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Continued: Mackay: The ultimate sales position is the leader of a nation

  • Article by: HARVEY MACKAY
  • Last update: September 8, 2013 - 2:00 PM

• Confidence that he and his team knew how to prevail.

• Charisma in presenting his message so it registered on the emotions as much as intellect.

Guess what? You don’t need to clock time at the United Nations General Assembly to develop this sort of expertise. These are the same skills that are the stock-in-trade of communications training outfits like Toastmasters International and Dale Carnegie. Go investigate. Whether it’s widgets or world policy, salesmanship skills work wonders.

Mackay’s Moral: You don’t have to be a prime minister to be a prime mover.

Harvey Mackay is a Minneapolis businessman. Contact him at 612-378-6202 or e-mail harvey@mackay.com.

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