Quotes to inspire your sales team

When it comes to any job, a little bit of encouragement goes a long way in ensuring job satisfaction. That’s why we have compiled a list of quotes to help you and your team get fired up.

General motivational quotes

“For me, life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger.

“There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions — in a way that serves the world and you.” — Richard Branson.

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” — Robert Louis Stevenson.

“Without passion, you don’t have energy. Without energy, you have nothing.” — Warren Buffet.

Quotes about seeking customers

“Prospecting — find the man with the problem.” — Benjamin Friedman.

“The key is not to call the decision-maker. The key is to have the decision maker call you.” — Jeffrey Gitomer.

“Start working with your prospects as if they’ve already hired you.” — Jill Konrath.

“Approach each customer with the idea of helping him or her solve a problem or achieve a goal, not of selling a product or service.” — Brian Tracy.

Quotes about making and closing deals

“Treat objections as requests for further information.” — Brian Tracy.

“The story is the heart of the sale.” — Matthew Pollard.

“Customers don’t care at all whether you close the deal or not. They care about improving their business.” — Aaron Ross.

“Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.” — Zig Ziglar.

Quotes about career development

“The best way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” — Walt Disney.

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” — Mark Twain.

“It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.” — Henry Ford.

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” — Tony Robbins.

Quotes about dealing with failure

“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.” — Henry David Thoreau.

“If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” — James Cameron.

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchill.

“Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.” — George S. Patton.

Quotes about positivity

“What we dwell on is who we become.” — Oprah Winfrey.

“Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman — not the attitude of the prospect.” — William Clement Stone.

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” — Vince Lombardi.

“When a team takes ownership of its problem, problems get solved.” — Jocko Willink.

Of course, in addition to these powerful quotes, your team needs to have access to the tools needed to succeed, and that’s where Monday.com steps in.


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