Don’t try to please all strangers, to some “potential” customers, you will just have to tell them:
“it’s not for you.”
Support is not a cost center, it’s a profit center.
“It turns out that once you change the story, the money changes too.”
“The number one thing we look for in an entrepreneur is the willingness to think for yourself,” Horowitz said. “Do you have an idea? And by nature is that an idea no one else believes?” Those are the kinds of things Horowitz likes to invest in.
Do something that will make someone say: wow! You’re amazing.
oWhy not make someone’s day by telling them in person that they are amazing?
What have you got to lose?
pic source: http://www.crazyrunninggirl.com/2013/09/30/you-are-amazing/
“What’s your favorite kind of Girl Scout cookie?”
“Teaching young people to sell is a priceless gift. The confidence and clarity that comes from being able to engage and to cause a transaction is a trait that can pay off for a lifetime.”
Here’s a good blog post on how to teach kids to sell:
And why we should raise entrepreneurs: