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Teddy Roosevelt’s Greatest Quote; Happy New Year Too

B/c we are all essentially in “sales” one way or another, I am always inspired by exceptionally effective salespeople. However, many of us forget that the most effective salespeople in history are often activists or politicians. Abraham Lincoln, for example, had to convince an entire nation to sacrifice its youth to keep that nation together […]Read More

Teddy Roosevelt – Amazing Human Being & Great Motivation

A friend of mine (a mortgage bank owner) sent me a great Teddy Roosevelt (TR) quote that he sent to his sales team as motivation during what are clearly tough times in the mortgage industry as a whole. I will of course share the quote, but I want to mention a few of the things […]Read More

Lessons From Teddy Roosevelt’s Near Death “River of Doubt” Exploration

I just read “The River of Doubt” about Teddy Roosevelt’s (TR’s) near death adventure on the River of Doubt in the Amazon, and I couldn’t help but pick up several great business lessons. After getting crushed in his 1912 re-election bid, TR decided to explore the River of Doubt to both forget his woes and […]Read More

Lessons From Teddy Roosevelt’s Near Death “River of Doubt” Exploration

I just read “The River of Doubt” about Teddy Roosevelt’s (TR’s) near death adventure on the River of Doubt in the Amazon, and I couldn’t help but pick up several great business lessons. After getting crushed in his 1912 re-election bid, TR decided to explore the River of Doubt to both forget his woes and to recapture […]Read More