10 Motivational Sales Quotes to Increase B2B ROI
There are only a chosen few who have the gift of being a great salesperson, but even those who love the thrill of the chase and the deep satisfaction of a closed sale know that the rejection still hurts. And, rejection is part of the job description.
Today, being a rock-star sales rep is harder than ever. Our customers are overwhelmed and they’re not just looking for an order-taker. No, modern B2B customers are looking for solutions to their problems. They need your product, but more than that, they need your expertise, your business acumen and your empathy.
When we’re in search of a little pick-me-up after a tough month, or even just to keep us revved up to close that next big deal, I turn to some of the greats to keep me motivated.
Here are 10 motivational sales quotes to increase B2B ROI from salespeople that will inspire you any day of the week and remind you why you decided to embark on a career in sales.
“Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.” —Christopher Marley
“All things being equal, people will do business with, and refer business to, those people they know, like and trust.” —Bob Burg
“It’s not about having the right opportunities, it’s about handling the opportunities right.” —Mark Hunter
“Great salespeople are relationship builders who provide value and their customers win.” —Jeffery Gitomer
“I’ve known entrepreneurs who were not great salespeople, or didn’t know how to code, or were not particularly charismatic leaders. But I don’t know any entrepreneurs who have achieved any level of success without persistence and determination.” —Harvey Mackay
“Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman—not the attitude of the prospect.” —W. Clement Stone
“My dad being a salesperson taught me that you can sell anybody anything if you’ve got the ability to believe.” —Marilyn Manson
“Stop selling. Start helping.” —Zig Ziglar
“Sales isn’t a game to be played or a battle to be won. Selling is about problem-solving and genuine relationships.” —Alicia Hicks
“To build a long-term, successful enterprise, when you don’t close a sale, open a relationship.” —Patricia Fripp
Which of these 10 motivational sales quotes to increase B2B ROI motivates you and your B2B sales team?
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