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Working in business development can sometimes be extremelyfrustrating. There can be times when nothing is going the way youwant it to; you are not meeting sales targets, leads are notconverting, leading to demonization. However, there is nothing asgood as reading motivational quotes. These quotes will help youget your focus back.
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” Anais NinWhen you are in business development you need to remember that youshould not lose hope. There will be ups and downs, not even the best salespeople have a 100% success rate. You need to keep on trying, you canexpand your learning with every experience. If you are courageous and youkeep on trying you will be able to close a lot of business as you go along.
I think that our fundamental belief is that for us growth is a way of life and we have to grow at all times Mukesh AmbaniYou need to constantly grow if you want to be successful when it comes tobusiness development. There is a lesson in every meeting you have with aclient, regardless if you are able to close business or not. There are severalopportunities out there if you have your eyes open and if you are willing togrow.
“My future depends mostly upon myself.” – Paul RobesonYou need to know that no matter what anyone says, it is you who canshape your own future, especially when it comes to businessdevelopment. The more confident you are the more better you will be atclosing business. Your future in business development solely depends onhow confident you are in your own abilities.
“Just trust yourself then you will know how to live.” – Somerset MaughamIn business development most people follow what is the commonpractice, forgetting that if you continue to do what other people have beendoing you will not get different results. It is all about getting out of your comfortzone and doing what you feel is right. At times playing safe can will not getyou the extra mile that you could have achieved if you had trusted yourself.
You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety. - Abraham MaslowThere are only two ways to life (and even business development) if you trynew things. You will either achieve great success or you will not besuccessful and move back to the normal practice. However, there is alesson in no matter what method you adopt. If you do not want to get stuckin stagnation it is best to try out new things constantly and learn.
You cant have yes people around you. - Terry BradshawThis quote is apt for business development, especially because whenmaking sales pitch there will be people who will doubt you, who will askquestions. You need to be well prepared. Not everyone you meet will agreewith the solution you offer to them. If you know everything about thesolution that you are offering you will be able to convince your potentialclients.
"If you cant describe what you are doing as a process, you dont know what youre doing" - W. Edwards DemingWhat and you are selling needs to have a proper process; a process thatis easy to explain and implement. For business development individualsthat you hire you need to make sure that they understand your process. Ifthey understand the process, then only will they be able to close businesssuccessfully.
"94% of all failure is a result of the system... not people" - W. Edwards DemingWhen you are into business development and most of your businessdevelopment team is not successfully in closing business, then you maydoubt their ability. However, before you change your, it is best to makesure that you revisit your process. Failure of process is often associatedas failure of people.
You`ve got to stand up and do your own battles. - Terry BradshawIf you are in business development you will only be successful if you areconstantly on your toes. There can be times when you will not be successfulin closing business, you will have to make sure that you have a reason forthe approach that you have been using and if you really need to change theapproach that you are following. To grow in business development you needto do it yourself, no matter how much anyone tells you, firsthand experienceis always the best way to learn.
"Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way." - Eileen CaddyNo matter what you do, attitude is everything. Keeping a positive attitude canhelp you think positive and keep you motivated. Motivation to close businessis extremely important if you want to be successful. Take every experience asa lesson and you will never be disappointed.