Sam Walton, founder of WalMart

“There is only one boss. The customer! And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money elsewhere.” Sam Walton, founder of WalMart Translation: Thank all of your customers who bothered to complain about something. For every customer who complains, surveys find that 20 others don’t bother … Continue reading Sam Walton, founder of WalMart

Grover Cleveland

“It is not that they can’t see the solution: It is that they can’t see the problem.” Grover Cleveland Translation: Titans concentrate on helping their customers understand their challenges and identify appropriate solutions. Non-Titans concentrate only on selling their features hoping they will be enough to make the sale. Features are commodity driven. Solving problems … Continue reading Grover Cleveland

Gary Nelsen – Agfa Corp

Gary Nelsen: Western Zone Sales Manager, Medical Imaging- Agfa Corp Imagine a team of sales executives who unanimously claim that their manager is the best manager they ever had. He goes out of his way to solve their problems and free them as much as possible to go out and do what they are hired … Continue reading Gary Nelsen – Agfa Corp