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You only need one minute to read 300 words.
And every quotaless post reads less than 300 words to help you master your mind, business, and time.
Sounds limiting, right?
It is. But limits don’t hinder greatness. They create it.
Dr. Suess wrote Green Eggs and Ham by limiting his best-selling book to only 50 words.
Journalist and author, James Nestor, suggests limiting your breath leads to longer life.
GE engineered a revolutionary healthcare device because the team had limited time and budget.
Greatness sits inside you, too. Imposing constraints may be just the trick to unlocking it.
Try narrowing your sales efforts to a limited number of people and accounts.
What companies do you really want to work with?
Who really values your unique approach and perspective?
Which accounts don’t really deserve your attention?
Remain fierce and deliberate.
When you’re selling to everyone, you’re selling to no one.
Apply similar filters to how you spend your week.
Schedule the most important items at times you know you will complete them. How you spend precious hours dictates the grace with which you accept wasted ones.
Constraints may lead to a more effective path, but not necessarily an easier one.
Eliminating life’s waste can be painstaking work.
Your ego wants it all. So battle it wherever you get the chance.
Cut coffee for a week or try answering every email using three sentences.
Pascall wrote, “If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.”
Brevity requires patience and perseverance.
Just wanting more from less doesn’t do much. You must practice at every opportunity.
But when you nail it, you really nail it.
Stephen Colbert and Chuck Klosterman needed only 6 words to write life memoirs.
Here’s mine in five:
Still searching. Will share findings.
Give me another minute?
300+ Thanks for reading the first post. Shoot me a note to let me know what you think about the change in direction. If you like it, please forward along to a few sales professionals you think might enjoy it.
When we embrace practice, develop awareness, and align our efforts, we can rise above the deal.
We can live #quotaless.