Risk taking

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Sales is not a sprint but a marathon!!

I happened to watch a portion of a documentary on marathon running. What I learnt is that it calls for more preparation than what is required for a sprint. Endurance is key for a marathon. While speed and agility are important for a Sprint, one should save energy and stay in the game at a [...]

Big Potatoes rise to the Top on a rough road!

American football player Knute Rockne said this: “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” When floods or Tsunamis cause a havoc, we have seen people rising to the occasion and providing help. What about the people who are affected? What do we learn from them? We will get to that in a bit. [...]

By |August 30th, 2018|Inspiration, Risk taking, Sales, Success Tips|0 Comments

Freedom from Fear!

If we think deeply on what's stopping us from realizing our goals, it is nothing but FEAR. Fear stops us from realizing our true potential. But fear can be good as well. It can help us address problems early and solve them. Sometimes even before we encounter them. But solving problems before we encounter is [...]

By |August 15th, 2018|Risk taking, Sales, Sales Motivation, Success Tips|0 Comments

What can we learn from Uber?

  After seeing Uber's first pitch deck that they made in Aug 2008 [ https://medium.com/@gc/the-beginning-of-uber-7fb17e544851 ], I think we can safely make the following inferences: We are grossly underestimating ourselves. You don't need to know everything to the last detail when you start off. You don't need to have big dreams. If you dream of [...]

How high achievers overcome their fear of failure?

Fear of failure: Most of us are afraid of Failures. It is because of this fear, we seldom start. "The secret of getting ahead is getting started." - Mark Twain We don't like failures. But what we fail [no pun, no intention here] to understand is that without failing we will not be able to [...]

By |January 31st, 2017|Inspiration, Risk taking, Sales|0 Comments

What can Sales people learn from “The Walk” and Philippe Petit

From Wikipedia: "The Walk is a 2015 American 3D biographical drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Christopher Browne and Zemeckis. It is based on the story of 24-year-old French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on August 7, 1974."   What were the steps [...]

By |May 26th, 2016|Inspiration, Risk taking, Sales|0 Comments