“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
Mark Twain was Samuel Langhorne Clemens‘ pen name. He was a prolific humorist and author whose work still dominates the world, especially when it comes to adventure stories. Everyone has read or heard about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, two of his most popular characters. The author was always fascinated with technology and science. In fact, he developed a very tight relationship with Nikola Tesla. He spent a lot of time in his laboratory, only to admire his work and learn more about this industry. He also patented three inventions. He was born along with Halley’s Comet, in 1835. He predicted that he will go out with it, in 1910. He had a heart attack in 1910 and passed away, so his prediction was correct.
There are no doubts that getting an order is a lot more important than getting some approbations, lauds, compliments and other gestures of personal implication. This rule applies in numerous industries. Continue reading →
Not all sales meetings take place in a comfortable and clean office. Some of them occur on the field, while others may go underground. The environment and various circumstances can provide a lot of opportunities to salespeople, even if it takes some time to get used to such unexpected situations. Continue reading →
The relationship between a provider and a client is always worth a lot of attention. The two characters should not necessarily be friends or like each other too much. Instead, they are supposed to maintain a good professional relationship. Both parts should respect and trust each other. There are a few different ways to earn respect. Most of them are related to the service you provide. Continue reading →
Punctuality is an old fashioned virtue today. Punctuality is just like kindness. None of them costs any money. Both of them are very important though. If you are asked to show up at 9AM, you better be there at 8:59AM. Organize your time in an efficient manner, so you can always show up on time. This means having enough time to get ready, not to mention about getting there. Make sure that you know how problematic the traffic is, but do consider parking as well. Blaming the traffic for being late is a cliché that no one wants to hear. You may not experience any harsh consequences. But in a world where no one is punctual, you might make the difference. Continue reading →