. Jeffrey Gitomer In order to create a valuable question, you have to learn what will strike importance or emotion in the mind of the customer.
  12. 12. S. Anthony Innarino Whatever you believe becomes your truth. Why not brainwash yourself with the biggest, most empowering beliefs you can?
  13. 13. Jill Konrath Our most important job is helping our prospects understand the business value they’ll get from making a change.
  14. 14. Kendra Lee Truly innovative companies disrupt the status quo by focusing on & questioning things most people ignore.
  15. 15. Alen Mayer If you’re an expert, people will follow you because of that expertise – not because you can get up on the podium and give a speech.
  16. 16. Mac McIntosh The right message at the right time is half the battle.
  17. 17. Sean McPheat Salespeople LOVE to talk. LISTEN more!
  18. 18. Sharon Drew Morgen Why doesn’t change stick? Because we try to add info from the outside, rather than shift internal systems.
  19. 19. Jeff Ogden Make sure you know the specific measurable business outcome you need to deliver with marketing.
  20. 20. Lori Richardson What better way to demonstrate you are a person of your word than to tell a buyer you’ll do something, then do it as promised?
  21. 21. Kelley Robertson The number one characteristic people want from their leaders is integrity.
  22. 22. Lee Salz Performance appraisals: Salespeople need them too!
  23. 23. Tibor Shanto The efficient and consistent execution of your sales process is driven by your sales culture.
  24. 24. David Steel Content is king, and targeted content is a lot more powerful.
  25. 25. Elinor Stutz Train you employees on your principles and rules for business; hire only those willing to work in alignment.
  26. 26. Mike Weinberg The sad reality is that a very large percent of salespeople are failing because they fail to spend enough time & energy focused on selling.
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