Persuading an imaginary audience

Groucho Marx



“Always set your goals higher than you could ever possibly reach. That way, when you barely fall short, you’re still better than everybody else.” Carson V. Heady, Birth of a Salesman

It was an early Wednesday morning and I came across this gentleman casually reading his morning newspaper and at times rehearsing his sales spiel before the crowds of curious customers flocked to this farmers’ market location. He told me he did not expect that many inquiries that day but added that his big sales days were Saturday and Sunday. Nevertheless he practiced his sales lines before an imaginary audience. — gc

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Quote of the week: The Bhagavad-Gita calls on humanity to dedicate body, mind and soul to pure duty and not to become mental voluptuaries at the mercy of random desires and undisciplined impulses. -- Mahatma Gandhi

11 Comments on Persuading an imaginary audience

  1. I like that you use real life situations on your blog. Nicely done GC!

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  2. Practice makes perfect : ))

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  3. Hmmm…think before you speak. What a concept. Works for when and when not to hit the send button too. Enjoyed the post.


  4. Always helps to be on top of your game


  5. Excellence becomes more of an habit,
    The more practice we put in,
    …..nice ….tc


  6. Not only a salesman but a bit of a showman I suspect!


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