Always be closing. Low-hanging fruit. The hard sell. Sell a pencil to a pencil factory. It’s a numbers game. Calling to touch base. The cacophony of bad sales platitudes leave you feeling turned off. All of these sayings can bespeak an oversimplified mindset.
So why are they so widespread?
“A lot of folks are looking for a quick and simple fix,” expert sales speaker and trainer Tim Wackel told Pipedrive. “And somewhere deep inside they’re hoping that cliches like ‘it’s a numbers game’ will help them achieve success.”