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salesmanship

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  • n  skill in selling; skill in persuading people to buy
    he read a book on salesmanship but it didn't help

  • As he said, "The definition of salesmanship is the gentle art of letting the customer have it your way.
  • Jeffrey Gitomer often sounds more like a carnival barker than a business guru in his best-selling books on the basics of salesmanship: "As you study these principles, your sales .
  • ADVERTISING is salesmanshipit is not fine art, literature or entertainment," insists David Mackenzie Ogilvy, 51, chairman of Manhattan's Ogilvy, Benson Mather.
Quotes

  • John Edwards in ABC News
    Doing so would ensure that "salesmanship is not trumping the facts, so people learn what the real risks are associated with these drugs," Edwards said.
  • Tim Finchem in FOXBusiness
    EDS, in large part through Ron Rittenmeyer's leadership, is very much committed to the continued growth and success of the Byron Nelson Championship and the charitable initiatives of the Salesmanship Club,PGA TOUR commissioner Tim Finchem...
  • Lawrence Springborg in The Australian
    With regards this global financial crisis, it is again the triumph of salesmanship over substance in Queensland, where the Government is trying to align an issue, which is external, which is only peripheral, to what's happening to Queensland,...

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