If Tiger Woods was in sales, he’d be the best salesman in his company. Maybe in his industry.
He wouldn’t rest until he was. That’s why he’s the best golfer in the world today. Take tremendous talent, hard work, a work ethic second to none, a disdain for losing and it all adds up to being #1.
You can be the best salesperson in your company or industry by using the same formula.
Over at ESPN.com, golf beat writer supreme, Jason Sobel’s article pointed out that Tiger even remembers, to this day, the name of the first person to beat him in Match play – James Mohon. He was 13 at the time. That’s gotta be 17 years or so.
I’m still burning inside for a slight that a previous employer handed me back in 2003. I get closer every month to my goal of repaying them by taking away a client of theirs every few months. It’s not vengeance, it’s business. I hate to lose …. probably as much as Tiger does.
Would you like to be the best in your industry or, at least, in your company ? Here’s some of the necessary attributes and the ratios of each that Tiger uses and you need :
Relentless consistency: 50 percent; willingness to change: 50 percent.
Flexible: 70 percent; unbending: 30 percent.
Stick-to-itiveness: 90 percent; intuitiveness: 10 percent.
And you have to absolutely HATE to lose.
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