Ruth Stevens

Brand Marketers like to change what people think, while Direct Marketers like to change what people do.

Chuck Peck (original source?)

Marketing puts the ball in play; sales puts the ball away.

George Foreman, Former Boxing Champion

I learned something early in life. If you sell, you’ll never starve. In any other profession, you can find yourself out on the street saying, ‘They don’t want me anymore.’ But if you can sell, you will never go hungry.

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO

I like to tell people that all of our products and business will go through three phases. There’s vision, patience, and execution.

The vision phase is full of excitement, vim, and vigor. Everything looks big and rosy. At that stage, we don’t know what we don’t know. Then you get into the patience stage, and that’s tough. You have to cut out parts of the … [ Read more ]