King on Perfect Timing


Now is the time…”

–Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929–1968)
American civil rights leader
Nobel Peace Prize winner

Take action.

Make the call (contact).
Ask the (real) questions.
Seek out the objections (the truth).

You’re in sales. Everyone depends on you.

Teresa on The Daring


“Life is an adventure, dare it.

–Mother Teresa (1910–1997)
Albanian missionary
Nobel Peace Prize winner

One thing that’s helpful to me when I catch myself shying away from taking a risk…

I remember that I’m not so important that a mistake or failure will likely have any lengthy impact or be that difficult to overcome with a little extra effort and time. (If you happen to be a head of state, a Supreme Court Justice, or a military general, maybe you need to be a little more careful. Of course, I’m fairly confident you’re not getting SalesQuotes.)

Schweitzer on The Only Thing

“Example is not the main thing
in influencing others. It is the
only thing.

–Albert Schweitzer (1875–1965)
German medical missionary
Nobel Peace Prize winner

You’re a part of the group that will make your company or organization something special (or not).


You won’t be fortunate enough to get things right every time, just be sure you’re always one of the people working toward the solution.