Bernhardt on Emptying the Tank

“Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself
that one becomes rich.”

–Sarah Bernhardt (1844–1923)

French actress and writer

Sales thought…

There’s nothing more powerful to the salesday than enthusiasm. It excites everyone to positive action…

  • you
  • your team
  • your prospect
  • the new customer you just brought on board
  • the internal department responsible for the delivery of what you just sold
  • the receptionist who talks with your prospects and customers first

As you work with your people today (and tomorrow) your level of enthusiasm will impact all of them (one way or the other). What do you want your impact to be?

(If you’ve not seen it, here are a couple of enthusiastic minutes (video) of my boys getting lost in their work.)


The ‘empty the tank’ reference in the subject line of this email comes from an inspiring quote from Jon Stewart talking about Bruce Springsteen (that’s a mouthful). That and Stewart’s complete introduction are here.