Todd Beamer

“Let’s Roll” Todd Beamer, United Flight 93 Passenger TRANSLATION: As we approach 9/11 and pause to remember the tragic events, these two little words remind all of us that we do have the power to impact most situations we find ourselves in. Seize your power and make sure you are living up to your true … Continue reading Todd Beamer

Growth is survival

“Growth is survival” Unknown Source TRANSLATION: To stay alive in challenging times, survival is not good enough. You always look to grow. This way you will always be ahead of the curve no matter what challenges come your way. And, if for some reason, you don’t achieve 100% of your growth goals, at least you … Continue reading Growth is survival

Sinclair Lewis

“…the Romantic Hero was no longer the knight, the wandering poet, the cowpuncher, the aviator, nor the brave young district attorney, but the great sales-manager, who had an Analysis of Merchandising Problems on his glass-topped desk, whose title of nobility was ‘go-getter’ -Sinclair Lewis TRANSLATION: There’s nothing more valuable than a Titan sales executive being … Continue reading Sinclair Lewis

Lloyd Braun

“I told them how important it is to try and not be afraid to fail.” Lloyd Braun – Chairman-ABC Entertainment TRANSLATION: This is what Mr. Braun told his children the night after he found out that David Letterman decided to stay with CBS and not sign with ABC. It was a gut wrenching defeat for … Continue reading Lloyd Braun

Robert Browning

“A man’s grasp should exceed his reach or what’s a heaven for.” -Robert Browning TRANSLATION: If we don’t constantly push the envelope and strive for greater results, how can we expect to reach the stratosphere of our success? (This translation by yours truly is good enough to be another quote.)

Muhammad Ali

“The man who has no imagination has no wings.” -Muhammad Ali TRANSLATION: Titans excel because they first visualize their success, then they believe in their success, and then they create their success.

Muriel Strode

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” -Muriel Strode TRANSLATION: In life, there are followers and leaders. Titans are leaders!

Eric Butterworth

“I tell you and you forget. I show you and you remember. I involve you and you understand”. Eric Butterworth TRANSLATION: Titans always engage their customers as active participants in sales calls. You are more likely to have your message land with greater impact if the person you are talking to is involved and understands … Continue reading Eric Butterworth

Titan Quote

“When you are in your own head, you are behind enemy lines!” Unknown Source TRANSLATION: If your ego is oversized, you are less likely to be listening to your customers. If you think you are not good enough, you are not equipped to be listening to your customers. Concentrate on your customers and everything else … Continue reading Titan Quote

Beverly Sills

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” Beverly Sills TRANSLATION: Titans are always trying out new ways to increase the value they offer their customers and improve their performance