Some favorite quotes & noteworthy lines from books
On this Page, I want to document all the good quotes which I am coming across and noteworthy lines from different books which I read. Hopefully, this will be an inspiring collection. #notestoMyself.
- Sometimes no matter how hard you try, you still end being a sugar cookie. Don't Complain. Dont blame it on your misfortune. Stand tall, look to your future, and drive on! [Make your bed, by William H McRaven, 10/4/2017]
- Its not the size of your flippers that count, just the size of your heart [Make your bed, by William H McRaven, 10/4/2017]
- A TV anchor once asked Martina Navratilova, “How do you maintain your focus and manage to keep playing, even at the age of 43 ?”Her suave response was, “The ball doesn’t know how old I am. Besides, for 90% of the match I don’t have to focus”.In a typical tennis match, the players spend less than 15% of their time hitting the ball. During a round of golf, golfers spend less than 20% of their round swinging a golf club, and in American football, the ball is actually in play for only 6% of the game. In his excellent book, *Stillpower*, Sports Psychologist Garret Kramer says that a key factor to performing well in sports (and in life), is your ability to control the quality and quantity of your “internal dialogue”, understanding:_Performance_ = _Potential_ - _internal interference_In other words, you need to stop yourself from stopping yourself. _Sports, business, and indeed, life are played on a 6-inch course_… the space between our ears! [Read somewhere on linkedin. Clipped for inspiration on 6/22/2017]
- Sales inspiration: Your role in the sales process is to present your product in a clear, concise and truthful manner—with integrity. The best customer is the customer who can make an educated decision based on what is best for them. A loyal customer is an educated customer. You are not in the convincing business, you are in the sharing business. Your job is to ethically offer the product, service or idea, explain the benefits and answer questions. Your customer or client will then make a buying decision based on the information they’ve been given. Making the sale is about asking questions, answering questions [clipped on 11/21/2016]