A Roman philosopher named Lucius Annaeus Seneca wrote that 2,000 years ago.
“You have to make money. You have to manage your cash with care. When you don’t have cash you die.”
Founder and CEO of Tech in Asia
Verb: To sell or promote energetically and aggressively.
Noun: Busy movement and activity.
“Sales is human-based and absolutely essential. It’s connecting with the needs, the wants, the desires, the hopes, the ambitions of the prospect, and showing them that your product or service can enhance their lives.”
Learning from your own mistakes is great. Learning from other people’s mistakes is even better.
Today I stumbled across an article on David Hauser’s entrepreneurship website titled 25 Entrepreneurs Tell What They’d Wish They’d Known Before They Founding Their First Startup. It’s excellent. One of the best bits, below:
“I cannot live without books.”
– Thomas Jefferson
More outstanding leadership books that have influenced me.
I’m a big fan of business gurus such as Zig Ziglar, John C. Maxwell and Brian Tracy. I’ve learned a lot of incredible things from them. Now you can learn directly from Brian Tracy in Saigon!
In the last post I wrote about The Reality Principle — how success depends on seeing and accepting reality for what it is, then making decisions based on reality instead of your own wishful thinking. If you do not see reality clearly, reality automatically will work against you and bring pain.